Holidays in the countryside close to Siena ! In Tuscany, in the picturesque countryside around Siena, the Saltemnano Castle stands on the gentle hills with all its beauty. The Saltemnano Castle is the ideal place to spend a holiday in peace and harmony of the Sienese countryside. The stay allows to discover all the most ancient traditions of rural life and the chance to taste the typical products of our land.
The Saltemnano Castle is an imposing medieval complex, of which there is already mentioned in a document of 1055: a fortification surrounded by walls, still partially visible in the three massive towers.
The castle is built around a central courtyard, which is accessed from the only arched brick door, topped by machicolations.
From the farm near Siena lies on a gentle hill you can enjoy a panoramic view of 360 degrees on the Siena countryside, while being only 2 km from the villages of Ponte d'Arbia and Buonconvento. Within easy reach are also the many cultural sites of the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore and Sant'Antimo, countries such as Pienza, San Quirico, Montalcino, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, Monteriggioni and the most famous art cities of Siena, Arezzo and Florence. For those who want the well-being of the thermal waters, Bagno Vignoni and Rapolano Terme are just 30 km.
Food and wine is a special concern and a reason to come and visit: Montalcino, with its Brunello, it is only 15 kilometers; Montepulciano with its Vino Nobile, is about 40 kilometers, as well as the whole area of Chianti Classico. Farm vegetables are grown according to the principles of biodynamic agriculture. In the restaurant, on reservation you can enjoy delicious dinners of products and typical dishes of the Tuscan tradition.