The town Councils of the Orcia Valley enjoy a territory rich in natural beauty and of historical testimonies of artistic works belonging to its ancient culture. Following the antique Via Cassia (Francigena) one finds the Castels of Aldobrandeschi, the Fortress of Salimbeni, the St. Antimo Abbey……
Fortified villages and "City of Artists" like Pienza:
historial presences which have not detrate from the natural beauty of the territory
Famous artist like Simone Martini, Lorenzo di Pietro, known as "il Vecchietta", Pietro Lorenzetti and famous architechs have left their testimony of the high level culture of the Val d'Orcia troughout the centuries.
Museum of San Giovanni
(Castiglione d’Orcia) they are exposed famous pictures of the school siennese like Simone Martini, il Vecchietta, Lorenzetti….
Museum of the Glass to Poggio alle Mura (Montalcino)
The Museum picks up a valuable collection of glasses that shows the walk of the art glassworker: from the Egyptians to the Phoenician ones, from the Assyrian-Babylonians to the empire Romano, up to our times with the stupendous works of the Venetian teachers
Civic and Diocesan museum of Arte Sacra (Montalcino)
Museo Archeologico e Diocesano of Pienza
Museum of Teatro Povero of Monticchiello