In every season, the Val d’Orcia proposes events from its history and traditional culinary dishes

Ultra Marathon in the rolling Tuscan hills ... of 161 - 103 - 53 kms !
And what better territory than the Val d’Orcia to be the backdrop with its never same landscapes.
The roads that The Tuscany crosses are the great roads traveled by wayfarers, warriors, saints and brigands with fortresses and castles that are present in the area.

Castiglione d’Orcia

Ancient good-wishes song in the first night of the May.
From the afternoon of April 30th and throughout the night "the Maggiaioli” converge from the countryside to the Village singing wishes for a good season that returns until the sunrise of May 1st.

Castiglione d’Orcia

The "Bravìo delle Botti" is a competition between the eight districts of the city that challenge each other along the streets of the historic center with their respective barrels up to the churchyard of the Cathedral.
The day begins in Piazza Grande with the departure of the standard bearers of each district and the figures in historical costumes. In the afternoon the Historical Parade will going through all the city streets, ending with the race of the Bravìo and the proclamation of the winning district.


Cycling on dirt roads that takes place in the enchanting area on a route of 209 km between the Val d'Arbia, the Crete Senesi and the Val D'Orcia.
A perfect opportunity to see the beautiful landscapes.


Since the 1960s, the passage of the Barbarossa towards Rome.
Costume party that animates the streets of the historic center and the neighborhoods of the village.

San Quirico d'Orcia

The Poor Theater of Monticchiello is a social and cultural project born in the 1960s.
After centuries characterized by the economic and social system of sharecropping, a profound economic and cultural transformation was taking place. The community of Monticchiello every year act a choral memory of their own life and country stories.


On the San Lorenzo’s night when the stars are falling in the sky, you can taste the original “Orcia doc” wines from the vineyards and cellars of the Val d'Orcia along the streets of the tipical ancient town.

Castiglione d'Orcia

There are numerous popular festivals that arise to promote local food and typical local products.
The Val d’Orcia is full of traditional that are repeated every year especially in the summer as the La SAGRA DEL CROSTINO in Castiglione d'Orcia in the first week of August, or the La SAGRA DEL RAVIOLO in Contignano in midsummer.

Val d'Orcia

Cultural trekking along the Via Francigena touching the ancient mail-stations as La Scala, Le Briccole and I Ricorsi ... along the road are recited historical anecdotes and re-enactments famous people such as Federico Barbarossa, Dickens, Casanova etc. who travelled along the ancient road.

Castiglione d’Orcia

White Truffle Market celebrates over thirty-five years of activity.
This event has been held since 1985 and over time has become one of the most important Italian events dedicated to white truffles.

San Giovan d’Asso

Autumn events like The mushroom festival in Vivo d'Orcia at the end of October, The chestnut festival in Campiglia d'Orcia in November or the festival of the thrush in Montalcino in November, a costume feast that recalls the tradition of the opening of the hunts with the archery competition.

Val d’Orcia

Traditional lighting of the "bonfires" on the evening of the Christmas’Eve with open shops and parties along the streets of the country.

Abbadia S. Salvatore