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Crete Senesi Life Park

Crete Senesi Life Park

Crete Senesi Life Park Paesaggio Natura Un parco sportivo in cui paesaggio, prodotti locali, cultura e ospitalità si fonderanno per creare un’attrazione unica in Italia. IL PARCO Il Crete Senesi Life Park sarà un grande parco, di oltre 200 kmq, … Scopri di più

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Palazzo Corboli

Palazzo Corboli

palazzo corboli €5 full price / €3 reduced price Art 2 hours Culture A Treasure Chest of authentic Beauty The Daily Telegraph has defined Palazzo Corboli as one of the most beautiful among small museums. It isn’t “just” a museum … Scopri di più

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Ancient Pharmacy

ANCIENT PHARMACY ……….. Culture 1/2 Hour History Ancient Pharmacy in Asciano Founded in1975 with the name “In honour of Saint Agatha” by the Francini Naldi family, this ancient pharmacy that has preserved itself almost entirely, can still be visited by … Scopri di più

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Church of Saint Bernardino

CHURCH OF SAINT BERNARDINO ……….. Art 1/2 Hour History Church of Saint Bernardino This small stone church stands in all its sober harmony among the buildings of the village of Asciano, that encircle it on both sides.It’s been nown since … Scopri di più

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Roman Mosaic

ROMAN MOSAIC Free Art 1/2 Hour History Roman Mosaic It may seem strange, but in Asciano, one goes to the Pharmacy also for Culture. Because it’s there, thanks to the availability of the kind pharmacist and present owner of the … Scopri di più

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Rapolano Terme

Rapolano Terme

Rapolano Terme . Nature Seasonal Wellness Wellness Spa The tradition of the thermal baths goes back in history. Our Etruscan and Roman ancestors already enjoyed the hot baths in Campo Muri, near Rapolano. In Middle Ages men and women could … Scopri di più

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Crete Senesi

Crete Senesi . Landscape Nature Authentic Tuscany That Tuscany that you have admired a million times in images and postcards has remained whole and authentic. The territory of the Sienese Crete that enfolds the townships of Asciano and Rapolano Terme … Scopri di più

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The Ancient Walls

THE ANCIENT WALLS . Monuments 1/2 Hour History The Walls of Asciano The ancient walls that enfolded the village of Asciano are still in part preserved and quite visible especially in the area around Donato di Becco Garden. Built in … Scopri di più

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Monte-Oliveto

Monte Oliveto Maggiore

Monte Oliveto Maggiore Free Art 3 Hours Culture Monte Oliveto Maggiore This magnificent abbey was founded in 1319 by three Sienese noblemen, that had decided to abandon luxury and wealth to retreat in solitude and live according the Benedictine rule. … Scopri di più

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Scuderie del Granduca

Scuderie del Granduca . Monumentis 1/2 Hour Culture Scuderie del Granduca This ancient structure, situated near the Sienese Gate and at the end of the main street in town, represents the sober richness that Asciano experienced in the 1800s. It … Scopri di più

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The Ancient Mills

THE ANCIENT MILLS . Nature 1 h History A World of Water During the Middle Ages Asciano was considered “Siena’s Granary”, due to the generosity of its countryside that offers all the characteristics needed to grow the best grain, and … Scopri di più

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Piazza del Grano

PIAZZA DEL GRANO . Monuments 1/2 Hour History Piazza del Grano (Grain Square) and Podesta’ Palace In 1470, the Republic of Siena financed the realization of this candid fountain, located in the ancient square known as “Market Square” since it … Scopri di più

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Church of Saint Joseph

SAINT JOSEPH CHURCH Free Art 1/2 Hour Culture Church of Saint Joseph The small church of Saint Joseph, located along the Lauretana Road, just outside the historical centre, built around 1676, hides an enigma not yet solved: on the altar … Scopri di più

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Sienese Gate

SIENESE GATE . Monuments 1/2 Hour History Porta Senese The gate that welcomes the wayfarer coming from Siena, is the only one that still exists in Asciano’s defensive circuit. Also called “ del Bianchi or de’ Bianchi”being close to the … Scopri di più

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“Donato di Becco” Garden

  “DONATO DI BECCO” GARDEN . Monuments 1/2 Hour History “Donato di Becco” This garden situated next to Asciano’s ancient walls, has been named after one of the most noble figures of Asciano: the notary Donato di Becco. He was … Scopri di più

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Podestà Palace

Podesta’ Palace . Monuments 1/2 Hour History Palazzo del Podestà The ancient Grain square, once known as Trade Square, still hosts the 1400s candid, fountain financed by the Sienese Republic for the township of Asciano. On the opposite side of … Scopri di più

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Tower and Fountain of Mencia

TOWER AND FOUNTAIN OF MENCIA . Monuments 1/2 Hour History Torre e fonte della Mencia Thanks to the inscriptions engraved in a few bricks of the tower, we know that its construction dates back to 1537. In the past, the … Scopri di più

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Saint Ippolito Church

SAINT IPPOLITO PARISH CHURCH Free Art 1 Hour History Pieve di Sant’Ippolito It’s the most ancient church in Asciano, as cited in a precious and rare document from Longobard times, dated 714A.D. although there’s evidence that makes us believe that … Scopri di più

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Cathedral of Saint Agatha

SAINT AGATHA CATHEDRAL Free Art 2 Hours History Basilica di Sant’Agata This Romanesque-Gothic candid church has been known since 1029 and 1040 as recorded in documents of the time, when it substituted the parish church of Saint Ippolito. As a … Scopri di più

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Church of Saint Francis

CHURCH OF SAINT FRANCIS Free Art 1 Hour History Chiesa di San Francesco The monastery of Saint Francis and the annexed church dedicated to St. Lawrence were built in the XIIIth century, probably on top of the ancient castle of … Scopri di più

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Saint Sebastian Chapel

SAINT SEBASTIAN CHAPEL Free Art 1/2 Hour History Cappella di San Sebastiano This chapel situated along Via Lauretana, just outside the town, is dedicated to Saint Sebastian, a very popular saint, known as “wonder worker”, since as Saint Rocco, he … Scopri di più

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Church of Saint Agostino

CHURCH OF SAINT AGOSTINO Free Art 1 Hour History Chiesa di Sant’Agostino Built in the XIIIth century and enlarged many times throughout the years, the church of Saint Agostino had also a monastery dedicated to Saint Michael. At present it’s … Scopri di più

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Museo Cassioli

museo cassioli €5 full price / €3 reduced price Art 45 min. Culture Sienese painting of the nineteenth century Dedicated to Amos Cassioli, painter from Asciano and to his son Giuseppe, this Museum is unique in its genre: from the … Scopri di più

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Garbo Bridge

GARBO BRIDGE . Monuments 1/2 Hour History Ponte del Garbo Situated outside the gates of Asciano, the bridge on the Ombrone River stimulates our interest both for its impressive architecture that for its particular name. According to tradition, the bridge … Scopri di più

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Palazzo Corboli

palazzo corboli €5 intero / €3 ridotto Arte 2 ore Cultura Scrigno di Bellezza Autentica Uno dei più belli tra i piccoli musei d’Italia, come lo ha definito il Daily Telegraph. Palazzo Corboli non è un ‘semplice’ museo nell’accezione più … Scopri di più

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Ancient Furnace

  ANCIENT FURNACE Free Art 1/2 Hour History One of the last furnaces In the heart of Asciano, in the district popularly known as “Il Cocciao (the Pottery)”, next to the natal home of the famous sculptor Luigi Magi, the … Scopri di più

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