In Southern Tuscany, there is an undiscovered area full of art, things to do and magical landscapes. It is called Mount Amiata and it is situated in the province of Siena, facing the soft landscape of the Val d’Orcia to the northeast and closing the eastern side of the Maremma. The first thing you should probably know is that in ancient times, Mount Amiata was a volcano – but don’t worry: today it is dormant and, at 1736 metres, it’s the highest in Italy! This area has remained untouched and has maintained its rural charm.
The Mount Amiata area is a paradise for sport lovers and all those ve want to explore this beautiful territory by bike, on horseback, on foot or simply visiting the historical hamlets. Here are some ideas to spend a memorable holiday in this area.