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Val d'Orcia

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Beautiful even in the winter

The beautiful scenes of tuscany you picture in your head can all be found here. No surprise it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We stopped our car every 5 minutes to take photos... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The beautiful scenes of tuscany you picture in your head can all be found here. No surprise it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. We stopped our car every 5 minutes to take photos. The small towns are so picturesque and the rolling hill are a treat to the eye. The colours would have been more beautiful in the summer,... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The drive was breathtaking as we were driving along the Val’Orcia from Chiusi to Montalcino with its picturesque rolling hills and cypress trees, a rich green valley which encompasses the Orcia river from which this zone derives its name. This area is protected as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. DO NOT MISS IF IN TUSCANY

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 4, 2016 via mobile

I have been to this region at least 20 times. Those hills are the stuff of dreams. A true paradiso! The scenery, the food, the wine are all perfection. A must see. 20 stars!

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

What a place..... stunning scenery, photo opportunities around every corner. Amazingly beautiful towns, wonderful food and wine. The seasons and weather bring about changes that can be enjoyed throughout the year.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

I don’t think words can do justice, so I’ll let the photos speak for themselves. This is the most ethereal landscape in Italy, and perhaps anywhere in the world. A car is necessary, and don’t just drive the main roads like the unforgettable SP146 connecting the iconic hill-towns of Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano etc. but the various unmarked dirt roads (the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016 via mobile

This is one place you will not want to leave. A beautiful location atop a hill, surrounded by olive trees and the prettiest natural landscape Tuscany offers. Simply magical. Angela runs the place really well. She's friendly and very helpful. Her cook made sure we were well fed each morning. We were served preserves made from fruit picked from their... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 via mobile

Driving around val d'orcia left us in awe of the beauty of tuscany. No wonder it is a UNESCO world heritage. The rolling hills with bales of hay all around to add to its perfect scenery is a memory that we will remember for the rest of our lives. This is a must do for everyone who wants to see... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016

Tuscany at its very best. Now with World Heritage status, the Val d'Orcia should feature prominently on any tour of Tuscany. Beautiful hilltop towns and villages compete with stunning scenery just about everywhere you look. Essential Italy!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2016

A large areas, but with lots to do and see. The area consists of lots of hills and the central area seems to be a flat plain in the middle of a crater or very large mountains. Pienza is well worth a visit, as is the hot springs, Gladiator home and the small sleeping hill villages and castles. Favourite village... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 11, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful place to visit, you need a car to meander along the road and take in the rolling meadows of hay to sunflowers. It's a must do whilst in Tuscany.

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