5 days in Province of Siena Itinerary

5 days in Province of Siena Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Florence
Drive:  2 h
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Castiglione D'Orcia
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Siena
— 2 nights
Bus:  1 h
End: Florence

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Castiglione D'Orcia

Castiglione D'Orcia ©
Castiglione d'Orcia is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region of Tuscany, located about 90km southeast of Florence and about 40km southeast of Siena, in the Val d'Orcia, not far from the Via Cassia.Castiglione d'Orcia borders the following municipalities: Abbadia San Salvatore, Castel del Piano, Montalcino, Pienza, Radicofani, San Quirico d'Orcia, Seggiano.HistoryThe settlement is mentioned for the first time in 714, when it was a possession of the Aldobrandeschi family. On the 15th (Tue), witness a stunning natural landmark at Parco dei Mulini, then examine the collection at Palazzo Piccolomini, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral, and finally appreciate the views at Val d'Orcia. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the geological forces at Monte Amiata, then contemplate the waterfront views at Terme di San Filippo, and then make a trip to Piazza delle Sorgenti.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Castiglione D'Orcia trip planner.

Florence to Castiglione D'Orcia is an approximately 2.5- hour car ride. May in Castiglione D'Orcia sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Siena.

Things to do in Castiglione D'Orcia

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tuscany, Pienza, Piazza delle Sorgenti, Parco dei Mulini
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Val d'Orcia ©
Val d'Orcia
Terme di San Filippo ©
Terme di San Filippo
Cathedral ©
Cathedral

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Siena

Siena ©
Siena, a medieval Tuscan city, features numerous attractions, including a historic town center, alleyways, towers, and well-preserved buildings.
Explore hidden gems such as Crete Senesi and Palazzo Pubblico and Museo Civico. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siena: San Gimignano (Torre Grossa & Wine Tours & Tastings). And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Casa di Santa Caterina, admire the natural beauty at All'Orto de' Pecci, get lost in a book at Biblioteca Piccolomini, and pause for some serene contemplation at Duomo di Siena.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Siena sightseeing site.

You can drive from Castiglione D'Orcia to Siena in 1.5 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Siena can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus back home.

Things to do in Siena

Historic Sites Parks Tours

Side Trips

San Gimignano, Crete Senesi
Highlights from your plan
Crete Senesi ©
Crete Senesi
Casa di Santa Caterina ©
Casa di Santa Caterina
Piazza del Campo ©
Piazza del Campo