Vacationing in and around Siena and Chianti
Not only a farm holiday but also an oasis for recreation and enjoying Tuscany in the Chianti region in the province of Siena providing a rich and varied assortment of endless possibilities.
The farmhouse of Monaciano invites you to visit its Villa, Park and historical Cantina where guided visits can be arranged at the client’s request. The province of Siena has a rich history of colorful celebrations and characteristic festivals making it possible to taste typical Tuscan food and excellent wines. The personnel at the Tenuta di Monaciano is at your complete disposal for:
- organizing guided visits of the city of Siena and other towns such as Florence, San Gimignano, Montalcino, etc…
- organizing biking or motor scooter excursions in the Chianti area, along pathways linking with nature
- reserve visits to the wine cellars of Chianti along with tastings of typical products
- reserve relaxing visits to the Terme l’Antica Querciolaia: including thermal pools, spa treatments, and daily health and fitness programs.
The northern province of Siena and Chianti
The mountain hiking trails of theAmiata
The city of Siena
The Crete senesi
The Montagnola Senese
Sovicille the Museo del Bosco: The Forest Museum
In Monaciano: The Estate of Monaciano produces its own wine and olive oil, in particolar: Chianti Classico, Chianti Colli Senesi Kasher and Grappa. Extra Virgin olive oil of the Chianti Classico region. These products and more are sold on site at the shop within the Estate.
Siena’s weekly open-air market takes place every Wednesday morning, around the Fortezza Medicea, where clothing,housewares, plants and sporting goods are sold. Every third Sunday of the month, the Mercatino del collezionista: takes place in piazza del Mercato in Siena: a open-air market of antiques, rare collectibles and artesian crafts.
Università di Siena
'Università per Stranieri
At the baths of the Antica Querciolaia located in Rapolano, along the suggestive Sienese hills Crete Senesi
Inside our estate pool or off-season in the covered pools in downtown Siena: in Piazza G. Amendola (tel. 0577/47496) and in Acqua Calda (tel. 0577/52667).
Wine at the Enoteca Italiana
Typical products of Siena:
Sweet dolci senesi
Walking & Hiking
Follow the paths studied by experts and making Monaciano, your departure point, you will be able to penetrate the marvelous nature of the Sienese countryside.
With the horses of the riding school "L'Agrifoglio" in Staggia, approximately 15 Km from the Estate, for horse guided tours and lessons. A staff member of the Estate is liscensed to conduct guided horse riding tours and is available upon request.
By rented car and by Siena’s public transport system
Enjoying Siena’s winding roads on two wheels renting a scooter
On the greens of Siena’s Golf Club Villa Gori also providing equipment rental.
The Circolo Tennis la Racchetta (via Vivaldi, 2 tel. 22110),
Circolo Tennis Siena (Strada di Vico Alto, 0577/331382),
Tennis Campansi (via Campansi, 18, 0577/270560)
Centro Universitario Sportivo (via Banchi, 3 0577/52341).
Out on the Town
Discos:Il Bombo, La Capannina
Pubs: Kroeg, Barone Rosso, Al Cambio, Arturo's
Excitement of local Folklore
The Palio di Siena e le contrade
The Festa Medievale in Monteriggioni
The Bravio delle Botti in Montepulciano
Other seasonal events
Sources: Regione Toscana, Apt Siena, Apt Valdichiana, Comune di Siena, Cretesenesi.com Tuscanyland, Comune di Montalcino, Università degli Studi di Siena, Università per Stranieri di Siena, La Nazione, Sienanews, InSiena.net, Terme Antica Querciolaia, Enoteca Italiana, Simangia.it, Saporisenesi.com, La Strada Bianca, Abc rent, Golf Club Villa Gori, Il Bombo.it, La Capannina.it, Kroeg, Barone Rosso, Al Cambio, Arturo's, PaliodiSiena.com, Comune di Monteriggioni, Comune di Montepulciano.