Farmhouse in Val d’Orcia
A stunning landscape
The hills surrounding Il Poggio in Val d’Orcia are so unique that UNESCO made them a World Heritage Site in 2004 thanks to the beautiful and stunning landscape as well as the area’s wealth of history, culture, and nature.
At Poggio, we are lucky enough to live right in the heart of this wonderful corner of Tuscany, doing the work we love, happily sharing everything it has to offer with our guests through sporting, cultural, and wellness activities.
Thermal baths for wellness and relaxation
Previously inhabited by the Etruscans and Romans, it comes as no surprise that Val d’Orcia has its own Thermal Baths that continue to welcome visitors with their beneficial watersforan enchanting experience of relaxation and well-being. This is why we have created an exclusive agreement for our guests with the Centro Termale Fonteverde in San Casciano dei Bagnicon overlooking the beautiful hills of Val d’Orcia, which is located just 10 minutes from Poggio.
Tour of the archaeological excavations of San Casciano dei Bagni and Val d’Orcia itineraries for art and history
In November 2022, an extraordinary discovery in San Casciano dei Bagni uncovered 20 bronze statues from the Roman era in perfect condition.This event added even more charm to our territory, which has been inhabited since the time of the Etruscans and Romans as evidenced by the numerous artifacts they left behind. At Poggio,we offer guests an exclusive opportunity to book a tourof the excavations in San Casciano with a passionate archaeologist as their guide.
Finally, Val d’Orcia is a land of small characteristic villages, rich in art and history, that can be reached from Poggio in just a few minutes by car. Montalcino, Montepulciano, Pienza, Radicofani, San Quirico d’Orcia, and Castiglione d’Orcia are pearls scattered across the landscape of the Val d’Orcia Park that are all worth visiting on yourPoggioholiday. We can provide everything you need to know aboutvarious itineraries as well as book guided tours.
Sports and activities
Horseback riding, hiking, biking, and e-biking are our favorite activities to share with our guests.
At Poggio, we are especially passionate about horses. In fact, we’re actually a FISE-affiliated equestrian center. Our riding school also organizes riding courses for childrenas well as horseback riding excursions that explore our farm and Val d’Orcia.
Several of the trails crossing the Val d’Orcia Park start from Poggio, allowing you to hike and bicycle your way across the UNESCO heritage hills as you enjoy the magical atmosphere. This method of slow tourism makes it possible tofully appreciatethe beauty and nature of the territory. We also have itineraries that explore the 110 hectares of our farmwhere we introduce you to our crops and livestock.