There are numerous villages to see around Poggio del Fattore
San Gimignano- the mediaeval city of a thousand towers, declared a World Heritage site by UNESCO.
Monteriggioni - little mediaeval fortress
Radda in chianti
Volpaia- famous for its Castle and its wonderful wineyards
Gaiole in chianti
Castello di Brolio- wonderful Castle; they produce exquisite wine
San Gusmè - little village in the Siena Chianti with delicious restaurants and taverns
Montepulciano - little mediaeval village
Montalcino - famous for the wine Brunello
Pienza - famous for its pecorino-cheese, it is also a beautiful place to visit.
The historical centre is a UNESCO Human Heritage site.
San Quirico d'Orcia
Abbazia di San Galgano
Cortona - city of Etruscan origin, it dominates Lago Trasimeno. We recommend visiting MAEC - museum of the Accademia Etrusca.
For further information: www.cortonamaec.org
Lucignano - elliptical shaped mediaeval village ringed by 3 walls
Civitella in Valdichiana - a fortified hilltop village visible from Poggio del Fattore
Loro Ciuffenna - small town of mediaeval origin characterised by its ancient watermill on the fiume Ciuffenna.
Greve in chianti