APARTMENTS NEAR SIENA, TUSCANY
DISTANCE FROM BORGO AL CERRO: ca 40 km (50 mins)
A very pleasant summer trip may be made to the Crete Senesi rea, famous for its beautiful and unique landscape, as well as its many medieval “borghi”, its country churches, castles and abbeys.
- MUSEO D'ARTE SACRA (museum of sacred art) and CIVIC ARCHEOLOGICAL MUSEUM (Asciano)
- MUSEO DELLA MEZZADRIA (museum of farm life) (specially designed for children)
- MONTE OLIVETO MAGGIORE ABBEY
A large number of cultural events, and food and wine events, are held throughout the year in the 5 municipal districts of the Crete area.
The Monteroni/Bonconvento area can be reached in ca 40 minutes by car from Borgo al Cerro. You are recommended to spend up to a whole day in the area, to take in a visit along the crests formed by the characteristic hills, as well as the small medieval "borghi" (fortified towns and hamlets) and the Abbey of Monteoliveto.
FINE WINE AND FOOD
Local specialities are pecorino cheese, and the white truffles of the Crete area.