Hotels to remember: Monteriggioni

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Monteriggioni: introduction

Monteriggioni Hotel

In the province of Sienna, half way between Colle Val d'Elsa and the city of Sienna, one finds Monteriggioni, a small medieval village known throughout Italy because the walls which encircle the settlement are still perfectly intact. Dante mentions the village in "the Divine Comedy".

There are 570 meters of wall, 14 towers and two gateways Porta Franca, which faces towards Sienna and Porta St Giovanni, facing towards Florence. Built on a hill top, Monteriggioni was originally a surveillance point looking out over the Elsa and Staggia Valleys.

To see: the 14th Century Parish Church and the Romanesque Abbey Abbadia a Isola of 1001. Cereals, grapes and colza are grown in the surrounding countryside where there are also numerous stud farms. Craft traditions of Monteriggioni include the production of ceramics, and articles made from wood, granite and marble.

Monteriggioni: suggestions from the hotels

Antonella Cappelli

(Host)

Relais della Rovere

4 Star Hotels

Antonella Cappelli

Colle di Val d'Elsa is a place to discover and enjoy each season of the year. We want our clients live a real "Tuscan Experience" in our Relais, the ancient residence of Cardinal Giuliano della Rovere. (Relais della Rovere) →

Giancarlo Iorizzo

(Direttore)

Toscana Laticastelli Country Relais

3 Star Hotels

Giancarlo Iorizzo

There's no place quite like this: a finely conserved 13th century hamlet transformed into a hotel. An authentic Tuscan treasure chest custom-made for lovers of sport, wine and wellness. (Toscana Laticastelli Country Relais) →

Emanuele Marro

(proprietario)

Hotel L'Antico Pozzo

Historical Residences

Emanuele Marro

San Gimignano & movies locations For all "Cinema" lovers, reality and fiction in comparison!! Some well known titles... .Tea with Mussolini....Brother Sun Sister Moon....Obsession .... Prince of Foxes ..... Where Angel's fear to tread (Hotel L'Antico Pozzo) →

Monteriggioni: places to see in the area