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Crete Senesi

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Reviewed 5 days ago

Driving through this area was delightful. It's known for its rolling hills and sometimes lunar landscape! The changing shadows on the land as the sun moves across the sky is something to see!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lcb5310
Reviewed 7 August 2018

The star of any visit in this area besides excellent food and wine is the scenery. The Crete Senesi warrants a well planned long leisurely drive to take in the sights and be able to avoid traffic, you will not regret it, and with many...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Loreen K
Reviewed 26 July 2018

More than 20 years I have searched for a perfect spot to buy at a reasonable price. That does not exist but I found the nearest best thing with allot of land in Montisi.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank JimVL
Reviewed 21 May 2018

If you want a beautiful drive through Tuscany, this is it. It offers "big sky" vistas of a range of sparsely settled hills and woods that you will miss on the more heavily traveled autostrada. Along with the sweeping landscape it includes the beautiful monastery...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

We took this drive, south of Siena, in late October. It was very scenic, with lots of opportunities to pull over for photos. You will see some very Tuscan scenes on this drive. This area is much different than other areas of Tuscan, such as...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Its really typical Tuscsny area and I hope for visit in different year seasion,August 2017 was a dry,but still mirracle views!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Kroulak
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

As others have said, the strange almost lunar landscape is well worth seeing. It is very different to the rest of Tuscany. My only advice would be to go earlier in the year than we did (we drove through in August). The cereal crops had...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Barmee
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is where all the red bricks of Tuscany come from. The cliffs, eroded by centuries of weather keep crumbling and give a fantastic view.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Martino C
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful scenery, great winding roads, definitely worth a detour to this part of Tuscany. The photos are still in the camera but they will probably do injustice to the views.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Opher
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is an unbelievably beautiful landscape - strongly recommend you take as many back roads as you can!

Date of experience: January 2017
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