• Unique natural environment, ancient and interesting history and thousand of opportunities to live memorable experiences

Downhill e Freeride nei boschi amiatini

Downhill e Freeride

Downhill along the slopes leading down from the top of the Mountain, through rocks and of volcanic origin lakes, therefore a great area for gravity activities such as enduro and downhill.

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Balena Bianca Bagni San Filippo

Thermal baths and free natural pools

Thermal pools of hot water are just part of many evidences of the volcano that Amiata used to be. Bagni San Filippo is the highest thermal town on Amiata slopes. The peculiarity of the site is its location, in the woods, at an altitude accessible during every season.

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Visita in un'azienda del monte Amiata

Visit to wineries and local farms

Since every product, from oil, to wine, to mushrooms has its special origins and unique characteristics, in order to better understand provenance and qualities, we warmly recommend a visit to wineries and local farms.

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Orienteering e Bussola in mano

Orienteering

Mount Amiata is an ideal place for orienteering: the beautiful beech forest and the high level map offer the perfect setting for enthusiasts, team retreats, companies’ outdoor journeys.

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allevamento alpaca arcidosso

A Breeding Farm for Alpacas

Mount Amiata boasts an Alpaca breeding farm thanks to Riccardo and Rossella, lovers of nature and animals, take care and protects this fascinating exemplar. Their farm may be visited and with a careful guide you can live an unforgettable experience.

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Percorso CO2

A Trail to Explore the Volcano Activity

Mount Amiata is an extinct volcano; from the intense volcanic activity we can see evidences from the many thermal springs and CO2 emissions. This is a guided tour along tracks and trails where the emission of CO2 is still evident.

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trekking nel bosco

Hiking and Nordic Walking

Mount Amiata is the ideal destination for those who enjoy walking and hiking: Nature, Parks and Reserves, forests and hills, dirt roads and trails leading from the peak of the mountain to its offshoots, with the Orcia valley and the Maremma.

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Vivo d'Orcia water spring

Mount Amiata Water Springs

Visiting the rivers’ sources of Mount Amiata is for sure an activity to suggest. There are interesting walks that can be done like the visit to Ermicciolo aqueduct that brings waters until the city of Siena or to the Fiora underground sources.

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Croce Vetta Amiata innevata

The Summit of Mount Amiata

Visiting “Vetta Amiata” (Amiata summit) is for sure an experience to live. You can reach the Amiata summit and enjoy the magnificent, widest view in Central Italy.

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natural wild park of Mount Amiata

Natural Parks and Reserves

Because of its unique position and geological features, Amiata has always been a special place already at the time of the Etruscans that used to worship it as the Mother Mountain. In fact, there are 13 areas that are protected in order to preserve their environment, flora and fauna.

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Vista Radicofani

Radicofani Fort

Visit the enchanting hamlet of Radicofani and the caste of Ghino di Tacco, the famous medieval bandit, mentioned by Dante and Boccaccio in their eminent writings and enjoy one of the best view on Mount Amiata and Val d’Orcia.

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Arcidosso di notte

Arcidosso Castle

The old town centre perched all around the Aldobrandeschi Castle, give us the opportunity to discover fascinating glimpses around the valley. An interesting place to visit for whom is looking for a peaceful location and a characteristic of the time of “encastellation” of rural settlement.

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"Ombelico" Giardino Daniel Spoerri

Village of Seggiano and the Daniel Spoerri Garden

The centre of Seggiano was built in the early 10th century as a possession of the abbey of Abbadia San Salvatore, on the slopes of Mount Amiata. The area is perfectly suited for a pleasant stroll up to the hill, surrounded by noble olive trees and enriched by the open air contemporary exhibition by the artist Daniel Spoerri.

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Merigar arcidosso

Tibetan Centre of Merigar

Literally “Residency of the fire mountain”, symbolically “energy house”, the Tibetan Centre of Merigar West deals with the study and with the oldest teachings of the Tibetan spiritual culture.

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Parco della Peschiera a Santa Fiora

Santa Fiora: Pearl of Amiata

Whitin the Mount Amiata towns, Santa Fiora is the most romantic one with its historic centre and Peschiera Park. Once on dependency of the control of the San Salvatore Abbey, it became a strong and rich village during the Aldobrandeschi Era.

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Scale nel centro storico di abbadia san salvatore

Historic Centre of Abbadia San Salvatore

Antique trachyte arches highlight accesses to ‘Castel di Badia’, the old town of Abbadia San Salvatore. It is a well-preserved example of mounted castle that show how much the Abbey of San Salvatore was powerful in the Middle Ages.

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Facciata Abbazia San Salvatore

The San Salvatore Abbey

A magical and capturing place, where you may breath the history and the beauty of one of the most fascinating Tuscany towns: the San Salvatore Abbey. Visit the Church with its evocative underground crypt and the related Museum of Sacred Art.

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Pozzo Garibaldi - Abbadia San Salvatore

Monte Amiata Mining Park Museum

An emotional visit, in the company of an old miner telling you stories about the living in Amiata during the mine époque. The visit include the itinerary inside the museum and the visit to the underground mine gallery by old train.

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Prato delle Macinaie

Wandering Around the Forest

Thanks to the warmth of the sun in open meadows or in the cool shade of the trees, the mountain offers shelter from season to season to those wishing to relax a bit ‘ and enjoy the pleasure of dolce vita.

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cycling mout amiata

Mountain Bike Rides

To bicycle enthusiasts, Mount Amiata offers an extraordinary land: under the shady beech forest or along the sunny valleys, drenched in the fragrances of woods and vineyards, along the roads of wine and oil adorned with medieval villages protected by old castles.

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Saturnia

Remains from Etruscans and Romans settlements, together with the famous spring of sulphurous water, makes this small town a landmark for thermal and archeological tourism.

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The Orcia Valley

The beautiful landscape in the valley of Mount Amiata, its background, is defined by the landscapes and views of rolling hills that the wise man work has been able to build and maintain.

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Montalcino

Known as the town of Brunello, this small but quaint village on the outskirts of Val d’Orcia is the ideal destination for good wine lovers.

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Pienza

Pienza is a small village in the heart of Val d’Orcia; already Unesco heritage site since 1996. The town is known for its distinctive appearance and breathtaking views of the valley and Amiata.

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