• The beauty of unspoiled nature of Mount Amiata: parks and reserves, the biggest beech forest in Europe, chestnuts and olive trees, vineyard and enchanting countryside.

"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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Vetta Monte Labro e vista monte amiata

The Summit of Mount Labro

The summit of Monte Labbro, inside the namesake Reserve, an area which is of great interest from cultural, natural, environmental but also religious point of view.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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