"Montepulciano is set on top of a hill between the ValdiChiana and the Val d’Orcia, with beautiful views of the two valleys.
Like many Sienese towns it seems to have Etruscan origins. Legend has it that King Porsenna founded it in 500 BC.
The beautiful town of Montepulciano is considered the pearl of the 16th century and is practically intact. The town is surrounded by walls aned fortifications designed by Antonio da Sangallo il Vecchio in 1500 for Cosimo I.
The town centre of Montepulciano develops along the main street (“il Corso”) that climbs up the hill to the central square, Piazza Grande, right at the top.
Montepulciano is known principally for its imposing Renaissance buildings, for the elegant beauty of its churches and for its ""Vino Nobile"", one of the most internationally appreciated Tuscan wines.
Its thermal water is also Internationally renowned and has been cleverly re-directed into modern spas with areas equipped for treating chronic respiratory, hearing, urinary, muscular and articulation problems.
Here following our selection of Vacation Villas with pool, Holiday Homes, Apartments with pool and Farmhouses nearby Montepulciano:"