Radicofani is a city in the Val d'Orcia region of Tuscany, Italy. Postioned at the southern edge of the province of Siena, bordering with Lazio and Umbria, Sits on top of the mountain of Radicofani. Already known during the Roman empire, along the Cassia Road, half way between Roma and Florence. Renown for its pastures and meadows, Radicofani gives the best sheep milk to produce the “Pecorino” cheese, famous the world over. Together with Castiglione d'Orcia, Montalcino, Pienza and San Quirico d'Orcia forms the renown “VAL D’ORCIA” that from the year 2004 is part of “UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE”
There are no public transports to Radicofani; Car is most appropriate; car hire in Chiusi at Hertz, right in front of railway station,
(named also in the “Divina Commedia” – Inferno Cantico III) – last stronghold to defend Siena from the Florentine take over in 1566. On a nice clear day, from the top of the tower you can see the top of the tower in Siena.
Carlo Magno passed by, with his army, and caught ill – (the legend says that he did not die due to a special herb from Monte Amiata) – he continued his conquering up north (approx 860 a.C)
three miles from Radicofani, secluded amongst centuries old cypresses and oak trees, where nature nestled a little corner of paradise; panoramic swimmingpool with breathtaking views over Val d'Orcia and beyond. 11 nicely decorated rooms and three apartments, all in a very tuscan contest and style. Outside activities: horseriding and tennis courts at 2 miles, walks, hiking, mountain bike, jogging, large gardens, olive trees, fruit trees, cooking courses, wine and cheese tasting, own production of extravirgin olive oil. restaurant with fresh pasta every day, tuscan and local specialities, own garden vegetables, barbeque
Visit Pienza, Bagno Vignoni, Abbadia San Salvatore, Montepulciano, Montalcino, San Quirico d'Orcia, San Casciano dei Bagni, Cetona. Cities of Florence, Pisa, San Gimignano, Siena, Perugia, Assisi,Orvieto, Civita di BagnoRegio.