City of "Nobile di Montepulciano" with its beautiful Wineries
33 Km from Cortona
An “S” shaped old medieval town, it is surrounded by 3 ancient walls.
Thanks to some documents found inside the Fortress, it is believed that the town existed in the 3rd and 4th Century AC.
Important buildings to see: Santa Maria Assunta Cathedral and the noble palace of Nobili-Tarugu which is in front of the Cathedral.
Throughout the year gastronomic, cultural and artistic events are organized.
The last Sunday in August, it is possible to join the Bravio delle Botti, a game played between the 8 districts of Montepulciano, in honour of the patron saint San Giovanni Decollato.
Wines from Montepulciano are very famous and have a long tradition as the wine culture of Montepulciano has existed since the Etruscan age.