5 hidden Treasures to visit in Tuscany

Gamping in Toscana

In Tuscany, natural beauty and cultural heritage meet in perfect harmony. Here are some of the must-see places and unique experiences you can enjoy in the surroundings of our glamping. Whether you are a history buff, nature lover or simply looking to relax, Asciano and its surroundings have something special to offer everyone.

Asciano: a dive into Medieval History

Your journey begins in the picturesque village of Asciano: walking through its cobblestone streets will feel like stepping back in time. Don't miss the Collegiate Church of Sant'Agata, a 13th-century Romanesque church, and the Museo Civico Archeologico e d'Arte Sacra, which houses a collection of artworks and archaeological finds that tell the history of the area.

The Crete Senesi: A lunar landscape

Just minutes from Asciano, the Crete Senesi offer some of the most striking scenery in Tuscany: these undulating, clay hills, dotted with cypress trees and isolated farms, are perfect for hiking or biking. Don't forget to bring along a camera to capture the breathtaking beauty of this unique landscape.

Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore: spirituality and art

About 10 km from Asciano, the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore is a place of peace and spirituality: founded in 1313, the Benedictine abbey is famous for its Renaissance frescoes, which adorn the main cloister and tell the life of St. Benedict. The abbey's library and ancient pharmacy are well worth a visit.

Rapolano Terme: relaxation and wellness

For those who wish to indulge in a wellness break, Rapolano Terme is the ideal destination. Its thermal waters, known for their healing properties, are perfect for relaxation and regeneration; the San Giovanni and Antica Querciolaia spas offer a variety of treatments and thermal pools surrounded by nature.

Pienza and the Val d'Orcia: World Heritage Site

Finally, a visit to the Val d'Orcia and the town of Pienza is a must. Declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Val d'Orcia enchants with its iconic landscapes and charming villages. Pienza, with its Renaissance architecture and breathtaking views, is the perfect place for a romantic stroll.

Staying in our Yurts offers you the opportunity to enjoy a glamping experience surrounded by nature, with the convenience of being close to many of Tuscany's wonders. Whether you are looking for adventure, culture or relaxation, the surroundings of Asciano will surprise and fascinate you. We look forward to sharing the magic of this enchanting land together!