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Activity and surroundings
In Monteroni d’Arbia there are a mall/shopping centre, a bank, post office, a chemist’s, various boutiques, a large supermarket, a self service laundry, a disco, bars and pubs, a few restaurants, pizza-restaurants, patisseries and ice-cream shops. A street market offers any sort of goods every Tuesday. A bus service links the town with Siena, Florence and other tourist resorts in the Crete district, Grosseto and the nearby beaches.
In or near Monteroni you can go horse-riding, enjoy long relaxing walks along white roads, in amazing, hilly landscapes; mountain bile riding, play golf and swim in the spa towns of Rapolano or Bagno Vignoni.
An adventure park ‘Saltalbero’ is just a 20 minutes drive, an exciting experience for kids and adults.
What to see in the area:
The apartment is the ideal base to visit the best tourist places around Siena: Montalcino, Pienza, The Chianti area, Val d’Orcia, San Gimignano, Montepulciano and some tiny, Etruscan and medieval hamlets such as Murlo and Monteriggioni, as well as the fascinating abbeys if Sant’Antimo and San Galgano, together with the ‘pieve’ of Montesiepi which features the legendary sword in the rock.
Siena is rich in monuments and attractions all year round,, but mostly when The Palio is run (on 2nd of July and 16th August).
Monteroni is along the route of important national sport events: ‘L’Eroica’ (bike ride)and Mille Miglia (car racing tour). Every season offers its attractions in Siena province: ‘sagre’are organized and good, traditional food can be tasted. The best known are: ‘la Sagra del Tordo’ in Montalcino (end of October), ‘sagra del cacio’ in Pienza (first week of September).
Every February the venue ‘Benvenuto Brunello’ is an international event in Montalcino which connects excellent wine promotion and art. The area offers plenty of possibilities to taste excellent local food and wine.
For art-lovers, Florence, Pisa and Arezzo can be easily reached by train or by bus.