Montalcino is a quiet hill top village in Tuscany, Italy. It is known above all for its exquisite wine, Brunello.
Montalcino is close to Siena.
You can enter the city through its original fortified wall.
address: I - 53024 - Castelnuovo dell'Abate (SI)Ancient and still functioning Benedictine abbey. The abbey dates to at least the 9th century.
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phone: +39 340 6695917address: MontalcinoThis a 15th-century Franciscan monastery was abandoned by the monastic community in the 18th century. Beautifully and elegantly restored, is now an exclusive vacation retreat for those looking for luxury villa rental. Sleeps 4 to 25 people.
Nearby is another Tuscan wine town and Montalcino's rival, Montepulciano.