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BUONCONVENTO :   Country : Italy |  Region: Tuscany |  Province: Siena
Population: 3104 | Altitude 147 mt a.s.l  | Zip code 53022 | Area code 0577
Distance from: Siena 26, Montalcino 40, Firenze 65,  Roma 225

 
     
 

 Town information

 
  Buonconvento was the first post out of Siena on the "Cassia"  road to Rome. This  walled town of Etruscan and Roman origins, now is an agricultural and commercial center  26 km south of Siena. Thanks to its particular location along the Via Francigena, it has a very ancient past. Still enclosed inside the 14th C city walls, it preserves the monumental gate and the period rectangular plan.  
     
 

 Sights to see

 
  Interesting museum of Religious Art. The imposing defensive walls.
 
 
Nearby localities: Bibbiano, Ponte d'Arbia, Monte Oliveto Maggiore
 

 Events and festivals in Buonconvento

 
  - Antique market: Last Sunday of the month
- "Cose del Passato" Antique fair: Easter time 
- Weekly market: Saturday morning - Do not miss to taste the typical products, such as white wine, Vinsanto and the delicious white truffles from Crete of Siena.
 
 

 Getting there

 
  By Train : Buonconvento has own train station: Train schedules

By Air : International flights to Rome, Milan, Florence or Pisa.
The closest airport is Siena - Ampugnano Airport (only domestic flights)
 

 

 

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