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SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA: Country : Italy |  Region: Tuscany |  Province: Siena

Population: 2460 | Altitude 409 mt a.s.l  | Zip code 53027 | Area code 0577
distances: Siena 40 km; Pienza 10 km; Montalcino 15 km;Florence 80 km; Rome 198 km


 Town information


Lovely village in Val d'Orcia preserving its medieval structure. 


 Sights to see and things to do

  Church of Collegiata: (Romanesque gothic portals, ligneous chorus and tryptic by Sano di Pietro).
Church of St. Francis preserving a Statue of Madonna by Andrea della Robbia

Horti Leonini: beautiful example of 15th C Italian garden.

Porta Cappuccini: Polygonal defensive tower.
The imposing palazzo Chigi-Zondadari (17th C).

Bagno Vignoni Thermal Spas, outside of the town
Nearby localities: Torrenieri, Bagno Vignoni thermal spas, Montalcino, Pienza,

 Events and festivals in SAN QUIRICO D'ORCIA


- May: Passing of 1000 mile (mille miglia) historical cars competition
- June, 3rd weekend: "Festa del Barbarossa"; historical recalling. Districts compete in an enthusiastic flag waving and archery contest during which there is a parade of  noble ladies, cavaliers, drummers, soldiers in suite of armour and standard bearers. Thereafter all four districts join in a victorious al fresco feast of typical Val d' Orcia dishes.
- July and August: theatrical and lyrical events
- December, 1st weekend: Olive oil Festival
Weekly market: Saturday m


 Getting there

By Train
:  The closest railway station is Torrenieri train station Train schedules

By Air: International flights to Rome, Pisa, Florence o Milan




Other interesting Tourist  Places,  lovely Towns,  Villages and art Cities close to Siena in Tuscany,

Asciano, BuonconventoCastelnuovo Berardenga, Castiglione D'Orcia, Cetona, Chianciano TermeChianti area, Chiusdino, Chiusi, Colle Val D'Elsa, Montalcino, Montepulciano, MonteriggioniMonticchiello, Monticiano, Monteoliveto, MurloPienza, Radda in Chianti, RadicofaniRapolano Terme, San Casciano dei Bagni, San Galgano, San Gimignano,  San Giovanni D'Asso, San Quirico d'Orcia, Sarteano, Sinalunga, Sovicille, Torrita di Siena, Trequanda, Val d'Orcia.

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