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Via Goffredo Mameli 34, 53041, Asciano, Italy
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Via Goffredo Mameli 34, 53041, Asciano, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took this drive, south of Siena, in late October. It was very scenic, with lots of opportunities to pull over for photos. You will see some very Tuscan scenes on this drive. This area is much different than other areas of Tuscan, such as...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Its really typical Tuscsny area and I hope for visit in different year seasion,August 2017 was a dry,but still mirracle views!

Thank Kroulak
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

As others have said, the strange almost lunar landscape is well worth seeing. It is very different to the rest of Tuscany. My only advice would be to go earlier in the year than we did (we drove through in August). The cereal crops had...More

Thank Barmee
Reviewed 20 June 2017

This is where all the red bricks of Tuscany come from. The cliffs, eroded by centuries of weather keep crumbling and give a fantastic view.

Thank Martino56
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Wonderful scenery, great winding roads, definitely worth a detour to this part of Tuscany. The photos are still in the camera but they will probably do injustice to the views.

Thank Opher
Reviewed 16 January 2017

This is an unbelievably beautiful landscape - strongly recommend you take as many back roads as you can!

1  Thank Fred H
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful countryside as far as the eye can see. We went in October, so one could think that the lack of crops on the fields would make the area look drab. However, there was a quite beauty all around us, which contributed to our relaxing...More

Thank MelnNige
Reviewed 12 November 2016

This is a very beautiful area. The earth is rich and the hills rolling. I have always wanted to visit this area because of photos I've seen in coffee table books. Now I have some of my own beautiful memories from the drive through this...More

Thank DoloresJacoby
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We detoured through the Crete Senesi en route to Montalcino from Siena. Crete Senesi means ‘Sienese clays’, where the landscape assumes a lunar appearance due to the exposed sections of grey soil. The dramatic scenery began to unfold, as we took the SP438 from Taverne...More

Thank Anuj_Mithani
Reviewed 12 August 2016

You must enjoy this scenery if you drive your own car. From Asciano to Siena, this is one of those roads you'll never forget. And it's the best summary of this Tuscan region. As if you were painting a big oleo.

1  Thank Toni3452
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5 October 2015|
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Sure! Mostly wheat and other cereals.
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