Fullino Nero is the ideal place for a holiday in Siena
The particular geographical position makes Fullino Nero the ideal place to stay not only for those who want to visit Siena with its artistic beauty and its province, but also for those who want to reach all the major tourist destinations of Tuscany and Central Italy
Siena City Center (3 KM)
The center of Siena is a short distance from Fullino Nero and can easily be reached by public transport
The Palio Horse Race
The Palio, the traditional event of medieval origin, involving long 17 districts in the horse race in the Piazza del Campo, is held 2 times a year: July 2 (in honor of the Madonna of Provenzano) and August 16 (in honor of Our Lady of the Assumption)
Monteriggioni (8 KM)
The small medieval town of Monteriggioni was built in 1200 by the Republic of Siena mainly for defensive purposes, because the village was built in a position of domination and surveillance of the Via Francigena, to control the Elsa and Staggia valleys towards Florence, the historic enemy of Siena. The village can be easily reached from Fullino Nero also by bike
Monteriggioni Medieval Festival
Every year during the first 2 weekend of July takes place in Monteriggioni the traditional Medieval Festival that attracts thousands of visitors in the ancient village with entertainment, costumed characters, taverns, challenges of improvisational theater, artisans, acrobats, jugglers, stilt walkers, eaters swords, storytellers but also parades and pageants.
Montagnola Senese (2 KM)
Adjacent to Fullinonero stretches the extensive wooded area of Monte Maggio and Montagnola, which in addition to being a green lung, they are also the ideal destination for hikers and walkers. The area is full of hiking and mountain bike trails and is dotted with churches, castles and hermitages to visit (Abbadia a Isola, the hermitage of Lecceto, the hermitage of San Leonardo al Lago, the Castle of the Chiocciola, the castle of Celsa) sprung up around the Via Francigena.
San Gimignano (30 KM)
Famous for its medieval towers that still stand on its landscape and which have earned him the nickname of Manhattan of the Middle Ages. A UNESCO World Heritage Site because of the characteristic medieval architecture of its historic center still intact.
Florence (60 KM)
Universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture, as well as one of the most beautiful cities in the world thanks to its numerous monuments and museums, is about 45 minutes by car, but is also easily accessible by bus from Siena (every 30 minutes) or train
Pienza (55 KM)
The history of Pienza is closely linked to that of Enea Silvio Piccolomini who was born there in 1405 and in 1458 became Pope under the name of Pius II. He turned Pienza in a small medieval papal residence in Renaissance style. Pienza offers visitors a beautiful view of the Val d'Orcia and from the culinary point of view is famous for its pecorino cheese.
Montepulciano (50 KM)
Village of Etruscan origin rich in history, enjoys a dominant position between the Chiana and Orcia valleys, famous for its churches, historic buildings and for its wine cellars where they produce the "Vino Nobile", one of the most popular and well known Tuscan wines
Montalcino (45 KM)
Other famous medieval village, now known not only for its architectural beauty that compose it (the castle and the cathedral in the first place), but also because it is the place of production of Brunello wine that you can taste and buy in the many wineries and wine shops in the town.
Volterra (45 KM)
The city, famous for the extraction and processing of alabaster, was built in the fourth century BC by the Etruscans. Today its historical center preserves the testimonies of more than three thousand years of history; construction of Etruscan origin (of this era remains the Gate Arch, Porta Diana, much of the walls and the Acropolis), are combined with Roman ruins and medieval buildings such as the Cathedral, the Medici Fortress and Palazzo dei Priori.
Terme di Rapolano (25 KM)
Approximately 25 minutes by car you can spend a day at the thermal baths of Rapolano: "Antica Querciolaia" and "Terme San Giovanni"
Crete Senesi (10 KM)
The visit of the picturesque area of the "Crete Senesi", the area south-east of the city of Siena. The name is derived from clay in the soil, which gives the landscape its characteristic blue-gray color and appearance often described as lunar. The landscape is characterized by barren hills and gently rolling, oak and cypress solitary, isolated farms on top of the hills.
Chianti (5 KM)
The Chianti area stretches between the towns of Siena and Florence and is mostly known for the production of wine "Chianti Classico". The area between the villages of Gaiole, Radda and Castellina in Chianti stands out for its wooded hills, vineyards and wineries. It 's the ideal place for wine tours.
Seaside and beaches (80 KM)
Who wants to switch from the evocative landscapes to the sea and sandy beaches, can arrange a day on the Grosseto coast (Castiglione della Pescaia, Punta Ala) which is about 90km from Siena