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Make a holiday rental home or farmhouse in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy your home away from home

San Quirico d’Orcia, Tuscany enjoys an enviable location in the Val d’Orcia area of Tuscany, on the path of the ancient Via Francigena road, which ran between Canterbury, UK and Rome, Italy and was a popular pilgrimage route. San Quirico d’Orcia is sometimes overlooked by visitors to the region, but represents an equally attractive alternative to the nearby towns of Pienza and Montalcino, being the home of a number of sites of historical interest.

Things to do in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

San Quirico d'Orcia lies on the site of an old medieval village known as Osenna, and has maintained a large part of its original medieval street plan. The town centre makes for an enjoyable stroll, with a stop-off recommended at the Collegiata di Santi Quirico e Giulitta to examine its Romanesque-Gothic doorways which date back to the 8th century. Another site of historical interest is the 11th century Santa Maria Assunta church, and there are several other churches and structures around town.

With the Natural Park of the Val d’Orcia literally on the doorstep, many visitors to San Quirico d’Orcia are looking to enjoy a range of outdoor activities during their stay. Walking and hiking in the hills are always popular, but activities such as horse riding and cycling can also be easily arranged. If you do not wish to venture too far out you may elect to visit the beautiful Horti Leonini Italian gardens, which host a number of temporary exhibitions throughout the year.

A decent level of amenities can be found in and around the town centre, with more restaurants, cafes, shops and supermarkets just a short car journey away.

Places to visit on holiday in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

The Val d’Orcia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and has many towns and villages worth exploring when enjoying a holiday in San Quirico d’Orcia. These include the hilltop town of Montalcino (15km) which is famous for its Brunello di Montalcino wine, as well as its gourmet restaurants, and Pienza (10km) known as the ‘touchstone of Renaissance urbanism” and where parts of the movie The English Patient were filmed.

Weather in San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

There is not really a ‘bad’ time for a holiday in San Quirico d’Orcia, as even winter months receive mild temperatures and often have several hours’ worth of sunshine every day. July and August are the hottest months with a daily average high temperature of 29C, but this is also the busiest time in which to visit.

Flights to San Quirico d’Orcia, Italy

The Siena region has only a small military airport, so the best way of reaching San Quirico d’Orcia from the UK is by flying to San Egidio Airport (PEG) near Perugia. This destination is 74km from San Quirico d’Orcia and receives regular flights from London Stansted through Ryanair. Florence Peretola Airport (FLR) 90km away.

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                                                                                                  Perfect Tuscan setting.

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  Central Italy never fails to impress me. From Marche through Umbria and into Tuscany Just driving through the countryside pleases me no end. Olives and grapes everywhere, quality produce. Regional specialities seem to be round every corner. This house offers the perfect spot for day trippers. The pizza oven was a bonus for me as I love cooking. I am looking forward to returning already.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 06-Oct-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                  Beautiful, spacious, air conditioned Tuscan villa

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  The property was as beautiful as the pictures and even more spacious inside -- the main house is very large and the other two cottages are very nice as well (one more kid oriented, the other more luxurious and great for a couple) the bedrooms and bathrooms are all very beautifully finished with a luxurious feel and lots of storage space and other extras. The kitchen and common areas have everything you would want in a holiday home, the pool was warm and sunny with a great view and a great size for either swimming laps or kids playing. The grounds were big enough for the kids (aged 6-8) to run around and play. Service was great as was the night with the chef. The air conditioning worked well and a great benefit. We had only 2 families (could easily fit more) but chose to pay the supplement for one extra bed as we wanted the 3 kids all together in one room /cottage and that was the only way to get that arrangement. The perfect place for a holiday/vacation in Italy.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 11-Sep-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016

                                                                                                  Villa l' Anitca Posta was magnificent!

                                                                                                  5 of 5
                                                                                                  Five friends and I stayed at this wonderful property and we all enjoyed it very much. Belinda was an excellent and considerate host. The property is meticulously maintained with beautiful furnishings, large rooms, a chef's kitchen, wonderful scenery and outdoor areas. It exceeded all of our expectations, even though the photos and descriptions were clear and accurate. We all agreed that we would be very happy to return for a stay sometime in the future.
                                                                                                  • Review Submitted: 19-Aug-2016
                                                                                                  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016