For recreation, there are many marked walking paths in the area, with picnic spots to encourage you. Stroll through meadows and beautiful ancient forests, where one can gather chestnuts, mushrooms, and truffles, when in season. The region is a paradise for nature lovers.
Shop the local markets for fresh fruits and vegetables, fine cheeses, shoes, clothing, hardware, antiques, and so much more. The market comes Sunday mornings to Monterchi.
Make friends with the locals. Use your hands to communicate if you have to! Don’t pass up an opportunity to get to know these special people and their spectacular country!
Be sure to visit the Museo Madonna del Parto, Via Reglia 1, to admire the famous masterwork of Piero della Francesca “The Madonna del Parto”.
Open 9am – 1pm, 2pm – 7pm Tues. – Sun.
(please check opening times to avoid disappointment).
There is an admission charge