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The medieval borgo of Monteriggioni

Outside the borgo

Strove (Foto di Federico Pacini) Strove

Recorded in around the year 1000, the settlement of Strove belonged to the Lambardi di Staggia, the founders of the Abbadia Isola, to whom it passed at the end of the 11th century.

Scorgiano (Foto Bruno Bruchi) Scorgiano

Like many others in the area this village has medieval origins but does not contain any noticeable traces of the period.

Poggiolo (Foto Bruno Bruchi) Poggiolo

The small rural area, also known as Porghiano in the medieval period still preserves, as the only evidence of this period, the church of S. Maria with a single nave built entirely in stone.


A small and pleasant hamlet at the entrance to the Chianti area, Lornano conserves an ancient parish church dedicated to S. Giovanni and possibly founded before the year 1,000.

Basciano and villa Parisini

In existence since the 12th century, Basciano is a small area on the top of a hill from which there is a splendid view of the surrounding countryside.

Chiesa di San Dalmazio San Dalmazio

Situated along the Cassia road not far from Siena, the church of S. Dalmazio has medieval origins but is now seen in its eighteenth century guise.


The ancient origins of this site are evident in the church of S. Marcellino, S.Pietro and S. Erasmo.

Colle Ciupi Colle Ciupi

The originally medieval village is now a small rural area with recently restored peasant cottages.


The small village, currently under restoration, is a rural habitat with stone houses enriched by brick loggias.

Chiesa di Santa Colomba Santa Colomba

The village has medieval origins but suffered serious damage in 1364 during the passage of the company of Giovanni Acuto (John Hawkwood).

The points of interest present on the “What to see” and “Itineraries” pages might not be open to the public. For info, contact the Tourist Office in Monteriggioni.