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Luoghi ed Eventi

The plant and flower festival in the nearby town of Cetona
Cetona plant and flower festival
Classical music events are very popular in the nearby towns.
Steam train excursions are very popular.
Visiting villas and their gardens is a treat.
Typical villa garden
A peaceful garden outing
One of the classic cars racing on the annual 1000 Miglia race that goes very near our town
The 1000 Miglia race goes right through the heart of Italy.
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The beautiful public pool in Sarteano, a 15 minute drive from La Ginestra
The locals preparing \
Grilled meats of all kinds
Every town has its weekly outdoor market.
This market is in Castiglione del Lago, a town 30 minutes fom La Ginestra.
One can enjoy fresh produce daily.
Produce is always available. Much is grown in Sicily during the winter and made available to the rest of Italy.
LA GROTTA, one of the local restaurants near La Ginestra
Beautiful trails, (sentieri), abound in our area.
Fonteverde Spa, a beautiful place to spend a relaxing day in San Casciano dei Bagni
One of Fonteverde\'s infinity pools
One of the spa pools
The waterfall at the spa
Typical loggia in Pienza
On the medieval wall in Pienza
Petroio-famous for its terra cotta production
Filming in Pienza
Filming in Pienza
San Biagio-designed by Antonia da Sangallo \
The well in Montepulciano\'s Piazza Grande
A brass band at a local festival
Lago Trasimeno near Castiglione del Lago
Piazza del Campo, Siena
Torre del Mangia, Piazza del Campo, Siena
Chiesa della Collegiata, San Quirico D’Orcia
Andrea della Robbia ceramic art in the church in tiny Radicofani near La Ginestra
Pecorino cheese sold in Pienza
Italy\'s famous gelato ice cream
Siena\'s beautiful Duomo
A medieval reenactment in Radicofani
The costumes are prize winners
The archery competition in Radicofani
Piazza Grande in Montepulciano
Bagno Vignoni
Hot springs below Bagno Vignoni
Sant Antimo
Red poppy time in June
The Sagra dei Pici (pasta), in Celle sul Rigo, the town a 5 minute walk from La Ginestra
Fresh fish found everywhere
Plant and flower markets are found everywhere
Beautiful displays
Rose garden in San Quirico D\'Orcia
Infiorata, flower art on the streets of nearby Citta della Pieve
The Palio in Il Campo in Siena
The week long Umbria Jazz Festival
Our area is dotted with Etruscan tombs and museums.
Many Etruscan finds in nearby Sovana, Sorano and Pitigliano
Etruscan paths carved from rock walls
The target at a \
Roofless church at San Calgano, Chiuisdino, where opera is performed
Musician at the week long Trasimeno Blues Festival in Citta della Pieve
On a tour of the underground Etruscan world in nearby Chiusi
Trasimeno Blues Festival
Fish from Lago Trasimeno
The end of a perfect day
A play in San Casciano
Classical music in the San Casciano piazza
A feast at the Celle Sul Rigo festival
Medieval style banquet in San Casciano
Trasimeno Blues performance in Citta della Pieve
An outdoor concert in Sarteano
Flag throwing in Sarteano
On the castle grounds in Sarteano
Etruscan tomb frescoes in Sarteano
The annual Palio of San Casciano pageantry
San Casciano in full splendor
The mayor of San Casciano and his daughter
Pole climbing..one of the many events at the Palio in San Casciano
The 4 neighborhoods compete in a frog race
Flag throwing in San Casciano
 
 
 
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