Montepulciano

Full of Renaissance architecture and authentic Tuscan grace, this medieval town offers great food and superb local wine.

Montepulciano is a medieval and Renaissance hill town and commune in the Italian province of Siena in southern Tuscany. It sits high on a 605 m limestone ridge. Montepulciano is a major producer of food and drink. Renowned for its pork, cheese, "pici" pasta, lentils, and honey, it is known world-wide for its wine. Connoisseurs consider its Vino Nobile, which should not be confused with varietal wine merely made from the Montepulciano grape, among Italy's best. The main street of Montepulciano stretches for 1.5 kilometres (0.9 mi) from the Porta al Prato to the Piazza Grande at the top of the hill. The city is renowned for its walkable, car-free nature.
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