San Quirico d'Orcia

Travel back in time when you visit this tiny town, whose medieval atmosphere is strengthened through architecture, food, and scenery.

San Quirico d'Orcia is a commune of c. 2,500 inhabitants in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany. It is named in honor of Saint Quiricus. Main sights include : The frazione of Vignoni houses a castle, a residence of the Salimbeni in the 12th century. It includes a top-less tower and a Romanesque church, once housing a crufix by Giambologna, now in the Museum of Montalcino. Annexed is also the (rebuilt) 15th century Palazzo degli Amerighi, where a plot was set against the Spanish who menaced Siena in 1558–59.
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