Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Montepulciano

Montepulciano is an Italian town of 14,506 inhabitants of the province of Siena in Tuscany.   The municipality is situated at 605 meters above sea level, between the Val di Chiana and Val d'Orcia.
Of ancient and long history, Montepulciano has origins from the people of the Etruscans from the fourth century BC.
It has notoriety also for the wealth of excellent vineyards from where we get the Vino Nobile di Montepulciano DOCG,
In this area of Tuscany south-east, are mixed forests of pines , oaks and chestnut trees , with plans sandstone sandy-cultivated, undulating clay plains of former marshland. A heterogeneous territory, low population density, which remained almost isolated from the influences of the surrounding areas. 
Palazzo Nobili-Tarugi
Palazzo Nobili-Tarugi is a palace of Montepulciano. Located on the Piazza Grande in front of the Duomo of Montepulciano and has been attributed to Antonio da Sangallo the Elder.
Torre dell'Orologio
Trittico dell'Assunta di Taddeo di Bartolo (1401)


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