Montepulciano – Southern Tuscany

One of the three major towns in southern Tuscany is Montepulciano. Situated on a hill at 600 metres above sea level it dominates the south eastern area of Tuscany. Centre of a great wine making area famous for Nobile di Montepulciano

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The main Piazza close to the highest point of the town

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Many narrow streets link the major thoroughfares

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One of the major streets that are usually devoid of motor traffic and prominent with pedestrians

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There are many wine cellars where you can explore the cavernous subterranean cellars. Cantucci is just one.

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And the views from the walls of the town are spectacular

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