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Val d’Orcia Artistic, Natural and Cultural Park

A journey through the UNESCO World Heritage site

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Castiglione d'Orcia
Via Dante Alighieri, 33, 53027 San Quirico d'Orcia SI, Italia
Castiglione d'Orcia
A TIMELESS SMALL VILLAGE NESTLED IN THE COUNTRYSIDE
Castiglione d’Orcia is a village nestled in the spectacular countryside of the Val d’Orcia, a region marked by the typical geological white, lunar “crete,” or “clays,” formed through ages of transformation. These lands are known for their clayish hills, where the slopes form sinuous bends with rounded corners, and in steeper areas, the “biancane,” barren semi-spherical (or cone-shaped) domes. ...
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