From Asciano station take the left exit onto the S.S. 438 “Lauretana” road, climbing uphill and going over the level crossing. After 800 m you will come to a junction where you should continue straight: you will then pass two other junctions and reach the quarry area (2.8 km) and another junction (400 m) where you should continue straight again until the sign for Poggio Pinci (500 m, on the right). Here, take the dirt road on the right.
Crossing the old farm of Poggio Pinci
continue uphill on the dirt track (900 m) until Montalceto
, a large farmhouse (agriturismo), with beautiful views and famous for its thermal springs. Continue towards some farm houses and shortly them the road bends sharply to the right, following a scenic ridge which overlooks the Crete Senesi
on the right and Gallico castle
on the left.