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Arcidosso, a village with an ancient flavor

Arcidosso, a village with an ancient flavor

Where to stay overnight

Arcidosso is one of the loveliest towns around Monte Amiata. Striking and characterful, the oldest part of the town is characterized by the Rocca Aldobrandesca, attacked by the Sienesi in 1331 under the command of Guidoriccio da Fogliano and which passed under Medici control in 1559.


Arriving in Arcidosso one of the first things that grabs your attention is the imposing Monument to the Fallen at Work. To the right of the steps you find a stone showing where David Lazzaretti, the Amiata Prophet, was killed in 1878.


Before accessing the old town center, stop at the church of Madonna delle Grazie (or dell’Incoronata), one of the holiest sanctuaries in the Amiata. Myriad artworks reside here, all by the Sienese school, including the “Virgin Mary in Glory among the Saints Sebastiano and Rocco” by Ventura Salimbeni and a “Madonna with Child” dating to the early 1400s from the Palazzo della Capitaneria, now on display on the main altar.


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Where to stay overnight:

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€25 starting from
Farm Holiday La Guinza Arcidosso

Farm Holiday La Guinza

Arcidosso (Grosseto)

€30 starting from
Farm Holiday Pratone Arcidosso

Farm Holiday Pratone

Arcidosso (Grosseto)

€38 starting from
Farm Holiday Valle Martina Manciano

Farm Holiday Valle Martina

Manciano (Grosseto)

€40 starting from
Farm Holiday Podere L'Aione Scansano

Farm Holiday Podere L'Aione

Scansano (Grosseto)

€36 starting from
Farm Holiday Rigotorto Scansano

Farm Holiday Rigotorto

Scansano (Grosseto)

€30 starting from
Farm Holiday L'Oleandro Manciano

Farm Holiday L'Oleandro

Manciano (Grosseto)

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€30 starting from
Farm Holiday Il Marciatoio Scansano

Farm Holiday Il Marciatoio

Scansano (Grosseto)

€35 starting from
Farm Holiday Borgo de' Salaioli Scansano

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