Mount Amiata area is set inside the provinces of Grosseto and Siena, in the plain of green Maremma.
Mount Amiata is an ancient inactive volcano which dominates Orcia and Paglia Valleys, surrounded by an area rich of springs and small volcanic lakes.The panorama you will enjoy on the top of the Mount is one of the most enchanting Italian landscapes, especially in winter days of with favorable climate conditions.
During bright and windy days you could see Bolsena and Trasimeno Lakes, some islands of Tuscanian archipelago, Maremma Plain, Metallifere and Chianti until Umbria and Sabina Hills and even Rome.
On the top of the mountain you can see a monumental cross built with wrought iron and 22 mt. high. It represents the reference point of the Mount, due to its visibility from surrounding plains and valley up to Tyrrhenian See, Umbria and Chiana Valleys. Walking through its green and relaxing paths from mountain huts to woods you can reach the very top of the mountain, where you can admire the “Madonna of scout” statue.
Just few km away you can easily reach: Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano, Chianciano, Pitigliano, Sovana and the Maremma’s hill outposts of Cinigiano, Scansano, Massa Marittima.