Monte Amiata is a mountainous area that forms part of the Maremma, the Val d’Orcia and the Val di Chiana, in both the Grosseto and Siena provinces.
Monte Amiata is the highest dormant volcano in Italy, reaching 1736 metres. The surrounding area contains volcanic lakes, rugged rocks, river sources and several protected areas. Sparsely populated, it consists mostly of small towns spread throughout the valleys. Discover more about each of these charming villages:
1. Abbadia San Salvatore
4. Castel del Piano
12. San Quirico d’Orcia