Welcome to Contignano

Contignano s a small village located in a strategic position in the picturesque scenery of the Val d'Orcia a few kilometers from the bathroom Vignoni spas, Bagni San Filippo and San Casciano The towns of Pienza and San Quirico d'Orcia, also the Mount Amiata is easily reached. around the small village you see open landscapes of extreme interest.

Starting from Chianciano Terme, you reach the Fattoria La Foce, known for the villa and the beautiful garden overlooking the Val d’Orcia; continuing along an undulating provincial road that runs along the typical gullies of Sienese clay, you arrive, after a few kilometers, in Contignano, a small village on the left bank of the river Orcia at 480 meters above sea level.

Contignano is surrounded by pastureland and flourishing countryside, rich in vineyards and gardens, with lush gardens inside and majestic trees, while all around majestic and unmistakable austere cypress trees, the symbol of the Tuscan land, often arranged on the sides of steep streets or on the clayey ridges of the hills, to form extremely picturesque windbreak barriers.

The historical centre of Contignano is an inhabited area, above which stands the mighty Torre del Fortilizio, now a stately home, once the stronghold of a large defensive and residential complex.

Raviolo Festival

Among the events organized by the Proloco, the Raviolo Festival is the historical one. It takes place …

A live Nativity scene

Every year the village of Contignano lights up with torches and candles for the evocative representation of the Living Crib: an event very much felt by all the villagers …

Medieval Festival

Since 2015, the Proloco Association of Contignano in collaboration with the Contrada Castello di Contignano …

Spring walk

Every year in May, willing walkers walk along the roads and paths of the Val d’Orcia discovering beautiful scenery and hidden architecture …

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Photographic exhibition and Competition

In Contignano is open from August the Photographic ExhibitionThe Val d'Orcia and its placesThe exhibition introduces the Photographic CompetitionSouthern Val d'Orcia in the 4 Seasonsveryone will be able to express their creativity through photographyShortly on this site you will find...

Festival of Raviolo – 2019 edition

We are pleased to present the 49th Festival of ravioli Contignano Culture and enograstronomy typical of Val d'Orcia with the handmade 'True Ravilolo' of the Val d'Orcia From 14 to August 18, 2019 All dinner nightly from 19.00Thursday 15 and Sunday 18: Also LUNCH from 12.00with the following...

Medieval Festival – 2019 edition

Saturday July 6 2019 - Sunday July 7 2019 In the splendid setting of the Castle Square, at sunset in an atmosphere of other times and animated by the sound of musicians, will take place the now traditional medieval dinner. The Prolocco Association of Contignano with the collaboration of Contrada...

A video on Contignano and Val d’Orcia

The well-known fashion photographer Jeff Tse has visited the Val d'Orcia in May 2017 and has made a video that he posted on YouTube

Contignano from the sky

A gallery made up of really suggestive aerial photos

Commercial, accommodation and catering activities

In Contignano you will find a bar, a restaurant, a pizzeria, a butcher’s, a farmhouse, a sheep’s milk cheese and much more …