Welcome to ContignanoContignano 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.