Christmas in Torrita di Siena and Montefollonico: Concerts, Gospel and Living Crib The Christmas season in Torrita di Siena is approaching, and this year the festivities are even more special thanks to a calendar full of musical and cultural events. Three unmissable appointments are ready to transform December into a magical month. Christmas Concert – Saturday 16 December, 9 pm | Montefollonico (Free admission) On 16 December at 9 p.m., the Teatro Bruno Vitolo in Montefollonico will come alive with the ‘Christmas Concert’, presented by the Spring Time Choir directed by Maestro Cristiano Grasso and organised by the Pro Loco di Montefollonico and the Centro Polivalente di Montefollonico. An extraordinary opportunity to immerse oneself in the village’s Christmas atmosphere. Gospel Concert “Serenity Singers” – Friday 22 December, 21:15
Donatello’s Blood of Christ lunette in Torrita di Siena and a Donatello itinerary between Siena, Arezzo and Florence.
Donatello’s Blood of Christ lunette in Torrita di Siena and a Donatello itinerary between Siena, Arezzo and Florence. Getting lost in Tuscany has inestimable advantages. Finding yourself in Torrita di Siena, on the doorstep of a red-brick church dedicated to the Saints Flora and Lucilla, and discovering that it houses a valuable work of art by Donatello and his younger sister, an antique copy commissioned by an antiquarian. In fact, the history of the lunette is a mixed one. It was probably made by Donatello in Siena around 1430, during the period of his best works in stiacciato*, a technique in which the artist excelled. It is a marble lunette, 4 cm thick, measuring 38.8 cm x 67 cm. The masterpiece adorned the entrance to the Oratory of the Madonna
Torrita di Siena Living Responsible: The project for a more responsible Torrita di Siena Torrita di Siena becomes the protagonist of a particularly significant project, which aims to design a tourism with a more ethical face. The municipal administration promotes Torrita di Siena Living Responsible with the aim of providing tourism operators, staff of accommodation facilities and travelers with information to reduce the environmental impact of their activities. The project starts from the premise that, in the fight against climate change, it is first of all necessary to make the individual responsible, whose behavior can contribute significantly to the protection of the environment and natural resources. From the kitchen, to the swimming pool, from the laundry, to the spa, a series of suggestions are listed for all areas of the
Three things to do in autumn between Torrita di Siena and Montefollonico Autumn, the most nostalgic season it’s here. Summer is now over and the usual home-office routine returns with it. But autumn is the ideal season to discover new places and make new experiences. Ideal climate and zero overcrowding stress at the peak of the season. So here are 3 things to absolutely do between Torrita di Siena and Montefollonico in this wonderful autumn climate. 1- Go along the Vin Santo path by bike or on foot 7 km of pure wonder. An enchanting route suitable for everyone, from the oldest to the youngest to discover the ancient route that connected the two castles of Torrita and Montefollonico. Starting from Torrita, you will be able to discover the ancient
A village of medieval origins that tells a story of battles and conflicts in one of the most beautiful areas of Tuscany, Valdichiana Senese. An enchanted place where the local community was able to transform this ancient defensive castle into a welcoming hamlet. In Torrita di Siena people then began to look at art and beauty. Over the centuries, there have been more and more artists and works welcomed in Torrita. Paintings, tables, terracotta sculptures and marble bas-reliefs, but also singing and theatrical artworks. In fact, the Teatro degli Oscuri was born in 1763, in the nerve center of the village, demonstrating the importance that the inhabitants of Torrita have seen in art and theatrical works. An intense and firm bond, with deep roots that sends a clear message: art
Spring is returning with its mild breeze, the first warmth of the year and its flowering trees. The Tuscan lands are preparing to welcome the this season and the rebirth of nature with fantastic colors and blossoming flowers, smells that fill the streets of medieval hamlets and, above all, events. Torrita di Siena, an ancient castle of medieval origins nestled in the hills of Valdichiana Senese, is ready to welcome its guests: get ready to enjoy a season rich in culture and art, sports and outdoor activities in the setting of this fantastic medieval village, to then welcome the summer with the most awaited folkloristic event of the year. Discover all the events of Torrita di Siena! Giulio Neri International Opera Singing Competition, from 7th to 10th April Torrita di