Escursions on foot
Montepulciano – Montefollonico (7 km – duration 2 hours)
Leaving from the San Gallo Agritourism, you have the possibility to enjoy a walk entirely on gravel roads, along an itinerary immersed in the typical Tuscan hillside landscape among olive groves and vineyards that lead finally to the charming medieval hamlet of Montefollonico
Montepulciano – Monticchiello (9 km)
It is a 9 km tour that is recommended for those who are sporty. Some parts are very steep, you cross pastured fields, vineyards and woods with many suggestive views.
La strada del vino nobile organize their own WALKING TOUR which also provides for a stop at a farm at the end of the walk to taste wines and typical products and then return by taxi.
Lago di Montepulciano
A simple walk that is suitable for all the family. Here you can walk along the Torretta path, from which you can do bird watching, or set off along the Bonifica path.
They also organize guided visits on an Eco-boat (booking only)
– The torretta path
In proximity to the jetty the path starts (preferably accessible with a guided visit) that crosses in parts the reeds and a splendid hygrophilous wood. At the end of the path is a sighting tower.
– The bonifica path
Near to the lake passes the “Bonifica Path”, a beautiful cycling/biking itinerary from the Chiusa dei Monaci, to the gate of Arezzo, finally arriving at Chiusi Scalo, skirting the Canale Maestro della Chiana, the various hydraulic works of the drainage and the lakes of Chiusi and Montepulciano, for a total distance of around 65km.
– Guided Visit in an electric boat
On the small jetty of the lake is docked an electric boat fed by solar panels, with 14 seats, for a guided visit on the body of water, bookings at the Visitors Centre, allows the visitor to spot the birdlife that is difficult to observe from the land, as well to enjoy the splendid panorama of the Sienese hills seen from the centre of the lake.
The Nobile Route (18.3 km – lasting 1h 30 mines.)
The Nobile Route takes its name from Vino di Montepulciano, with an overall distance of 18.3km and its route runs along the side of the hills that host the vineyards and olive groves.
Departing from Montepulciano, from the Piazza Sant’Agnese a few steps from the entrance gate to the historical centre. Skirting the Tempio di San Biagio, a Renaissance masterpiece by Antonio da Sangallo the Elder, that overlooks our agritourism, arriving at Lake Montepulciano, along the Bonifica path.
For the excursionists interested there is a pleasant stop in the nature area within the wood which is equipped with tables for a picnic.