La Foce Villa, in Val d’Orcia

Only 20 minutes by car from Relais Osteria dell’Orcia, on the road leading to Montepulciano starting from Bagno Vignoni, you will find the beautiful “La Foce” villa and its gardens.

Inside an ancient building dating back to 1498 those ancient gardens have been designed and built between 1924 and 1936. A true masterpiece of natural art!

Enter the gardens and you will immediately encounter a fountain with a pool. The beauty and diversity of colors amazed visitors. The world famous winding cypress road can be seen very well from this advantageous observation point.

Slightly hidden and little publicized, this corner of paradise is to be discover little at a time.

la Foce Villa and gardens

La Foce’s garden

Villa La Foce was built in the 16th century and at the time welcomed pilgrims and traveling merchants. Today it welcomes cultural and artistic activities, as well as accommodation for tourists.

Woodland, cultivated fields, olive groves and even “Chiarentana“, a fortified farmhouse dating back to the 11th century, are part of the property. But not only that, the medieval castle “Castelluccio“, home of the international music festival “Meetings in the Land of Siena“, is also part of the estate.

Visit La Foce Villa

For 2020 the garden will be open FROM MARCH 25 to NOVEMBER 1.

The visits must necessarily be guided, it is not possible to visit by yourself.

Guided tours start every Wednesday afternoon at 15:00, 16:00, 17:00 and 18:00.
Every Thursday, Sunday and national holiday (April 13, April 25, May 1, August 15, November 1) at 11:30, 15:00 and 16:30

The garden will be closed for private events on June 4th and September 10th.

la Foce gardens

Visitors are guided on a tour to the garden. It is not necessary to book the visit in advance. The tour lasts about 45 minutes and is conducted in Italian and English. At the end of the visit it is not allowed to stay in the garden without the guide.

Well situated, not far from of thermal village of Bagno Vignoni and along the Via Francigena, Relais Osteria dell’Orcia offers accommodation and traditional Tuscan cuisine but also a large and green garden where you can relax in the silence of Val d’Orcia countryside. The ideal place to explore Tuscany in all serenity.