Tour of Santa Maria della Scala's grance
Attractions & guided tours

Tour of Santa Maria della Scala's grance

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 9 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Visit some typical "grance" near Siena
  • Retrace the rural past of the area
  • Visit Serre di Rapolano and Buoncovento
What to expect

Dive into the history and culture of Siena and its surroundings on this tour of its villages and typical "grance"! Grance were fortified warehouses-farms that were established in the area to facilitate land management and exploitation.

Meet your guide in the medieval village of Serre di Rapolano and see one of the many grance owned by the old hospital of Santa Maria della Scala. Visit a grancia, the museum and the nice village, which was once part of the Siena Republic.

Continue your trip experience among the beautiful landscapes of Crete Senesi and reach Buoncovento, visit the village and the Mezzadria Museum. On the way back to Siena, you will cross a small stretch of the Francigena route, stop in Cuna to visit the biggest grancia in the surroundings.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • Staff are regularly tested for COVID-19
  • What's included
    • Guided tour of Serre di Rapolano, Asciano, Buonconvento, Cuna
    • Entrance to Museo dell'Antica Grancia in Serre di Rapolano
    • Entrance to Museo della Mezzadria in Buonconvento
    What's not included
    • Transportation
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 5-14)
    • Infants (age 0-4): free of charge
    Where

    Via Fratelli Rosselli 1, 53040 Serre di Rapolano SI, Italy

    What to remember
    • Transfer among the locations isn't included, you will need to use your car
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    Provider
    Il Paese del Garbo
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the experience begins.

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