Museo Archeologico del Chianti Senese


Etruscan archaeological finds from the local area are on display at this museum in the town's medieval rocca (fortress). Room 4 showcases artefacts found in the 7th-century-BC Etruscan Tombs of Montecalvario, which are on the northern edge of town off the SR222.

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1. Montecalvario


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