Wedding in Castiglione d'Orcia

The town of Castiglione d'Orcia is situated on a spur that dominates the valley and developed beneath the imposing bulk of the ancient Rocca degli Aldobrandeschi, from which there are wonderful views of the valley and of Mount Amiata.
Near Castiglione d'Orcia you can find many important spas and springs, such as Bagno Vignoni, Terme di San Filippo, Chianciano Terme and San Casciano dei Bagni.


Castiglione d’Orcia, mentioned since 714, was owned by the Aldobrandeschi noble family, and then it became a free town since 1252. In th  in the 14th century it became a Sienese possession and then it was contested by Salimbeni and Siena.
The town, with its old cobblestone paved little roads, is a picturesque centre, above all in Vecchietta Square (Piazza il Vecchietta ) dedicated to the painter, sculptor and architect Lorenzo di Pietro ( 1412/1480 ), called il Vecchietta.
The walk inside Castiglione must include also the beautiful Romanesque Church of Santa Maria Maddalena, which has been restored recently. Its façade dates from the thirteenth century, the apse is one century older, and the bell tower is beautiful too.

The town of Castiglione d'Orcia will be a perfect backdrop for your Wedding in Italy!