On the track of Dante Alighieri: visit of Torrita di Siena and Sinalunga

The Tuscany of Dante Alighieri, between history and legend, from Hell to Purgatory

«Quiv’era l’Aretin che da le braccia fiere di Ghin di Tacco ebbe la morte»  in the sixth Canto of Purgatory Dante Alighieri met Benincasa di Laterina murdered by Ghino di Tacco. Ghino di Tacco was a particolar character, he was born in the castle La Fratta in the territory of Torrita di Siena in the past. Today La Fratta is a famous movie set and Chianina breeding farmhouse. Ghino di Tacco was known as Brigante Gentiluomo of Valdichiana, a modern Robin Hood who stole from the rich to give to the poor.
With this experience you will discover the hamlets of Sinalunga and Torrita di Siena thanks to a Dante inspired path.
You will relive the descent into hell discovering the treasures of the underground tunnels of Sinalunga. Don’t worry: you will be accompanied by an archeologist and not by Charon. Once re-emerged, you will leave the hell to reach to Purgatory, in the castle of Torrita di Siena. 
Here you will visit the village on the track of Ghino di Tacco and, finally, you will taste typical products like Cinta Senese salami and craft beer.
 

What it includes

The tour includes:

  • Visit of Sinalunga and underground tunnels;
  • Visit of Torrita di Siena;
  • Tasting of typical product (salami and craft beer)

On request:

  • Transfer service

Additional information

Green Pass Notes


In compliance with the new government provisions, issued with Law Decree no. 105 of 23 July 2021 to participate in our experiences and activities, the Green Pass (Green Certification) will necessarily be required.

 

We remind you that the Green Pass is issued in one of the following conditions:

 

  • That the customer has had at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine;
  • OR the client has tested negative for a molecular or antigenic (rapid) swab performed within the preceding 48 hours;
  • OR the client has recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months.

 

The Green Pass is not required for children under 12.

 

The Green Pass, together with an identity document, must be shown to Valdichiana Living staff or the service provider included in the tourist package purchased.

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Tour Informations € 75,00 per person

  • Where

    Sinaluna e Torrita di Siena

  • When

    10:30 am

  • Duration

    3 hours

  • Meeting point

    Piazza Garibaldi, Sinalunga

  • Email

    booking@valdichianaliving.it

€ 75,00 per person

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