Montepulciano is a medieval and Renaissance hill town in the Italian province of Siena in southern Tuscanycity in Tuscany is famous for its wines, especially the classic red wine Vino Nobile di Montepulciano . It sits high on a 605-metre (1,985 ft) limestone ridge, 13 kilometres (8 mi) east of Pienza, 70 kilometres (43 mi) southeast of Siena, 124 kilometres (77 mi) southeast of Florence, and 186 kilometres (116 mi) north of Rome by car. The main street of Montepulciano stretches for 1.5 kilometres (0.9 mi) from the Porta al Prato to the Piazza Grande at the top of the hill. The city is renowned for its walkable, car-free nature. Its flanked by numerouse stores with fantastic food items like pork salami, cheese, “pici” pasta, lentils, and honey and of couse the great gelati. Some important landmarks are for example the Palazzo Comunale, the Palazzo Tarugi, the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, or the Duomo of Montepulciano and the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie among others. Best take your time a walk around and feel the fantastic ambiance this city with its magical architecture inspires and of couse another must is the wine tasting a a visit to the deep wine cellars. Tours to visit this hilltop city as well as some surounding towns like Pienza where the Pecorino cheese comes from and the beautiful Montepulciano can be booked from Florence they take one hole day and cost around 65 Euros including some wine tasting.