There’s one church in particular, however, that contains a truly impressive work of art: it’s the Romanesque Church of Sante Flore e Lucilla, home to a low-relief lunette known as the Blood of Christ, attributed to Donatello and likely dating to the first half of the 1400s.
To fully immerse yourself in the very much alive soul of the Sienese Valdichiana, you have to wander through its streets and country paths, as well as visit the churches, stop in its squares and try traditional products.
The nearby village of Montefollonico is a must-see, with its characteristic houses. This sheltered town is still surrounded by its historic city walls, acting as a reminder of its past impregnability but today marking a destination for passionate travelers.
A few kilometres from Torrita di Siena is Montepulciano, a destination known for its medieval and Renaissance beauty and for its wine, which can be tasted in various cellars in the historic cellar.