Val d’Orcia Paradise

Imagine to open the window of your hotel room and lose yourself with your eyes in the green of the Val d’Orcia or in the blue of the panoramic pool overlooking the valley. The enchanting landscape of the beautiful hills that have become a UNESCO World Heritage Site is the perfect setting to get away from the daily hustle and bustle and rediscover the peace of the senses. No, it is not a dream, it is the unique experience you can live in our hotel where nature dominates everything.

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Euronics, The Best of Electronics Close to Home

It is a state-of-the-art Euronics store, located in two towns in the area, Acquapendente and Castel del Piano. Entering it is like living a dream, at least for electronics enthusiasts, in fact you can find products of the highest quality: small and large appliances, televisions of all sizes, telephones, headphones, but also latest generation bicycles, games, stereos, assistance and even… solar panels.

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Geothermal Energy: Steam Leads the Way

The last scientific event of the year was Geothermix, an international conference with Italian and foreign PhD students and researchers. The initiative, carried out at the Department of Earth Sciences of the University of Pisa and in Larderello, also saw Enel Green Power’s Director of Geothermal Energy Italy, Luca Rossini, deliver a drilling core from the hottest point measured in the European continental crust in Tuscany, to the Director of the Department Luca Pandolfi.

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L’Agresto dell’Amiata

The grapes harvested in the pre or early veraison phase are pressed, cooked and then cold flavored with a blend of herbs from the Amiata area including: juniper berries (Juniperus communis), chives (Allium schoenoprasum), carline roots (Carlina acaulis), wild garlic (Allium ursinum) and white onion (Allium cepa). The purpose is to enhance a mountain on whose slopes grapes have always been grown through which great wines will be obtained, and – at higher altitudes – aromatic herbs that grow abundantly and characterize the territory for its wealth of endemic specimens, making dell’Amiata, as Father Ernesto Balducci said, a “precious casket”.

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Indiana Park

An idea that comes from the foresight of Stefano Rossi and Annamaria Pinotti, great mountain experts, who in 2010 decided to take over a small structure at Prato delle Macinaie (Castel del Piano), evaluating Mount Amiata as an extremely characteristic place to set up this kind of activity. From that moment on, the growth of Indiana Park attracts thousands of adventurers from all over Italy and Europe every year.

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