On foot, by bike, on horseback

For walkers there are numerous sign-posted routes which leave directly from Il Rigo. The Vitaleta Chapel, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni and San Quirico are all easy to reach on foot from Il Rigo ( info and maps available at the reception).

Cyclists can enjoy an endless variety of itineraries through splendid scenery in the hills and on Monte Amiata.

There are stables in San Quirico and Castiglione d'Orcia which offer horse riding in the area.


Natural highlights

Just a few kilometers away is the Lucciola Bella nature reserve, where you can find many species of animals and plants which are typical to the area. In particular you can admire the famous "calanchi" which are a geological erosive formation found here because of the clay soil, they are punctuated here and there by broom bushes.