Amiata Mount

Mount Amiata is the “mountain” located in southern Tuscany, which rises in the surrounding valleys, and engaging with evocative names

such as Val d’Orcia, Maremma, the valley of Lake Bolsena, the Chianti region. Mount Amiata is surrounded by villages of great historical and artistic interest, always popular with tourists who are gratified at the landscapes and exhibits of art, in an area where cycles for large trees and power allocation found by the Etruscans, the Middle Ages of the Papacy and the Carolingians, the Republic of Siena and finally the Grand Duchy of Tuscany. In the past, interesting mineral deposits have been exploited, mainly of cinnabar, the ore from which mercury is obtained for centuries, today virtually no longer used.