Pici are a traditional country dish and their origins seem to date back to the Etruscans. Strictly handmade, the name derives from the verb “appicciare”, that is to say knead according to the Tuscan culinary slang.
- In May, the Pici celebration in Celle sul Rigo is the right occasion to taste the pici just like a local.
Pecorino di Pienza
The beautiful town of Pienza, an UNESCO world heritage site, is just over half an hour from the Sarteano campsite, and it’s well-know for its exquisite cheese, become famous all over the world only recently. Here you will find several wine bars, holiday farms and taverns where you can be sure to taste the real Pienza’s Pecorino, in all its exquisite variations.
Nobile di Montepulciano wine
The Nobile di Montepulciano was the first wine in Italy to get the DOCG certification; it was 1980, and since then it has been international considered one of the most prestigious wines. The town of Montepulciano, surrounded by vineyards and rich in suggestive corners, is a charming place from which you can admire a boundless panorama of the Tuscan valleys.
The Chianina is a local cuttle breed, mainly common in the Val di Chiana, bred in the wild and typically used for the “Fiorentina” steak. Chianina breed is not only good, but also beautiful to see! This animal have become integral part of the typical Tuscan bucolic landscape.
Book your Coco Sweet tent in Sarteano, and go taste the gastronomic delights of Tuscany!