Essential Montalcino Information
Things to do
Montalcino is an ancient hill-top town with fantastic views across the Asso, Ombrone and Arbia valleys below. Famous for the Brunello wine, Montalcino and its ancient walls are firmly on the tourist map of Tuscany.Read more
There is a main COOP supermarket in Via S. Antonio. Other smaller grocery stores can be found throughout Montalcino.
These are normally open Monday – Friday from 9am - 1pm and 4pm – 7pm. Saturday 10am – 1pm
A small ‘local’ market is held here every Friday.
Main chemists can be found in Corso Mateotti Giacomo and Piazza del Popolo
There are various banks in Montalcino with cash dispensers that accept credit cards.
Tourist Information Office
A local tourist information office can be found in Via Costa del Municipio. Ph: +39 0577 849331. Here you can find local maps, public transport information, information about local vineyards, trekking and biking trails and guided walks. Various posters and pamphlets are also provided. Tickets for local concerts and theatre shows can also be bought here.
During the summer months (April – Oct) it is open every day from 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5.50pm
During the winter months (November – March) it’s open from 10am – 1pm and 2pm – 5.50pm. Closed on Monday
Ristorante Pizzeria Il Grifo
18, v. Mazzini
53024 Montalcino (SI)
Tel: +39 0577 847070
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