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The Val d’Orcia is a wide and green valley located in Tuscany, in the province of Siena and partly within that of Grosseto, north and east of Mount Amiatae near the border with Umbria. Crossed by the river Orcia at the center, which gives it its name, it is characterized by pleasant landscapes and panoramas from several medieval villages, two of which are well known as Pienza and Montalcino. Characteristic cypress tree, food and wines Pici, the Cinta Senese, Pecorino di Pienza, the Brunello di Montalcino and the new name of the wine DOC Orcia.