For those who are curious and who like to grind lots of kilometres enjoying peace and a bit of wind in their hair, this is undoubtedly the right place for slow travelling. Travelling by bicycles, on horseback or walking is the best way to truly get in touch with places that epitomize the concept of ‘universal beauty’. A relatively small provincial area that boasts four UNESCO “World Heritage Sites”: Siena, San Gimignano, Pienza, Montalcino and the entire Val d’Orcia, which are either crossed or in the vicinity of the Via Francigena.