Luxury holidays in Montepulciano

When to go

Tuscany is at its hottest in July and August, when temperatures reach highs of up to 30°C. The good weather attracts tourists, so for a cooler (and slightly less crowded) stay, book for May, June, September or October. Visit at the end of August to witness the Bravio delle Botti festival.

Getting there

  • Planes

    Aeroporto di Firenze ( is the closest airport at just under 90 minutes’ drive away. Flights arrive here from destinations all over Europe. International travellers should fly to Fiumicino airport in Rome (, a two-hour drive south of Montepulciano.
  • Trains

    Montepulciano Stazione is a 15-minute drive east of the city centre. Regular TrenItalia trains connect Montepulciano with nearby cities including Florence, Rome and Milan.
  • Automobiles

    Whether it be a four-wheeled car or two-wheeled moped, your own set of wheels will prove very useful when navigating this rural town. There are Avis ( car hire booths at both Florence and Rome airport.