“This valley …….
where it is verdant with age-old and dense thickets sprinkled with flints, stone and bronze axes, bears witness to the first step of human life; where the arches of a bridge are to be broken, it recalls the strength of Rome; in the Serbian castles the feudal power, in the parish churches the religious one, in the “grancie”
the hospitable one, everywhere that of nature and the elements, from the impact of the wind that crushed the tops of the beech trees, to the roar of water that overwhelmed the village ……. ”
Un breve passo tratto da una guida turistica dei primi del Novecento di Fabio Bargagli Petrucci per rievocare la suggestione che da sempre ha suscitato il territorio della Val d’Orcia.