Montisi Blog

Stay up to date with all that's happening in Montisi and the region with the Montisi blog created by Montisi artist and teacher Elizabeth Cochrane. In 1995, she visited Tuscany to immerse herself in its rich artistic history and paint the region's extraordinary countryside. Two years later, Elizabeth permanently settled here and she has been painting and exhibiting in the region ever since. She lives in Montisi where she has a studio in the town center. Click here for the Montisi blog.

Artists & Artisans

Montisi is home to diverse and highly talented professional artists and artisans. They all live and work in and around Montisi, some for many years. But there is no distinct "Montisi style." Their work is highly varied, but always inspiring for the viewer. more

Montisi Italian Film Festival
April 11-18, 2015

Join Montisi for the third year celebrating the art of Italian film. Enjoy a mixture of Italian masterpieces, contemporary films and rising new talents. Films are shown in the late afternoon and into the evening; you will have ample time to wander our Tuscany and savor our wines, foods, history and culture. Attend the 6:00pm show, enjoy a simple dinner, a glass of wine, and stroll to the 9:30pm show. more

Private Guided Tours

Antonella Piredda, resident in Montisi, is an experienced guide licensed by the Province of Siena. Discover Siena's rich heritage of artistic treasures with her, its unique gardens, hill towns, and architectural gems. Antonella is a certified expert on cheeses, a sommelier and has a vast knowledge of local wineries and olive oil producers. She designs customized tours, and her goal is to help you fall in love with the authentic Tuscany as she herself did years ago. Antonella Piredda, tel. ++39 347 456 5150, web site, or .

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