Montepulciano Travel Guide

Just 5 minutes from vibrant heart of Montepulciano, Fonte Martino offers the perfect combination of countryside tranquility and modern luxury. We are an ideal home-base destination for your Tuscan adventure. It’s easy to understand why Rick Steves said, “Montepulciano is one of my favorites for exploring Tuscany and its wine country.”

Flag Throwers at the Montepulciano Chocolate Festival in Piazza Grande

Airports Near Montepulciano

Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) has the most international flight arrivals in Italy and is about 2 hours from Montepulciano.

Additional airports near Montepulciano include Florence Peretola Airport (1h 30m), Pisa International Airport (2h 20m), and Bologna International Airport (2h 30m).

If travelling within Europe, Perugia International Airport is only 1 hour and 10 minutes from Montepulciano.

Train Stations Near Montepulciano

Montepulciano is accessible by two train stations:

  • The first is the Chiusi-Chianciano Terme train station in the town of Chiusi and only 30 minutes from Montepulciano. There are car rental agencies near the station, including Hertz.
  • The second train station is in the small village of Montepulciano Stazione, about 20 minutes from Montepulciano. There are no car rental agencies located here.

Please visit for train schedules.

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano winery grapes
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Day Trips from Montepulciano

Our bed and breakfast in Montepulciano is an ideal home-base for day trips to visit many scenic and beautiful destinations. Explore Tuscany and Umbria and experience the picturesque Italy dreams are made of.

  • Montepulciano: 5min

  • Pienza: 20min

  • Monticchiello: 20min

  • Valdichiana Outlets

  • Lago Trasimeno: 40min

  • Cortona: 45min

  • Montalcino: 45min

  • Siena: 50min
  • The Mall Luxury Shops: 1hr
  • Florence: 1hr 20min
  • Assisi: 1hr 20min
  • Maremma Beaches: 1hr 30min
  • Rome: 2hr
  • Pisa: 2hr 20min
  • Bologna: 2hr 30min

Quick Montepulciano Travel Reference Guide

There can be many questions when travelling to Italy. Here are answers to a few of the most common ones.

  • Will I need an electrical adapter in Italy?

    Local voltage is 220 to 240 volts AC.  If you see on your device “Input: 110-240v”, it will function properly in Italy, however, you many need an adaptor.

  • What is the time zone in Italy?

    Italy is in the Central European Time zone (CET): GMT +1 hour

  • What currency and credit cards can I use in Italy?

    The local currency is the Euro and most businesses also accept Visa, Mastercard, and American Express credit cards. You can easily withdrawal Euro from the many ATM/Bancomat machines throughout Italy.

  • What languages are spoken in Italy?

    Italian is the primary language of course; however, Montepulciano has a cosmopolitan flavor and English is widely spoken.


Fonte Martino Guest House & Estate
Via di Valardegna, 8
53045 Montepulciano SI Italia

Fonte Martino di Di Lullo David John
P.IVA 01493370520 – SDI: USAL8PV