Montepulciano Travel Guide

Exclusively situated 5 minutes from historic Montepulciano, Fonte Martino is the ideal 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.”

Upon your arrival, you will be greeted with panoramic views of Montepulciano and the Tuscan countryside. With the most perfect weather, you will find yourself immersed in our beautiful gardens and relaxing suites. Designed to accommodate a limited number of guests with all modern comforts, Fonte Martino will provide lasting memories for your Tuscan holiday.

Montepulciano Travel Guide and view of Tuscan countryside
Flag Throwers at the Montepulciano Chocolate Festival in Piazza Grande

Airports and Train Stations near Montepulciano

What are the closest airports to Montepulciano?

Rome Fiumicino Airport (FCO) is the preferred airport and has the most international flight arrivals in Italy.  FCO 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.

Vino Nobile di Montepulciano winery grapes

What are the closest train stations to Montepulciano?

Montepulciano can be accessed by two train stations. The preferred is the Chiusi-Chianciano Terme train station, which is only 30 minutes from Montepulciano. There are car rental agencies near the station, including Hertz.

The other train station is in Montepulciano Stazione. This town is located about 20 minutes from Montepulciano. There are no car rental agencies located here.

Please visit for train schedules.

Visiting Montepulciano?  Download a map of the historic city center below.

“Heaven in Tuscany…”


Montepulciano Location Information

Located between the Val d’Orcia and the Valdichiana, Fonte Martino Guest House & Estate is centrally located to many scenic and beautiful destinations.  Come stay with us and experience the picturesque Italy dreams are made of.

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  • 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.

  • What is the time zone in Italy?

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

  • What languages are spoken in Italy?

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

  • 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 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.