Little churches and landscapes in their holy silent, even the warm spa and baths, in their heat and vapor, bear a deep spirituality evoking great mystics who lived or went by this land, around San Quirico, Vignoni and Bagno Vignoni.
Holy art, religious feasts, together with the peaceful place made by sweet hills, attest this mystical spirituality.
S. Francesco married in a mystical wedding Lady Poverty in Val d’Orcia, according to Legenda Aurea by Jacopo from Varagine and the famous painting by Sassetta, preserved in Condè Museum in Chantilly.
Caterina from Siena stayed in Rocca di Tentennano and in Bagno Vignoni, diving in the medieval pool healing water.
The russian director Andrej Tarkovskij, a mystical cinema poet, filmed here touching scenes of his masterpiece Nostalghia, and even the italian director Franco Zeffirelli chose this land as set for Fratello Sole Sorella Luna.