Sunday Herald Life - Chronicle of fearful times

22 October 2017
Iris Origo's life (1902-1988) contained two significant changes in direction. She was born in England but, after falling in love with an Italian marchese she settled in Italy. When her adopted home...

The Telegraph Magazine - In enemy territory

14 October 2017
Published 70 years ago, War in Val d'Orcia, British-born aristocrat Iris Origo's account of life in Italy during the Second World War, is one ofthe most cherished war diaries in history. Until now ...

La Nazione - Il parco più bello d'Italia è nel senese

01 July 2017
Il migliore parco privato dello Stivale? Si trova a Chianciano. Questo è il verdetto emesso dal comitato scientifico del premio "Il Parco più bello d'Italia". Il giardino sempre impeccabile di Vill...

Le Figaro - Chez les heureux du monde

01 May 2017
Non loin de Montepulciano, à quelque soixante kilomètres au sud de Sienne, face à la masse sombre d'un volcan endormi, La Foce fascine par la beauté éblouissante de ses jardins, la grandeur du pays...

Côté Sud - Paysage engagé

01 April 2017
Au sud de Sienne, le Val D’Orcia abrite La Foce, chef-d’œuvre d’équilibre du paysagiste anglais Cecil Ross Pinset. Un jardin associé au Dopolavoro, un restaurant où l'on déguste les produits de ce ...

Gardens Illustrated - An Englishman's masterpiece

01 February 2016
Writer Iris Origo longed for a verdant, pretty garden at La Foce in arid, windswept southern Tuscany. English landscape architect Cecil Pinsent made it a reality...

Financial Times - The Slow Lane: The art of bridging divides

08 August 2014
One of the strangest, most surreal moments in War in Val d’Orcia, Iris Origo’s diary of 1943-44, occurs when the Anglo-American writer, married to a Tuscan aristocrat, meets a German archaeological...

La Foce in the NYTimes! We are so proud of it!

14 May 2014
Iris Origo was a 22-year-old newlywed Anglo-American heiress — as rich, brilliant and innocent as a Henry James heroine — when she and her husband, an Italian nobleman, decided to buy La Foce.

New York Times - Echoes of history at a Tuscan Estate

09 May 2014
Iris Origo was a 22-year-old newlywed Anglo­American heiress - as rich, brilliant and innocent as a Hemy James heroine - when she and her husband, an Italian nobleman, decided to buy La Foce. "Tree...

Pasqua alla Foce

16 April 2014
Vi aspettiamo sabato 19, domenica 20 e lunedì 21 aprile con visite guidate al giardino alle ore 11:30, 15 e 16:30,...

Sconto 10% al Dopolavoro

10 April 2014
Tutti gli ospiti di La Foce e Chiarentana godono di uno sconto del 10%...

Apertura del giardino

01 April 2014
Da Aprile il giardino di La Foce è aperto...

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La Foce
Strada della Vittoria, 61
53042 Chianciano Terme
(Siena) - Italia

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Latitudine: 43° 1’ 27.78” N
Longitudine: 11° 46’ 46.2” E

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