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The highest of the major Tuscan hill-towns, at more than 600m, MONTEPULCIANO is built on a long, narrow ridge 65km southeast of Siena, along which coils the main street, the Corso, flanked by a series of dark alleys that drop away to the walls, providing slivers of views between Renaissance palazzi out over the rolling countryside. Henry James, who compared the town to a ship, spent most of his time here drinking – a sound policy, in view of the much-celebrated Vino Nobile. A short distance east is the Etruscan-founded – but now rather drab – town of Chiusi, useful only as transport hub unless …
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