Pergine Valderno is the association of five villages and has 3200 inhabitants. It is located in the middle of the golden triangle of Siena, Arezzo and Florence.
It is a typical Tuscan landscape with hills covered in the upper part by woods and forests, and in the lower part by olive groves and vineyards. In Pergine you can be sure, all the stones you see
have been used already a lot of times.
The economy of the territory is based on production:
- Of olive oil, considered by experts as the best in Tuscany. Taste it, at the exit of the press with the "Fétuna": toasted bread with garlic, olive oil and salt.
Oil and wine
- The famous "Chianti" on the hills overlooking Arrezo, and the "Vinsanto", which is obtained by pressing over-ripe grapes.
- Of the manufacture of gold, which comes from ancient traditions, dating from the Etruscan age
Every year in Pergine a film festival is held where a price is given to the film where has been expressed the relation between people of different ages in the best way.