San Giovanni d'Asso

San Giovanni d'Asso
Comune di San Giovanni d'Asso

Coat of arms
San Giovanni d'Asso

Location of San Giovanni d'Asso in Italy

Coordinates: 43°9′N 11°35′E / 43.150°N 11.583°E / 43.150; 11.583
Country Italy
Region Tuscany
Province / Metropolitan city Siena (SI)
Frazioni Montelifrè, Montisi, Monterongriffoli, Lucignano d'Asso, Vergelle
  Mayor Michele Boscagli
  Total 66.4 km2 (25.6 sq mi)
Elevation 310 m (1,020 ft)
Population (Dec. 2004)
  Total 920
  Density 14/km2 (36/sq mi)
Demonym(s) Sangiovannesi
Time zone CET (UTC+1)
  Summer (DST) CEST (UTC+2)
Postal code 53020
Dialing code 0577
Website Official website

San Giovanni d'Asso is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Siena in the Italian region Tuscany, located about 80 kilometres (50 mi) southeast of Florence and about 30 kilometres (19 mi) southeast of Siena in the area known as the Crete Senesi.

The hamlet is overlooked by large Castle, now home to a large White truffle museum, and there is a festival celebrating the rare and fragrant tuber each year. Also interesting in the historical centre are the churches of San Giovanni Battista (pieve) and San Pietro in Villore, both of medieval origin.


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