1. Relax in the thermal water of Valdichiana Senese

Set aside all your thoughts and immerge yourself in a multisensory experience to enjoy moments of total relax in the natural springs of the territory. You can choose among Theia Thermal Pools or Sensory Spas in Chianciano Terme, Terme di Montepulciano and Fonteverde Natual Spa Resort in San Casciano dei Bagni.

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2. Accept a glass of vinsanto

“Would you like a glass of vinsanto?” Enjoy the typical Tuscan welcome and drink a glass of Vin Santo in the medieval village of Montefollonico, easily reachable with a pleasant walk from Torrita di Siena.

Chiusi Città Sotterranea

3. Explore the Etruscan past

Leave all the fears aside and enter the deep underground labyrinths in the Etruscan city of Chiusi. Porsenna’s Labyrinth and the Underground City will reveal a fascinating ancient world. Go back to the Etruscans everyday life in the National Etruscan Museum of Chiusi or in the sections of the Etruscan Museum of Chianciano Terme.

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4. Taste a glass of Vino Nobile di Montepulciano

“Montepulciano is the King of wines”, as Francesco Redi put it in 1685. Today, as yesterday, it is the Sangiovese vine variety (known locally as the Prugnolo Gentile) that gives the wine its soul. After two years aging in barrels, this wine achieves its unmistakable taste, with a strong territorial identity.

San Casciano dei Bagni

5. Explore one of the most beautiful villages of Italy: San Casciano dei Bagni

Relax with a panoramic walk through the village of San Casciano dei Bagni, up to the ancient thermal pools… and have a bath in the open air hot springs, maybe under the stars.

Quadriga Infernale Sarteano

6. Look a demon from the other side

In the extraordinarily preserved Tomb of the Quadriga Infernale in Sarteano, you will look into the eyes of the famous demon with burning hair and you will discover other precious Etruscan treasures.

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7. Taste the extra virgin olive oil of Trequanda

Have a simple Tuscan snack with a slice of bread and extra virgin oil from Trequanda, one of the most delicious Italian oils.

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8. Experience prehistory in Cetona (one of the “most beautiful villages in Italy”)

Imagine to be a cave man while you visit the Museum for the Prehistory of Cetona Mount, or discover the caves of the Archaeological Park of Belverde or the Bronze Age village rebuilt inside its Archeodrome.

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9. Meet the king of the valley

Giants animals with docile personality, the Chianina calves are the White Giants of Valdichiana and the meat of the traditional Florentine steak. Meet them visiting one of the local farms, for example in Sinalunga

10. Recognize movie sets

Many movies have been filmed in this territory: “New Moon”, “Under the Tuscan Sun”, “A Midsummer Night’s Dream”, just to name a few. Have fun identifying the sets chosen by the directors while visiting the villages of Valdichiana Senese.