The natural blend between the stone of the buildings and the almost pictorial gentleness of the Tuscany landscapes, represent the wonder of Cetona. Just go up its narrow paved streets called "coste"(edges) because they skirt the mountain, or penetrate into the "cittadella"(the old hand of houses dominating the renaissance square) to get the poetic nature of this place, a "delight of peaceful shapes".
This is a small spa of medieval origin, made of a few buildings clustered around a big thermal pool dating back to Roman emperor times. The pool waters flow from the underlying volcanic rocks and the healing properties of these waters have always been known.
Governed by the powerful King Porsenna, Chiusi was one of the most important Etruscan cities in the 6th and 7th century B.C. Nowdays there are many Etruscan tombs open to the public both within Chiusi and in the surroundings. In the prestigious archaeological museum you can see numerous findings discovered in the surrounding tombs.
Founded by the Etruscans around 900 B.C., it is one of the Italian towns boasting the most ancient origins. You can still see its original walls representing the boundary walls of the present town. It was a great power until the Medieval ages, when it governed also Siena and Arezzo.
This is a very nice Medieval town with narrow streets and picturesque alleys. Nowdays famous for its exquisite wines, the greatest of which is the “Brunello di Montalcino”.
Cetona is located 29 Km from the famous art city of Montepulciano, known as “the Pearl of the 16th century” for its architecture going back mainly to the 16th century, when the House of Medici from Florence ruled over it with undisputed sovereignty. Today Montepulciano is also known for its great wines, the most famous of which is the “Vino Nobile di Montepulciano”.
This is a small jewel completely redesigned by Bernardo Rossellino in 1458 by order of the Pope Pio II (Enea Silvio Piccolomini).
Dating back to the Medieval ages, this village living on agriculture and tourism, is known as spa and farm tourism destination. The thermal baths which it is famous for are situated south, about 1 km away: the waters gush within 2 km, at a temperature between 37 and 43 degrees, from as much as 42 springs of radioactive waters. These are used for hydrotherapeutic cure and mud, for healing hepathobiliary diseases, dyspepsias, rheumatisms and nephropathies.