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Chianciano Terme

Chianciano Terme

Chianciano Terme - Siena's province - south of Tuscany; the town is divided into two: one part antique and the other part modern, it is very popular for it's Hot Spring Spas, one of the most important in Europe.

People come for their liver treatments, intestine, respiratory, rheumatism, dermatitis and others. Chianciano Terme is situated on the first hills of the southern Valdichiana, the city is surrounded by archelogical excavations.

The Museo Civico Archeologico is rich in Etruscan objects.

Chianciano Terme is in an ideal position to visit the Central of Italy like Siena, Perugia, Arezzo, Roma and Firenze and historical and cutural towns.

Main distances

  • Sarteano = Km 9.5
  • Montepulciano = Km 10
  • Chiusi = Km 13
    Cetona = Km 16
    Pienza = Km 22
    Città della Pieve = Km 23
    San Casciano dei Bagni = Km 25
    Torrita di Siena = Km 27
    Radicofani = Km 28
    Trequanda = Km 29
    San Quirico d'Orcia = Km 31
    Val d'Orcia = Km 39
    Cortona = Km 42
    Lago Trasimeno = Km 44
    Montalcino = Km 48
    Monte Amiata = Km 52
    Orvieto = Km 58
    Perugia = Km 66
    Arezzo = Km 70
    Siena = Km 71
    Civita di Bagnoregio = Km 72
    Todi = Km 84
    Assisi = Km 85
    San Gimignano = Km 107
    Gubbio = Km 109
    Volterra = Km 120
    Spoleto = Km 127
    Firenze = Km 128
    Roma = Km 170

Tours and excursions: between art, nature, food and wine

Montepulciano

Montepulciano

The beautiful town has been called the Pearl of the '500, as it retains its beauty intact with palaces and churches of the greatest architects of the Renaissance. To see the beautiful Piazza Grande with the Cathedral fašade incomplete and the Palazzo Comunale. In the valley below the town, a scene not to be missed and absolutely unforgettable, outstanding and elegant mass of the Temple of San Biagio. And how can we forget the "Vino Nobile", which has become one of the most popular Tuscan wines at international level.
Pienza

Pienza

Pienza, the city "born from a thought of love and a dream of beauty," as he wrote Giovanni Pascoli.
Much of his most beautiful architecture was built under Pope Pius II, transforming the birthplace of Corsignano in a beautiful Renaissance town, an exceptional example of fifteenth-century architecture and urbanism. In three years, between 1459 and 1462, the new Pienza saw the birth of the Assumption Cathedral, the Palazzo Piccolomini, the Town Hall and the Episcopal Palace with its museum.
Val d'Orcia

Val d'Orcia

Crossed by the river Orcia, which gives it its name, is characterized by pleasant landscaped vistas and a number of medieval villages, the valley is also an important nature park, arts and culture, and from 2 July 2004, he was recognized World Heritage of 'humanity by UNESCO. In addition to Pienza and Montalcino, part of Park, Castiglione d'Orcia, San Quirico d'Orcia and Radicofani. Other important towns are: Monticchiello, Bagno Vignoni, Rocca d'Orcia, Campiglia d'Orcia, Bagni San Filippo, Vivo d'Orcia.
Montalcino - Sant'Antimo

Montalcino

Made famous by Brunello, one of the best red wines in the world, Montalcino is also a magnificent city of art, full of palaces and churches and on top of which stands the beautiful medieval fortress that overlooks the famous vineyards. Montalcino has preserved the charm of an ancient medieval village. In the town of Montalcino, is a beautiful monastery, the Abbey of St. Antimo, based on an ex-voto attributed to Charlemagne around 781, one of the masterpieces of Romanesque architecture in Italy.
Monte Amiata

Monte Amiata

Monte Amiata rises in the Tuscany Antiappennino between Maremma, Val d'Orcia and Val di Chiana near the regions of Umbria and Lazio.
Monte Amiata place name indicates a great extension of the territory in which we find the center being Monte Amiata, the mountainous group, surrounded by towns and villages of great historical and artistic interest.
The monte was once an old vulcano, now extinguished, with rocks and lakes of vulcanic origin. The Amiata is full of fresh water, in the area are the river sources of Fiora, Orcia e Albegna.
Chiusi

Chiusi

Center of great archaeological importance, as evidenced by the exhibits at the National Etruscan Museum. Deserve careful visit, the Etruscan tombs, the Cathedral Museum, which contains a valuable collection of manuscripts Benedictines, the Cathedral of St. Secondiano, the oldest church in Tuscany, the Catacombs of St. Catherine and St. Mustiola and the Labyrinth of Porsenna - a journey through the underground tunnels of the Etruscan era - which, through the subsurface, leading to a monumental cistern.
Lago Trasimeno

Lago Trasimeno

Lake Trasimeno, with its three islands: Maggiore, Minore and Polvese, immersed in the greenery of reeds, with a side dish of ancient villages, cathedrals and castles on hills, part of Umbria and part of Tuscany, covered with olive groves and vineyards, is the fourth largest lake in Italy and the largest parks in Umbria has always been an important area for waterfowl and a perfect habitat for fish species. Do not miss a visit to the medieval villages: CittÓ della Pieve, Panicale, Castiglione del Lago, Passignano sul Trasimeno, Magione, and Tuoro sul Trasimeno.
Cortona

Cortona

Main cultural and tourist center of the Val di Chiana after the capital, Cortona was one of the twelve cities of the Etruscan League.
Of its primitive cyclopean defenses can still be seen, imposing sections slightly modified by medieval walls.
Apart from a few fine Renaissance palaces, the character of the buildings is medieval, conferring on the steep narrow streets a strong sense of atmosphere.
Due to the elevated position from every point of Cortona offers a wonderful view over the whole of the Val di Chiana.

Contact

Hotel Cristina Chianciano Terme
Director & Owner: Fam. GIULIANELLI
Via G. di Vittorio (ang. Via Adige)
53042 Chianciano Terme - Siena
Tel. +39 0578 60552 | Fax +39 0578 60553
Abit. Tel. +39 0578 63776
hcristina@tin.it

Useful links

  • Comune di Chianciano Terme
  • Terme di Chianciano
  • Terme Sant'Elena
  • Vivi Chianciano Terme
  • Terre di Siena