The travel and holiday season is back and, with it, the Valdichiana Senese reaches its prime. The hilly landscapes have beautiful and varied shades of yellow, the air takes on the smell of the countryside and the colors become more brilliant, thanks to the incessant gleam of the sun's rays. What better place to fully enjoy this season than Valdichiana Senese?
Valdichiana Senese is the perfect place for a family holiday, with many exciting activities for adults and children. To meet the needs of all family members, the winning recipe often consists in planning days characterized by a series of varied experiences. A few hours of relaxation at the spa can be combined with a tour of the farm or an archaeological trip, to admire the finds unearthed from the hot thermal waters of San Casciano dei Bagni. For families particularly fond of history, the permanence of the Etruscans in the Chiusi area offers many learning opportunities for people of all ages, but it is possible to go even further back in time by visiting the town of Cetona, full of extraordinary testimonies about the human presence in Valdichiana Senese since Prehistoric times. Of course, a stay in Tuscany is not complete without a visit to the hamlets: even the little ones won't fail to be amazed by the beauties of
Despite the summer temperatures, a holiday is for many an opportunity to play sports, immersed in beautiful natural landscapes rather than within the walls of a gym. For anyone who shares this sentiment, the Valdichiana Senese is the perfect destination, with its numerous paths to be covered by bike or on foot.
The journey through the Strada del Vino Nobile di Montepulciano e dei Sapori della Valdichiana Senese offers the perfect itinerary for those who love to visit new territories starting from the food and wine proposal. The summer heat will be just a distant memory within the cool walls of the underground cellars of Montepulciano or in front of a tasting of exquisite pecorino cheese and prime quality steaks.
If, after a long year, relaxation is often the main objective of the summer holidays, opportunities for cultural enrichment are still essential for a memorable trip. Summer in Valdichiana is full of unique events. Various events designed for music lovers are back on: the summer starts with the Torrita Blues Festival in Torrita di Siena (from 23 to 25 June), followed by the Lars Rock Fest in Chiusi (from 8 to 10 July). For anyone who comes to Valdichiana in search of intellectual stimuli, La Terrazza di San Casciano dei Bagni (from 26 June) is the event to attend, where you will meet celebrities from the world of entertainment and culture. The summer days and evenings will also be enlivened by the rich calendar of events of the Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte (from 16 to 31 July), in which musical concerts are accompanied by other performing arts, conferences and book presentations. Summer entertainment in the Valdichiana Senese is also designed for the little ones, see the magic of the L'Incantaborgo Street Arts Festival in Sinalunga (from 14 to 17 July), enlivened by shows that will leave children and adults speechless. For those who are instead looking for a stay dedicated to traditional local events, for an authentic summer experience as lived by the inhabitants of the Valdichiana Senese, the Giostra del Saracino in Sarteano will be particularly appreciated (from 11 to 15 August).
To organize your stay immersed in the summer beauty of the Valdichiana Senese, contact Valdichiana Living.