Tuscany the Etruscan Land: the ways of water

Chiusi, Sarteano, Chianciano Terme, Montepulciano, Pienza, Bagno Vignoni, San Casciano dei Bagni.

An extraordinary 3-day itinerary through the Etruscan history of Valdichiana Senese and Val d'Orcia, to discover the civilization that observed the beauty and the richness of these lands for the first time. Water in all its forms will connect each step of the journey. Water as a naturalistic resource, spiritual element and source of well-being.
 
Price per person: € 360.00 in a double room - half board
Children under three years: free
Children from 3 to 12 years: 50% discount.

DAY 1
Arrival in Chianciano Terme and accommodation in 3-star hotel;
We reach Montepulciano for a guided tour of the village pearl of the '500, home of the poet Agnolo Poliziano, and we stop in a monumental cellar producing Vino Nobile di Montepulciano Docg.
Light lunch based on typical zero miles products at "La Bottega Valdichiana Eating" in Piazza Grande.
We move to Pienza, the ideal Renaissance city and Unesco Heritage site, for a visit of the historic center.
We end the tour enjoying the sunset in Bagno Vignoni, where the sixteenth-century Piazza delle Sorgenti is located, with its hot thermal waters.
Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.

DAY 2
After breakfast we reach the Civic Museum of Sarteano, where there is the reproduction of the  Tomb of the Infernal Quadriga, a spectacular example of Etruscan funeral art with extraordinarily preserved colors .
We continue the itinerary in Chiusi, the city of Estruscan King Porsenna, and we visit his underground Labyrinth located under the Cathedral of San Secondiano.
Lunch in a characteristic restaurant closer to Chiusi Lake.
Relaxing afternoon at Theia Thermal Pools in Chianciano Terme.
Return to hotel, dinner and overnight.

DAY 3
Breakfast and check out.
Before leaving Chianciano Terme we visit the Etruscan Museum, where the Etruscan civilization lives again in sections that illustrate life and death of the Etruscan people. The museum hosts the most important collection of Etruscan canopi in Italy.
The last stop on our trip is San Casciano dei Bagni, one of the "Most Beautiful Villages of Italy" where the exclusive Fonteverde spa is located.
You will conclude the tour relaxing yourself at the thermal baths.
Free lunch.
Return.

What it includes


Stay

2 nights in half board hotel 


Tour

Guided tour of the cities of Montepulciano, Pienza and Bagno Vignoni


Meals

Lunch in Montepulciano (cold cuts, cheeses, bruschetta, vegetables, dessert, water and wine)
Lunch at Lake Chiusi (appetizer, first course, dessert, coffee, water and wine)


Tickets

Entrance and guided tour to
- the Museum of the Cathedral and Labyrinth of Porsenna di Chiusi
- the Etruscan Museum of Chianciano Terme;
- the Civic Museum of Sarteano, where there is the reproduction of the Tomb of the Infernal Quadriga
Entrance to the Theia Thermal Pools in Chianciano Terme
Entrance to the Terme di Fonteverde in San Casciano dei Bagni


Notes

Minimum participants: 8
Maximum participants: 20


• The price is per person.
• Tourist tax not included, if applied it has to be paid upon check-out at the hotel.
• Transport service on site not included; available on request.
• Transportation service to and from airport or railway station not included; available on request.
 
Booking method
Contact us by email at booking@valdichianaliving.it

 

Green Pass Notes


In compliance with the new government provisions, issued with Law Decree no. 105 of 23 July 2021 to participate in our experiences and activities, the Green Pass (Green Certification) will necessarily be required.

 

We remind you that the Green Pass is issued in one of the following conditions:

 

  • That the customer has had at least the first dose of Covid-19 vaccine;
  • OR the client has tested negative for a molecular or antigenic (rapid) swab performed within the preceding 48 hours;
  • OR the client has recovered from COVID-19 within the previous six months.

 

The Green Pass is not required for children under 12.

 

The Green Pass, together with an identity document, must be shown to Valdichiana Living staff or the service provider included in the tourist package purchased.

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