Townhouse | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6
A lovely town-house in Chianciano. Living room with working fire-place on the ground floor, two bedrooms on the top floor, with a live- in kitchen and a modern bathroom with shower and a washing machine. The living room has a sofa bed where other two people could sleep comfortably.
The house has a relaxing view over the Tuscan hills.
Chianciano is located about 90 km southeast of Florence and about 50 km southeast of Siena. It is located between the Valdichiana and the Val d'Orcia.The landscape of the Val d'Orcia have been recognised by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site.
Chianciano is famous for its Spa´s. The Spas use the water for many treatments and there are elegant parks where the therapeutic waters emerges: "acqua Sillene" is used for balnotherapy and mud-bath treatment; acqua Sant'Elena" used for the treatment of the kidneys and urinary disorders.
The newest and more amazing spa is called "Salone Sensoriale", the minerals from the baths will make your skin feeling revitalised and it is also possible to try the mud bath which works wonders to clarify the skin. There is a variety of saunas, spas, pools, massages and relaxation rooms all to affordable prices.
Although is a small town, Chianciano has 3 very good museums: The Museum of Art of Chianciano hosts a series of collections ranging from Neolithic and Asiatic to Contemporary art. You will view paintings and sculptures by artists such as Tom Nash, Francis Turner, Brian Willsher and Albert Louden, drawings by the likes of Magritte, Guttuso and Munch, historical works from Royal Collections and original etchings by masters such as Durer and Rembrandt.
You can also visit the Museo Civico Archeologico and the Etruscan Museum.
The region is famous for the wine (Montepulciano, Brunello di Montalcino, Chianti) and the fantastic local beef and wild board meat. Also "Pici", a special pasta made only in this region.
Chianciano Terme has amazing surroundings and it is close to the beautiful towns of Chiusi, Montepulciano, Pienza, Sarteano, Montalcino. It´s not very far from the Mount Amiata with its incredible walks in woods of chestnuts and skiing facilities during the winter. The skiing season starts at the beginning of December and ends during the last week of March.
At Sant'Anna in Camprena, a former Olivetan Benedictine monastery from the 15th century – only 6 kilometres away from Pienza, the Italian-American director Anthony Minghella shot some of the most famous scenes of his movie The English patient and it´s worth a visit.
|Size||Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Notes||Pets welcome, No smoking at this property|