There is so much more to Siena, Italy than the incomparable city, where art, culture and fine cuisine are a way of life, as much as the historic sights and the famous Palio horse race. The province is one of Italy’s most visited places and Siena holidays are always special. The town of Asciano, close to the famous Rapolano Terme hot springs is noted as the most beautiful place to visit in the area. With exceptional accommodation in Siena available to cater to every preference, you can be sure of a memorable break in a spectacular part of the world.
Siena Holidays for a Taste of Culture
Choosing accommodation in Siena, Italy which leaves you free to come and go as you please is ideal for discovering some of this UNESCO world heritage listed city’s most famous places like the magnificent Piazza del Campo, the fabulous shell shaped square which hosts the Palio horse race. The square is dominated by the Torre del Mangia, and the Palazzo Pubblica where you can spend the day perusing the many art treasures within. It is of course essential to visit the Duomo, or Siena cathedral. Building begin during the 12th century and it is a truly spectacular example of Romanesque-Gothic architecture from that period. Just 30 km from Siena, Asciano is rightly said to be one of the most exquisite places to visit in Siena, Italy.
For a taste of accommodation in Siena which encompasses the colours and textures of Siena, the Hotel Montaperti in Asciano is as good as it gets. Agriturismo is big news when it comes to accomodation Siena style and you might find yourself on a working olive farm or vineyard. Asciano is close the the magical Rapolano Terme, a healing hot springs and spa at the heart of the famed Crete Senesi, a land of vivid colour and contrast. Rejuvenate body and mind in the healing waters of the pools for an outstanding natural boost.
Accomodation in Siena allows you to choose from dozens of wonderful options. From the exclusive blend of colour and form with modern facilities and comfort that is the Hotel Montaperti, to the many agriturismo estates in the region, Siena, Italy is a joy when it comes to where to make your base. Asciano has much to see and in 1898 a fine example of a Roman baths with an exceptional mosaic paved area was discovered.
Close by the Estruscan necropolis dating from the 5th century BC has been excavated making the area a cultural and historical treat. Add the art, local wines and fine cuisine that Tuscany and is known for, select the perfect accomodation Siena for your needs, and discover first hand the true magic of Siena holidays.