Situated close to the charming city of Siena (34km) in Tuscany and the famous vineyards of Montalcino, the
Petriolo Spa Resort is located next to a beautiful natural thermal bath and is surrounded by a lush nature park. Tuscany is known for its gorgeous landscapes, its rich artistic legacy and its vast influence on high culture.
The area is widely regarded as the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Siena itself is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice yearly. The historic centre of Siena has been declared by UNESCO a World Heritage Site and the city’s Cathedral is a fascinating display of Romanesque-Gothic architecture which typifies the historical scene that is Siena.
Visitors to the city should allow themselves time to explore the area and discover Siena's atmospheric maze of narrow lanes and alleyways. All visitors are encouraged to visit the stately Palazzo Pubblico (town hall). Topped by the soaring Torre del Mangia and named after the medieval bell-ringer, the tower offers magnificent views of Siena and the Tuscan countryside.
No visit is complete without a wander through Siena's quirky, labyrinth-like streets that wind around Il Campo.To the south of Siena is a classic fairytale hilltop town which exudes medieval charm.
Renowned for it's Brunello wine, this beautiful village is immersed in the breathtaking Val d'Orcia, natural park medieval castles, sunny rolling hills, isolated hilltop towns, charming farmhouses and avenues of cypresses, vineyards, olive groves and golden wheat fields.We recommend adding car hire at the next stage of booking process to make the most of your beautiful surroundings!