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Our region

Situated in the south of the the Val di Chiana in the province of Siena, bordering with Umbria (Trasimeno, Orvieto, Perugia), Chiusi is known as the ancient Dodecapolis of the Etruscan reign of king Porsenna. Such a past history has left still visible traces. These include Etruscan tombs, underground tunnels, ancient city walls. The Museo Nazionale Etrusco holds an important and varied collection of Etruscan artefacts. From the Museo della Cattedrale one can be taken on an underground tour ending in an Etruscan-Roman cistern underneath the bell tower. From the top of the tower one can enjoy a splendid panorama of the surrounding countryside and of the lake of Chiusi, a natural oasis.

Chiusi can be reached by the A1 motorway, exit Chiusi-Chianciano Terme.
Both Florence and Rome are within an hour and a half travelling time, while Siena, Arezzo, Perugia and Orvieto are within 45 minutes.
Chiusi is also on the main railway line. The station is about 3 chilometers from the historic centre of Chiusi.

Chiusi is surrounded by places with very interesting historical and cultural background. Also by beautiful countryside and renowned health spas:

  • medieval "borghi" such as Cetona, Sarteano, Montepulciano
  • the most important Tuscan towns:  Siena, Firenze, Arezzo, Pisa
  • the most photographed scenery: Val d’Orcia, Bagno Vignoni, Pienza, Monticchiello, Monte Amiata
  • thermal relax and health spas such as San Casciano dei Bagni, Montepulciano, Chianciano Terme
  • the lakes: Lago di Chiusi, Lago Trasimeno, Lago di Montepulciano
  • nearby, in Umbria: Perugia, Città della Pieve, Assisi, Orvieto, Spoleto

 Chiusi: a small centre, with a world around that can be enjoyed at 360°.

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