Planning just a short stay at Terme di Rapolano? Our tips for a half-day visit to Siena, combining the thermal spa and tourism.
After an immersion in our thermal waters or a wellness treatment, you can discover Siena in a half day. Here’s what we suggest.
a territory of strong contrasts, an antique splendour that captures the attention and unleashes the imagination. This is the Crete Senesi – an area that extends from Rapolano Terme to Buonconvento, from Asciano to Monteroni d'Arbia, up to San Giovanni d'Asso. The countryside in the area of the Crete Senesi is unique in the scenario of the territories surrounding Siena: rich in travertine, it stands out in the midst of the greenery of the hills that the entire world admires.
Food and flavours
land of sharecropping, this area has valued and enhanced a simple cuisine based on cereal grains and season vegetables. Among its typical dishes, the panella di Rapolano and the renowned pici, "big spaghetti" to be served with strongly flavoured sauces.
Tartufo Marzuolo truffle
the truffle called Tartufo Marzuolo, typical of this area and king of the most refined recipes, deserves special mention. To this delicacy, San Giovanni d'Asso dedicates a special festival, held every March.
Discovering Siena in a half day? Simple!
Not only thermal spas, but also a land rich in treasures that we invite you to discover, based on the free time at your disposal.