Rapolano Terme Vacations
Rapolano Terme is a popular place to visit in Siena as many of the city’s most popular attractions are close. Among the most popular attractions here are the marvelous Valdichiana Outlet Village and the fantastic Praetorian Palace. Two other popular spots you’ll find nearby Rapolano Terme are the Castle of Brolio and the Chianti Sculpture Park.
To gain a deeper understanding of Siena, take a trip to one of its museums and theaters. Explore, learn and be thoroughly entertained in the variety of museums including Pinacoteca Nazionale, the National Museum of Archaeology and the Siena Museo Civico. Experience one or two of the exciting theater, dance and music performances at the Teatro dei Rozzi and the Teatro dei Rinnovati.
To surround yourself with nature, head to the nearby green spaces. These are great places to relax and unwind. Spend a morning in one of the local parks and gardens, which include the Orto Botanico dell'Università di Siena. Grab your camera and discover the nature reserves for which this area is well known, like the Riserva Naturale Valle dell'Inferno e Bandella in Terranuova Bracciolini and the Buriano Bridge and Penna Natural Reserve in Civitella in Val di Chiana.
To really get a feel for the area, stop at some of the local sights such as the Piazza del Campo, San Martino and the Basilica of San Francesco in Arezzo. These are a magnet for travellers from all the corners of the globe. For those who enjoy history, Siena’s bygone days can still be experienced at the Torre del Mangia, Meleto Castle in Gaiole in Chianti and the Basilica di Santa Maria dei Servi. Travellers who enjoy sights steeped in religious history will appreciate the care and devotion that has gone into creating the Duomo di Siena, the Church of San Sigismondo in Gaiole in Chianti and the Church of Laterina in Laterina.
There are several great activities for child free travellers here, including Tenuta Valdipiatta in Montepulciano, the Tenuta Greppo Franco Biondi Santi and Cantina Contucci.
See popular sporting heroes, the A.C. Siena, battle their opponents in the nearby Stadio Artemio Franchi - Montepaschi Arena. On match days follow the sea of black and white, to the stadium, then after the final whistle blows, join fans at a nearby pub, bar or cafe for a few post-game beers.
At the end of a day taking in the sights around Rapolano Terme, recharge your batteries at one of the area’s hotels or serviced apartments. The Hotel Athena, the NH Excelsior and the Hotel Chiusarelli are just three of the best places to find a warm welcome and a good night’s rest.