Things to see and do - Cetona
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Cetona Travel guide
Cetona : Michelin's recommendations
In the Middle Ages, the Republic of Siena and the Papal States fought over this picturesque hillside village. Today, Cetona is popular with wealthy Italians and celebrities, many of whom have purchased and restored houses here. However, the real fascination of the village lies in the caves in the mountain overlooking Cetona, and the inhabitants who settled here as early as the Palaeolithic Era.
Tourist attractions Cetona : Things to see and do
Via Roma 37
The museum, housed in the town hall, has items which prove the existence of prehistoric settlements on the mountain, from the Paleolithic era to the end of the Bronze Age.
Several paths lead up to the summit of the bare rocky mountain (1148m), which offers a superb panoramic view. Note the natural openings in the rock face, which were inhabited by man from as early as the Paleolithic era. Some caves (around Belverde, s..
piazza Garibaldi 33 I - 53040 CETONA
Overlooking the main square, this 17C building is home to a small, rustic yet modern restaurant. Traditional cuisine.
al Convento di San Francesco I - 53040 CETONA
In a park, a medieval Franciscan monastery, managed by a community of former drug users, exclusive bedrooms, creative cuisine: mystical influences and tempting "sins" such as wine. Strictly exclusive rooms.