Shopping and Dining: Within a 10 minute drive, the medieval hill towns of Sarteano and Cetona offer a selection of shopping and dining options. Supermarket in Sarteano is open on Saturday evenings until 8 pm.
Not to be Missed: Visit the "Terme di Chianciano" spa in Chianciano Terme, located 20 minutes away and experience thermal pools, Turkish baths, saunas, aromatherapy and massage treatments.
Take a tour of the Rocca fortress, a 20 minute hike from Radicofani. This 13th-century stronghold controlled the Cassia way and protected the borders of Lazio, Umbria and Tuscany. From its tower, magnificent views extend all the way to Lake Bolsena on a clear day.
Mount Cetona's prehistoric museum includes the remains of a 50,000 year old bear. Surrounding Cetona are prehistoric Belvedere caves of the Mount Cetona Archaeological Park (open July - September). Archaeology week is the first week in July - museums in Sarteano, Cetona and Chianciano Terme open their excavations to children.
Public Transportation: The closest main train station with 90 minute service to Rome is located in Chiusi, a 20 minute drive away.
- In Cetona: The Corsa delle Brocche is a historic race held the last week in July; the Fall Fair is the last Sunday in November and the olive oil festival is the last weekend of the year.
- In Sarteano: A medieval dinner on August 8th takes place outdoors in the castle park. Tickets may be reserved one week in advance.
- In Radicofani: The Mille Miglia antique car race taking place in May passes through the town; its medieval festival is the first Sunday in August.
Open Air Markets: Morning markets are held in Chiusi on Tuesdays, in Chianciano Terme on Wednesdays, Montepulciano on Thursdays, in Pienza and Sarteano on Fridays and Cetona on Saturdays. Sarteano has an antiques market on the third Sunday of every month.