Casciano suburb is part of Siena’s surroundings, in the Tuscany region.
It is located at 450 meters above sea level.
The territory is located in the southwestern part of the province of Siena bordered to the west by the river Merse, to the south by the river Ombrone.
This area is popular for pleasant hikes in a landscape of rare beauty and wild, partly hilly and partly wooded.
The area is full of castles, old farmhouses, churches and important Etruscan settlements.
By car you reach Siena in 20 minutes, Florence in less than one hour, Grosseto and the sea in 45 minutes, Montalcino, Chianti, Pienza, S. Antimo, San Galgano in 30 minutes.
In just 15 minutes you reach the Merse river that in many points is walkable on foot, it is suitable for amazing swimming or bathing and it is completely immersed in the Tuscan countryside. The Merse valley is perfect for trekking but also to canoeing down the river, from San Galgano's Abbey to the confluence with the Ombrone river.
The Petriolo thermal baths are 12 km away and they can be reached by car in less than 20 minutes.
The waters of Petriolo are sulfide-sulfate-bicarbonate-alkaline-earthy, and have been recognized as mineral waters; They flow into the Farma River and the result is a fantastic place where you can experience the transition from the heat from the hot water (about 43 ° C - 109.4 F) to the cold waters of the river, which is very healthy and good for the blood circulation.
EVENTS - Summer in Murlo which is a rich summer festival of theater plays , concerts and food tastings (it is itinerant between Murlo, Casciano and Vescovado ) - Fairs in Murlo each 31 March , 31 May, 25 August, 1 October and 24 December. It consists of wine and food tasting stands- entertainment and tastings Festa in Collina , is held the second half of May in the village of Casciano with food stalls , wine tasting and lots of music- Etruscan Weekend in Murlo in the period of July and August , dinner with dishes recreated according to old recipes of Etruscan origin , horseback riding and more
This is a typical apartment in a Tuscan style with exposed beams, terracotta floor.
The apartment is located in the center of a lovely small country village named Casciano, in a hilly area just 20 km from Siena.
It consists of 2 beautiful bedrooms, 1 bathroom with shower, a nice living room, a large fully equipped kitchen. The apartment is very comfortable and offers a washing machine, heating, fans, and free wifi.
In the village there are essential services such as cafès, 1 pizzeria, 2 typical Tuscan cuisine restaurants, a pharmacy, a small supermarket, a bank.