The countryside produces very high quality products such as wine, Chianina beef, honey and especially their DOP extra virgin olive oil Terre di Siena. But Cetona is also an important archaeological centre. The huge forest and the wealth of clay attracted early human settlements; in fact, Mount Cetona has been inhabited by humans since prehistory (40,000 years ago).
Life’s rhythm here is slow and this is one of the reasons why Cetona has now become an oasis for many people escaping cities, retired people, or people who are looking for holidays or a day trip. If you are organising a getaway in the Valdichiana, here are 3 good reasons to visit Cetona: