One of the villages near Siena that you absolutely must visit is Chiusi, which descends directly from the ancient Etruscan city of Chamars. Chiusi is a wonderful archaeological site to be discovered and made up of buildings of both medieval and Renaissance origins.
Inside the main square, Piazza del Duomo, you can discover the Episcopal Palace, the bell tower and the Cathedral. Just outside it, there is the civio museum with Latin, Greek and Etruscan ceramics. Finally, the underground path is particular where there are funerary inscriptions and almost 300 sarcophagi.
Also worth visiting are the Etruscan tombs such as the tomb of the Monkey, the Lion and the Pilgrim. From this point of view, if you want to visit Chiusi starting from Siena we recommend that you book the Hotel Minerva, our charming 3-star hotel in the center of Siena, a few minutes from Piazza del Campo and just outside the limited traffic area.
Equipped with a bar, lift and private paid parking, protected, with direct access to the hotel and 20 places available, the Minerva Hotel contains 56 rooms with air conditioning, all different, with wifi connection and which they are divided into easy-economy, elegant-standard, superior room and junior-suite, each with its own amenities. The Easy rooms, with double bed or two single beds on request, are arranged inside, do not overlook the historic center and have an area starting from the size of 16 m².
The Elegant Standard rooms, with modern furnishings and pastel shades of the walls, all have a view of the historic center of Siena and are large starting from 19 m².
They are divided into single and double, and are able to accommodate up to 4 people. The Superior Rooms all have a view of the Basilica of San Francesco, the Basilica of Provenzano, and the Porta Ovile and are large starting from 19 m².
The Junior Double Suites have a view of the historic center of Siena, are large starting from 19 m² and are equipped with a small terrace. These rooms, then, are all equipped with a double bed and on request with two separate beds. You can then select from numerous alternatives, all equipped with wifi connection for your stay for fun or business.
The Hotel Minerva also, in its interior rooms, systematically presents a real contemporary art gallery that exhibits works by painters from Siena.
Our hotel is silent, and is ideal for parents with children; in fact, we also have cots available, in addition to a bottle warmer, sterilizer and internal playroom.
The Minerva hotel also has an excellent setting for business meetings because it is equipped with wireless connection and a meeting room overlooking the historic center of Siena, which has the right to include up to 40 people and which features LED TV, video projector, overhead projector and all the best equipment. Regarding breakfast, our hotel offers an exquisite Italian, international breakfast with genuine and quality jams. Hotel Minerva reserves for its guests a large guarded garage for cars, motorcycles and bicycles.
The garage is just outside the limited traffic area and is a paid service. The hotel can be found in Siena in Via Garibaldi, 72, less than 2 minutes by car from the station and 7 minutes on foot To make a reservation at our hotel in Siena center with parking to discover Chiusi, click Book at the top right or call 0577.284474 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.