Valdichiana Senese Awarded As 1st Italian Wellness Destination

Il Fontanaro located in Paciano, in between Tuscany and Umbria, is perfectly included in this Heavenly Tuscan way!



The municipalities which compose the Valdichiana Senese have been awarded with the title of Well-Being Paradises’ – by the ‘European Destinations of Excellence Network’ project which will become part of the circuit promoting new healthy locations.

The European project is aimed at the exchange of good practices and the promotion of international marketing of wellness tourism with the aim of focusing attention on the diversity of European destinations and enhancing the emerging ones, where new sustainable tourism initiatives are developing.

Villages in Tuscany near il Fontanaro


The Eden network is the largest network in the world in the sustainable tourism sector. Candidate destinations enhance slow tourism and in periods and places with less tourist concentration offering authentic and peculiar experiences.

The strength of our heritage lies precisely in our small villages!

Tuscany Fontanaro

San Casciano dei Bagni

And here is the top five of the excellent municipalities: 1. Valdichiana senese – Route of the noble wine of Montepulciano and flavours of the Valdichiana Senese (Siena) and 9 Municipalities (Cetona, Chianciano Terme, Chiusi, Montepulciano, San Casciano dei Bagni, Sarteano, Sinalunga, Torrita di Siena and Trequanda); 2. Alto Reno Terme (Bologna); 3. Duino Aurisina (Trieste); 4. Frasassi / Genga (Ancona); 5. Manciano (Grosseto).

Montepulciano close to Il Fontanaro