The Chiana Valley, where Castiglion fiorentino is located, is rich of history and traditions especially when it come sto food. Under the historical point of view the etrusscan finds are the more interesting like the old tombs and the etruscan museum in Cortona, the main village of the area, where is located a surprisingly quite good stocked egyptian museum.
From here comes the famous Chianina cow breed, the crucial ingridient of the “Bistecca alla fiorentina” and the economy of the valley is still based on agriculture.
All the sourronding villages have their own small museum and characteristic spots so they can deserve a day trip each. the area is also good for active touring like hiking or biking, you can find paths for good for all your requests.