Surroundings


Our holiday villa will be your starting point to discover any corner of Tuscany. Thanks to its strategic position, few of the most vibrant medieval villages are at your doorstep, while the main cities are about 1 hour away by car or train.

San Gimignano - 6km - The Manhattan of the Middle Ages

A Unesco World Heritage Site since 1990, San Gimignano is famous all over the world for its 14 towers, originally 72. The historic centre has preserved most of its buildings and monuments while maintaining a typically medieval atsmosphere and architecture. In the welcoming restaurants and taverns you

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Certaldo - 6km - Home town of Giovanni Boccaccio

Certaldo is located in the heart of Val D'Elsa, exactly halfway between Florence and Siena. The town has a lower, modern part, and an upper one, Certaldo Alto, surrounded by walls with 3 entrance doors. The town is known for being the birthplace of the poet Giovanni Boccaccio who was born in Certaldo

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Monteriggioni - 25km - The small hamlet with circular walls

Monteriggioni is located at the top of a gentle hill surrounded by vineyards and olive trees. This small village with a unique circular wall was founded in the second decade of the thirteenth Century by the Republic of Siena, with the main purpose of creating a defensive outpost against its rival Florence.

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Volterra - 35km - The city of alabaster

It is impossible to visit Volterra without discovering its great craftsmanship. The symbol of the city is the alabaster, a material appreciated and worked here since the times of the Etruscans, with an extraordinary resistance and shine. The Roman presence is also documented in Volterra by the important

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THE CHIANTI REGION - 40km - Land of prestigious wines

Whatever your destination is - Greve, Castellina, Radda, Gaiole in Chianti - it is impossible not to stop and taste an excellent glass of wine in this vast territory that extends over the hills between Florence and Siena. Land of the renowned '' Black Rooster '' label - famous all over the world - of

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Siena - 50km - Does you know the famous Palio?

To describe Siena, it is necessary to start from its main square, Piazza del Campo, with its typical shell shape, the same where the well-known Palio takes place, full of restaurants and cafés, where tourists and habitants stop to admire the surrounding monuments and the imposing Tower of Mangia. The

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firenze - 57km - Cradle of the Renaissance and Capital of Tuscany

Florence is a real treasure trove of art. Not surprisingly renamed as the '' cradle of the Renaissance '', Florence hosts some of the greatest masterpieces of art in the world, mainly exhibited at the renowned Uffizi Gallery and the Accademia Gallery. While strolling through the wonderful squares and

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Pisa - 80km - Admire the outstanding leaning tower

The stunning " leaning tower '' has made Pisa a well-known destination in every part of the globe. Built in 1173, we still do not know with certainty the name of the architect who was commissioned to complete the work of the imposing tower with a circular base and a total height of 57 meters. For many

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Val D'Orcia - 95km - Postcard view landscapes

When we think about Tuscany one of the first images that comes up to our your mind is the wheat fields and the long avenues dotted with cypresses among the gentle hills. The Val D'orcia extends between the cities of Siena and Grosseto and offers its visitors true postcard views. Destination of millions

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