A land of art and famous people, it has the most famous landscapes in the world, charming nature and the admirable genius of humanity.
The itineraries available to tourists are highly varied: the art cities, the Maremma countryside, the Apuan Alps, Versilia, the natural parks and the islands. Definitely worth a mention, the traditional events in the region are unrivalled and they attract visitors from all over: just consider the Palio in Siena, the games of Saracino in
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LA CAPRAIA is a medieval village, perched on terraces in the Pratomagno hills at 600 mt. above sea level, overlooking the valley of the Arno River.
The main buildings of the village with its little squares have been sensitively restored, retaining both the original characteristics of the old houses and the warm atmosphere of refined country residences.
The farm LA CAPRAIA surrounds, protects and enhances the village with its olive groves and the evocative, Mediterranean scrub which is to be found along the many exciting walks through the countryside.
The restaurant offers a wide choice of wine and the chance to taste typical local dishes of a high standard in a place full of character and local charm.
In a nutshell, LA CAPRAIA assures you a pleasant and relaxing stay, with a perfect balance between modern comforts and fine, old traditions.
The village is superbly situated in the centre of an area of Tuscany of great artistic and historic importance. Florence is only 35 km away, the great city of Siena are 80 km and Arezzo are 32 Km, and just 25 km from the unspoiled delights of the Chianti hills.
The Fattoria di Castiglionchio farm is really an old fortified settlement, dating back to the 12th century, halfway up the hill in the small valley of the "Mulino delle Rivolte" stream,, 15 km from Florence.
It boasts a historic past and many famous owners, "...the house is towered and has several annexes, the ancestral property of the noble family, Ricasoli Zanchini, formerly known as "Da Castiglionchio" of Florence,.," the family name of the famous jurist, Lapo da Castiglionchio, originates from this little castle.
The tower and the palace, both still standing, still have the two original castle doors. This is the very tower where Messer Lapo lived and where he kept his family’s contracts and manuscripts.
Castiglionchio is found only 15 km from the centre of Florence, rich in history, art and culture. Immersed in typical Tuscan countryside amongst vineyards, olive groves and rolling hills.
The apartments are all in the romantic, rustic style fitting of an eighteenth century farmhouse; terracotta floors, wooden beamed ceilings, wrought iron or four poster beds and open fires in the living area, they're also equipped with satellite TV and direct dial telephones. Each apartment has its own outdoor area with chairs, table and sun shade.
Two outside swimming pools are within easy walking distance of the apartments as is the tennis court and children's play area. There's also the opportunity to enjoy horse riding and mountain biking on the estate.
Guided visits of the farm take place weekly allowing the clients not only to see the wine cellars and country life museum, but also sample the farm products. Activities for children are organized and an Internet Point is available at the reception.
A characteristic restaurant offers the possibility to taste the delicious Tuscany specialties.
Situated in Tuscany, near the small towns of Chiusi, Chianciano and Montepulciano, the Agritourism La Sovana is located along one of the Chianti roads, closeby to the vineyards of the Vino Nobile Montepulciano and the Brunello from Montalcino.
Inside the Maremma Nature Park, immersed in 200 hectares of woodland nearby the sea, for about 40 “privileged” guests.
It is the perfect place for those who love nature and really want to enjoy it!
You can reach Club Le Cannelle by an unpaved road coming from Talamone. On the way to our agriturismo you meet a luxuriant and varied vegetation: from olive grove to wide hay fields and the forrest of the Uccellina Mountains.
The cooking is authentic and genuine which lead to traditional flavours...
Club Le Cannelle provides you with the possibility to spend your holiday in our Torre, an impressive watchtower. It is the only one in the park that can be rented.
A cylindrical and three-story building, made of stone, completely restored and furnished.
Other accommodations: an apartment, chalets (2 – 6 persons), rooms. Every residence is furnished in an original fashion to be in harmony with the environment.
Late 18th century farmhouses with olive groves and typical Tuscan cuisine.
Il Grande Prato is a spacious farm holidays located in the midst of the famous Tuscan countryside: enchanting destinations such as Chiantishire, Valdelsa, Firenze, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano and Etruscan sites are nearby and easy to reach.
The original two story barn has been converted into a friendly open house, with piano, hifi, fireplace and library, where the guests can practice music, art, theatre and yoga. We are happy to collaborate in organizing meetings and seminars, creative and recreational activities, or simply open to inviting you to relax and enjoy the magnificent view that sorround us.
The huge windows, wooden floor and excellent acustics of the work space make it an ideal spot for seminars of music, dance and group therapy from the world over.
A fully eqipped gym with jacuzzi, an outdoor swimming pool, tennis court, basketball court and “calcetto” playing field permit anyone wanting to stay in shape while on vacation to do so!
We serve meals inspired by traditional Tuscan cuisine and accompanied by quality Chianti DOC wine in our spacious dining rooms, or, weather permitting, outside under the grape arbours or along side the pool.
Farm holidays amid mountains and sea, to rediscover the ancient flavors of the past.
Agritourism La Casanuova is a 19th-century farmhouse only a short distance from ancient Etruscan citadels, towers and castles.
It is made of 9 indipendent apartaments, well furnished and equipped with all the comfort.
We will be glad to welcome you in our restaurant called Vecchio Granaio, to let you taste the local homemade products; our swimmingpool is only for the guests of the agriturismo and there you can spend nice and relaxing days; you can make a tour with mountain bikes or just walking, following the itinerary of “Cammino della fauna e dell’ambiente delle colline di Orciatico”. You can also reach very easily, places full of history like Rocca di Pietracassia or Castello di Spedaletto.
Farm house La Casanuova is situated not so far away from the main city of Tuscany: Florence (65 km), Siena (60 km), San Gimignano (28 km), Volterra (15 km), Casciana Terme (35 km) and the cost is reachable in only 40 minuts with the car.
A vast agricultural holding in the heart of the Maremma countryside, just a few km from the sea, it is ideal for those searching out calm, relaxation and well being
In the heart of Val d'Elsa welcoming apartments in ancient remodeled stone barns, furnished in typical Tuscan style.
When you dream of a comfortable place to spend your holiday or perhaps a long weekend… look no further…stop here at the Molino di Foci!
The Molino di Foci is an old watermill dating back to the 14th century. After being abandoned for over 40 years it has been carefully restored into a characteristic bed and breakfast, ready to offer guests a warm welcome to the fascinating tuscan countryside.
Restoration work has been sympathetically carried out over a number of years using materials and colours typical of Tuscany. As a result, Molino di Foci now offers its' guests the possibility to clearly envisage the life and history of the old watermill while enjoying any modern comforts, amid a wonderful setting surrounded by fields of wheat and spectacular sunflowers.
The English speaking owners have a long experience in first class hotellerie and with the restoration they have realized their big dream of their own hotel.
Situated on the via Francigena, which originally lead pilgrims from Canterbury to Rome, the Molino di Foci is an historic building protected by the Belle Arti.