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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.
Between evocative panoramic views and the ancient Val d'Orcia villages
Agritourism La Casanuova is a 19th-century farmhouse, only 15 km far from Volterra and 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.
Agriturismo Orgiaglia is located in central Tuscany, in the natural Park of Berignone, ideal point of departure for getting to places of historic, artistic and cultural interest, such as Volterra and San Gimignano, 30 min, Siena 45 min, 1 h to Pisa, Firenze, and the seaside Cecina.
Orgiaglia is an organic oasis of 100 hectares cultivated with cereals, 3000 olive trees and sunflowers according to the criteria of organic farming, and is immersed in a faunal reserve where live pheasants, birds, hares, wild boars, foxes and deers.
Franco and Umberta from 20 years open the doors of the seventyth century villa to the guests who wish to adventure in the green heart of Tuscany far from the hustle and bustle of the commercial areas. Their family will warmly welcome you and make you feel like home.
The farmhouse offers 9 rooms, each with private toilet, mini fridge, phon, garden; 3 apartments for 2-6 people; half board, B&B, lunch, rent apartment facilities.
Large panoramic swimming pool, walking trails in the farm and to the two castles, tennis court, horse backriding also for children, playground, animals’ enclosures, olive press where you can purchase the products oil, honey and cosmetics; internet wifi and maps of the area at disposal.
You will taste local seasonal specialties, bruschetta bread, tasty grilled meat, barley soup, cinta senese pig, salami and prosciutto, pecorino cheese, vegetables, and red wine at will, seved at the long guests’table in a familiar atmosphere.
For nature lovers, Pian di Barca is recommended by the Natural Park of Maremma and Legambiente. It is situated near the river Ombrone and at few km from the sea. Love for nature, tranquillity and respect of traditions are the main characteristics of this farmhouse, which offers rooms and apartments furnished in Tuscan style.
The typical local cuisine uses only Tuscan products, to discover ancient flavours.
Structure fully surrounded by the green setting of olive trees and ornamental plants
In the heart of the Tuscan Maremma, between hills of undeniable fascination, you’ll find “Podere la Ciaia”, an old house finely restored dominating the landscape where you will be cordially met by Rosalba, Francesca and Andrea to make your stay an agreeable moment, with a refined family atmosphere.
The bedrooms are most welcoming and spacious, carefully furnished with antiques and Grandmothers old linen; open the windows and enjoy the colours of th Maremma. Each bedroom has all comforts, Frigo Bar and private bathroom.
Lunch and dinner during the good, sunny and warm seasons are served on the terrace where you can relax in an amazing panorama providing an oasis of peace and tranquillity.
The food is simple and tasty, based mainly on typical Maremma fare (wild boar, tortelli….) top class olive oil, vegetables and salads from our biological kitchen garden, jams, limoncello and nocino all made at home as also the egg pasta, tarts and cakes. All this washed down with excellent local wines d.o.c.
From Podere la Ciaia, situated on a hill between the park of the Uccellina and the green mountain of the Amiata, the sea as the mountains are easily reached.
Not far you will find Archaeological sites, Nature Parks, Spa’s and the Tuscan archipelago. Cities of Art, (e.g. Florence and Siena), Medieval town and villages such as our town, Campagnatico, village on a rock founded by the Aldobrandeschi family and cited by Dante in the Divine Comedy.
Surrounded by the Tuscan cauntryside,6km froma Montepulciano famous for its wine Nobile,Podere Raffaello lies in the naturalistic oasis for Montepulciano lake,in the cauntryside.Podere raffaello was converted to apartments in 2000 with careful and painstaking restruturing where space and light wrap araund the entere hause dated 1780.The structure is on 2 floor with 6 large apartments all size,tastefully furnisched and equipped with each comfort. A beautiful room with ancient vaultes we welcome the breakfast. Podere Raffaello offers its guest 2 hectares of parkland Italian -style,a pool of 12 to 7 with jacuzzi,a air games for children,barbecue,parking.
A short distance there are 2 restaurants
.The San Lorenzo Farmhouse is located only 3 Km from Volterra, a city rich in history and art, and 15Km from San Gimignano and 40 Km from the sea.
The farmhouse complex has grown over the centuries around a 12th century Franciscan chapel. The San Lorenzo Farmhouse has been completely restored to offer guests a comfortable stay in the beautiful rolling hills of Tuscany.
The San Lorenzo Farmhouse is a working olive farm, and the seasonal products from our vegetable garden, fruit trees, and wild herbs form the basic ingredients for our chef's traditional Tuscan delicacies. Our excellent extra virgin olive oil is produced from the farm's more than 1000 olive trees. Our olive trees and gardens are grown organically, without artificial chemicals or pesticides.
We serve meals in the beautifully restored 12th century Franciscan chapel.
Among the olive trees surrounding the house, there is a natural, chemical-free swimming pool fed by the mountain springs.
Directly in the Agriturismo the owner organizes cooking classes. On request we can also cook Menù for vegetarians and celiacs. The lessons are in English. People staying at the other places in the area, as well as guest at San Lorenzo, are welcome to attend a cooking class.We usually start around 5:00 p.m. and prepare a number of dishes including primo piatto, secondo piatto, contorno and dolce. Everyone gets an apron, a recipe book and enjoys preparing the meal.
At the end of October we begin the harvesting, performed by hand, of the olives from over 1.000 trees that surround the agriturismo structure. Podere San Lorenzo offers its client the possibility to follow and partecipate in the phases of harvesting and processing of our olives, in order to test the result together: an excellent extra vergin olive oil
The rooms (Bed and Breakfast)
Room PK: Ground floor, double bedroom, private bathroom with shower.
Room A: Second floor, double bedroom, private bathroom with shower.
Apartment 1: Ground floor, big double bedroom with sofa that becomes a single bed, bathroom with shower, kitchen, big private terrace.
Apartment 2: Ground floor, double bedroom, bathroom with shower, kitchen/living room with sofa that becomes a single bed, private terrace.
Apartment 3: Ground floor, double bedroom, bathroom with shower, kitchen/living room with sofa that becomes a single bed, big private terrace.
Apartment 4: Double bedroom, living room with sofa that becomes a double bed, big bathroom with shower, kitchen, big private terrace with barbecue.
Apartment 5: Double bedroom, bathroom with shower, big kitchen/living room with sofa that becomes a single bed or double, big private terrace with pergola.
An ancient typical Tuscan rural building, in the heart of Val d'Elsa, at 40 km from Firenze, Pisa, Siena and 15 km from San Gimignano