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Between evocative panoramic views and the ancient Val d'Orcia villages
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 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
The farmhouse San Marco Biologica is situated in Tuscany, in the area of Alta Maremma called Etruscan Coast, in the province of Livorno. It is at the foot of the hills surrounding the old town of Rosignano Marittimo, among olive groves and Mediterranean flora, only 3 km far from the seaside, which alternates wonderful cliffs, long beaches and magnificent pinewoods.
The farm is about 28 hectares wide. Our most important produce, which are strictly organic, are: cereals, fruit and vegetables. Besides we breed horses, calves, pigs, lambs, poultry and rabbits.
To prepare our dishes we follow traditional, simple, sovoury recipes and use only what we produce in our farm (according to the organic method), such as poultry, calves, pigs, lambs, vegetables and fruit. Among our specialties you can find typical Tuscan first courses, grilled or roasted meat, vegetables, olive oil, wine.
Our bedrooms, all with a bathroom and conditioned air, are placed both on the second floor of the main building, which is air conditioned, and in the nearby annex (dependance).
Our horse centre offers every kind of services and facilities: a covered manége, a jumping field, stables, paddocks with huts, saddle rooms, washing services, a smithy and an infirmary. Besides you have the possibility to take rides in the beautiful surroundings (if you are a rather skilled rider).
Tenuta I Massini is an estate near Florence, in Chianti Hills. Tenuta I Massini is near the most important cities of Tuscany: San Miniato (10 km), Siena (70 km), Florence (30 km), San Gimignano (35 km), Pisa (50 Km). Trattorias in the shade of Renaissance churches, medieval squares in which they play traditional markets.
The newly renovated apartments have kitchen, satellite TV, independent heating, dishwasher, fridge with freezer, microwave, fans in all rooms and safe. They have terrace or private garden.
Surrounded by greenery and tranquility of the park Massini is the charming Jardin d’Hiver, a new structure ideal for any type of event and ceremony.
An intimate and romantic setting that can accommodate up to 120 people inside and has large windows you can enjoy the colors and the elegant atmosphere of the garden even in case of rain.
Viamaggio is a farmhouse and a countryside horse-riding centre, just few km far from Siena. The farm was originally one of the various watch towers that still can be seen today, which was subsequently transformed into a hermitage and then into a farmhouse. Finally, after various refurbishments, the farm became a holiday residence.
The farmhouse's rustic and friendly atmosphere fits in perfectly in an area rich in natural and artistic beauties. The residence offers hospitality in charming rooms and apartments set in the beautiful main stone farmhouse or the old stables, where you will spend an unforgettable stay in the heart of the green Tuscan countryside.
A beautiful swimming pool offers an extraordinary view over Siena and the surrounding landscape, while the enchanting lake completes the breathtaking picture.
If you've got a healthy appetite and love good food, our restaurant is just the place for you: good, genuine food, warm hospitality and generous portions are Viamaggio's forte. To get the day off to a good start, a plentiful breakfast with fresh bread, jams and fresh-baked cake. A quick lunch and a good dinner with home-made pasta such as pici (thick spaghetti), ravioli with our medieval meat sauce, wild boar, home-made cakes, all washed down with real local wine and to round off our biscotti with Vin Santo and Ricciarelli almond biscuits, which you can't miss.
The menu is chosen by the cooks at Viamaggio and to eat... you just have to let us know the same day and we'll cook for you. If you have a gluten-free or vegetarian diet or are allergic to anything let the cooks know in time and we'll do all we can to meet your needs!
During peak season we offer holiday packages.
Beautiful farmhouse surrounded by a beautiful garden with a swimming pool in a good position for visiting the cities of art (Arezzo, Cortona, Siena...).
An ideal place for large family groups who wish to holiday together.
Fattorie Giannozzi is a typical farmhouses in the heart of Chianti, a few km from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano.
In the heart of the most beautiful hill country of Tuscany, inside of a wonderful farm among century-old olives, vines and cypresses we invite you to spend a farm holiday in ancient barns, restored according to the Tuscan taste or in a 16th century villa with a few refined and cosy rooms.
The Villa has its own large swimming-pool with a panoramic view of the surrounding countryside where you can pass relaxant days in close contact with nature. Come and discover a warm, rarefied atmosphere visit our historical cellars as well as the modern and still operating ones see all the phases of the manual and mechanical grape harvest, taste our CHIANTI COLLI FIORENTINI and MERLOT wines, our vinsanto, grappa, extra-virgin olive oil and all the basic ingredients of the great Tuscan cuisine. We owners will be ready to welcome you, to accompany you, to advise you and, why not, to cuddle you during your stay.
A visit to the Historical Cellars
Fattorie Giannozzi is pleased to organize for his guests visits to the private 16th Century Country Residence and to the Historical Cellars beneath with an ancient Grindstone Mill and with a collection of more than 2.000 prestigious bottles from the past. Visits are organized from Monday to Saturday from 10 a.m. to to 6 p.m. and they must to be booked in advance.
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.