Average distances from the villas to area cities/attractions:
Gaiole in Chianti 22
Greve in Chianti 50
Radda in Chianti 30
San Gimignano 65
Cinque terre 180
1 km = 0.6214 Miles
The villas are situated in one of the most beautiful parts of Italy
and is placed in the southern part of Tuscany.
We are very near the provinces of Umbria and Lazio.
The scenery is typical of the pictures painted by the Renaissance
artists. It has sweet hills and sweeping valleys, marked by noble
cypress trees and adorned with vineyards, olive groves, and large
forests of oaks, giving shade from the heat of the summer, the woods
have trails and road for walks, mountain biking and horseback riding.
Our 370 Acres of fenced land is inhabited by wild animals:
Deer, wild goats, porcupines, wild boar, hedge hogs, fox, hares,
The climate is mild, except in July and August when the sun is very
strong and hot.
Within a 15/30 minute drive, you can visit the art towns like Siena,
Monte San Savino, Lucignano and Sinalunga.
In the direction of Chianti there is a constellation of little
medieval villages and castles, full of history and each with there
own personal story through the centuries.
In the direction of Siena there is the "Crete di Siena" a very
special landscape that changes colour every month delighting artists
from all over the world.
Within 30/45 minutes drive you can visit places like Cortona,
Assisi, Perugia, Arezzo, Volterra, San Gimignano, Montepulciano,
Chiusi, Pienza, Montalcino, to name a few. Some are famous for their
Many have an Etruscan background. These villages are always on very
scenic and unbeaten roads.
The landscape continually changes, making one hold their breath in
wonder at what beholds around every corner.
Then of course there is Florence, 45 minutes away.
The home of the Renaissance, with fantastic churches and huge
museums full of glorious history and artistic wealth.
We can advise and give information on the various cities of art and
museums, providing road maps.
It is impossible to see everything and you may plan your stay, or
just play it by ear.
Some people just like to relax and sun themselves around the pool -
our pools are in very scenic positions.
SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENTS
There is the possibility to do the following sports:
MOUNTIAN BIKING: We have 4 mountain bikes available at an additional
cost per day
TENNIS: Reserve in the office of the winery, rates are per hour.
Horseback riding at our neighbouring Polo Club by reservation.
Hot air ballooning (their is a company nearby, reservations only)
Hiking or walking in which you may see the local wildlife in our own
Fishing in our small lake
VISIT OF THE CANTINA, by reservation only in the office of the
POLO CLUBS: There are two Polo clubs a very short distance from here
(5 minutes away) that have games very often during the weekends and
can be watched.
ARTISTIC EXHIBITIONS and concerts - June, July and August only.
There are many concerts and exhibitions in this area during the
summer, and you may attend.
WATER PARK AND DISCOTECS -
Crocodile - Waterpark- three discotecs
(exit 1A highway (autostrada), casello Monte San Savino)
Via Colle, 44, Marciano della Chiana (AR)
HOT SPRINGS: Terme San Giovanni, Rapolano Terme (SI)
Hot spring pool, massage, mud treatments, inhalation treatments, etc.
Tel. 0577/724030 for appointment