Surroundings: Appartamenti in Agriturismo near Firenze in Toscana, Capraia e limite
This farmhouse near Florence is situated 10 minutes walk from Limite sull'Arno, a little village where guests may find shops, postal office and banks, and near Empoli also, from where Florence and Pisa are easy reachable by train, as well as many other important and renowned Tuscan cities. During Summer, on Thursday, Saturday and Sunday you may reach Empoli by boat (there's a boat-service along the Arno river, you may even board your bike too).
EventsThere are lots of Summer events in Limite such as the Palio Remiero di San Lorenzo and lots of travelling markets, such as The Fierucola in Castra, a village situated just over Limite. Many other exhibitions and events are organized in the nearby villages: in Montelupo Fiorentino, for example, there's the annual Ceramic Festival in June (Montelupo Fiorentino has gained international claim for ceramic production throughout years), while in Empoli shops are open till late in the evenings and a series of strong>open-air movies screenings are organised in July
Nearby Tuscan villages: Two of the most renowned Tuscan villages for the production of hand-crafted and artistic ceramic and terracotta, Capraia Fiorentina and Montelupo Fiorentino are only 5 kilometres far from this farmhouse near Florence. This farmhouse in Tuscany is also at a short distance from Montalbano hills, where many hand-crafted, old traditional activities are still practised today and passed on by artisan masters. Limite sull'Arno, for example, is renowned thanks to its shipbuilding tradition. Another important and well-known village situated at short distance is Vinci, where the famous Leonardo da Vinci was born (you shouldn't miss to visit his birthplace and the Museum of Leonardo da Vinci). Cerreto Guidi Villa Medicea is another interesting tourist attraction to be visited, situated in the Medici village of Cerreto Guidi, where you may walk around enjoying and admiring the old, amost original Medici village.
Tuscan art cities: This farmhouse near Montalbano is 30 minutes drive distance from Florence, 40 minutes drive distance from Pisa, 50 minutes drive distance from Siena and San Gimignano; Montecatini Terme (another village which is very important for its spa, renowned since ancient times) and Versilia (part of the Tuscan coast in the province of Lucca, well-known for its fashionable Riviera resorts frequented by local celebrities) are also at a short distance. In a few words, this Tuscan farmhouse near Florence is the perfect place for all those who like spending a relaxing holiday surrounded by nature and visiting the main art cities of Tuscany for enjoying local culture and traditions.