Location: Appartamenti in Agriturismo near Arezzo in Toscana, Castiglion Fiorentino
The farmhouseis in the innermost heart of the Tuscan countryside. It joins its peaceful landscape to the neighbourhood with important artistic and cultural cities. Arezzo is only 20 km distant and on every first Sunday of each month you can visit an important antiquity market . Moreover on the first Sunday of September the ancient Giostra del Saracino takes place, which is a typical medieval tournament.
If you are guests of agriturismo during the months of July and August, you will have the wonderful opportunity to watch the famous Palio in the city of Siena, which is only 45 km distant. Siena is full of traditions and artistic masterpieces of priceless beauty, such as the Cathedral, the Palazzo Comunale and Piazza del Campo, where the Palio takes place. Nearer there are not less interesting towns such as Cortona, where in August you can find a little but very famous antiquity market; Castiglion Fiorentino rich of masterpieces such as the Chiesa di San Francesco of the XIII century. Castiglion Fiorentino is the nearest town to the agriturismo. Pienza can be another destination for interesting touristic itinerary. It is a real jewel of the architecture of Renaissance. But we can not forget Chianciano Terme. It is a very elegant town, well-known for its termal resort of curative water and for many fashionable shops. In Montalcino you can taste its highly esteemed Brunello wine and in Montepulciano its Nobile wine. Tourists who are interested in some itineraries, which can be harder but surely of great cultural value can visit Florence, the source of Renaissance, which is only 69 km distant.
Eastwards there is Perugia (50 km) and near it there are Assisi and Spoleto, where in July the famous Festival dei Due Mondi takes place. Finally you can spend a relaxing day along the peaceful shores of the Lake Trasimeno, where you can have the opportunity to practice various water sports, make pleasant boat excursions, visit its beautiful little islands and have sun baths. In the area around the farmhouse there are many village festivals and patronal feasts. Tasting of tipical Tuscan wine and olive oil are frequently organized. Otherwise there are many restaurants, trattorias and inns which offer a wide choice of tipical Tuscan meat or fish plates. Expecially you can have the possibility to taste the famous T-bone steak alla fiorentina of delicious Chianina meat.
Distances: handle 12 km, 8 km golf, 8 km tennis, fishes for sporting 1 m., swimming pool 16 xes 8 ( equipped with beds, lay and beach umbrellas strictly in wood). Arezzo 20 km, 12 km court, Montepulciano 25 km, Pienza 30 km, Montalcino 35 km, Siena 50 km, Perugia 50 km, 70 km Florence, 180 km Rome, Trasimeno Lake 25 km, 170 km Bologna, Lucca 160 km. Refreshing-Pizzeria 1,5 km, Foiano Of The Chiana 5,5 km (bars, tobaccos, newspapers and chemist's) and Fiorentino Castiglion 10 km, Outlet 10 km (Nike, Levis, Benetton, Calvin Klein etc.) ... nearer 2 km supermarket -- Coop Supermarket 5,5 and Eurospar Supermarket 10 km. Nearer 70 km Florence and Perugia 50 km airport ., railway station of Arezzo 20 km -- 7 km hospital.