Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 5
Casa Arianna is in Montegabbro, a very little 12th century village in the hearth of Tuscany with Etruscan and Roman traces. It is organized and created in a old Benedectine Convent, whose architecture has remained untouched. All the rooms are arched ceiling and the forniture is old Tuscan style.
The apartmen have a private outside area where the guests can enjoy the Tuscan panorama, the quite of the village, relax or drink a good homemade wine offered by the owners.
|Size||Sleeps up to 5, 2 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Cecina 60 km|
|Will consider||Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Firenze - Pisa 70 km, Nearest railway: Poggibonsi 18 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Central heating, CD player, Satellite TV|
|Utilities||Clothes dryer, Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Rooms||2 bedrooms, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Single beds (2), Double beds (1), Dining seats for 6, Lounge seats for 4|
|Outdoors||Balcony or terrace|
|Further details indoors|
Arianna apartment is at the ground floor of the old Benedectine Convent, in the area used for storage or for animals; it consist of a wonderful living room with kitchenette, one bedroom with a double bed, one bedroom with two single beds and a full bath with a shower. There's also a sofa-bed for extra guests. The living room have a characteristic well in which the ancients put corn or olive oil. Casa Arianna also has a portico in which you can eat, or relax or drink wine.
|Further details outdoors|
Casa Arianna has a portico in which you can eat, or relax and drink wine.
Parking at 10 m
The Tuscany region
Tuscany is surely one of the most famous Italian landscapes and located in the heart of Italy. The essence of this beautiful region are its natural, artistic, and cultural heritage.
It is bounded by the Ligurian and the Tyrrhenian Sea (two arms of Mediterranean), and the region is divided into ten gorgeous provinces, whose capitals are Arezzo, Florence, Grosseto, Livorno, Lucca, Massa-Carrara, Pisa, Pistoia, Prato and Siena. Florence is the capital city of the region itself.
Spring and fall are the best times to visit Tuscany, because the climate is mild.
The “Chiantigiana road” is a must to see: it produces some of Italy’s finest wines. This is the colourful and legendary road of the “Chianti" region.
The grape cultivation dates back to the Etruscan times. One of the biggest pleasures will be sipping different wines, at the wineries or at the wine bars scattered in the towns.
Colle di Val d'Elsa
The town (medieval) of Colle di Val d'Elsa is set like a jewel on top of a high and evocative hillock, whose narrow valleys divide into three parts the fabric of the town.
The name Colle di Val d'Elsa indeed means hill above the valley of the Elsa river.
These three parts were anciently called Piano, Borgo and Castello, but in recent times simply Colle bassa and Colle alta (respectively low and high Colle).
Colle di Val d'Elsa - not far from the fascinating Monteriggioni, Casole d'Elsa, San Gimignano, Poggibonsi - is commonly known for the flourishing glass industry, born at the end of the sixteenth century and progenitress of crystal.
The village has been chosen indeed to house the Museum of Crystal, with unimaginable compositions to witness the history of this charming art.
You cannot go away without having a look at the Dome and paying tribute to the Tower House at the end of Via del Castello where,according to the legend, was born Arnolfo di Cambio (renowned Italian architect and sculptor) in 1240.
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20 Jul 2012
"A gem in the middle of a field of sunflowers!"
This was our third visit to Casa Arianna---and it won't be our last. It is set in the midst of lush vegetation--sunflowers, grapevines, fruit trees--the perfect getaway for friends and family. … More
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