Il Bel Canto Bed and Breakfast quite peaceful but only 5 minutes from the next town Radicondoli. In the midlle of the Siena hills, half an hour from Siena, Volterra.40 minutes from San Gimignano, 1 hour from Florence, 45 minutes to the sea. Ideal for families with the shallow water of the pool(15meterx4), spacious garden where You can dine enjoying the fresh breeze in the evenings. Sundeck with a grand view over the Cecina Valley and its geotermic sources.
Ideal departure spot for biking and trekking.
Comfort and design are the main features of the apartments, all following the last bio currents: from the solar panels, to the salty water system for the swimming pool.
|Size||Sleeps up to 9, 3 bedrooms|
|Nearest beach||Follonica 60 km|
|Nearest Amenities||2 km|
|Nearest travel links||Nearest airport: Florence 60 km, Nearest railway: Siena 30 km|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages|
|Notes||Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner, No smoking at this property|
|Luxuries||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General||Central heating, Telephone, Fax machine, Pool or snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair|
|Outdoors||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony or terrace, Shared garden, BBQ|
|Further details outdoors|
Tables and chairs for the outdoor, private corner in the garden, vegetable garden available to the guests,sundeck chairs and beds,walks in the property, Jacuzzi showers or jacuzzi bathtubs in the apartments.Chimneys in avery apartment, Fully equipped kitchens with hoven
English, german and french spoken. The large garden has private corner for each apartment, for sitting and dining outdoor.
Swimming pool available from the end of May till the end of september. in the night also if requested.
Il Bel Canto is at 2kms from the medieval town of Radicondoli built at the beginning of 1100 was after developed under Cosimo de Medici. Radicondoli district is an integral part of the Colline Metallifere-geothermis area. In 1972 production of electric power was started at the Travale 22, then the most powerful of a series of soffioni(geysers) with a power of 350 tons per hour. The visitor can appreciate the operation of geothermic power by visiting the power station of Larderello and its new museum. Hot spa waters do in fact spring from the Cecina Valley, renowned for their beneficial effect and used for therapeutic purposes since etruscan times. The Cornate Fosini Natural reserve is also located within the Radicondoli territory. This is set in the very area where the river Cecina starts and is one of the few mountainous natural reserves in southern tuscany.The Corpo Forestale dello stato breeds the Monterufoli Pony(a unique horse born in in the wild in tuscany,at their Cornocchia estate as well as offering a rest home for horses that have ridden the Siena Palio. Finally if You wish to see the avellinese horses in picturesque settings we advise you to visit the Anqua estate. The climate hot in the summer but with fresh winds in the afternoon and evenings, dry cold in the winter, lovely spring and beautiful autumn.
The small town of Radicondoli is still keeping its medieval appearance. Small artisan shops, few lovely restaurants with view on the countryside(la Pergola) .May Day festivity when morning fanfare wakes up all the town inhabitants inviting tem for a stroll around town ,then the festivitie finishes at the Radicondoli Park called il Poggio for an open pic nic.Music and traditional singing continues till late in the night. The Festa di San Giovanni with its open market in the streets where You can taste all the local products , normally followed by a concert in the square and different shows.From the 29 th of july till the 9th of august The Festival " Estate a Radicondoli, which contains strands of cultured and popular theatrical performances, offering works of prose,music,dance and children theatre.. From here You can easily arrive to Volterra, Siena ,San Gimignano, The san Galgano Abbey with its sword deeply planted in the rock.The Maremma coast .Walks and trekking weekly organized in the reserve of Cornate and Fosini. Long mountain bikes itineraries.11 km from the Terme delle Galleraie and Sasso Pisano terms.60 kms from the Maremma Coast.