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Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 4
Holiday Apartment La Rocca, is a building which offers a holiday apartment within a peaceful and medieval village full of history and surrounded by the gentle Tuscan hills. It is surely the best way to spend a relaxing holiday in contact with nature. The building Appartamento La Rocca is located at the foot of a steep ledge called 'La Rocca'. This ledge takes its name from the ancient fortress of Palaia, which in the former times overlooked the whole village.
If you like nature, you will surely enjoy the scenic routes, which you will reach some of the most evocative places of the Tuscan landscape through. These routes are typical sings of Palaia Hill. Mountain bikes are available for rental; in the surroundings you will find the following facilities: Golf course, hard - tennis court, riding school and flight ground.
The Holiday Apartment 'La Rocca' is recently restored according to the Tuscan tradition and they all follow a same high level of quality. The Apartment is situated in the centre of Tuscany, not far from the most important cities of the region ((Pisa 39 km - Florence 57 Km - Lucca 42 km - Siena 73 km - Volterra 35 km e San Gimignano 36 km).
The holiday apartment is furnished with independent air - conditioning unit , a pretty fireplace in the living room and a small outside place in front of the entrance.
it is equipped with satellite television, DVD/CD driver and Internet access.
Big parking area at 100 mt.
Distance from the village centre and shops: less than 100 mt.
Mountain bikes are available for rental; in the surroundings you will find the following facilities: Golf course, hard - tennis court, riding school, flight ground and swimming pool.
Palaia is a mediaeval town located in the centre of Tuscany.
It lays on a sweet hill at 240 meters altitude.
It is surrounded by hills and valleys of olive groves, vineyards and woods.
Centrally located Palaia offers quiet and privacy, yet easy access to
Tuscany's many historical towns and villages.
The beauty and romance of Florence, brimming with cultural and artistic
attractions, Siena rich with Medieval history, Pisa with the amazing Miracle Square, and many other beautiful cities are within an easy hour?s drive.
Quit country roads are ideal for bike rides (4 mountain bikes at your
disposal included in the rent price) and long walks in the warm Italian sunshine.
The driving distance from the main historical sites are:
35 Km VOLTERRA. The magic and mysterious city of Volterra has its roots in
three thousand years of history.
It is possible to find evidence and traces from every historical period
which gives the artistic city a unique aspect.
36 Km SAN GIMIGNANO. City of the Beautiful Towers rich in History, Art and
Culture surrounded by the splendid Tuscan countryside.
39 Km PISA. The Leaning Tower of Pisa and the Miracle Square. The most
famous monument in the world.
42 Km LUCCA. A Medieval city intact within it?s historical walls.
57 Km FLORENCE. There is no need to describe the amount of monuments,
museum, cathedrals enriching this famous city.
73 Km SIENA. Famous for it's Palio (historical horse race).
If you like to spend a day on the sea, at 40 Km there are beautiful sand
beaches in Tirrenia, Marina di Pisa and Versilia (Viareggio).
In Palaia you can walk and visit the historical centre of the medieval town,
with it?s fort built in 1300 ac.
Along the walk you will meet typical shops (Bar, Pubs, Pizzerie, Ice Cream,
Delicatessen, Tobacco shops, Novelty shops, etc.
You can refresh yourself in the wooded Public Garden, you can visit several
ancient churches, the beautiful and monumental Pieve di San Martino built in 1300 ac and located just out the village.
Then you can climb the Rocca di Palaia, the ancient castle, and enjoy the
beautiful panoramic view at 360 °.
You can have relaxing walks or bike rides along beaten tracks surrounded by
woods, olive groves, vineyards and find uncontaminated corners, little votive chapels, old fountains.
Bank: 50 meters (less than 1 minute)
Minimarket: 100 meters (1 minute)
Newspaper kiosk/ Tobacco shop: 100 meters (1 minute)
Pub/Caffè: 200 meters (2 minutes)
Pastry Store/ Ice Cream parlour: 400 meters (4 minutes)
Enoteca Antica Farmacia 300 meters (3 minutes)
Pizzeria Villa del Borgo 600 meters (6 minutes)
Restaurant Il Pettirosso 1 Km (10 minutes)
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 2 bedrooms|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
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