Il Bel Canto Bed and Breakfast
About the home
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, 60km|
|Will consider:||Short breaks|
Nearest amenities: 2km
|Family friendly?||Suitable for children of all ages|
Unsuitable for people with restricted mobility
|Notes:||May take pets - please enquire|
No smoking at this property
And optional buffet breakfast every morning, cost euro 5,00 per person per day
|Luxuries:||Log fire, Internet access, DVD player|
|Pool:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated)|
|General:||Central heating, Telephone, Fax, Pool / Snooker table, Satellite TV, Wi-fi available|
|Standard:||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities:||Dishwasher, Cooker, Fridge, Freezer, Washing machine|
|Other:||Linen and towels provided|
|Outdoors:||Shared outdoor pool (unheated), Balcony / 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.
20% deposit requested at the moment of confirmation or credit card details as guarantee
In case of cancellation till one month before arrival will be totally refounded
Payment accepted in cash, credit or debit card, bank swift.
The Tuscany / Siena Province region
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 Radicondoli area
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.
How to get there
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From Milan and Rome take highway A1 exit Florence Certosa, turn right, motorway to Siena exit Colle Val D'Elsa Sud. Follow directions to Radicondoli and Grosseto. Once you arrive in Radicondoli proceed in the direction of Castelnuovo for 1,900 Km. On Your right you will see the sign of il Bel Canto.
You can use Pisa airport or Florence airport. There are car hire rental offices at the airport in Pisa, Florence, or close to the station in Florence or Siena.
Activities near Radicondoli
Tennis in town
Rural / countryside retreats
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|Prices for group size 9|
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|High season||22 Dec 11||7 Jan 12||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||3 Nights|
|low season||7 Jan 12||1 Apr 12||£ 1130||£ 175||£ 175||1 Night|
|high season||1 Apr 12||7 Apr 12||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||3 Nights|
|medium season||7 Apr 12||1 Jul 12||£ 1165||£ 185||£ 185||1 Night|
|high season||1 Jul 12||1 Sep 12||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||1 Night|
|medium season||1 Sep 12||1 Oct 12||£ 1165||£ 185||£ 185||1 Night|
|low season||1 Oct 12||23 Dec 12||£ 1130||£ 175||£ 175||1 Night|
|high season||23 Dec 12||7 Jan 13||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||2 Nights|
|low season||7 Jan 13||30 Mar 13||£ 1130||£ 175||£ 175||1 Night|
|high season||30 Mar 13||3 Apr 13||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||2 Nights|
|medium season||3 Apr 13||1 Jul 13||£ 1165||£ 185||£ 185||1 Night|
|high season||1 Jul 13||1 Sep 13||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||1 Night|
|medium season||1 Sep 13||1 Oct 13||£ 1165||£ 185||£ 185||1 Night|
|low season||1 Oct 13||23 Dec 13||£ 1130||£ 175||£ 175||1 Night|
|high season||23 Dec 13||6 Jan 14||£ 1280||£ 209||£ 209||2 Nights|
|Prices for group size 18|
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|low season||12 Jan 11||22 Apr 11||£ 1800||£ 325||£ 325||2 Nights|
|high season||22 Apr 11||27 Apr 11||£ 2126||£ 385||£ 385||3 Nights|
|medium season||27 Apr 11||1 Jul 11||£ 1890||£ 355||£ 355||2 Nights|
|high season||1 Jul 11||1 Sep 11||£ 2126||£ 385||£ 385||3 Nights|
|medium season||1 Sep 11||1 Oct 11||£ 1890||£ 355||£ 355||2 Nights|
|low season||1 Oct 11||21 Dec 11||£ 1800||£ 325||£ 325||2 Nights|
|high season||21 Dec 11||7 Jan 12||£ 2126||£ 385||£ 385||3 Nights|
The property's weekend rates apply to: Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights
NB: Prices may be subject to change at the advertiser's discretion.
heating included in the winter, buffet breakfast on the first day included
all saints 10% discount on normal fares with brunch included on the sunday
payment by credit and debit cards accepted
20% advance payment by bank draft or credit card, which will be returned in case of cancellation till 1 month before arrivalEnquire now
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The owner is based in Italy and has advertised with Holiday Lettings since 2009. This apartment has received 2 reviews from previous guests.
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