Poggibonsi, Tuscany, Italy
- 4 Accommodation
- 17 Sleeps
- 9 Bedrooms
- 4 Bathrooms
- Price Range: € 84-€ 120 / Night
Listing ID: #2317
Piecorto is a nice vacation rental with shared pool. The apartment has been designed with a total of four independent units. The property can sleep up to 17 people comfortably in nine bedrooms with four bathrooms. Conveniently located 7 km (4 mi) from Poggibonsi, Italy in the tourist area "San Gimignano And Surroundings" and only 21 km (13 mi) from San Gimignano. In nearby towns there are local shops where you can find fresh produce and other items. If you can't find what you need locally, there is a shopping center located 6 km (4 mi) from the property where you can purchase your groceries and essentials.
NO HEATING SYSTEM
After arriving you will be welcomed by the owner or manager where you’ll find a lovely clean well-maintained property with views of the hills ideal for a peaceful vacation in Tuscany. For your pleasure you will find a pool where you can unwind while enjoying a nice cold beverage after a hectic day of sightseeing. Also available outdoors are a barbecue grill and patio. This property is a multi-unit property which is ideal for a group of friends or acquaintances traveling together that wish to have private living and sleeping quarters while sharing the common areas, like the pool or garden, with the group. Each unit is equipped with its own fully-equipped kitchen for meal preparation.
Most people enjoy visiting nearby cities and towns while on holiday, so for your reference this is a list of popular places with distances (as the crow flies) from the property: San Gimignano 21 km (13 mi), Greve In Chianti 25 km (16 mi), Siena 40 km (25 mi), Florence 40 km (25 mi) and Montalcino 76 km (47 mi). The highway is only 23 km (14 mi) from the villa and there is a train station 6 km (4 mi) away.
Some other major tourist destinations you should consider visiting are: Florence 40 km (25 mi), Viareggio 135 km (84 mi), Forte Dei Marmi 142 km (88 mi), Rome 274 km (170 mi), Venice 292 km (181 mi) and Milan 335 km (208 mi).
Pets Welcome - If your pet is travelling with you on holiday that is not a problem at Piecorto. If you have a large dog or multiple pets, please inquire for permission prior to booking.
Check-In Time: 16:00 - 19:00
Check-Out Time: 09:00 - 10:00
Pool Open: 1 June - 30 September (If you'd like the pool open outside these dates, please make that request prior to booking)
Nearest Airports (distances as the crow flies): Firenze Peretola (Flr) 57 km (36 mi), Pisa (Psa) 91 km (57 mi), Bologna (Blq) 137 km (85 mi), Genova (Goa) 281 km (175 mi) and Roma Ciampino (Cia) 283 km (176 mi).
San Gimignano, Elsa valley (Val d'Elsa) and Chianti area.
Maybe the expression has been used to many times but it’s still appropriate: There’s no better comparison than calling San Gimignano, the city of hundred towers, the “Medieval Manhattan”.
A kind of fortified village that, to the great joy of the visitors from all over the world, seems to have “turned to ice” in the 14th century to keep alive the miracle of an urban and architectonical structure that has remained unchanged over the centuries. In the last 25 years luck was on the side of this corner of the Sienese land: By now San Gimignano has surpassed in celebrity many bigger and more important places. It’s the home of one of the most famous and antique Tuscan wines, the only white wine which is well known all over the world: the Vernaccia.
Certainly it’s not enough to mention only the inevitable comparison with Manhattan (by now there are only 18 towers left). The little town and its territory have so much more to offer.
The Elsa valley, antique and very civilized land, cradle of the trade routes in this region and cradle of learning and art from the time of the High Middle Ages, rich in famous monuments, beautiful little towns and breathtaking panoramas.
Let’s mention just some of them: Colle di Val d’Elsa, the city of crystal, Casole, Monteriggioni with its intact city walls that have been celebrated even in Dante’s Divine Comedy, Poggibonsi and its fortress of Poggio Imperiale, an uncountable number of Romanesque parish churches (like the one of Cellole or the extraordinary Badia a Isola), oratories, monasteries, castles and villages.
All these sights are not only relics of a glorious past, but they are still a symbol of the territory’s richness which still lasts thanks to the industriousness of its people and a dense network of trades that has its origins in medieval times, when the Via Francigena ran through the Elsa valley, the road which connected the papal town of Rome with Northern Europe between the 9th and the 15th century with a steady stream of warriors, pilgrims, saints and emperors.
Today we can still find some traces of this extraordinary road which explain why in the course of the centuries villages, castles, bridges and pilgrims’ hospitals have been built just where they are and not anywhere else.
According to recent statistics the word “Chianti” is, on all continents and at all latitudes, a synonym for Tuscany. There’s indeed no travel lover on this planet who has not heard about the famous Tuscan hills yet, where the most renowned red wine is produced: the Chianti, which we can easily recognize by its characteristic label of the black rooster (gallo nero).
For modern travellers “Chianti” is not only a geographic indication but also a word that describes a certain lifestyle, sober and elegant, a harsh and evocative landscape made of forests, vineyards and olive groves, a land that has given birth to famous personages, a land where every village is a little masterwork of architecture: from Greve to Panzano, from Castellina to Gaiole, from Radda to San Casciano, from Castelnuovo Berardegna to Vagliali.
Tuscan people are capricious and they have always been quarrelling about the Chianti: many identify it with the “Chianti Classico”, that is the area of production of the homonymous Docg wine; others instead indicate a wider area, but it’s always situated between the provinces of Florence and Siena.
And not by chance these two cities have fought against each other for centuries. But in reality the Chianti and his inhabitants have always had and still have their own, precise and independent identity, culture and way of thinking. Already in the 14th century they founded the “Lega del Chianti” (Chianti league), a military alliance which, on the pretext of ratifying the friendship with Florence, in reality guaranteed the unity of the territory. This territory is indeed very homogeneous regarding its history, its traditions, feelings and its way of speaking and cooking.
With the common denominator – wine – the kitchen of the Chianti sums up the gastronomic traditions of Siena (stew made of the Chianina beef) and Florence (the famous steak), the use of the extra virgin olive oil (the oil of the Chianti has got the label for the guarantee of origin “DOP”), the virtues of the robust, rural gastronomy and the famous cold meats of its VIP-butchers.
But the Chianti is also a territory which is rich in culture that can be discovered step by step wandering the little streets and exploring the numerous villages, castles and abbeys that are hidden behind every corner: from the abbey of Passignano to the enchanted village of Montefioralle, from the parish church of San Leonino to the castle of Brolio and up to the high grounds of Monteluco.
Bus km 5
We suggets to come with your own car
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Poggibonsi, Tuscany, Italy