in Tuscany hills,altitude 550 m.
above sea-level. Lying in the wild and beautiful wooded hills South
of Siena. Here the eyes remain hit by the immense forests, the rivers that run pure, the unspoiled appearance of the landscape, where man presence is less than
that of nature. Beautiful woods surround the farm are just
waiting to be discovered by you. Ideal for young families
and people who enjoy privacy and nature.
Paradise for nature lovers
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The accommodation at 'le Capanne' consists of four apartments, sleeping from
2 to 4 guests (to a total of 13). The apartments are newly refurbished in a
classic Tuscan style, with 'cotta' tiles on the floors and chestnut beams in the
ceilings. Each apartment has a kitchen and bathroom with shower, a wood-burning
fireplace (winter fuel can be bought from the estate). The new private pool
represents a good fun for children and a perfect place for your relaxation.
Hikers can follow the numerous tracks and torrential mountain streams.
Available activities within a few kilometers include horse-back riding and
mountain biking (bikes can be hired nearby), fishing and tennis.
The Estate produces: Extra virgin Olive Oil, wine, honey, chestnuts, walnuts,
fruits, all of the highest quality. In autumn, the woods are full of
The truly laid-bac visitor will also want to take
advantage of the nearby
natural thermal spas. (5 minutes drive). Visitors can take advantage
at the nearby
family restaurant "L'Aia di Gino". The village is at distance of 200 mtrs from the farmhouse
and has a little store, where you can go shopping.
In Monticiano, 15 minutes drive: Supermarket,
butcher's, bakery, 2 restaurants, 1 bar, 1 pub, winery, 2 Banks with ATM, P.O, Pharmacy,
Optician's, News agent, Shoe shop, weekly outdoor market and other stores. The holiday
farm is easy to reach from Siena, a 20 minutes drive, linked by a very fast road. The sea side near Grosseto is within
half an hour's drive.
Things to do: to visit
San Galgano Abbey with the sword in the stone, the
Murlo's Etruscan Museum with its most important find called "The Etruscan Cow Boy", the medieval town of Massa Marittima and the mining museum,
the Historic villages of Montalcino, famous for Brunello wine, and Pienza (
nice cathedral and many buildings with frescoes and paintings,
excellent sheep cheese, truffle etc). For your well being there are the
nearby Thermal spas of Petriolo, 5 minute drive from Le Capanne,-
The town of
Siena is a sight not to be missed as well as a day trip in Chianti.
Florence is at 1 hour and half drive from Le Capanne.