Podere La Paolina
Passion for hospitality
The farm is located in Tuscany, in an excellent position, halfway between Pienza and Montepulciano. The Podere has a small restaurant where tasty recipes and good wines are offered. The spas in the area are renowned for wellness.
La Casa Colonica is a comfortable "family suite" comprising entrance hall, bathroom with shower and two bedrooms: 'Colombaio' on the first floor and 'Granaio' on the ground floor. The latter is equipped with a mezzanine with a sofa bed. For the summer there is a large terrace at your complete disposal. The Italian breakfast is included in the price. In the farmhouse there is an exclusive restaurant that offers typical and genuine cuisine.
The Cottage is an independent apartment with a bedroom with double bed (or two singles), living room with fireplace, kitchen, bathroom with shower, dressing room and large terrace. In the living room there is a comfortable sofa bed where two children can sleep comfortably. It is also possible to add a crib for very small children. It is not suitable for three adults. The Cottage is part of the structure of the Podere, obtained from a small stable has been tastefully renovated and furnished with care. The kitchen is equipped with the essential for a long stay. Guests will have at their disposal the box breakfast (included in the price) for a comfortable independent breakfast. Espresso coffee machine, kettle and pods are available.
The barn is an independent apartment, obtained from an old grain store. It has a double bed (or two singles), bathroom with shower, kitchenette, small terrace. To the guests is made available free of charge the breakfast box complete with everything for a comfortable independent breakfast. Coffee and pods are included. On request it is possible to add a crib or a crib for a child. It is not suitable for three adults.
Podere La Paolina is a small family-run farmhouse in Tuscany, located 1 hour from Florence and 1 hour and a half from Rome. Hotel on quiet hills where silence dominates, between Val d'Orcia and Valdichiana, it is ideal for holidays of complete rest. Our guests can choose to take walks in the countryside or reach the Renaissance towns of Montepulciano and Pienza just a few minutes by car. Not far away are Montalcino and Cortona and a little further north of the beautiful Siena, they offer excursions of high cultural value. For guests who purchase the stay on our site we offer the free breackfast box (provided for a rich breakfast). For stays of at least 4 nights, in addition to a small discount on the price, a welcome drink is provided. Parking, Wi-Fi and final cleaning are free.
In Bagno Vignoni the water flows from the earth at a temperature of 49 ° C. and quietly falls asleep in the swimming pool overlooking the valley and the Rocca di Tentennano. There are two bathtubs that Podere La Paolina offers you, surrounded by a tree-lined garden. In the first the temperature stabilizes between 35 and 38 °C, in the second between 28 and 32°C. An alternation of heat that is a swing of well-being. This water rich in calcium, iron and zinc has stood out for centuries for its wholesomeness. It is possible to buy the entrance to the swimming pools at the time of booking the room, or at the reception of the farm.
Florence Airport, Peretola (Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci)
Florence Airport is 120 km away. It is an international airport that serves central Italy. Other important airports are in Pisa and Rome (Fiumicino).
Montepulciano is 6 km from the Podere. It is a medieval and renaissance town, nestled in the hills. Surrounded by vineyards, is known for its red wine Nobile di Montepulciano Toscana, made from Sangiovese grapes. Many works to visit, La Torre di Pulcinella is a clock tower surmounted by Pulcinella, one of the figures of the commedia dell'arte. Piazza Grande houses the Town Hall of the fourteenth century, with a tower that offers a view of the surrounding countryside, the Cathedral which displays a huge triptych on the altar, the Temple of San Biagio, the church of Santa'Agnese, Sant'Agostino. Some cellars wedged underground are very suggestive. The surrounding countryside seems designed for how beautiful it is and the products of traditional gastronomy are of a high level of goodness.
Chianciano Terme is famous for water that is good for the liver. In recent years, much attention has also been given to relaxation and psychophysical well-being, with sensory thermal baths.
Pienza is a UNESCO site. It is the ideal city wanted by Pope Pius II. It is small but very pretty, with a markedly Renaissance feel. Pienza is in the green heart of the Val d'Orcia where a pecorino cheese appreciated all over the world is produced.
Bagni di San Filippo
At the Terme di San Filippo the wisdom of the ancient thermal concept is preserved, respectful of nature, which for centuries has been a source of pride for all of Italy and Tuscany. The thermal waters are sulphurous hyperthermal sulphates of calcium and magnesium. To the analgesic, anti-inflammatory and muscle relaxant properties for the joints and to the anti-scarring, fluidifying and antimicrobial properties for the mucous membranes, there are added the properties of the natural mud that they deposit, added with clay and for a long time in special tanks, where it is treated with methods stop. tradicional and coletado para use, in buckets immersed in the heat of the same waters.
The Borgo di Montefollonico is 700 meters away from the Podere. Its formation dates back to around the year 1000, in the middle of the Middle Ages. The streets and the falls are small, over the centuries it was a Sienese fortification that guarded the enemy Montepulciano, on the opposite hill. It is a pretty village, the locals are very kind.
Montalcino is 30 km away, it is very famous for its Brunello wine. It is a medieval village where everything breathes of history and smells of must. Do not miss to visit the Fortress and the Abbey of Sant'Antimo.
Cortona is a small welcoming town in the Valdichiana, in the province of Cortona is 39 km away. It is a small city enclosed by a wall where Etruscan and Roman features are still visible today. The city is small, but offers several interesting things to visit, including the Diocesan Museum in which a beautiful table of the Annunciation by Beato Angelico is preserved. Do not miss a visit to the beautiful Sanctuary of Santa Margherita, patron saint of the city, and to the Fortress of Girifalco. Just outside the walls of Cortona, there is the Franciscan hermitage Le Celle, the first convent built by St. Francis of Assisi in 1211, in which today a small community of friars lives.
Il giardino della Foce
La Foce garden was built between 1925 and 1939 by the English architect Cecil Pinset. It is a formal Italian garden, divided into geometric 'rooms' by box hedges, which stretches from the house towards the Val d'Orcia and Mount Amiata. Terraced slopes gently rise up the hill, where cherry, pine and cypress trees grow amidst wild broom, thyme and rosemary, and a long avenue of cypresses leads to a 17th century stone statue. A travertine path under a wisteria pergola leads to the forest and connects the garden with the family cemetery, considered one of Pinsent's best creations.