Bagno Vignoni, Province of Siena, Italy
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.
Aeroporto Amerigo Vespucci, Via del Termine, Florence, Metropolitan City of Florence, Italy
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).
Piazza Grande, Montepulciano, Province of Siena, Italy
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, Province of Siena, Italy
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, Province of Siena, Italy
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 San Filippo, Province of Siena, Italy
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.
Montefollonico, Province of Siena, Italy
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, Province of Siena, Italy
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, Province of Arezzo, Italy
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.
La Foce, Province of Siena, Italy
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.
Siena, Province of Siena, Italy
The centerpiece of the city of Siena is the famous Piazza del Campo, with its particular shell shape, where the famous Palio is held, one of the most important events for all Sienese.