The holidayapartment of your dreams, in the heart of Tuscany. For relaxation, for sports enthusiasts and for those who wants to visit the tiscan and umbrian art cities.
This Agriturismo is located in Pergine Valdarno, near Arezzo, on a quiet panoramic area on the beautiful Tuscan hills. The Agriturismo is ideally located for visiting the major art cities of Tuscany: Arezzo is at only 15 km, Siena is at 52 km and Florence is only 65 km away. You can visit even the Umbria region with its beautiful towns including Assisi, the city of San Francisco. You can practice sports like golf, mountain biking, fishing, clay pigeon shooting and of course hiking.
The Agriturismo consists of a main house with 5 large apartments and a house with 2 apartments. The apartments have the typical style of the old Tuscan farmhouses (terracotta floors, wooden beams). All apartments have private entrance and private garden, satellite TV, internet connection and central heating, parking inside the property, a common laundry room. Guests have a large pool of 14x7 meters and a barbecue in the garden.
Pergine Valdarno and Laterina and the oratory of S. Maria in Valle (St. Mary in the Fields) from the 17th century are historic landmarks. The farmhouse resort “Il Borro” was an ancient settlement. Nowadays it is the perfect place to buy gift and souvenirs. Elegant handicraft shops, restaurants and the Etruscan “Strada dei sette ponti” (street of the seven bridges) are worthwhile a visit.
The First Saturday and Sunday of each month one of the most important Antiquities Fair takes place in Arezzo.
In Arezzo is also organized twice a year the famous ”Joust of the Saraceno” an historical commemoration dating to the XIV century that takes place twice a year in the Piazza Grande. The traditional joust is celebrated on the first Sunday of September, and a "minor" edition on the second last Saturday of June precedes it. It takes its origin from the training of soldiers who exercised with a machine while riding a horse. This machine symbolizes the enemy of the Christian paladin par excellence paladin: the "Saracino", namely the Arab soldier.
The Natural Reserves of “Valle dell’Inferno e Bandella” and “Ponte Buriano e Penna” will also give visitors the opportunity to explore this area natural environment through quite a few charming itineraries.
Rural roads along the river Arno are an ideal place for touring and cycling.