About 5 minutes drive to the nearest town of Monsummano Terme, the house is situated in the Nievole Valley, province of Pistoia – this city has been honored as Italy’s 2017 Capital of Italian Culture. Wander its historic streets, explore the bustling daily market and delicatessen shops Then don’t miss a late-afternoon aperitif and ‘movida’ in the charming SALA SQUARE
This area allows Tuscany-lovers to easily reach the territories’s places of interest, given the efficient transport links via national railway network, main roads and motorways: Pistoia is 15 km away, Lucca – 34 km, Florence and Pisa International Airport at just 50 km.
For art-lovers: the property is well connected with such art cities like Lucca (34 Km), Florence (50 km) and Pisa (55 Km). while the popular and characteristic town of San Gimignano is 60 km away. At only 20 minutes drive (16.5 km) one can visit Vinci, birthplace of the Renaissance genius Leonardo. This is a perfect place to spend a day full of culture, as well as view its endless vineyards and olive groves. One can combine a visit of the unique Museum with Leonardo’s incredible machines and inventions with a good CHIANTI WINE TASTING..
For sea-lovers: the nearest sea resorts are Viareggio (50 km) and Forte dei Marmi (60 km)
For mountain-lovers: one can easily reach Abetone, which is about 60 km away.
For sport and wellness lovers: play a round of golf at La Pievaccia Golf course ( 18 holes) and discover one of the most famous spa towns in Italy Montecatini Terme or just relax at less than 1 km from home, in the unique grotto and thermal pool of Monsummano Terme – Grotta Giusti SPA Resort–
For families with children : a visit the very original Pinocchio’s Park dedicated to the famous long-nosed marionette, combined with the visit of the Garzoni Garden and the Butterfly House makes a great day out.
Nearby are many medieval hamlets: Montevettolini (you have splendid views of this hilltop hamlet from Le Maggioline), Buggiano Castello, Uzzano, Montecatini Alto where you can enjoy a stroll on cobbled lanes and meanwhile discover the many traditional restaurants offering local dishes.