Florence is a unique city for its beauty. It is possible to reach the city by highway Fi-Pi-Li or by train. With the train you may arrive in the centre of the city easily and then go by walk in the main streets. You can get the train in San Frediano train station that is at only 2 km from our B&B.
Livorno deserves a visit especially in spring and in the summer. It has a wonderful shoreline: Calafuria, Quercianella, Castiglioncello.
Lucca is famous for its well-preserved walls, one of the best in Europe, dating back to the XV- XVIIth. The historical centre deserves for sure a visit.
The “Monti Pisani” offers the opportunity to do excursions and visits in typical places. Going up after Calci village you can reach the top of “Monte Serra”. As much characteristic is Montemagno village that offers a wonderful panorama of the city of Pisa and where you can take beautiful footpaths where dive.
The leaning tower, but more. In addition to the famous “Piazza dei Miracoli”, you can visit the historical centre, with the beautiful Piazza dei Cavalieri (where is located a famous university: Scuola Normale), wonderful sideriver (lungarni), Borgo Stretto, Palazzo Blu, and the monumental complex Cittadella with finds of ancient roman boats.
A city rich of culture, but on a human scale, but very lively at night.
You can reach by car or through a comfortable bus route. The nearest bus stop is 800 meters from our B&B and will allow you to arrive in 20 minutes in the city center. Do not forget to visit the new tourist port of Marina, just as well as with the car even by bus.
The city of Volterra and its splendid territory is, probably, in Tuscany, one of the most varied and rich of attractions. The undisputed historical tradition joins the beautiful nature that offers, from morphology, vegetation and fauna, an imposing patrimony.
A Volterra history has left its mark with continuity from the Etruscan period until the nineteenth century, with artistic and monumental remains of great importance, which can be admired simply walking through the streets of the historic center, but also visiting the city museums: the Museum Etruscan, the Civic Art Gallery, the Museum of Sacred Art, the Ecomuseum of Alabaster.
Besides these monuments one can find a pristine landscape, a quality of life still a human scale and an artistic handicraft unique in the world: alabaster.
In the past Calci was a collection of villages, which developed around the most important waterways (the zambre) and lived in the wool and products of the land. In the centuries is almost nothing left of these agglomerations, if not the most tangible trace of the settlement of the Carthusian order in the fifteenth century: the Certosa di Calci, now managed by the University of Pisa Museum.
Vicopisano offre un piccolo, ma delizioso borgo medievale che nonostante le dimensioni ridotte, conserva un patrimonio di monumenti medievali di notevole importanza e di rara bellezza.