La fonte:close to San Gimignano and Volterra
- 5 bedrooms
- 3 bathrooms
- sleeps 12
Description from the owner
The farmhouse is situated in the heart of Tuscany hills, between Volterra,famous etruscan and medioevale city, and San Gimignano, famous all over the world for its characteristic towers.
You can easly visit the most important towns of Florence, Siena, Pisa. The sea is at just 40 minutes by car and the nearest village with shops and services is only 1 Km far.
La fonte:close to San Gimignano and Volterra
Volterra, Tuscany, Italy
Additional Location Information
The villa is very closed to a village called Villamagna (only 1 km far, 1 minute by car), with services and shops. From the villa you can go in Volterra in 10/15 minutes by car and in San Gimignano in 20 minutes by car. Car is necessary for visiting the area. You can easily visit Florence, Siena, Lucca and Pisa because the villa is in the middle of the area (45/50 minutes by car).
Location Type Lake, Rural, Village
AvailableUnavailable Last updated: November 16, 2012 ◀▶
Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in EUR) (change)
|Date||Nightly Rate||Weekend Night||Weekly Rate||Monthly Rate|
|Sep 28, 2013 - Dec 31, 2013 |
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Jan 01, 2014 - Apr 16, 2014 |
|2 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Apr 17, 2014 - Apr 22, 2014 |
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Apr 23, 2014 - May 16, 2014 |
|2 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|May 17, 2014 - Jun 13, 2014 |
|7 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Can't find rates for your travel dates? Contact the owner|
|Jun 14, 2014 - Jun 27, 2014 |
|7 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Jun 28, 2014 - Aug 29, 2014 |
|7 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Aug 30, 2014 - Sep 12, 2014 |
|7 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Sep 13, 2014 - Oct 03, 2014 |
|7 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Oct 04, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014 |
|2 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|All other dates ||$82|
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in|
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Additional notes from owner
in low season (in winter) the heating is apart: min 3/max 5 euro a day. The price includes linen, towels final cleanings, use of the swimmingpool, of the barbeque area, use of the wi-fi connection and the bikes.For Christmas's time prices, ask to the owner.
- Playground [?]
- garden/private garden
- Full fridge
- wash machine
- Outdoor Grill
- poll with hidro-massage corner
- TV sat
- Parking space
- Pet friendly - Yes
- Smoking allowed - Ask
- Suitable for children - Yes
- Suitable for the elderly - Yes
- Wheelchair accessible - Yes
What Past Guests Are Saying
Excellentes vacances !
Logis situé à l'étage, très spacieux pour 6 personnes.
Appartement très propre et bon accueil.
Région très belle de Toscane.
Le mieux : piscine et environs Pise, Voltera, San Gimignano
Le moins : -
Nous retournerons !
The perfect quiet place to see all of Tuscany
We stayed here for one week, and will probably come back again! Katia is a very friendly host and her pizza-nights are to remember.
The apartments are spacious, clean and the building is on an excellent location to visit the rest of Tuscany. A small supermarket is nearby, which will supply you with everything needed to cook for yourselves. Many excellent restaurants in the neighborhood?.
All in all, a very, very nice stay in a very nice place. Highly recommended!
Awesome location and lovely property
We stayed for a week in September and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. Katia and Fernando couldn't have been more welcoming (and even invited us in to their home with their family and friends for traditional wood fire oven cooked pizzas one night). The villa is very clean and views are to die for. Every day the pool was cleaned and there are plenty of deck chairs for relaxing by the pool. The location is a quick 20 min drive to either the lovely villages of Volterra and St G. My only small comment would be that there wasn't a bottle opener and only 1 wine glass in the villa we stayed in. To be fair we didn't mention this to Katia and I am 100% positive that if we had she would have rectified this immediately. Instead we borrowed one of the three bottle openers that the villa upstairs had and made do with a normal glass for one of us. The wifi worked fantastic, shower pressure was wonderful and massive king sized bed comfortable. The small village of Villamagna is a 15min walk (uphill) and the deli/market has all of the delicious Italian food that you might need to make some lovely meals. Overall I was very impressed and would definitely stay again or recommend to anyone looking for accommodation in Tuscany.
My family and I just returned from a very relaxing week at La fonte and would definitely go back again. My parents, my husband, and my two boys stayed in the Spiga apartment. The weather was perfect, and we spent most of our days playing in the pool and taking bike rides from the house. We were greeted with some fresh eggs, pasta, fresh tomato sauce, and some of the best olive oil I have ever tasted (or smelled!). Katia and her family were all very nice and helpful. We went to Volterra and San Gimignano a few times and had gelato just about every night :) The boys were so happy at the house that we didn't travel more than that. We also lucked out and had the entire place to ourselves for the week we were there. We would highly recommend this place!
The best holiday destination in my life
I especially liked this house because the location was close to everything we wanted - the cities, the small towns, the sea - everything. It was peaceful, and I could really rest, but when I wanted to go and visit something wonderful, it was really close. Volterra, only 14km away was my favourite destination. The house itself is very beautiful and tastefully decorated. The pizza served by the owners was the best I had ever eaten. It was our 2nd visit to this house. Definitely a great place for families with children. We had 4 kids (from 3 years old to 12 years old) and they all loved it.
A place worth of finding
Firstly, you have to be lucky to find this place. Without GPS we didn't achieve it. But it is worth of finding. This place is amazing for people who want to get rest and spend time in a queit surrounding with really nice neighbours. We were there in September but the weather was wonderfull-over 20 C - perfect for visiting. This place is close to Volterra or San Gimignano. The owner Katia proved herself to be helpful and really nice. One afternoon she made for us a home-made pizza and it was as delicious as we have never ate before. We spent there marvellous time.
Fantastic environment! The accomadation really catered for all our needs it is a really beautiful area!
Thank you so much Katia we will return again
Amazing week in Tuscany
We stayed in apartment Ginevra and enjoyed tho whole stay there. One evening we were invited for dinner with the owner and it was a really nice experience.
The whole apartment was really comfortable, clean. I would just mention one small disadvantage - You have to be careful when You are having a shower - there are no water barriers :)
We spent there a wonderful week!
Un havre de paix près de Volterra
Nous sommes un couple français qui avons passé une excellente semaine de repos à Villaéagna. L'appartement était trés bien (peut être un petit effort à faire au niveau de la douche). L'accueil vraiment trés sympa, merci Katia et son mari. Nous avons même gouté les tomates du jardin qui étaient exceptionnelles!! je recommande d'y aller
It is really the taste of Toscana
First of all I must admite, that the contact with Katia is really good and everything you need you can arrange without any problems. And that was the first nice thing about the stay, even long before it started.
The house is really located in the middle of nowhere - but in the good meanings. Together with my wife we've searched for a simple, quiet, sunny place to have a one week stay and taste the Toscana. And La Fonte ist the one of them definitely. The place is really in the middle of the small Toscana mountains like you've maybe seen in some postcards. It is also a good base for trips to other places like Pisa, Firence, Siena or Livorno. Everything you need. In fact, La Fonte is placed nearby the small Villamagna where you can buy basic ingredients and have a nice field of view to Toscana. Further on, there is a small pool located in the garden, so you can cool down your body anytime you want. One could be there better - there is no functioning light in the pool, so swimming in the dark is a little bit weird, but new experiences are welcome :-)
So, there was one special day, where anna delivered own made real italian pizza. It was delicious. And plenty of it.
What else do you need? There is kitchen, swiming pool, outside table with chairs. There was also plenty of sun, some singing/squoarking frogs at night, a friendly cat that was sill comming back even after our dog was sometimes too near of him.
Everything was perfect. So if you are looking for simple, quiet, sunny place with delicious pizza in Toscana - La Fonte is the one.
polska sucha beskidzka
Italian live diserves a high five
Really nice hoildays in the centre (let's say...) of Tuscany. We we having a good fun in this agrotourismo. The garden includes not only a pretty decent swimming pool, but also some fresh and tasty fruits/vegetables. There's also a possibility to take a ride on a tractor or taste the homemade pizza. If you're lucky, you may have a chance to visit owner's home, which is situated about 3 km away. You'll learn something about Italian hospitality.
The equipment maybe isn't one of a kind, but it's funcional enough. Of course I don't recommend this place for those of you who want to spend their holidays in night clubs or pubs. Everyone who likes to slow down and feel the nature will be pleased and satisfied.
soggiorno in appartamento papavero agriturismo La Fonte
Abbiamo soggiornato una settimana nell'appartamento Papavero,io e la mia ragazza.L'appartamento era pulito e ben attrezzata,la piscina in condizioni molto buone.La posizione e molto comoda per escursioni a Volterra,San Gimignano,Firenze,Livorno e Pisa.Katia e una persona cordiale e molto disponibile!!
Consigliamo questo posto!Se possibile ci ritorneremo un altro anno!!
Debora e Francesco da ancona
Great rural location with easy access to Volterra, San Gimignano
A lovely place to stay, in a quiet rural location yet 5min drive to village which has a couple of food shops, and 20min drive to the fantastic medieval town of Volterra - a must-see. Would recommend having GPS for your car.
The accommodation was well equipped, clean and everything we needed. Each of the three apartments has its own private patio/eating area which was great.
Pool was clean and had lots of shade, provided by both umbrellas and olive trees, and was used every day by our two children (12 and 9). With only three apartments on site, the pool was never too busy or noisy.
And we had no mosquitoes or biting bugs!
We were made to feel very welcome by Katia and her husband, and nothing was too much trouble.
A lovely place to stay if you are after somewhere to stay that is quiet but a great location for easy trips to Volterra, Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa etc
Newcastle Upon Tyne, England
A beautiful, peaceful spot.
We had a lovely, peaceful stay in the Spiga apartment, which was basic, but comfortable. We loved the beautiful view from the terrace and the pool was excellent. We were made to feel very welcome by Katia's family, and we'd like to thank you for the gifts of your homegrown fruit and vegetables and the homemade pizza during the week. A great base for exploring and experiencing Tuscany.
Wonderful, clean, space, view, good price
We lived at apartments Ginestra and Spiga. Both apartments are clean, have good equipment. Spiga have much space and fantastic view as it is on the upper floor. We were afraid there was not aircon, but it was ok. The washing mashing was helpful. The pool is great, big and clean as it is new! A children playground and BBQ with big table are great. The nearest beach is Bibona, it tooks us about 1 hour to get there. We recommend to visit nice towns San Gimignano, Lucca, Firenze. Supermarkets are not far from the house and you can buy italian homemade wine, see signs on the road.
Katia and her family were very attentive to us, Katia was there for any question or need. She gave us fruits and homemade pizza, it is delicious! We are happy to meet this wonderful place, thank you Katia very much!
Anita and Richard
Friendly and well placed.
We really enjoyed our stay. Lovely pool, deer in the fields and a wonderful pizza night. Would definately visit again.
Wingrave, Buckinghamshire, UK
Amazing our stay was as perfect as we had hoped!
We were made to feel very welcome from the start, the accomodation we felt was exceptional value and delivered exactly as advertised. Comfortable, well equipped to be self sufficent and access to a Lovely swimming Pool which with the heat in Tuscany is much needed! Location is beautiful & ideal for exploring Central Tuscany, access to a vehicle is a must. Volterra is just 15 mins and San Gimi 30 mins away. We loved our two week holiday here and would love to return one day!
I must also mention Katia and her lovely family especially Mama anna who made us feel so at home, with fresh fruit and fresh homemade Pizza - Yummy!! xx
A warm welcome that continued throughout our stay to compliment
We spent a week at La fonte with our 2 young children. Katia and anna were particularly helpful with all our requests and we looked forward to anna's breakfast visits bringing with her lots of different goodies. The pizza night was worth staying in for. We were worried about no aircon but it wasnt a problem and on the 1 hot night Katia supplied a fan. Made use of the mountain bike to cycle to the village. Plenty of space for our son to run around. Beautiful sunset views.
Perfect location for a relaxing break
Katia was very friendly and helpful throughout the booking process and very welcoming when we arrived. The property is in a great location, very peaceful with wonderful views. It was a great base for us to visit many beautiful parts of Tuscany and the perfect place to return to at the end of the day to relax and watch the sun set with a glass of wine. I would have no hesitation in returning or recommending to others.
Fresh picked cherries, roses and warm hospitality under the Tusc
Katia and her mother-in-law, Anna, were gracious, warm hostesses during our stay at this beautiful agritourismo. They encouraged us to pick cherries from the tree by the pool and anna dropped by with a rose to add to our dinner table out on the terrace. Katia also came to bid us farewell with a homemade pizza (still warm from her oven). Tuscany itself was stunning and this home away from home was close to many key cities and medieval villages (such as Florence, Volterre and San Gimignano). We woild love to come back one day!
Simple, but great!
I'll liket it very much, the place is perfect, the location also. The house was very clean, simple but with everything that you will need. Katia and her husband seems very nice people.
Steve & Carly Ellis
Amazing experience, la fonte is a perfect setting and location f
My wife & I had two perfect weeks here which we would love to have been more! The accomodation has everything you need to be self sufficent, super markets nearby to purchase the amazing vegtables available in Italy. We stayed in a number of nights stay late by the pool having a lovely swim and cooked up some lovely pasta dishes. We would love to come back sometime. Katia and her family are so friendly and add to the whole experience, especially anna. Don't miss out book it!
Wonderful relaxing near great Tuscan hilltowns
All 9 of us loved our stay at this lovely farmhouse. The coutryside is beautiful. We visited 5 nearby hilltop walled cities and enjoyed history, great views, good tuscan cuisine, and wonderful local wines. We cooked breakfast and dinner at the farmhouse. It was very nice to have laundry and wifi. We also enjoyed the pool. Katia and her family gave us a warm welcome like everyone we met in Tuscany.
The best holiday ever
It was the best holiday in my life. I recommend all of you. Katya and her mother are very nice people. The pizza was great! Agroturismo La Fonte is a great place to relax and a good place to get to many cities such as Pisa, Florence, Siena and many others. Thank you for everything! We will recommend to friends.
E 'stata la migliore vacanza della mia vita. Raccomando tutti voi. Katya e sua madre sono persone molto simpatiche. La pizza era fantastico! Agroturismo La Fonte è un luogo ideale per rilassarsi e un buon posto per arrivare a molte città come Pisa, Firenze, Siena e molti altri. Grazie di tutto! Noi consigliamo agli amici.
To by?y najlepsze wakacje w ?yciu. Polecam wszystkim!. Katia i jej Mama to bardzo mili ludzie. Pizza by?a ?wietna! Agroturismo La fonte to ?wietne miejsce na wypoczynek i dobre miejsce aby dojecha? do wielu miast jak Pisa, Firenze, Siena i wiele innych. Bardzo dzi?kujemy za wszystko! B?dziemy poleca? znajomym.
(If there are any mistakes - sorry, I used google translator)
Staying in this agriturismo is an unforgettable experience!!! We went there with 2 kids and our 2 friends and we were living in the Spiga apartment. Everything was wonderful! It was clean and well-equipped, the pool is in a very good condition, it's ideal for kids, the location is very convenient for trips to Volterra, Pisa, Florence, Siena, San Gimignano (our favourite). Katia is a warm person and her pizza is delicious. We recommend this place and wish we would come back there one more time
ania from Poland, August 2011
Excellent accommodation set in the heart of Tuscany countryside
We rented the Papavero apartment for a week this august. The apartment was very clean and well thought out. Katia was kind enough to put in an extra bed as our teenage girls do not like sharing.
We had a truly relaxing time. All enjoyed the pool, sitting on the veranda and watching the sun set over the tuscan hills and befriending the resident kitten.
Day trips to Volterra, San Gimiignano and Sienna were a easy distance. We travelled from Pisa and Florence but you could do these as day trips from here.
On arrival Katia had provided us with a welcome bottle of wine and pizzas mid week. All of which contributed to a memorable holiday.
for those who are looking for silence and beautiful landscapes
We stayed for one week in La Fonte and we were truly sorry, it couldn't be longer. The house is very nice, situated among the Tuscan hills, with nice and clean swimming-pool. The village is about 20 minutes on foot from the spot.
Our apartment was very nice and well equipped (kitchen gives a good opportunity to prepare dishes based on fresh, original Italian ingridients!). Both Katja and her husband showed us real Italian hospitality, and the pizza was a delicious surprise!
The place is wonderful located, peaceful and quiet. It was all that we wanted to find for the vacations. Thank you for making our dreams come true! Kasia&the; Family, Poland
Wir hatten einen wirklich schönen aufenthalt in La Fonte. Die appartements sind zwar relativ einfach eingerichtet, aber das Preis-Leistungs-Verhältnis ist sehr gut. Der Pool ist schön und gepflegt. Die Lage ist sehr gut für ausflüge nach Pisa, Florenz, Siena, San Gimignano etc. Katia ist sehr nett, einen abend brachte sie selbstgemachte Pizza, einen anderen Tag frische Tomaten aus dem Garten. Empfehlenswert ist auch das selbstgemachte Olivenöl!
Magnificent Villa La Fonte
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A relaxing and interesting holiday destination
The house was clean and comfortable, in a very peaceful location. We loved eating out on the terrace and relaxing by the pool. The owner of the house was very nice and even supplied us with pizza on our last night. The peaceful location of the property is simply good for the soul. We loved our trips to Volterra, Pisa and Florence. The only place I didn't like was the water park at Cecina - but my teenage son loved it.
I was sad to leave this lovely place and hope one day to return.
It's a very cosy appartement, with beautiful environment. We are sad, we can't enjoy the accomodation's convinionencies, because of the programmes every day. Next time we rent it for two weeks. The swimming pool is excellent.
Esparreguera - Barcelona -
¡Genial! Unas vacaciones inolvidables. Estuvimos una semana y se nos ha hecho corta. Katia y su familia nos han hecho sentir como en casa. Y qué decir de mama anna, estupenda. Y las pizzas que nos preparó, inigualables, expquisitas. Un besazo anna, sobre todo de Biel. Y la casa es para no salir de ella de lo bien que te encuentras. Aún así está a mano de todo, ya que nosotros hicimos diversas visitas, Pisa, Florencia, Volterra, San Gimignano, Montepulciano, etc. Recomiendo esta casa al 100%, nos hicieron sentir como en casa. Volveremos. Un besazo a toda la familia y ciao!
Near Loughborough, UK
What a wonderful place!!
We had a week here and what a wonderful week it was. The most relaxing time we have had since having children!! The apartment was lovely, everything we needed and nice and clean. We loved the pool - had it to ourselves most days which was wonderful. Great views - fabulous tomatoes, plums and freshly made pizzas delivered to our door - such a nice touch. Just a lovely holiday. I bet we'll be back.
Zach?cam innych do pobytu u Katii po polsku bo pragn? poleci? to miejsce innym Polakom. Miejsce jest cudowne, w?a?ciciele bardzo mili i go?cinni. Super basen ratuj?cy nas w upa?y a pizza i makaron Anny jest super.
La Fonte "Spiga"
Magnifiques vacances !!
Nous avons passés nos vacances avec nos 3 enfants en bas âge dans l'appartement spiga. Très beau cadre, appartement spacieux et accueil chaleureux des propriétaires. Situé dans un cadre naturel magnifique, nous nous trouvions proches de Volterra, Pise, San Gimignano, Florence, ... Excursions magnifiques à faire. Vu les températures élevées, nous étions heureux de pouvoir profiter de la piscine très agréable. Nous conseillons cette adresse à tous et nous y retournerons ...
Perfect holiday in Tuscany
Having booked agriturusimo La Fonte over the internet we were a little worried that it would not be what we had expected - We had nothing to worry about!!. Everything was perfect. From beginning to end Katia and her family could not have been more helpful. Finding the property, checking in and out and payment were simple. The appartment, the pool, the grounds and the location were exactly what we had hoped for. Even though the property is very rural we found that Pisa, Volterra and San Gimangno were easily reached by car. The village of Villamagna is within easy walking distance and has a very friendly bar and village shop. We are planning to visit again when we can and have recommended this holiday to all our friends.
We liked it very much!!!
nice appartment, very friendly people, ideal gateway to San Gimignano, Voltera, you make it to Pisa, Lucca or Siena for a daytrip. We had a fantastic pizza dinner with the owners and other guests,
unfortunately the pool was closed though it was still warm (October)
Don´t become jumpy while getting here and nobody picks up the phone to arrange the check in, the owners appear magical once you enter the property...;-)
Its a nice place in a wonderful landscape. The owners are very friendly and helpful. We highly recommend a stay in "La Fonte".
An excellent vacation with amzing hospitality!
My family stayed at la fonte with our 3yr old son and had a fantastic holiday in a great location. La Fonte is very peaceful with its surrounding of rolling hills, pheasants and deer. Tuscany is a great place to stay and explore, we visited Siena, San Gimiano, Florence and Volterra all the one week and still felt relaxed due to the tranquility of our return to the apartment. The place was very clean and well kept with anna and Katia taking good care of us. we were given eggs and home made pizza! My one recommendation and only real floor if being fussy is to say to phone ahead when you reach the airport and ask them to turn on the fridge as this took ages to get cold!! I would highly recommend la Fonte to all.
A & T
A little Gem in the rolling hills of Tuscany
As a young couple, we loved our short stay at Agriturismo La Fonte?, just 4 nights in the stunning tuscan countryside but we could have easily stayed more! We stayed in the Papavero apartment within the pretty dark yellow farmhouse, it was very clean, spacious and authentically italian with everything needed for a self catering stay. The pool was lovely and kept private by olive groves and bushes around it. What made our stay great, were the little touches - Anna knocked on our door one day and delivered freshly picked cherries from the trees surrounding the farmhouse, lovely! Then the following evening Katia delivered a homemade pizza, which was yummy! These added extras really made our stay, so kind. Together with a fantastic location just 20 mins drive from Volterra, 40 mins from San Gimignano and 1 hour from Pisa airport, this little haven is a real gem and would definitely recommend it!
Tom and Debbie
Perfect Introduction to Tuscany
If you want peace and quiet, La Fonte is a perfect base to discover Tuscany with stunning views and friendly hospitality.
Volterra and Sienna are both not to be missed.
Beautiful location, a home from home experience
We had a wonderful week at La fonte, the location is idyllic - quiet and peaceful, but near enough to major roads and cities to explore.
Katia welcomed us on our first day and we were made very welcome. Her mother in law visited a couple of times to keep an eye on things and even made us a traditional Italian pizza! We stayed in the one bedroom apartment and we had our own private garden area which was perfect to relax in in the evening. The communal bbq was great too ad the whole place is very well kept. The pool overlooks an Olive grove and beautiful views.
I can't rate it highly enough!
birthday celebration with family
We were looking for a house to celebrate my 65th bithday with the whole family, 14 persons. Casa La Fonte has three appartments , a swimming pool and a big garden, so a perfect place to be with children and grandchildren. We enjoyed eating together at sunset in the garden very much. Villamagna has a small supermarket with fresh food, Volterra, Pisa, Siena and S Gimigniano etc are not to far away to visit. Katia and her family made us feel at home for a week!
A great place to rest
I recommend everyone stay if you want to relax in peace and quiet, away from the urban crowd. This place is great, especially in spring. There is not only functional but also apartment barbecue, swimming pool and bicycles for those who wish to relax actively. I hope that I can re-visit this wonderful place.
Great place to stay when exploring Tuscany
The home is well-equipped and nicely furnitured in Tuscany style. The pool is wonderful during the summer months.
Especially the hosts are very nice and they really made us feel welcome and at home.
La Fonte is a great starting point for exploring Tuscany. Volterra is just a stone's throw away and many other interesting places ar within short reach.
Lovely property in tranquil surroundings
We had a wonderful holiday here in June 2009. The location is perfect, just a short drive to some lovely towns and yet set in very peaceful and tranquil surroundings. The property has a lovely pool and the views from the terrace are beautiful. The property is well furnished and has a modern kitchen. The oweners are very friendly and we were treated to a delicious homemade pizza and some of their homegrown produce during our stay which was much appreciated. I would hightly recommend this property and the photographs do not do it justice.
Nous avons passé chez vous un merveilleux séjour.
Votre accueil et votre gentillesse tout au long de la
semaine nous ont particulièrement plus.
Nous avions occupé l'appartement du rez-de-chaussée à
l'entrée et nos avons particulièrement apprécié la
gloriette où nous avons pris nos repas.
Merci encore pour ce magnifique séjour.
la nature à l'état pur
Nous avons passé un merveilleux sejour à La Fonta. Les enfants ont adorés se baigner dans la magnifique piscine très bien entretenue. Les parents aussi car la chaleur Tosacane nous accablait. Extrème gantillesse des propriétaires.
Fam. De Troy - Christiaens
Our experience in 'La fonte'! :)
We enjoyed our stay at 'La fonte'. They received us very well. When we arrived, we had some problems to find the right location of the house, but the owners came looking for us in the village center! We stayed in the appartement upstairs, there we had a terrace that we liked a lot. We have eaten the whole vacation outside. Inside the house we liked the chambers. In the kitchen there weren't enough knives for 6 persons, but the other equipment was all right. There were many towels. At a certain moment we had a problem with the shower, but the owners took care of the problem immediately. They spoiled us with home-made pizza, wine, olive-oil and cookies. They were always very friendly. When one of my daughters was ill and needed to visit a doctor, and since the village doctor was on holiday, the owners themselves guided us by car to the hospital in Volterra.
They took care of the swimming pool very well. We liked the location because it was peaceful. In the little village grocery of Villamagna you can find almost anything you need. And if you can't find it there: the supermarket of Volterra isn't that far away. The cities we have visited, are: Volterra, San Gimignano, Lucca, Firenze, Sienna, Certaldo and Pisa. So 'La fonte' is really situated in the heart of Toscana.
J'ai eu la chance d'aller en vacance 15 jours l'été dernier dans cette magnifique Villa! Les propriétaires sont très sympathiques, très accueillants et nous font découvrir les produits locaux... La villa est très bien entretenue (piscines, appartements, abords,...). A seulement 13km de Volterra, La fonte est un domaine très calme, avec un paysage magnifique. Encore merci pour ces vacances!
Benno Rademaker from Holland
Real Tuscanian holiday
In June 2006 we booked La Fonte for 2 weeks vacation, stayed in the appartement groundfloor, close to the pool.
We enjoyed the nature, outdoor, terrace time in a perfect climate.
The pool is good and well equipped.
Friendly owners >> brought us some home-made pizza. Delicious!
Helped a hand to grow and pick the tomatoes, zucchini and other vegatables/herbes.
Cities like Volterra and San Gimignano are close and beautiful.
it has been pleasure to stay in your home
my wife yona and i had the pleasureof staying in your home in la fonte,and we wantedthe opportunity to tell you how much we enjoyed our stay.
your home is very nice, and is particularly conmfortableand and attractive.
again thank you for all of your generosity and hospitality.
Jérôme et Christelle
La Chaux, Suisse
Really good hollidays
We were received indeed by very nice owner.
The house was well equipped and appropriate(clean).
The village is quiet and charming.
We were close to fabulous places to be visited.
Holidays perfected with 2 small children.
Un casa para toda le familia
Fuimos en septiembre 2007 yo mi mujer y mi hijo
la casa era como lo que hemos esperado, ademas estaba cerca de ciudades
importantes (firenza, pisa, siena) y de mas pequeñas. lo que no ha permitodo
de hacer un dia viaje otro dia piscina !!!
la noche pizza era fenomenal se mezclaban todos los inquilinos y la familia de
katia en un ambiente familiar.
recomiendo a todos esta casa de volterra.
manchester , England
A pleasant retreat in Tuscany!
We really enjoyed our stay at 'La Fonte' Katia and her family were very friendly and welcoming. They even cooked us a massive pizza one night!
The sourounding countryside is very beautiful and there are any interesting towns within easy reach.
Closer to home, there is the Bar in the village where we spent many happy hours playing dominos against the local people.
Christine and David Martin
Españoles por el mundo
Una experiencia muy buena
Pasamos unas vacaciones fenomenales en la casa "La fonte". El trato fue excelente, la ubicación perfecta para recorrer desde ahí toda la región de la Toscana.
Las niñas disfrutaron mucho, pues la casa contaba con mucho espacio verde alrededor,además de piscina, en un paraje tranquilo. La casa cuenta con todo lo necesario y es muy acogedora. Hicimos muchas excursiones: Volterra, San Gimignano, Florencia, ... La región merece la pena.
Sin duda alguna, recomendaría "La fonte" por su ubicación, hospitalidad (los dueños te hacen sentir como parte de su familia), confortabilidad, ... En resumen para pasar unas vacaciones excelentes.
Josep Maria de Juan & BCN Team
A very pleasant experience with la "mamma"
Our group from Barcelona have an impressive experience at the Toscana places and with the ownwer's personality, a really "mamma napolitana".
Josep Maria de Juan
Wonderful property and great hosts
We had a fantastic time here, there are a lot of great cities and villages to visit in the Volterra area. The property is well maintained and spacious and is set out of town in a scenic area, the pool was lovely and the family owners were wonderful hosts bringing gifts of home grown produce and even invited us to share a meal or barbecue with them and the other guests once a week which was fantastic. We love Italy and visit every year, this was the most welcome we have ever been made to feel by the owners.
Jack 'n Pam from Bainbridge Island, WA
Bainbridge Island, Washington, USA
A Quiet, Comfortable Farm Near Volterra
Katia offers a lovely, three apartment guest house just a short drive from Volterra. Our room was trim, fully appointed, and very comfortable with an very nice kitchen. The farm and the surrounding countryside are lovely and the tiny nearby village of Villamanga has a friendly little grocery store with everything we needed.
Our stay at La Fonte was happy, restful and a great base for visiting Volterra.
Greg in D.C.
We'd Go back in a heartbeat.
This wonderful Agriturismo is located in a beautiful rural/agricultural area of Tuscany, near Volterra. It was wonderfully located to serve as a base for excursions throughout Tuscany. The central location allowed us to see Florence, San Gimignano, Sienna, Montalcino while having a tranquil place to rest a the end of the day.
The accommodations were terrific. The house is well maintained and clean. The pool was a treat after days exploring the Tuscan countryside.
The owner, Katia and her family were warm and welcoming. She went so far out of her way as to arrange a ride on their tractor for our 3 year-old son who was very interested in tractors at the time.
I can't wait until we are able to get back in the area to stay there again.
A wonderful holidays
A very nice place, nice prices and friendly family! We recommend place and serwis.
Katia and her sister in law were there for us to
help with anything.They were wery friendly.
The house was fully equiped, we didn´t miss
anything.Everything was in perfect condition,very
clean and new.
And we liked the style of the equipment,too.
It is perfect place for a quiet holiday, there is
beautiful nature aroud with lot of birds, animals
like deers,pheasants, nice olivetrees. And close to
the village where in the local shop we found
anything we need.The people in the village were
The swimmingpool was perfect, cleened every day.
Ther are only pros, there are no cons. We loved
everything about the place and hope to come there
Going back for the third time this year. The house has a lovely view across fields with great sunsets. It's very peaceful and most guests there respect the quiet especially in the evenings. The swimming pool is delightful and one of our memories is of swallows swooping down and dipping their beaks in the water. Finally, the family takes good care of you and the highlight last year for my daughter was going on the tractor and helping to water the crops.
A dream come true...
Visiting Italy, discovering its wonders and meeting Italians was one of my dearest dreams...
The agristurismo La Fonte made it come true!!
Katia the owner and her family are so kind (guests can even test true Pasta), La Fonte is lovely, calm and ideally located!!
Since then, I've started Italian lessons and I look forward to staying once more in Tuscany in La Fonte!!!
A lovely experience!
The accommodation is lovely, comfortable with great
views all around. Besides with a car, it is central
to many lovely towns and cities in Tuscany. Great
thank you very much for all
Affordable and enjoyable experience!
We really had a lovely stay at La Fonte. The accommodation was comfortable, clean and affordable. It is located in beautiful surroundings. We will definitely recommend it to anyone. It's location is central and we could make day trips to any place in Tuscany, such as Volterra, San Gimigiano, Pisa and Florence.
Don & Claudia
Great appartment, hospitality and location for the ultimate Tusc
We've been to La Fonte in 2007 and 2009. The location is in the heart of Tuscany, so perfect for day trips to Siena, Pisa or Florence. Situated in the countryside and with only 3 appartments it is never crowded, so a quiet place to come home to after a busy day in the city centre.
Katia, Sara, Anna and the rest of the family are very nice and hospitable and will sure that your stay is as pleasant as possible.
Don't miss out on the homemade pizza!
the wondeful vacation
First we came we so a house in a beutiful area.
Katia met us and show us the apartment we have rented.It was very nice ,clean and with everything we needed. After that she adviced us places to visit,restorants with good food and how to get every where. She told us that if we need something else to call her.The apartment is located in a wonderful area and easy to go fromm there to all the attractions of Toscana.
I recomend of the apartment with all my heart and if I will in the future will visit Toscana again for sure I will take this apartment.
Gus and family
Peace, rest and sunshine!!!
The house had everything we needed, and Katia and family were always available for any enquire. The farm is all peace and quiet, fantastic for those willing to have a good rest. The cities nearby are wonderful and full of history: Volterra, San Gimignano are interesting places to visit,and beautiful to have a walk around and enjoy the views. The little town were the farm is is very friendly, with welcoming parties during some days in August were you could enjoy the Tuscan flavours. It was a great week for us, we really enjoyed it! Thank you everyone!
Muy muy recomendable
Nos encantó nuestra estancia en la casa!!! es muy tranquila, agradable y acogedora. Está decorada con gusto y en ella te sientes estupendamente... tal vez le faltan algunos utensilios de cocina, pero bueno...
La piscina genial, comtemplar los atardeceres en la Toscana dentro del agua con esa luz tan especial con los olivos de fondo era magnífico. Y a mi hijo era imposble sacarle de la parte yacuzzi de la piscina.
Las personas que gestionan la casa son un encanto, se preocupan porque te sientas como en casa, un día sales de casa y te encuentras con una cesta con tomates e higos para las personas que están alojadas, hacen unas pizzas buenísimas... parece que sean de la familia.
Nosotros tuvimos la suerte de congeniar tanto con la familia que teníamos en el apartamento de al lado como la que ocupaba el apartamento de arriba.
Mucha gente visita la Toscana pensando en San Giminiano y otros pueblos francamente bonitos, pero no dejeis de visitar Volterra, por favor!!! No es muy conocida pero vale la pena la visita, además en algún momento hay que ir para hacer las compras en el supermercado y de paso...
Freek & Mirella
Married in Volterra
We stayed in La Fonte in april/may 2009 with
our two little girls, and had a nice time. The
surroundings are beautiful, and very good for a quiet
vacation in Tuscany. Our children loved the swings
and slide. Volterra is a little away (about 20
minutes by car), but there is a village nearby for
your daily shopping. The owners of the Agriturismo
are very friendly. We were married in the Palazzo de
Priori in Volterra on may 2nd, and they even baked us
a lovely weddingcake! Very much appreciated!
Séverine de France
Agritourisme La fonte, Volterra
L'agritourisme La Fonte est idéalement situé au coeur des collines toscanes. Il est parfait pour se reposer dans un environnement magnifique et visiter les sites essentiels de Toscane (San Gimignano, Volterra, Sienne etc.) La location est très propre et confortable et la piscine est la bienvenue pour supporter la chaleur et se détendre après les visites. L'accueil de la famille est remarquable; ils sont tous très gentils et discrets. Nous avons apprécié l'invitation à cuisiner des pizzas avec Anna.
Les prix de location sont en plus très attractifs par rapport aux autres offres de locations en Toscane en plein été.
Allez-y vous ne serez pas déçus.
Excellent location, beautiful house, great atmosphere
...very nice hosts! Wonderful holiday destination!
Nous avons séjourné à La Fonte pour la première fois en juillet 2008 et depuis
nous y retournons chaque année!!! L'accueil est chaleureux, tout est prévu
pour les enfants (jeux d'extérieur, piscine...), l'endroit est calme et magnifique
en plein coeur de la Toscane. C'est vraiment l'endroit idéal pour des vacances
au calme en famille ou entre amis.