B&B in a tower, home of a sculptor: rooms and art

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 4 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 8
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Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 4

Sleeps: 8

Type: Bed and Breakfast

B&B in a tower, home of a sculptor: rooms and art

This B/B is located in the wonderful countryside between Cortona and Montepulciano, easily connected to the best touristic itineraries of Southern Tuscany and Umbria. The property was originally a watchtower, and its oldest part comes from the Middle Age. It is known that Santa Margherita (patron Saint of Cortona) lived here in the XIII century. The little chapel downstairs is stil a holy place.

The owner is a sculptor and his artworks are spread all through the house: this is a place for art lovers.

The bed and breakfast has 4 double rooms on the first floor, all with ensuite bathrooms. Breakfast is served in the breakfast room or ...Read more

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Antonella R.

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B&B in a tower, home of a sculptor: rooms and art
Montepulciano, Tuscany, Italy

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The property is in the countryside, but easily accessible (just off the main road) and close to most interesting tourist destinations of both Southern Tuscany and Umbria: within a 20 minute drive you can find the wonderful hill top town of Montepulciano with its ancient wine cellars, and Cortona, surrounded by its thousand year old Etruscan walls.
Castiglione del Lago, by lake Trasimeno, is so close you can also choose to ride the 14 km distance by bicycle. For active vacation lovers, there are a couple of bicycle paths (Sentiero della Bonifica e Pista ciclabile del lago Trasimeno) very close by.
The Orcia valley, patrimony of the Unesco, with its jewels Pienza, San Quirico D’Orcia and Bagno Vignoni, is at a 30 minutes drive.
Siena and Perugia are easily reachable (by superstrada-dual carriage road) in less than one hour, and from there you can explore the Chianti area with San Gimignano or the Umbrian side with Assisi.
Florence and Rome can easily be reached by train for a daily trip, as Terontola train station (with a strategic parking) is at 12 km from the property.
Daily excursions:
-Wine tour: Montepulciano- Pienza - Bagno Vignoni- Montalcino- Sant'Antimo
-Mystic Umbria: Spello - Assisi- Deruta
-Ancient hamlets around the lake: Castiglione del lago- Isola Maggiore (by ferry) - Panicale- Città della Pieve
-The antique market: Cortona- Arezzo Antique fair(1° Sut and Sun of the month)
-The spa (each of these small town has a renowned spa with hot water springs and wellness treatments):
Bagno Vignoni, Bagni San Filippo, San Casciano dei bagni, Chianciano, Rapolano Terme
At a walking distance (800mts) there is small village with supermarket, restaurant, bar and tobacconist.
Private parking available. A car or a bicycle is needed as there is no public transport.

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