Authentic Rustic Tuscany: San Gimignano / Volterra

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  • 4 bedrooms
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Sleeps 9
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Bedrooms: 4

Bathrooms: 2

Sleeps: 9

Type: House

Authentic Rustic Tuscany: San Gimignano / Volterra

Set in the subtle background of renaissance painting, and lost in the timeless Tuscan landscape, Casa Quintino is the ultimate romantic getaway, the perfect cure for city stress, and the ideal base from which to explore the culture of Tuscany.

As our reviews confirm, Casa Quintino appeals particularly to real nature lovers. The property is on the white truffle route and surrounded by oak forests, with lovely walking./ biking trails radiating all over the hills. Locals often come to collect truffles, asparagus, blackberries, wild herbs and mushrooms. Being surrounded by natural forest means that we see deer and wild boar in the field below ...Read more

About the owner

Juliet and Anthony W.

  • Response rate 55%
  • Response time Within a day
  • Calendar updated 3 weeks ago
  • Overall rating
    4.6 / 5.0 based on 32 reviews

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Authentic Rustic Tuscany: San Gimignano / Volterra
Volterra, Tuscany, Italy

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Situated in a hidden valley, 1.6 kms down a good gravel farm road far from any sound of traffic, you are in fact, only 25 minutes drive from Volterra and San Gimignano and only one hour away from world renowned attractions in PIsa, Florence and Siena, as well as the long sandy beaches of the Etruscan coast. We are only two hours from the beautiful northern coast line of the Cinque Terre.

In Summer there are local festival such as the famous horse race, the Pallio, in Sienna in July and August. In the last two weeks of August Volterra becomes a medieval city with an exciting range of events showing the local crafts, music, games such as jousting and flag throwing.

At the end of July the annual Andrea Botticelli concert takes place at his home 20 minutes drive away. There are also the outdoor Opera in San Gimignano and a Jazz festival in Volterra.

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Mountain nearby, Rural retreats

Getting There

Nearest train station: Certaldo, 10 miles
Nearest ferry port: Livorno, 30 miles
Nearest airport: Pisa, 30 miles
Car is essential

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