Candida's place is located near San Casciano in Val di Pesa, between Florence and Siena, in the heart of Chianti and in one of the most beautiful region in Italy. It is not just a house, whose rooms are rented as a bed & breakfast (dinner on request), but of a world with a special magic, a place of rare beauty, with a calm and magic atmosphere, that will entangle you as soon as you step in, not to mention the beautiful garden during the springtime! Candida, the owner of the house, with a degree in agriculture, hats designer, painter and gardens designer, will host you in her own world with more than 300 varieties of old roses and all kinds of plants. the house is furnished with pieces collected in Europe, most of them on sale, particularly the ones for the garden. There are 3 double bedrooms with private bathroom, available as B & B, at € 85,00 each (breakfast included), from October to March, and € 95,00 each (breakfast included) from April to September . The living room, the dining room and the garden are available for the guests. Candida takes care of her guests' breakfast: fresh croissants and homemade jams and cakes in Candida's kitchen – and when the Tuscan sun shines (which is most of the time!) you will take your coffee in the garden. She also organizes cooking classes, using olive oil, vegetables, herbs and the fruit form the garden and dinners can be booked in the same morning. At guests' disposal there are, on request, tours to nearby areas: Candida will be happy to give you any touristic info you may need. WI-FI available. Smoke is not allowed indoor.
Siena, Pienza, Arezzo, San Gimignano, Firenze., Countryside, Wine country
Florence, Italy (FLR-Peretola) 13 miles
From Florence : take the superstrada Firenze Siena, and exit at San Casciano VP. Go up to the town, then towards Cerbaia-Empoli. After 3 km, on the left fork to Montepaldi. We are at number 1. There is a bus service to the Florence Santa Maria Novella - San Casciano. And Candida can come and take you to the village. Airports: Florence and Pisa. O Bologna, Milan and Rome, from which however it's necessary to get to Florence by car or train. Dall'aereoporto prendere l'A1 direzione Roma uscire Firenze Impruneta, prendere la Superstrada per Siena e uscire a San Casciano, raggiungere il paese di San casciano e seguire tutte le indicazioni per Cerbaia e Empoli. Dopo 3km circa da San Casciano, girare a sinistra alla indicazione Montepaldi, dopo 300 primo cancello a sinistra.
Antique Shopping, Art Galleries, Concert venue, Gourmet/Fine Dining, Historical interests, Movie Theater, Museum, Nature area, piscina pubblica a 5min di auto, Performing Theater, Picnic area, Religious Services, River, Vineyard, Winery
Computer, Copier, Fax Machine, Fireplace, Internet Service, Library, Piano, Private entrance, TV, Telephone, Washer/dryer, Wi-Fi
Ceiling fans, Hairdryer, Satellite/Cable TV
Bicycle riding trails, Bird watching, Hiking trails, Horseback riding, Visite e degustazioni cantine, da prenotare, corsi di cucina toscana per gli ospiti del B&B, Sight-seeing, Swimming