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San Gimignano Farm Holidays Villa.
Holiday Apartments in the Countryside of Tuscany.

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IL BORGHETTO di Cortennano, Tuscany farm holidays villa vacation rentals, lies on the side of a hill within the municipal borders of San Gimignano (Siena) directly on the original old dirt road leading to the town, with the best view of the famous towers. The little cluster of buildings is perfectly situated in the midst of the splendid countryside of Tuscany, surrounded by olive orchards and vineyards for the production of fine oil of the highest quality and fragrance, and Vernaccia, the white wine praised by Redi in his Dithyrambic of Bacchus in Tuscany

San Gimignano is just 3 Km away, and is a symbol and treasure beloved by all humanity, safeguarded and protected by Unesco for its art, history and culture. The other major historical tourist zones of Tuscany are all nearby: Firenze 40 km, Siena 30 km, Arezzo 90 km, Volterra 30 km, Pisa and Pistoia 90 km, Lucca 100 km, the Chianti region 30 km and the Tyrrhenian sea 90 km away.

The region has a great culinary tradition; everywhere you go you can enjoy the wonderful dishes of Tuscan cuisine, accompanied by the fine wines.

Sport and nature enthusiastic may take excursions on foot, on horseback or on mountain bike and wander through woods and vineyards, ruins of old churches, castles and lovely old farm buildings. Golf Club (18 holes) is 12 km away , tennis-courts and horse-riding are 4 km away.

Airports: Firenze Peretola 50 km, Pisa Galileo Galilei 80 km.

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