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Beautiful countryside!

We stayed in the Villa Castrum and spent time wandering about the countryside watching grapes being... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jean S
Buffalo, New York
A hidden place

A small well hiden town. Great views in the evening over the area. Nice little local restaurants... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2018
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in the Villa Castrum and spent time wandering about the countryside watching grapes being picked, tasting wine and olive oil and basking in the fabulous Tuscan sun!

Thank Jean S
Reviewed 21 September 2018

A small well hiden town. Great views in the evening over the area. Nice little local restaurants with a view over the valley.

Thank 994frankyv
Reviewed 11 July 2018

Want to get away from the crowds of Italy's tourist strips and enjoy a real piece of Italia then this place fits the brief! Bonus of magnificent views and lovely people and one of the nicest old villages I've come across on my three trips...More

2  Thank Stuart B
Reviewed 25 September 2017

This is the kind of place you read about in novels about Tuscany. A great town with all the characteristics that make you write home about. Great people, fantastic restaurants and close to so many other sights in Italy. We rented a wonderful flat on...More

1  Thank Vassilli B
Reviewed 15 September 2017

Worth a visit in the area. Super playground for kids with variety slides, climbing things which our toddler loved, there is a bar hex you playground as well as coop if you need to shop at same time! Lovely church, pop in and see the...More

1  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Close to Castello di Pastine, good restaurants, great views, ancient architecture, good information centre for the region

1  Thank Adrian440
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Visited twice. Great restaurant with PERFECT view. The castle area is beautiful and well kept - a few shops, but not a shopping city

1  Thank Allan_Nielsen_1503
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Wonderful country side area in the Chianti region. Lots of trattorias cooking Tuscan specialties, dishes not found in the US. Drive up and down the roads to take in the beautiful sites of vineyards and olive groves. Some of the olive trees are hundreds of...More

1  Thank annevr811
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Lovely walk through the main part of the Village. Was a week day so was very quiet. Cool church Great views of the Tuscan Valley from the top of Village

1  Thank Denise M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

This village could be just a blink of the eye driving through. Staying for a week we explored and found plenty of interesting places.

1  Thank vestawelch
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