Tuscany it's the region with the densest concentration of UNESCO World Heritage Properties in the world There are 7 of them and they are all within 60 to 90 minutes from La Selva Giardino del Belvedere.
The Villa itself reflects the total peace and tranquility of its surroundings.
- 1.5 Km (0.9 mile) / 5 min. by car from Montegonzi, an authentic (not touristic) small town dating back to 1191 with a lovely church (where is possible to celebrate a catholic wedding), a good restaurant (Osteria di Montegonzi), a coffee and food shop with a magnificent terrace overlooking the area
- 3 km (1.8 miles) from horseback riding center
- 6 km (3.7 miles) from Montevarchi the main town of the Arno Valley with a regular train service to Florence (52 direct trains a day, 40 min journey), Rome (8 direct trains a day) and the main Italian cities. Montevarchi has one of the best Slow Food organic farmer market of Italy (Il Mercatale); the area also have large shopping center with supermarket, fashion factory shops (Prada, MiuMiu, Bottega Veneta, Gucci, Armani, Ferragamo, Dolce e Gabbana, etc) restaurants, tennis courts, pharmacy, hospital, indoor-outdoor swimming pool, wineries and many more activities and services
- 10 km (6.2 miles) from the major highway of Italy A1 (Valdarno EXIT)
7 Unesco Heritage Sites within 60 to 90 minutes (by car or train) from the villa
A car is needed to reach the villa and explore the area (we can arrange a private driver for your group)
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La Selva Giardino del Belvedere is located in the Chianti hills between the cities of Florence, Siena and Arezzo. These areas, once inhabited by the ancient Etruscans, are dotted with small towns rich with ancient history.
The Tuscan countryside is worth visiting for its wealth of art works just as much as the big cities; every hamlet, castle or hill is a treasure trove of history, good food and fine wines.
During the Renaissance, the great artists such as Giotto, Masaccio, Leonardo da Vinci and Michelangelo were born in these small towns, growing up in the harmony of the Tuscan countryside, and later developing their art in Florence, at that time the cradle of European civilization.
Indeed the main characteristic of our area is harmony combined with gentleness that is typical of the Tuscan Renaissance.
Distances in Km 1 km = 0.6214 Miles
The strategic position of La Selva Giardino del Belvedere makes it easy to visit many cities of art and areas of natural beauty.
Tuscany is located in Central Italy, and its main regions are easily reached either by train or car.
For lovers of the sea, the area of Cinque Terre is the perfect destination to enjoy a walk through the small villages along the sea cliffs and perhaps for even go on a panoramic boat trip.
|Airports (airport code)||Km|
|Rome Ciampino (CIA)||248|
|Rome Fiumicino (FCO)||267|
|Milano Linate (LIN)||346|
|Milano Malpensa (MXP)||410|
|from Montevarchi every day depart: |
52 direct trains to Florence
8 direct trains to Rome
|Hertz in Figline Valdarno||19|
|Avis, Europcar, Hertz in Arezzo||37|
|Montevarchi train station||6|
|Tourist attractions |
= Unesco World Heritage Site
|Radda in Chianti||20|
|Greve in Chianti||40|
|Point of interest||Km|
|Prada factory outlet||10|
|The Mall fashion outlet||28|