WHAT TO DO
The farm is located in the heart of the Tuscan Maremma in a strategic position: in about half an hour by car you can reach the sea or numerous medieval villages. The sea of the Tuscan archipelago is among the cleanest in Italy, with countless beaches, the area in front of the Maremma, preserving small gems such as the Islands of Giglio and Giannutri.
Here you can relax in the swimming pool or in the garden, take a walk in the green, taste our fruits taking from the trees, see how work on a farm.
You can look at our orchids production in the greenhouse (see at www.orchidandoshop.it) and learn something of this amazing flower. Or you can simply laze in the shade of trees in the garden.
Make it short, you can offer yourself a relaxing holiday.
The farm holidays is located at the foothills of Maremma, with woods and countryside all around. You can make excursions on trekking path here around or by bike. Depending on the season you can collect the various products of our forests (mushrooms, asparagus, strawberries or more, of course following laws and rules).
You can visit the numerous and well-kept medieval centers in the surrounding area like Roccastrada, Sassofortino, Roccatederighi, Montemassi, Massa Marittima or Vetulonia. And, of course, taste genuine local food and good wines.
With daily trips you can easily reach historic and artistic heritages sought by international tourism, such as Siena, San Gimignano, Pisa and Volterra. The center of Florence is less than 2 hours by car. Or maybe you can look for the many little known jewels that ar scattered in the lands of Tuscany. As the Abbey of St. Galgano, or the widespead traces left by the Etruscan civilization at Vetulonia, Roselle or Sovana, the medieval town of Pitigliano and many other places.
Maremma, a land of swamps and malary. It was a century ago. Which remains today is territory rich with nature, wild landscapes and hills with woods dotted only by medieval villages. Among the naturalistic heritage at just a step from here, there is the Natural Park of Maremma, the Lake Burano WWF Oasis or the Nature Reserve in the Val di Farma.
Our farm is not seaside, but the coast is easily and quickly accessible. In half an hour’s drive you can reach some of the better beaches Tuscany’s coast, like Castiglione della Pescaia and Punta Ala. In the same time you can go too the large sandy beaches of Principina, Marina di Grosseto and Follonica.
For those who enjoy unspoilt scenery, with 10 minutes more you reach Marina di Alberese, in the heart of the Maremma Natural Park and enjoy a wonderful day between the sea and nature.
Finally, in 20 minutes you arrive at the Terme di Petriolo, where you can have the luxury of a modern fitness center with thermal hot water or have fun in the river Farma. Still on thermal waters, it can be interesting a daily trip to Saturnia.