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In the lower part of the village of Santa Fiora find the "Peschiera" - pretty lake surrounded by a large garden with trees - where you collect the clear waters of the river Fiora
In the small historic center is located in Via Fontanelle the cottage, with its own entrance.
On the ground floor is the living area with kitchenette, on the first floor there are two bedrooms and a bathroom.
From the living room leads to the garden with panoramic views of the hills of the Amiata.
In the garden there is a barbecue and wood to use, even for the fireplace.
The house is wrapped in silence, ideal for those who spend a quiet holiday in total relaxation.
The Monte Amiata is located between the Val D'Orcia and the Maremma, lands that were the cradle of great civilizations with an extraordinary historical strascorso. From the standpoint of natural borders actually extremely varied and interesting. In a short space we can go from the mountains to the sea to the lakes in the campaigns. An absolutely unique
Nearby there are: the thermal baths of San Filippo, several parks, trails for hiking and horseback ride. Close to the magnificent landscape of the Val d'Orcia, in the Tuscan hills, part of the World Heritage List by UNESCO in 2004.
For the Etruscans Amiata was sacred ground, where he dwelt their most important deity: Tinia (Jupiter to the Romans), we are close to the Maremma of tuff, wild and mysterious, where there are gorges and canyons, through woods and forests , interspersed with ancient towns of Etruscan origin. Countries that appear to products from the same rock on which you stand, and that the boulder have the same color, smell, the same old character. to discover the charming villages of Pitigliano, Sorano and mysterious Vie Cave, the gigantic halls excavated by the Etruscans.
In the center of Santa Fiora in the period mid July - mid August there is the Festival "Santa Fiora in Musica".
In the autumn season throughout the Amiata it is alive with festivals and celebrations on the occasion of tastes and traditions: a journey through the scents of the nature of celebrations, holidays and traditions. By the autumn the rural world is celebrating: the harvest, the harvest of chestnuts, olives not less mushrooms.
Tradition has it that on December 30 it carries Torchlight, a festival during which large piles of chestnut wood are turned on and let it burn all night: an ancestral rite linked to the succession of the seasons and to some symbolic value of fire.
Around the old town December 30 are set up food stands to give the opportunity for tourists to taste the typical products of the Tuscan Maremma and Amiata.
Santa Fiora is far: from the main town, about 63 km Grosseto, about 73 km from Siena, the Tyrrhenian Sea about 78 km from Sorano (the kingdom of the Etruscans) 20 km, about 23 km from Pitigliano and the Val d'Orcia (UNESCO World Heritage) about 18 km, about 27 km from Montalcino and the thermal baths of Saturnia 20 km.
Santa Fiora is far: from the main town, about 63 km Grosseto, about 73 km from Siena, the Tyrrhenian Sea about 78 km from Sorano (the kingdom of the Etruscans) 20 km, about 23 km from Pitigliano, about 27 km from Montalcino and the thermal baths of Saturnia 20 km, the Val d'Orcia (UNESCO World Heritage) about 18 km-
Other Things to Note
We installed a new pellet stove that will allow us to offer hospitality even in winter. From October to April is requested sum of € 5 per day for the consumption of pellets and firewood. Payment is made on the day of arrival.
The house must be left as it was delivered, if it is broken some object or some appliance does not work please give information.