About this listing
Graziosa casa su due piani arredata con ogni comfort, con spaziosa terrazza, giardino e parcheggio privati. Ideale per una vacanza rilassante in un tipico paese toscano immerso nella campagna. Generoso pacco di benvenuto offerto all'arrivo.
Our recently refurbished “Casa di Albertina” has two floors and can host up to four people, having two bedrooms respectively with a double bed and two single beds.
It is fully equipped with all comforts, provided with dishwasher, washing machine, microwave, electric oven, fridge and other smaller electro domestics, TV and stereo.
All rooms are provided with air conditioning and heating.
The linen is also provided (sheets, blankets, towels, kitchen towels).
Free parking is located in the courtyard of the house.
Free Internet connection is available.
Upon your arrival you will find a welcome pack that includes: tea, coffee, honey, sugar, cookies, biscuits, jam, cereals, mineral water, fruit juices, fresh fruit, milk, yogurt etc.
In the village of Cavriglia there are many well-rated restaurants, well-stocked grocery stores, two banks, a post office, a few bars and ice cream shops, pizza takeaway, a pharmacy and several clinics.
In Cavriglia there are also two quite important churches: Santa Berta, which dates back to 1100 and San Giovanni Battista, which dates back to 1600.
Two kilometers from Cavriglia you can find the botanical garden called “Carla Fineschi”, which is famous around the world for the 7000 different species of roses located in a vast natural park.
Near Cavriglia there is the Medieval village of Montegonzi with its peculiar alleys.
The art towns of Firenze, Arezzo, Siena, Pisa and Lucca can be reached easily from Cavriglia.
Important abbeys in the surrounding area include: San Lorenzo abbey (4 kilometers) in Badia a Coltibuono, which was founded around the year 1000 and was owned by the Benedictine monks until it was transformed into a farm-house; Vallombrosa Abbey (40 minutes by car), a Benedictine monastery dating back to 1000, surrounded by one of the most famous and beautiful forests of Italy.
Few kilometers from Cavriglia the crags and the badlands between Firenze and Arezzo attract tourists for their peculiarity, which captured also the scientific attention of Leonardo da Vinci at his time. In particular, he used these naturalistic elements as background in various paintings and drawings.
Caviglia is also called "the gateway to Chianti", as after a few km the province of Siena begins characterized by charming medieval villages and ancient castles, some of which can be visited. This villages are located in the middle of the typical Tuscan countryside landscape with vineyards, olive groves and cypress trees, considered unique by tourists. That is the case of Gaiole in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti, Brolio, all of them also famous for the production of the well-known Chianti Classico wine.
In Montevarchi there is Prada outlet and in Leccio the outlet-village “The Mall” where you can find other famous brands.
There are several swimming pools in the area both indoor and outdoor (Montevarchi, Terranova, San Giovanni Valdarno, Monte San Savino) and a few famous thermal spas (Rapolano Terme, Bagni Vignone and others).
Nearby, you can visit the Natural Park of Cavriglia where relax.
On the outskirts of Perugia, an hour and a half from Cavriglia, The City of Sunday (La città della domenica) is nice to be visited with children as it is a wildlife and amusement park.
About the Host, Lorenza
Sport: pratico il podismo e sono maratoneta; sono iscritta al Cai e amo la montagna.
Hobby: amo i viaggi, mi incuriosisce tutto ciò che non conosco. Sono attratta dalle culture diverse dalla mia. Mi piace molto leggere e mi diletto a scrivere.
Vita privata: Ritengo la mia professione gratificante anche perché mi interessano le giovani vite che ho davanti.
Vorrei fare la nonna molto più spesso di quanto le circostanze non me lo permettano.