About this listing
Boasting medieval architecture, our apartment is located in the piazza of the old town, where you can see much of Toscana's preserved medieval heritage.
We have renovated the interior in the unpretentious traditional Tuscany style. The stone-built interior is outstanding, exhibiting of the Travertine limestone for which the area is famous.
Our guest room with a modern corner kitchen is right near the entrance. You can relax in this simple space.
The cooking utensils are provided, (a fridge and a microwave also) making it ideal for long stays.
You can find cozy bedroom and gorgeous Travertine bathroom, you can use a washing machine but no dryer. The guest room, with its queen size bed and sofa bed (double size bed), can accommodate four guests.
Clean bed linen and towels are provided.
There is a Wi - Fi acces.
The heating in winter is not included in the price.
There are several free public parkings near the apartment: distance of 50m, 110m and more.
You can easily reach by car the most beautiful places in the heart of Tuscany, so, we highly recommend to come with a car!
The Rapolano Terme, 5 minutes away by car, includes a number of hot springs as its name suggests. You will enjoy the scenic views of the Tuscany hills at the Terme San Giovanni. The Terme Antica Querciolaia also offers a variety of spa treatments.
We are located in Crete Senesi, one of the major districts, surrounded by olive and barley fields.
The Val d’Orcia and Chianti wineries are our neighbors, so you can enjoy driving from one winery to another (a journey of 40-50 minutes by car).
You could find the medieval times still alive in small town of Toscana. It is a fantastic experience to wander around this small town that the travel books have never known.
Siena and Arezzo, 30-40 minutes away by car, are great places to enjoy the streets and the arts.
Other Things to Note
SERRE DI RAPOLANO VILLAGE:
It is worth, walking, doing slow walks in the historical center of Serre di Rapolano: there are places and especially details that tell the long history of this village, made of travertine of its local quarries, worked with love to make useful but at the same time, beautiful architectural elements. The medieval city wall has a radius of only 100 meters but it is full of little architectural gems to be discovered.
THE MEDIEVAL FESTA SERREMAGGIO:
The Serremaggio is the annual medieval festa in this small village of Serre di Rapolano, held from the second Friday in May until the next weekend.
The old town is the venue for this marvelous festa, which takes everybody back in time to the medieval period. You can watch many of the shows in the plaza from your window.
WORKSHOP OF TERRACOTTA:
You can even use clay from the Val d’Orcia, an UNESCO World Heritage site, to make an original Tuscany relic!
The owner of the apartment, a professional sculptor, offers a course in terracotta sculpture upon request. She will help you make your own art and send the product to your address after drying and calcination.
One hour experience course
Relief/simple small goods
Half day Three hours course
Location: at the atelier
Upstairs in the same building is our atelier.
Feel free to join us!
Please, don't smoke in the apartment nor in the stairs, clean up the room and leave it like you found it the day of your arrival, otherwise your deposit will cover the cleaning service.
Thank you! :)
And now... Enjoy your stay and have fun in Tuscany! I really hope you'll feel at home.
From Sep 1 - Nov 30, 2015 the minimum stay is 3 nights.