Lying in the Val d’Elsa between Florence and Siena in Tuscany, Barberino Val d’Elsa is steeped in history and almost every sight is immortalised in legend! There are so many charming churches, chapels and villas throughout Barberino Val d’Elsa, Italy that it would take many weeks in a Barberino holiday rental to see them all, but one thing is certain, however long you stay, you will be left with an understanding of what has made so many people fall in love with the Tuscan countryside. Barberino Val d’Elsa is a common retreat for couples looking for a romantic holiday, as the scenery could not be any more alluring.
Barberino Val d’Elsa lies across a number of hilltops, each crowned with a picturesque church, impressive castle or extravagant villa. Walking around the town is a mission of discovery in itself, and a great way to burn off some of the huge meals which Barberino Val d’Elsa’s restaurants served the day before! The town’s old defensive walls, medieval gates, towers and the old pilgrim’s hospital still stand, and are well worth investigation from a Barberino Val d’Elsa villa. The spectacular Chapel San Michele Arcangelo is possible the pick of the bunch.
You are certain to indulge in the fine wines and mouth-watering foods of Tuscany when you take rental accommodation in Barberino Val d’Elsa, as there are some of the best restaurants in the region located around the old town square.
A Barberino Val d’Elsa villa or apartment acts as the ideal base for exploring the main tourist spots of Tuscany without having to deal with the tourist crowds when you have finished exploring the sights and towns which have caught your imagination. The artistic hubs of Florence and Siena are perfect day trips from Barberino, and accommodation is far more spacious, luxurious and peaceful than those of Tuscany’s most famous cities.
Walking and cycling holidays in Barberino Val d’Elsa are strongly encouraged from spring through until October as daily temperatures never get too hot, instead temperatures average around 22˚C, with daily peaks of up to 30˚C. Winters are quite mild but quite wet, with average temperatures of around 8˚C.
Florence Airport (FLR) is just 30km from accommodation in Barberino Val d’Elsa. There should be no problems with finding a cheap flight to Barberino Val D’Elsa as flights leave for Florence from almost all major airports in the UK, provided by a range of airlines.