Cutigliano is a typical mediaeval commune in Tuscany, conveniently situated about 50 km northwest of Florence. This beautiful village has won many awards in tourism and is considered the jewel of the Pistoiese region.
Cutigliano is a small ski resort in winter with five ski lifts and 8 pistes. It has a respectable 500 metre vertical descent and 12 miles of cross country ski trails. Skiing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and other winter sports can all be enjoyed from your Cutigliano holiday home. In summer, hiking, cycling and visiting the many historic attractions in the region are popular things to do. Throughout the year, visitors staying in holiday apartments in Cutigliano will find there are many things to participate in. Gastronomical, cultural, sporting and historical events are all celebrated and are a good way to experience the local dance, foods and music. Visitors wanting to enjoy a round of the golf may want to head for the Consorzio Golf Toscana about 30 minutes’ drive away.
Cutigliano holiday rentals are well located for exploring many of the area’s loveliest cities. Within the small town itself is the Palazzo Pretorio, decorated with local coats of arms, and the Church of the Madonna di Piazza with its magnificent altar. Florence is just one hour away and has an exceptional collection of Renaissance artworks, frescoes, churches and architecture. Fiumalbo is a beautiful small town in the province of Modena, just 22 km away. It is close to the beautiful lakes and ski slopes of Pievepelago which has an excellent tennis centre. Lucca, Sienna and Pisa are also major sights to visit.
Holiday rentals in Cutigliano enjoy a typical mountain climate with hot dry summers and mild showery winters. Temperatures reach an average 30°C (86°F) in the summer. Winters have some snow due to the altitude with daytime highs reaching 9-17°C (48-63°F) in late spring. The area has most showers between October and May.
The nearest airport to holiday rentals in Cutigliano is Peretola (FLR) Airport in Florence. The airport is served by many international airlines including British Airways, BmiBaby and Lufthansa. The best way to reach your holiday accommodation is by picking up a hire car and driving along the E76 to Pistoia and the SS633 to Cutigliano which takes about an hour. The Galileo Galilei International (PSA) Airport at Pisa is another good alternative and has many daily flights with budget airlines, making Tuscany very easy to reach. For those wishing to arrive by train, the nearest railway station is at Bagni di Lucca, 13 km away.