Your holidays in Marliana will be spent in the province of Pistoia, in the Italian region of Tuscany. This is a typical and tranquil Italian town and one where you will really be able to recharge your batteries. When you are ready to go off exploring, there are a number of important cities close to your self catering accommodation and these include Pistoia, Pisa and Florence. Your rental house should offer superb views of the surrounding countryside and for a little extra, may well come equipped with your own private pool.
There are a number of activities available for your holidays in Marliana, but the majority of which are to be found in the surrounding area. The town of Marliana, itself, does have a very old church that you should find time to explore: dating from the 14th century, the Church of St. Nicholas has two statues inside that are very well known in this part of Italy. Other activities in this part of Pistoia province include swimming, tennis, walking and rambling, cycling, fishing and there are also a few good golf courses scattered throughout the area.
If you are ready for some sightseeing farther away from your self catering accommodation in Marliana, there are plenty of options available to you. You simply must add the city of Pisa to your list. This is not much more than an hour’s drive away and where you will find the world renowned Leaning Tower of Pisa. The city also boasts a number of other excellent museums and attractions. The town of Pistoia is very close indeed, less than half an hour away, and is where you will find architectural delights such as The Baptistery, Pistoia Cathedral (Cathedral of Santi Zeno) and the Museum of the Cathedral Chapter.
If the weather is imperative in deciding whether or not to go ahead and book holidays in Marliana, you will be overjoyed to learn that the weather in this part of Italy can only be described as excellent. Summers are warm and sunny and offer up temperatures of around the low to mid thirties degrees Celsius. Winters are considerably milder than in the UK and may well hit the mid teens degrees Celsius. The average rainfall for Pistoia province is around 16 inches per year.
As your holidays in Marliana will be spent a mere 40 km away from Florence, this will definitely work out to be the best airport for your trip. Florence International Airport (FLR) has regular and affordable services from a number of UK airports and amongst these are London Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX) and Manchester (MAN). Airlines such as British Airways, Alitalia and easyJet can be relied upon to get you to Florence and the Marliana holidays area.