The region surrounding Pisa in Italy is arousing interest among visitors and travellers thanks to its rustic and traditional character. Monteverdi Marittimo is a quaint little town in Tuscany, a little way away from Pisa and Florence. It is a rural hill side town, situated on the Metallifere Hills. If your idea of the perfect, relaxing holiday is your own self catering home-away-from-home in an idyllic setting, a villa in Monteverdi Marittimo will provide the perfect answer.
Places like Monteverdi Marittimo are not your average tourist destination where designated tourist activities are aplenty. Simply exploring this region can be a delight thanks to its unspoiled rustic charm, and the availability of self catering accommodation such as rental villas can make the experience truly intimate. A holiday in Monteverdi Marittimo is simply about relaxing in one of the beautiful villas, exploring and letting life in this ancient village seep into your mind and this really can be an exhilarating experience.
Some of the main attractions for visitors in these hillside villages are of course the buildings and cathedrals, many of them dating back to medieval times. Volterra is a fairly big hillside town situated close to Monteverdi Marittimo. Ancient marvels such as the Cathedral of Volterra, the Porta All’Arco or the Roman theatre dating back to the 1st century B.C. are some fascinating places to visit in the town. Another excellent destination to firmly plant on your itinerary is the Leaning Tower of Pisa. This is a short and comfortable drive away from your self catering accommodation in Monteverdi Marittimo, so there really is no excuse.
Italy has a typically Mediterranean weather pattern with dry and hot summers and mild winters. Monteverdi Marittimo is a part of Tuscany, which enjoys fairly mild weather all year round. May and August are generally the hottest months in Monteverdi Marittimo (around the early thirties degrees Celsius), and while many adore the hot summers of the Mediterranean, some prefer visiting during Autumn, which is a milder time and sunny but not scorching. Spring is also another excellent time to plan a holiday in Monteverdi Marittimo. The area only experiences a very moderate rainfall - around 16 inches per year.
Renting self catering accommodation for a holiday in Monteverdi Marittimo is becoming very popular among UK tourists. The town is closest to the city of Pisa and the Aeroporto Internazionale Galileo Galilei (PSA) is the closest well connected airport, with connections to many UK cities. Some of the main UK airports with connections to Pisa are London Heathrow (LHR), Gatwick (LGW), Birmingham (BHX), and Manchester (MAN), among others. Airlines offering cheap and frequent flights to Pisa include Alitalia, British Airways and Ryanair.