Pitrabuona is a small hillside village, located a few miles outside of Pescia. Pescia is one of the largest cities in Pistoia, a province within the central Italian region of Tuscany. Travellers thinking of enjoying their holidays in Pitrabuona will discover that there is a good choice of accommodation available in this peaceful village, as well as a larger choice of self catering rental accommodation in Pistoia. There are plenty of apartments, townhouses and villas available. For those looking to really immerse themselves in the Tuscan atmosphere, there are some spacious character farmhouses, nestled in the surrounding countryside.
Many visitors spending their holidays in Pitrabuona are drawn by the village’s idyllic and tranquil location, enjoying spectacular views of the beautiful Tuscan landscape, which has been the inspiration for many artists and photographers for many years. The city of Pescia offers more cultural and architectural interests, including its Cathedral, which dates back to the 5th century. The design of the Gothic 13th century Cardini Chapel was attributed to the famous Italian renaissance architect, Brunelleschi. Pescia also boasts some great shopping, as well as a good choice of restaurants, offering wonderful traditional Italian dishes on their extensive menus.
No trip to Pitrabuona would be complete without visiting the historic cities of Florence and Pisa, both within an hour’s drive of the village. Visitors may wish to hire a car to discover these fascinating cities at their own leisure, or perhaps take advantage of public transportation, which departs on a regular basis from Pescia. Travellers spending their holidays in Pitrabuona will discover that Florence has not earned the title of being one of the most beautiful cities in the world for nothing. This is due to the city’s considerable cultural, historic and artistic heritage, reflected in its many magnificent buildings and landmarks. Pisa also has its fair share of places of interest, most famously for its Leaning Tower.
Travellers thinking of spending their holidays in Pitrabuona will be pleased to discover that Tuscany basks in a warm Mediterranean climate. Summers are generally dry and warm, with temperatures frequently reaching the early to mid 30s degrees Celsius. Temperatures in winter are a cooler 8 to 16 degrees Celsius. The average annual rainfall in Pitrabuona is approximately 18 inches.
Travellers wishing to spend their holidays in Pitrabuona can quickly reach their destination by first flying to either Galileo Galilei Airport in Pisa (PSA), or Peretola Airport in Florence (FLR). There are a number of airlines operating regular and affordable flights to both airports from the UK, including British Airways, Easyjet, Jet2.com and Ryanair. These flights depart from London Gatwick (LGW), London Heathrow (LHR), Manchester (MAN) and Edinburgh (EDI).