Situated within the Tiber Valley is the town of Pieve Santo Stefano. This is the heart of Italy’s most popular region, Tuscany, and is located about 15 miles northeast of Arezzo and 43 miles east of Florence. Whether you want to spend your holiday relaxing, or you want to make the most of what Tuscany has to offer, self catering accommodation in Pieve Santo Stefano is an ideal place to do either.
Self catering accommodation in Pieve Santo Stefano is surrounded by wonderful scenery, history, and culture and is great for those wanting a relaxing holiday. Enjoy time in a restored Tuscan farmhouse, relaxing around your own private swimming pool, admiring the peace and quiet, and beautiful views all around – perfect for families and friends who want a peaceful holiday! Visitors who prefer to be a little more active when staying in accommodation in Pieve Santo Stefano will find there’s plenty for you too. Walking and bicycle rides are a great way to explore the Tuscan countryside, plus there are lakes and rivers nearby too.
The whole of Tuscany has so much to see, and self catering accommodation in Pieve Santo Stefano is a good base from which to see it. Being situated within the province of Arezzo, the city of Arezzo is close enough for a day trip. By road it is a little less than an hour’s drive and you can enjoy a variety of sights here. Major sites include the Piazza Grande, a large medieval square that is surrounded by numerous buildings of interest. The city is also rich in churches from different periods and of different architectural styles. There are many other lovely towns and cities within Tuscany but if you’re happy to take on a longer journey (closer to 2 hours) you can even visit Florence from here.
There’s a Mediterranean climate to be enjoyed when visiting self catering accommodation in Pieve Santo Stefano, so you can come here at any time of the year. The hottest months are July and August when temperatures average at highs in the high 20’s and low 30’s C, though for slightly cooler temperatures spring and autumn are a lovely time to visit. Winter stays mild with average highs usually above double digits.
Being such a popular region there are several airports within Tuscany, from the large to the small. Which one you choose will probably come down to which airline you want to fly with. Self catering accommodation in Pieve Santo Stefano is closest to Perugia’s San Egidio Airport which is used by Ryanair. Florence and Bologna airports are both about the same distance taking a little under 2 hours. Bologna is used by British Airways and Ryanair amongst others, whilst Florence’s Peretola Airport is used by Meridiana.