Holidaymakers looking to get away to a hot climate in a peaceful but beautiful part of Italy will find Rignano sull' Arno is the ideal retreat. This is a very scenic part of Northern Italy that lies within the famous wine producing region of Tuscany. Here visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas, farmhouses and B&Bs.
Rignano sull' Arno is a great place for hiking and horse riding with many spectacular views all around of olive groves and vineyards. There are also plenty of routes in and around the town for cyclists and mountain bikers to take an energetic ride. The nearest beach is approximately 130 kilometres away at Viareggio.There are several excellent golf courses in Tuscany including Ugolino and San Piero a Sieve just 25 kilometres from the village. Visitors can also play tennis with courts located around the region. Tuscany is a famous wine producing region and visitors may like to go on a wine tasting tour in Chianti. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drink from some small stores nearby. There are a few restaurants and pizzerias in the village. Visitors wishing to find bigger designer stores and restaurants will need to venture further out to the larger city of Florence.
There are a number of interesting places to visit here including historic building and churches. The region boasts a number of museums and art galleries, many of which are located in and around Florence. The Galleria Comunale e Museo Civico is just a short distance away from Rignano sull' ArnoPisa is about 119 kilometres away via the Strada Grande Comunicazione Firenze-Pisa-Livorno and is a fantastic city to visit, featuring the world famous Leaning Tower. Florence is another wonderful city and is approximately 36 kilometres from Rignano sull' Arno.
During the daytime in summer the temperatures can get very hot in Tuscany. The warmest time of the year to visit Rignano sull' Arno is generally July and August when the average high temperature is approximately 30 degrees centigrade, while June and September hit a respectable 27 degrees centigrade as well. The average rainfall for one year is below 90mm with October often the wettest month.
Peretola Airport (FLR) near Florence is approximately 50 minutes from Rignano sull' Arno and has flights to and from other Italian cities as well as Amsterdam, Brussels, London, Madrid and Paris amongst other European destinations. A bigger airport is Galileo Galilei Airport (PSA) in Pisa, which is approximately one hour and 35 minutes away. This has flights to and from other Italian cities as well as major European destinations such as Amsterdam, London, Madrid, Munich and Paris. Car hire firms such as Avis, Europcar, Hertz, Maggiore/National, Sixt and Thrifty are all represented at the airport, with desks in the Arrivals area. Europcar and Sixt also offer chauffeur-driven cars.