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Make a holiday rental home or villa in Foiano della Chiana, Italy your home away from home

Foiano della Chiana is a small town in the south of the Arezzo Province that has a long agricultural history. Conveniently located between the popular tourist destinations of Cortona and Sinalunga, Foiano della Chiana is something of a typical Tuscan town, with historical sights and traditional attractions to be found within its walls, and rolling hills and unspoilt countryside waiting to be discovered outside of the town centre.

Things to do in Foiano della Chiana, Italy

The main part of town sits between ancient city walls, and has a number of historical sights that date back to the 14th Century. These include the Churches of San Michele Arcangelo and Santa Maria della Fraternita, both of which house works from Renaissance period artists that can be viewed by the public. The main meeting point in town is the Piazza della Collegiata, and this is where you will find a number of small shops selling local produce as well as excellent restaurants that will not charge the earth for their high quality dishes.

Foiano della Chiana is perhaps best well known for its carnival, which is believed to be the oldest in the country having started in 1539. The carnival draws many visitors from both home and abroad during February and March, with the parade of brightly-coloured papier-mâché floats being the highlight.

For those that prefer to spend the majority of their holiday relaxing, the self-catering villas in Foiano della Chiana are a great place in which to do it, with many offering private swimming pools and a full range of facilities. If you are planning to visit Foiano della Chiana during the time of the festival it is imperative that you book well in advance.

Places to visit on holiday in Foiano della Chiana, Italy

One of the main draws of Foiano della Chiana is that it is well positioned, being just 19km from Cortona and 9km from Sinalunga, the latter of which is in the province of Siena. Cortona is the setting for the film Under the Tuscan Sun and epitomises everything that Tuscany is all about, whilst Sinalunga also has more than enough sights and attractions to warrant a day trip.

Weather in Foiano della Chiana, Italy

For most of the year the weather in Foiano della Chiana is warm and dry. Although extremely hot temperatures are uncommon, an average of 22C from May to September makes this period more than pleasant. Winters are mild and rarely drop below 10C during the daytimes, even in January and February.

Flights to Foiano della Chiana, Italy

There are a number of airports to choose from when heading to Foiano della Chiana, but perhaps the best option is Florence Airport (FLR), 79km, which is also sometimes known under the name Amerigo Vespucci Airport. The other main airport in Tuscany is Galileo Galilei International Airport in Pisa (PSA).

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                                                                                                      Relaxing and quiet stay

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                                                                                                      very nice house on top of a hill- good pool and water remained refreshing despite the high air temperatures. Fantastic view. We had a wonderful stay- lots of nice villages/cities/lake to visit in the area.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful Villa!

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                                                                                                      We really enjoyed this fabulous holiday villa. The large pool was fantastic, the owners were warm and the views breathtaking. We recommend anyone considering a trip up a Tuscany mountain!
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                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017