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Make a self catering villa in Montalcino, Tuscany your home away from home

The small town of Montalcino makes a delightful centre from which to explore this beautiful region of Tuscany. Known for its olive oil, honey and red wine called ‘Brunello di Montalcino’, the town is surrounded by vineyards. The area is also famed for its cuisine, served at small local trattorias or in gourmet restaurants on the vineyard estates. The great abbey of Monte Olivetto Maggiore is surrounded by the three hill towns of Montalcino, Montepulciano and Pienza which are all delightful to explore. Siena and Florence are also within easy reach by car or train from your self catering villa.

Things to do in Montalcino, Tuscany

Touring a vineyard and seeing the wine making process is a must at any time of year. Tours usually end with a wine tasting so you can try before you buy! Famous for its red wines as long ago as the 15th century, the local Brunello wine must be aged for at least 5 years in oak caskets before being sold.

The small market town of Buonconvento is just a short distance from your self catering villa and provides good shops, restaurants and a weekly market on Saturdays. Visit the art gallery near the Town Hall and explore the ancient streets of this Medieval walled town.

Places to visit near Montalcino, Tuscany

The historic town of Siena is just 51km north of your self catering villa in Montalcino. Its fine architecture includes the magnificent Duomo or Cathedral. The beautiful Town Square is famous for the Palio Horse Races which takes place on July 2nd and August 16th and are an exciting cultural pageant.

No visit to Tuscany is complete without a visit to beautiful Florence. It is 139km from Montalcino and can easily be reached by car or by train. Known for its exceptional art and architecture, the Duomo has the largest brick-built dome in the world, even after 600 years! The campanile (bell tower) and the baptistery buildings nearby are both quite beautiful works of architecture. Take a stroll across the River Arno on the famous Ponte Vecchio which is lined with shops.

Abbey of Monte Olivetto Maggiore - This beautiful abbey is set in the ‘Badlands’ of Crete Senesi, close to your self catering villa in Montalcino. The extensive monastery and the beautiful Abbey Church of St Antimo date back to 1393 but have been continually modified since. There is a quaint stone tower and a drawbridge leading into the Abbey courtyard. Note the botanical garden where the monks grew medicinal plants and herbs.

Weather in Montalcino, Tuscany

Winters are mild and summers are dry and sunny in Montalcino, which is why holiday villa accommodation in Tuscany is so popular. From April to the end of October average temperatures range from 19-32C (66-89F).

Flights to Montalcino, Tuscany

Your villa in Montalcino is 105km from the main International airport at Florence. There are plenty of cheap flights daily to Florence from all over Europe.

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                                                                                                Recent Reviews

                                                                                                Review for stay from 18 September 2016 to 30 September 2016

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                The Villa is a beautiful property, ideally located on the Piazza Della Fortezza. The rooms are spacious and very well appointed. Exterior spaces are inviting and provide great venues for conversation, food, and wine. The owners and overseers are very friendly, generous, and helpful. All in all, it was one of our best vacations sites ever.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 16-Oct-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                Review for stay from 03 September 2016 to 10 September 2016

                                                                                                4 of 5
                                                                                                Comfortable, spacious and stylish villa within easy walking distance to Montalcino. Arrival and departure arrangements worked well. Everything was spotlessly clean on our arrival. Enjoyed Monica's meal. Kitchen however was cramped when catering for 7 people. Some noise on weekend evenings from nearby outside bar. Otherwise reasonably quiet despite proximity to the village and the main access roads.
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 25-Sep-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Sep 2016

                                                                                                A fabulous property in a stunning location.

                                                                                                5 of 5
                                                                                                We spent two fabulous weeks in the VIlla and thoroughly enjoyed the stunning location, the impressive views and the fantastic pool. The pool was a perfect size for my 17, 12 & 10 year olds, myself and my wife to play "catch", to swim and to dive into and the depth was great (my 12 yr old was able to walk the full length). The sun loungers were comfy but the location, based on top of a hill within the Tuscan HIlls was so picture perfect, we must have taken one hundred pictures. The pool was also lit, so night time games were also enjoyed. Even tho the pool is right next to the house, the house also has a fantastic courtyard, which allowed us to also opt to sunbathe right next to the kitchen (cool drinks, ice cream and the odd beer),,! Wifi in the house was good (we are a mobile /social media hungry family), TV had a number of sports channels and the Playstation came in handy (especially to play DVD movies). The kitchen was very well equiped, the bedrooms were huge but for us, the table tennis table, the football table, swing ball, boxing bag and...the indoor Archery in the massive games room were brilliant...! We loved the peace, we loved the serenity and we found lots of countryside walks and nature around. The villa was perfect to visit Montalicino (15mins in the car) a beautiful town (with a great supermarket), but we also went to Siena (an hour) and indeed Florence (2hrs),a great base in Tuscany. Would I recommend renting this villa,,,only one answer,,,,,Yes..,!
                                                                                                • Review Submitted: 25-Aug-2016
                                                                                                • Date of Stay: Aug 2016