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Make a holiday villa in Montevettolini your home away from home

Rising on the north-western slopes of the Montalbano hills is the small hamlet of Montevettolini, an ancient settlement with origins that date back to the 12th century. For the holidaymaker who wants nothing but peace and quiet this is the real deal; a sublime setting that looks out across the beautiful Tuscan landscape. It is an ideal base from which to set out and explore the pastoral pleasures of central Italy. With colourful fiestas, a spa resort on its doorstep and a stunning landscape to explore, visitors to Montevettolini are spoilt for choice.

HomeAway’s fabulous collection of holiday villas in Montevettolini are situated in and around the hilltop hamlet offering easy access to the area’s main attractions and providing superb views of the countryside. These home from homes have a wealth of amenities including televisions, microwaves, coffee makers and fridges to make each stay the last word in comfort. Holiday apartments in Montevettolini are also available, smart properties that are suitable for singles, couples, families and small groups. For the visitor who wants a Tuscan voyage of discovery, Montevettolini is less than an hour’s drive from one of the region’s most incredible sights, the town of Lucca where the medieval walls are topped by a huge circular park.

Things to do

-Outdoor activities: The Montalbano hills are the birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci and the landscape is recognised the world over for its beauty. There is an extensive network of pedestrian and cycling trails in the area that pass by ancient churches, forests, medieval palaces and vineyards.

-Relaxation: For hundreds of years, visitors to the area have been surrendering their bodies to the natural thermal grottos of Monsummano, just five kilometres from Montevettolini. Steam and hot water exudes from natural cavities at Grotta Parlanti located more than 110 metres deep inside a mountain. At Grotta Giusti, a modern spa resort has grown up that offers a range of relaxing and therapeutic treatments.

-Events: Montevettolini’s narrow lanes and piazzas witness frequent folk and religious festivals that hark back to ancient traditions. Visitors who book their holiday villas in Montevettolini during the second week of September will see its most colourful party, the Medieval Festival. Locals dress up in period costumes as merchants, crusaders, falconers, pilgrims and troubadours, wandering the streets and medieval themed market playing musical instruments. Other festivals include the costumed procession of Jesus's Passion and Death. It is held every three years on Good Friday.

-Historic monuments: Montevettolino is like a living museum with ancient squares, buildings, churches and palaces. They include the Villa Medicea built as a hunting residence for the powerful Medici of Florence, between the 15th and the 16th centuries. Older than this is the former town hall palace, constructed before the 13th century.

Weather in Montevettolini

Montevettolini is a good year-round holiday destination as the climate is warm and temperate. The driest and hottest months are July and August where the average temperature is between 28 and 30°C. In January, the average temperature is 5°C and the wettest month is November.

Travel to Montevettolini

Visitors can reach their holiday apartments in Montevettolini by flying into Florence (50 kilometres) or Pisa (60 kilometres) and then taking the train to Pistoai Station. From there, taxis and local buses can complete the rest of the journey. The most convenient way to explore the local environs is with a hire car.

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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
House #8087416
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Viewed 5 times in the last 48 hours
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chateau / Country House #1935023
3
Excellent! 4.6/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #6768243
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Viewed 121 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #6785322
12
Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(57 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Multiple rentals Cottage #6049089
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Viewed 99 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(4 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Farmhouse #6728856
4
Viewed 215 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(6 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #6797795
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Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(12 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #6663407
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1527122
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1652839
14
Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(51 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #89575
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Viewed 66 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #1696908
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(5 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6788434
5
Viewed 16 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #6658437
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Villa #1853881
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Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
House #457584vb
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Viewed 28 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(13 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
House #1883068
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Viewed 48 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(17 reviews)
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #714082vb
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Viewed 20 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(18 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Chateau / Country House #1818120
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Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Chateau / Country House #6498639
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(54 reviews)
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  • 8 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 22
Villa #291636vb
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(54 reviews)
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  • 8 BR
  • 7 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 20
Villa #452975
54
Viewed 23 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(19 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1631136
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Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(25 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #1498127
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(14 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #1707586
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 6 BR
  • 4 BA
  • Sleeps 12
Apartment #6732260
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
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  • Studio
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 2
Apartment #1995379
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #1850229
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #6560618
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Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(30 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #1099613
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #6560576
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Viewed 26 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 7
Chateau / Country House #6576151
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.6/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1728696
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Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(71 reviews)
avg/night
  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #305388vb
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Viewed 11 times in the last 48 hours
  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #6546040
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(20 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1029967
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Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.4/5
(8 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • Separate Toilet
  • Sleeps 5
Multiple rentals Apartment #8157151
8
Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(27 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #867770
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Viewed 17 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(9 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #1358838
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Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 1 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #8057827
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Viewed 10 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(23 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Villa #429689
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Viewed 7 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(21 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
Apartment #489333
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Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(11 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #1793916
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Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
Exceptional! 5/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 3 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Farmhouse #774660vb
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Viewed 8 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(33 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 4
Apartment #812048
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Viewed 30 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(28 reviews)
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  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 5
House #6434629
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.8/5
(6 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 1 BA
  • Sleeps 6
Apartment #4044488
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Viewed 6 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(7 reviews)
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  • 4 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 8
Villa #1933847
7
Viewed 18 times in the last 48 hours
Wonderful! 4.9/5
(27 reviews)
avg/night
  • 4 BR
  • 3 BA
  • Sleeps 7
Apartment #423750
27
Viewed 14 times in the last 48 hours
Excellent! 4.7/5
(16 reviews)
avg/night
  • 2 BR
  • 2 BA
  • Sleeps 3
Apartment #840567
16
Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
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Montevettolini Holiday Apartments & Villas (300+)

 

Recent Reviews

Peaceful and Beautiful

5 of 5
What a wonderful week myself and my partner had at this beautiful holiday villa. lovely house, with all the necessary requirements, amazing garden and pool. Very clean and tidy. could not want for anymore. Stefania who owns the villa was superb, very helpful and informative, nothing was too much of an issue. Would love to return one day.
  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017

Serene Hideaway on a Tuscan hillside.

5 of 5
The renovated barn is a quaint and comfortable place to recharge your batteries. The owners were the sweetest people to me. I didn't have a car but it's not too far to walk up to the little mini market or down into the town of Cerbaia, although in some places there is no shoulder along the road to walk on. I stayed 10 days and wished for more to explore the back roads and relax into the peacefulness of the property. In 3 months of traveling, this is my favorite. This is Italy.
  • Review Submitted: Apr 25, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017