“Borgo 8” is a nice apartment in the historical centre of San Casciano in Val di Pesa.
We have reserved our guests a private parking spot in the closest public parking.
Guests can enjoy breathtaking sunsets on a beautiful, terracotta-paved terrace located in the house's spacious backyard facing the Pesa river valley. Moreover, guests can relax and laze in the sun in our olive tree garden, furnished with a table, garden chairs.
San Casciano, Florence, Chianti: San Casciano is a towns in the Chianti Classico area. Only four km out of town, guests can visit Niccolo Machiavelli's exile residence, where the famous author wrote his well-known masterpiece 'Il Principe' ('The Prince').
Florence is the most famous and closest touristic destination; it can be easily reached thanks to the excellent bus service. The bus stop is only 100 m away from our apartment.
The Chianti area, with its charming towns and luxurious vineyards, lies all around San Casciano. Farms and wineries can be visited for wine-tasting and local food shopping, such as olive oil, cheese and meats.
Since March 24 is open the Chianti's highest viewpoint: Chianti's tower, 34 meters high, from where you can admire over a large part of Tuscany.
Siena and Tuscany: Siena, worldwide known for the 'Palio' (July 2nd and August 16th) is only 35 minutes away.
San Gimignano with its antique house towers, can be reached within 20 minutes car drive, and Volterra, homeland of the ancient Etruscan civilization, is just 1 hour away by car as well as Pisa and Lucca. Beautiful beaches are also about 100 km away from us and, thanks to the highway, they are in easy reach for those guests who would like to explore the Tuscan seaside.
On request, we may book for you the tickets to visit the Uffizi or Accademia museums in Florence, in order to avoid you to queue outside the museums many hours.
Trattoria Cantinetta del Nonno – Via IV Novembre 18 (closed on Wednesdays)
Ristorante Il Fedino – Via Borromeo 9 (closed on Mondays) 055 828612
Cinque di vino - Viale San Francesco, 32 (closed on Mondays) – 055 8228116
Antica Fiaschetteria del Chianti - Piazza Pierozzi 24 (closed on Wednesdays)
Caffé del popolano - Via Machiavelli 34 - 055 822 8405 (closed on Mondays, lunch is reservations only)
Ristorante Villa Borromeo - Via Borromeo 110 - 055 8290118 (1.5 Km - 15 min by walk)
Pizzeria La Carbonaia - Via IV Novembre 124 - 055 828 344
Pizzeria Sotto Casa - Via Morrocchesi 4 (closed Tuesdays) - 055 829 4641