HILLS AND HISTORICAL CITIES UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN

Poggio Baronti overlooks the beautiful Italian hills, a short distance from Florence, where travelers looking for an authentic Tuscany will find themselves immersed in the heart of the renowned Chianti region, visit the famous historic cities nearby and enjoy rejuvenating treatments at the Asmana spa, surrounded by the beauties of nature.
Hills of Tuscany, with their famous farms, villas, towns that are almost city, in the most moving countryside that exists. Fernand Braudel

TUSCANY

Revel in the majestic beauty of Chianti, the gray colored clays of Crete Senesi and the gentle, undulating hills of the Val D’Orcia. The southern coast of Tuscany is characterized by long sandy beaches and natural protected oases, perfect for interludes of relaxation following days of roaming the countryside. Tuscany also boasts some of the most fascinating cities in all of Europe, including Florence, Lucca, Pisa and Siena. As such, it is considered the most popular and highest-profile region to visit in Italy.

FLORENCE

Florence is known as the “cradle of the Renaissance” (la culla del Rinascimento) for its monuments, churches, and buildings. The best-known site of Florence is the domed cathedral of the city, Santa Maria del Fiore, known as The Duomo, whose dome was built by Filippo Brunelleschi. The nearby Campanile (partly designed by Giotto) and the Baptistery buildings are also highlights. The dome, 600 years after its completion, is still the largest dome built in brick and mortar in the world. In 1982, the historic centre of Florence (Italian: centro storico di Firenze) was declared a World Heritage Site by the UNESCO.

SIENA

Siena, like other Tuscan hill towns, was first settled in the time of the Etruscans (c. 900–400 BC) when it was inhabited by a tribe called the Saina.Siena retains a ward-centric culture from medieval times. Each ward (contrada) is represented by an animal or mascot, and has its own boundary and distinct identity. Ward rivalries are most rampant during the annual horse race (Palio) in the Piazza del Campo. Siena is famous for its cuisine, art, museums, medieval cityscape and the Palio, a horse race held twice a year. Come and discover the beauty of Siena and the world famous Palio, book your stay at Poggio Baronti B&B, we will take care of everything!

CHIANTI REGION

The Chianti Hills (also known as the Chianti Mountains) are a short mountain range (about 20 km) straddling the provinces of Florence, Siena and Arezzo that mark the eastern border of the Chianti region with the Valdarno and the Val di Chiana. The highest peak is that of Monte San Michele (893 meters s.l.m.) in the town of Greve in Chianti in the province of Florence. The hills of Chianti are famous for the vineyards from which you get a wine known throughout the world. The remaining territory is instead mainly hilly and the municipalities present in this area are part of the production area of ​​Chianti, DOCG red wine.

START MAKING MEMORIES UNDER THE TUSCAN SUN

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