Villa Floriana E is an elegant 30-square-meter (about 323 square feet) studio
apartment which sleeps three people. It features a private balcony and shared
swimming-pool and garden, all with a wonderful view of the valley.
It is equipped with a satellite-dish TV and parking space.
Villa Floriana E has a double bed, a bathroom with shower, a living area with a
divan bed and a kitchenette, and a gracious terrace.
Villa Floriana is a beautiful villa built as a vacation home. It features
terraces facing the sun and the wide scenery of the valley and the hills. It is
at about 400 meters (about 1,312 feet) of altitude in a prominent position on
the slope of a hill overlooking the valley of Valdinievole, formed by the river
Arno. The villa is in the middle of a small “fraction-town” of San Baronto. You
will have restaurants and shops at just a few steps away.
You will be on the hills of Montalbano, not far from the sea. Only 40 km (about
25 miles) away, you will find the small town of Viareggio, famous for its
splendid beaches. The scenery around the villa is one rich in hills, with
vineyards covering the lower areas, olive groves on the slopes, and woods of
chestnuts and oak trees on the top. The Chianti wine of Montalbano is produced
in the area and there are several wine cellars around.
Amidst the green, you will see elegant villas and beautiful farms which offer
hospitality to tourists: the area boasts many trails and cycling paths.
You will be close to Florence, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, and San Gimignano: you can
even search for the cities or art of Tuscany and also its beautiful castles and
historical hamlets on convenient daily visits or excursions.
The swimming pool
At Villa Floriana you will have a shared 12 x 6 meter (about 39 x 20 feet)
swimming-pool available. The swimming-pool is placed in a terraced land on
prominent position. It is framed by the woods on its background and by the
valley right in front. Around the swimming-pool you will find a large
sun-drenched area furnished with umbrellas and sun loungers.
The swimming pool is caressed by the sun from sunrise, above the hill, to sunset,
over the valley. The swimming-pool is open from the first of May until the 30th
The house and its terrace
Villa Floriana E is on the second floor, and you reach it by taking an elevator.
The apartment consists of a single room where you will have a living area with a
couch (divan bed), a table with chairs, a kitchenette, and a sleeping area with
a double bed. The bed is placed in front of a small and gracious balcony, and
even from inside the room you will be able to see the sky and the valley scenery.
In the evening you will feast your eyes on the fascinating sunset over the
valley. On the balcony you will find a small round table with chairs.
In the living-room the divan bed takes one person only. You will also have a
telephone and a satellite-dish TV available. The kitchenette is equipped with a
two-electric-burner stove and a fridge.
The bathroom is equipped with a shower.
The apartment is completely furnished, well-cared for in details, elegant, and
At Villa Floriana you will have a shared laundry-room available.
Nearby tourist attractions
During your stay at Villa Floriana, you will be in a territory whose history
dates back to the ancient Romans and which has preserved, since the year One
Thousand, historical castles, churches, villas and palaces rich in master pieces,
all to be absolutely visited. You will also be near the small town of Vinci,
birthplace of Leonardo da Vinci.
You will be in the area where the Chianti wine is produced. And as an addition
to all the cultural visits, don’t forget to stop at the beautiful wine cellars
of the area while taking the “Strada del Vino” (Road of the Wine). Don’t miss
out on having lunch in one of the characteristic trattorias, often attended by
local people and where you will taste the genuine Tuscan cuisine!
A few feet away from the house you will find restaurants, shops, and the bus
stop of the shuttle which goes to Pistoia. Pistoia is 12 km (about 7.5 miles)
away from the villa. In Pistoia you can take trains to Florence. In case you
feel like enjoying some thermal spa, 20 km (about 12 miles) away you will find
the famous thermal baths of Montecatini.
In addition, Lucca is 40 km (about 25 miles) away, San Gimignano is also 40 km (about
25 miles) away, Florence is 45 km (about 28 miles) away, Volterra, the city of
the Etruscans, is 45 km (about 28 miles) away, Pisa is 60 km (about 37 miles)
away, and Siena is 70 km (about 43.5 miles) away. You will be able to easily
visit the great artistic and historical attractions of Tuscany and also go on
excursions to the sea, as the beautiful and famous beaches of Viareggio are only
40 km (about 25 miles) away.
And when you are tired of walking up and down, you can enjoy the peacefulness
and beauty of the Tuscan hills in a beautiful and comfortable apartment!
Accommodations: Independent house or villa in small complex
The rental price includes: electricity; linens; towels.
Local Costs: To be paid at the property:final cleaning EUR 20.00.