So rich in culture, with imposing Etruscan structures, natural beauties, spas and enchanting landscapes, the Val di Cecina is truly an excellence in the Tuscany region.
The surrounding nature has always been carefully preserved, just think of the clean energy structures, such as the historic geothermal in Larderello that has been completely renovated and provides 10% of geothermal energy worldwide, and the brand new of Castelnuovo.
Ample spaces, villages of unspeakable charm, trails to be rediscovered by mountain bike or on foot offer a vast choice of places to visit alone, or accompanied by expert and qualified guides, which we will be happy to show you, keeping the calendar updated to be able to reserve in time your favorite excursions.
The municipal administration of Pomarance and Volterra, in recent years has dedicated much to make this territory known with meticulous care, enhancing its importance and beauty.
Do not miss the famous and fascinating art cities surrounding our farm and easily reachable in times ranging from 30 minutes to an hour and a half.
Volterra, San Gimignano, Pisa, Lucca, Siena, Florence, (we recommend reserving a visit to the Uffizi museum in time).
The territory of the Alta Val di Cecina occupies the southern part of the province of Pisa and preserves the testimonies of millennia of present of human activity, in a singular landscape context. The ancient settlements, still clearly identifiable, dot the landscape. The fortifications on the highest hills, the villages, the parish churches. In addition to these, the vast wooded areas, the extensive rocky outcrops, with rugged reliefs and deeply incised valleys.
And finally, the peculiar landscape of the geothermal area and of the vapors of endogenous natural manifestations, or the mountain environments of the highest elevations, at the sources of the Cecina river. Watercourses, rivers of great environmental value, as well as faunal presences of considerable interest, are within this context there is a dense network of paths, in the areas of Berìgnone and Monterufoli.
Volterra, jewel of Etruscan, Roman, medieval and Renaissance art, dominates the entire Cecina valley from the hill of 550 meters to the sea.
In Volterra history has left its mark with continuity from the Etruscan period until the nineteenth century, with very important artistic and monumental testimonies, which can be admired simply walking through the streets of the historic center, but also by visiting the three city museums: the Etruscan Museum, the Civic Art Gallery and the Museum of Sacred Art.
Alongside these, an uncontaminated landscape, a quality of life still on a human scale and an artistic craft that is unique in the world: alabaster.
A city to live intensely, to discover little by little, with its atmospheres, its contrasts, the throbbing of a civilization and a culture that make it “unique” and unrepeatable. The ideal destination for a stay in Tuscany, to discover one of the most pristine areas of the region that is at the same time a step away from the sea and from the most important cities of art.
Agriturismo Il Pratone
Podere Samanta 74 Montegemoli
Pomarance 56045 (PI) Italia
+39 338 280 7243
+39 340 149 9246
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