Located at the confluence of three of the four valleys that constitute its province, the town of Arezzo has a large and varied area with an extensive province. His villages displays an ancient history : from Etruscan origin to classical Rome and Medieval Florence. Arezzo and its surrounding area keep a rich past that tells about artists, popes and emperors, and a fascinating present, for the visitor to be discovered.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 100 Km – 70 min
Florence is a city whose charm and splendid past have remained unaltered. At least, this is how the enchanting Tuscan capital appears Ð it continues to enchant, by means of its artistic masterpieces, colored marbles and architectural works that evoke the pomp and circumstance that it bore as the leading city that developed the art and culture dictums of the Renaissance.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 28 Km – 35 min
Livorno is one of the most important ports in Italy and home to the Italian Naval Academy.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 65 Km – 50 min
For its monumental and historic wealth, Lucca’s center has been proposed as an addition to the UNESCO World Heritage List. It is bountiful with impressive touristic attraction, beginning with the nearly-intact walls that surround the city.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 55 Km – 45 min
Montelupo Fiorentino, as the name suggests, is situated just a few kilometres from Florence itself. In view of its distinctive history, it is a place that embodies many of the typical traits of Tuscany: a love of art (represented by a huge ceramic tradition), quality craftsmanship, the entrepreneurial spirit of the local families, together with evocative landscapes, a passion for good food and wine and an innate spirit of hospitality.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: –
Montespertoli is an Italian town near Florence in Tuscany. It is part of the valley of Elsa river located about 20 kilometres (14 miles), Southwest of Florence. The presence of human settlements in the area of Montespertoli dates bak to Roman and Etruscan times, although the villages of the modern municipality are know from the 11th century, when San Piero in Mercato and Lucardo are mentioned
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 16 Km – 18 min
The Leaning Tower, the icon of Pisa, is the most famous Italian monument in the world. Together with the Cathedral and Baptistery, the Tower makes up of a complex of works that poet Gabriele D’Annunzio defined as Miracles, hence the baptizing of the piazza that hosts them as Piazza dei Miracoli.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 57 Km – 45 min
Situated on the hills of Val d’Elsa, San Gimignano owes its fame mainly to its numerous towers. In past symbol of power and prestige of the rich middle class families for whom they are owned, make today this country from an ancient flavour of the most evocative and characteristic of Tuscany. A place where time has stood still, which has maintained intact its structure fortified town whose urban and architectural encloses still nowadays a treasure of history, art and culture presented today in bond monumental and declared Patrimony of Humanity.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 39 Km – 59 min
Situated in central-southern Tuscany, the Province of Siena extends over some of the most famous and fascinating Tuscan territories, e.g. the southern hills of Chianti, Val d’Elsa and Val di Merse, Val d’Arbia, Val di Chiana and Val d’Orcia, right up to the slopes of Mount Amiata.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 80 Km – 75 min
As you arrive here, you can feel in the air the deep connection that exists between Leonardo and those landscapes and the impossibility of separating them. The gentle hills, the wide fields of vineyards and olive trees and the sun itself are integral parts of the museum and of its history: this beauty has doubtless contributed to envelope and influence the fantasy, wits, creativity and genius of one of the greatest men in the world. Here, Leonardo da Vinci was born on April 15, 1452.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 19 Km – 22 min
Set on a hill at 545 metres altitude, Volterra dominates and divides the Val di Cecina and the Val d’ Era. Its isolated position, away from the sea and the main urban settlements, has fostered over the centuries the growth of its strategic importance. Rich in history and culture, Volterra still buildings that tell its history. Its gray stone buildings, walls, palaces of the centre, the magnificent Piazza dei Priori, are still witness of the glory.
Distance from Casa Montecuccoli: 75 Km – 60 min