The farm is located in a prime location for exploring many of tuscan art cities:
CERTALDO: about 8 km, is a castle dating back to 1164, Etruscan-roman sits on top of a hill and the birthplace of Giovanni Boccaccio. The city is the home of the great writer, currently used as a study center and library devoted entirely to Boccaccio.
COLLE DI VAL D’ELSA: about 10km, is a town fortified, important for the production of crystal, already in the nineteenth century was called the Bohemia of Italiy, now know world wide as he home of crystal.
MONTERIGGIONI: about 19km, castle built by the Republic of Siena primarily on a defense because the village is situated on a hill overlooking the Francigena street, in order to monitor the valleys of Elsa.
VOLTERRA: about 30 km, Etruscan-roman town, of which there are the walls, the imposing Gate Arch, Marmini of the necropolis and the Roman amphitheater , is also important for its deposits of alabaster and onyx, elegant objects which are manufactured.
SIENA: about 30 km, medieval city that has retained its old-word charm, and has handed over the centuries for its customs and traditions such as the PALIO: horses race in history that is held on 2 july and 16 august in the wounderful Piazza del Campo.
FIRENZE: about 56 km, is a beautiful Renaissance city and artistic excellence, thanks to the works left by Michelangelo, Brunelleschi, Donatello, Giotto and many others. City that houses the Uffizi Gallery, today one of the richest collections of works of art to the world.
PISA : about 60 km, One of the oldest maritime cities of Italy and Europe, with its leaning tower 54m high, near the Duomo and Battistero. The city is the birthplace of the great scientist Galileo Galieli.
Some of the events and performances taking place in St Gimignano:
August, on 10 : “GLASSES UNDER THE STARS”
Wine tasting in the area
Piazza St Agostino, at h.21:00
August , on 18: MAGIC SUMMER
Museo del Vino e della Vernaccia di St Gimignano
Rocca e Parco di Montestaffoli, at h 17:30- 21:00
September, on 1st : CONCERT OF KNABENMUSIK MEERSBURG
Piazza Duomo, at h.18:00