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near the farm of Oaks visit:

Cortona Km 15
Arezzo Km 20
Civitella km 20
Terme di Rapolano Km 30
San Gimignano Km 35
Montepulciano Km 35
Casentino km 40
Pienza Km 40
Montalcino Km 55
Siena Km 60
Assisi Km 70
Firenze Km 80


Only 20 km Arezzo is this typically charming medieval town, rich in works of art of great importance, including the church, the Church of St. Francesco that contains the famous frescoes of Piero della Francesca, Piazza Grande and the Church of S. Maria in Gradi. Rich in history and alleys to discover, time seems to stand still, especially during the typical famous manifestation of the "Giostra del Saracino".


The position of extreme northeastern corner of Tuscany has always been a land of feudal possession rather than transit. For this reason the Casentino is characterized by a multitude of medieval villages, castles and fortresses. The marginal position and the mystical beauty have always Casentino also a place where he could retire to prayer. Of incredible beauty are to remember the Sanctuary of La Verna, where he took refuge in prayer S. Francis, and the Hermitage of Camaldoli.


The small town is located along the ridge separating the Val di Chiana Val d'Ambra, at the confluence of a number of passageways, once used for transporting goods The old town still has the remains of the tower and the castle walls, representing one of the most distinctive examples of feudal architecture. The location, the view over the whole Val di Chiana an unforgettable landscape of the area.

Cortona e la Val di Chiana

Chiana is one of the largest of the Apennine valleys. Over 500 square kilometers of well ordered crop. A garden, viewed from Cortona, the ancient city which dominates all of its 600 meters of altitude. The underground tombs Camucia and Sodo, the findings of Farneta, Foiano, swan, Castiglion Fiorentino, Cortona museum, we confirm that the Etruscans inhabited and cultivated this valley to the waters that for thousands of years the swamp.


Important university center, is considered the birthplace of the Renaissance and is universally recognized as one of the cradles of art and architecture, and renowned as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. In fact, thanks to its numerous monuments and museums is one of the most beautiful and important tourist destinations of Italy and the world. Choose from guided tours that will take you through the ancient streets and squares of the city and allow you to easily access and without the ranks of the capital's most famous museums: the Uffizi Gallery and Galleria dell'Accademia. Or find yourself the center of Florence, with the help of a handy audio guide to be removed near the Palazzo Vecchio.

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