For your stay in Tuscany
, live in a vacation rental home while visiting Colle di Val d'Elsa
. Located between Siena and Florence
near San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Volterra
and the Chianti
area, Colle di Val d'Elsa
is a small but attractive old town. Accommodations available range from apartment rentals, villa rentals, rural vacation home rentals,, apartment rentals, sometimes designed as a suite and attached to an existing country manor, all worthy of your outstanding Italian vacation. Admire the lead-crystal glass
at the museum, introduced in the 17th Century by the Usimbardi family. Fifteen percent of the world’s crystal is produced here today in the town known as Bohemia of Italy
Situated above the valley of the river Elsa, it was a medieval highway used by merchants and pilgrims travelling from England and northern Europe to Rome
. With Owner Direct Vacation Rentals
, you will find a wide range of accommodation rentals including vacation home rentals, chalet rentals, cottage rentals and apartment rentals. Old-world villas are to be found in this area for your stay in Tuscany.
Are you a wine aficionado? Chianti Classico
is a wine region between Florence and Siena, while the area of Chianti
is extended further down to Pisa
. The Chianti Classico
term is used to separate the original (first founded in 1398) Chianti wineries from the others in this region. Choose a
villa rental accommodation in the hills of Tuscany
, yet still be in easy reach of the cities
On Saturday, visit the Piazza Matteotti
open market, with its statute honouring the navigator, Giovanni Verrazzano, born around 1485. The Chianti Classico wine festival
is held here. This triangular shaped piazza is most likely the site around which Grieve
has flourished for over 500 years. On a warm, sunny day, the arched loggias lining each side will provide you with welcomed shade. There are restaurants, and shops selling wine, furniture, food and handicrafts, as well as the Church of Santa Croce.
You have selected the ingredients for a variable Italian feast, and return to your vacation rental to prepare your meal in the kitchen of your apartment rental. With a bottle of Chianti Classico
on the table – you will save the Gran Riserva
for another occasion - you pour a glass of wine for you and your friends. Dinner is served. Often, for less than a price of modest accommodations for a group in the city, apartment rentals or villa rentals, with a swimming pool
, are available in this area as holiday vacation rentals accommodation.
No matter what your criteria, you will find your vacation lodging at Owner Direct Vacation Rentals: Condo rentals, full-sized homes, or villa rental accommodations are available to suit your needs.