There are many medieval hilltop towns amongst the Tuscan hills of Italy
. Orciatico is one of these towns. At 313 meters above sea level, this town has amazing panoramic views
of the surrounding countryside and forest. Orciatico is located 58 kilometers south of Pisa
and 90 kilometers southwest of Florence
. Many buildings in Orciatico have been resorted and renovated and now host cozy holiday homes
, lodging, accommodations, vacation rentals, condo rentals, villas, villa rentals and apartment rentals.
From your accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, villa rental or apartment rental you will find grocery shops, a bar, post office and ATM close by. For more shopping and restaurants you will need to visit one of the nearby towns of Lajatico and La Rosa. The weather is typically mild year round with an occasional chance of snow. Summertime high temperatures average between 26°C and 30°C while winter lows see temperatures dip between 2°C and 4°C. The highest rainfall amounts are between September and November.
Orciatico is perfectly situated in the middle of the Tuscany
region. Centrally located for many day trip options. The Leaning Tower of Pisa, Cinque Terre
, the walled city of Lucca
, the Florence Cathedral
and the beach are all a short distance away. The drive itself, along narrow winding country roads, will make for an enjoyable outing. Closer to Orciatico is the town of Volterra
where you will find many attractions like Porta all’Arco, Palazzo dei Priori, Balze Cliffs
and the Cathedral of Volterra
. On the outskirts of Orciatico you can visit Fortress of Pietracassia
and the windmill ruins. Spend the day away from town before you return to your comfortable accommodation, vacation rental, villa rental or apartment rental.
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