San Casciano Val di Pesa is city in Chianti
. The village is connected to Florence
by bus service and takes only 35min. The town is set on an ideal position: 15 km from Florence, Siena, S. Gimignano, Volterra
(about 30 minutes by car). Similarly ideal is the authentic Italian accommodations, vacation rentals, apartment rentals, villa rentals and condo rentals on offer.
There is no shortage of museums, historic villas, heritage and churches
here and The Church of Santa Maria del Prato (della Misericordia) stands out as it was built in 1304 and, despite transformations in 1600, still maintains its original Gothic appearance. This towns plays host to no less than 4 castles
, Castle of Bibbione, built before 1000, Castle of Gabbiano, Castle of Pergolato and Castle of Montefiridolfi. Your next lodging, accommodation, vacation rental, condo rental, villa rental or apartment rental could overlook one of these historic structures!
San Casciano is highly renowned for the production of wine and olive oil
. The principal cellars of the worldwide famous wine company Antinori are established here. Marchesi Antinori Srl is an Italian wine company that can trace its history back to 1385. They are one of the biggest wine companies in Italy
The village offers a lot of facilities: a big supermarket, very good restaurants and pizzerias, a cinema, an Olympic swimming pool, a theatre, shops, banks with ATM and pharmacies. There are interesting historical places and lots of cultural events throughout the year.
Stock your accommodation, vacation rental, villa rental or apartment rental with local goods and produce. In and around the village there are many interesting shops.
A market takes place every Monday in Piazza della Repubblica in San Casciano. 83 stalls mostly of clothing and shoes, but you'll find also agricultural products, food, plants, flowers, household items and furniture.
There are also two other smaller markets every Thursday in Cerbaia
(the location is Piazza del Monumento) and in Piazza Tellini in Mercatale. Every second Saturday of each month Piazza della Repubblica is occupied by the stands of Il pagliaio, a market devoted to local products and to the quality of organic food.
The location of accommodations, vacation rentals, villa rentals and apartment rentals give you an opportunity to explore Tuscany and stay in the beautiful Italian countryside.