The quiet and tranquil environment will calm the senses as you look over the family run vineyards and olive groves at the vacation rental apartments in Corte in Poggio - which literally means a courtyard on a hillside...in this case a very panoramic hillside. There are 8 country styled apartments with either one or two bedrooms especially comfortable for groups of adults, a couple on a romantic interlude or families with children.
The owners embody the warm and welcoming nature of Tuscany, always ready with helpful information on the area, to answer your questions and assist with your accommodations or simply with a delicious glass of their wine. Enjoy the endless views of the Tuscan landscape from the large pool with hydromassage and separate area dedicated to the kids.
The strategic position of Corte in Poggio will make planning of your excursion ideas easy and quick. Placed almost an equal distance from any one of the many sites to visit in Tuscany you will be able to see them all and still have time to enjoy the relax of the garden and pool at Corte in Poggio near Stabbia.
The Position is Perfect & the Hospitality is even Better
The greeting you receive at Corte in Poggio is sure to prepare you for a week of beautiful landscape, relaxing days by the pool and delicious Tuscan style BBQ accompanied by some fine red wine from the owners production. The family run vacation apartments are set on a fully functional farm which values the natural goodness of the land. This wholesome approach is evident in the simple yet large and comfortable apartments where you will find all the comforts of home while on holiday in the heart of Tuscany. The owner has thoughtfully added free WiFi but there is a laundry services, stoves with ovens and TV for each apartment.
Each one of the sparkling clean 8 apartments has access to the covered parking and use of the large panoramic terrace area surrounded by olive trees and lots of open green space. Especially designed to enjoy the outdoor life of Tuscany, Corte in Poggio has several areas dedicated to relax and play. Adults and children alike are sure to fall in love with the super sized pool, divided into a kids paddle pool and a more relaxing hydro massage pool. There are comfortable tables, chairs and chaise lounges along side the pool for napping, tanning or simply meditating the beauty of the area surrounding Florence. For the sports enthusiast this area is ideal of biking - just ask the owner about renting some bikes - or hiking. But if you are looking for some stay at home sports, you can always play some ping pong or “boules” right there in the garden of Corte in Poggio.
Explore the Local Monuments of Tuscany
If you don’t want to leave the pool and countryside relax of Corte in Poggio for too long, there are many nearby activities that will give a true sense of the culture and history of Tuscany. Many of this stops will appeal to young and not so young alike with their unique activities and local flavor. Fucecchio Marshes Nature Reserve with approximately 1800 hectares of wetlands to explore by foot, bike or boat and a part of the Via Francigena. Reserve a tour of this unique area by boat.
Vinci with the interactive museum regarding the inventions of Leonardo da Vinci offers, a small but informative area that will delight kids and adults alike. Enjoy the many vineyards and fine restaurants in the area. Or perhaps you are looking for some water fun like the thermal baths of Montecatini Terme where you can experiment with the healing powers of the water and mud from this area which even the locals took advantage of in the time of the Romans.
The Wonders of Italy are Nearby
The strategic position of Corte in Poggio is (almost) exactly in the middle of the road for Florence & Pisa. Both famous for the incredible wealth of historic monuments, art and cultural events. Add just a few more kilometers in either direction and you can head for the sandy beaches of Tuscany or the irregular shaped square of Siena. However, if you have the time don’t miss out on some of the other beauties in the area. Empoli, in existence before the 4th century, known today as a strong agricultural center but for the Romans it was an important port on the Arno river from Fiesole to Pisa. Visit the prestigious squares and monuments in the city center.
Prato, though many times skipped over, this thriving city is a wealth of historical monuments and importance for Tuscany and Florence. Just have a look at the many churches the Emperor’s Castle and the Palazzo Pretorio to see influence that this city once welded. Be sure to search out the famous biscotti or Cantucci - this is the city where it all started. Pistoia, worth a visit not just for the beautiful historic center, but in just a short trip you are heading into some of the more famous Tuscan mountains for hiking and skiing.