Immerse yourself in a piece of Tuscany at Torre Palagetto which captures the beauty of the landscape, the rich flavour of the vineyards and olive groves and promises a totally unique experience while on holiday.
Choose one of the 4 self catering apartments, or three holiday b&b rooms as a base to explore the many small towns of Tuscany. Beginning your exploration with the romantic skyline of San Gimignano only 800 meters away. The holiday rentals are furnished with modern amenities. These characteristic rentals are a suggestive way to spend your Tuscan vacation.
There is a relaxing pool and garden area where you can lose yourself in the beauty of Tuscany and its infinite scenic vistas. The fully functional farm with its own wine and olive oil production also offers meals upon request based on authentic flavors and recipes of the area.
A Historic Dimore Makes the Holiday Special
The unique architecture includes a scenic tower, thus the name Torre Palagetto, where the owners have carved out 4 unique apartments. Using the antique architecture, the vacation apartments highlight the true flavor of Tuscany by accenting the particular stone work, the rich wood ceilings and the cool terracotta floors. The Apartment La Torre, set on three floors, will entice the romantic in you to appreciate the canopy bed and the views 360°. The apartments Il Fattore, L’Orcio and the Cantina are named after the original use on the farm - the farmer’s home, the olive oil closet and the wine cellar. Il Fattore with 2 double bedrooms is the original home of the farmer who cultivated the land around the agritourism. The Orcio representing the place where the large terracotta urns where the olive oil was stored during the year has a kitchen, living room with sofa bed and one double bedroom with en suite bathroom. The Cantina, has a beautiful wooden floor in the kitchen and offers an ideal environment for small families with a double bedroom and a single bedroom.
Choose an Authentic Taste of Tuscany
If you are travelling on your own or together with friends, one of the 3 B&B rooms at Torre Palagetto are ideal solutions for mixing an authentic experience with absolute relax. These rooms have comfortable beds and spacious living areas. The Limonaia Suite with its personal terrace includes a sofa bed and a loft area dedicated to a bit of quite. Both Ciliegiolo which includes a small living room and Foglia Tonda, the room where the family wines were aged have en suite bathrooms, private entrances and breakfast can be arranged upon request. All throughout the estate you can find Internet connection and there is free parking, laundry services and a restaurant where you can taste the authentic flavours of Tuscany. The property offers not only inspiring views of Tuscany but also a calm and tranquil atmosphere in which to enjoy them. The panoramic pool with a selection of tables and lounge chairs where you can cool off or simple enjoy the scenery with a glass of the wine produced right there on the estate...and maybe even a bruschetta or two with their very own extra virgin olive oil.
So Many Choices
When deciding where to spend your days exploring Tuscany, Torre Palagetto near San Gimignano gives you so many places to choose from. San Gimignano will definitely beckon you to have a stroll through its many cobbled stone streets and though it can trace its roots back to the Etruscans it is the medieval towers that define it today. However, it is not the only town that merits a visit. Volterra, less than 25 km from Torre Palagetto, showcases a beautiful square, well maintained tower buildings and a wealth of historical monuments. Definitely less well known, but many will agree, Colle di Val D’Elsa is a jewel in the countryside between Siena and Florence. Known for its crystal production, this small hilltop town will give you the perfect little place to visit far from the busy tourist scene in Tuscany
Tuscan Day Trips
Tuscany offers something for everyone, food, history, art and even some beach time fun. From the easy to find position of Torre Palagetto, you can plan to see all that Tuscany has to offer while not spending too much time in travel. A day at the Tuscan coast is less than 80 km of picturesque Tuscan landscape, soft hills and fields of sunflowers. The three corners of art and history in Tuscany - Florence, Siena and Pisa - are practically all only an hour from San Gimignano and each offer a personal and different window on the Tuscan culture. Certainly the wine area around San Gimigiano will provide you with several photo and wine tasting opportunities, a day trip to Chianti Classico, Montalcino in Val d’Orcia or Montecarlo in Lucca is definitely a must to explore all the flavours of wine in Tuscany.