Family Run Olive Grove & Holiday Apartments near Volterra
The truly unique experience of staying on an authentic Tuscan agriturismo, with the brisk fresh air, the uncontaminated countryside, the family run olive grove and the absolute tranquility and relax. Agriturismo Escaia features 5 self catering holiday apartments just outside of Volterra within easy reach of the many beautiful sites in Tuscany.
The warm Tuscan hospitality and the serene landscape, are the base for an unforgettable vacation exploring Florence, Siena and San Gimignano and afterwards splashing around in the pool and exploring the vast family estate and olive groves.
Families with children, friends on holiday and couples seeking out the perfect corner of Tuscany will feel right at home with these tastefully decorated apartments. Complete with modern amenities, fully furnished kitchen, large swimming pool and private garden areas.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Agriturismo Escaia
130 HECTARES OF PURE BEAUTY
Your closest neighbors are the deer, rabbits, porcupines and wildlife on the estate
DINNER WITH THE FAMILY IN THE SUMMER
Join the your hosts with an authentic homemade meal of family recipes featuring their extra virgin olive oil
EVERY DIRECTION BRINGS YOU CLOSER TO TUSCANY
World famous towns like Florence, Siena, Pisa and San Gimignano are all close by for easy day trips
A Fun Agriturismo Experience
When you chose to spend your holidays on an agriturismo you will experience the essence of Tuscany, away from the noise of the city, the frenetic busy-”ness” of exploring the sites and the stress of navigating small streets and rooms. Agriturismo Escaia offers abundant space for everyone to enjoy the great outdoors: children can run and enjoy the fresh air, green grass and the wonders of nature while the adults can relax and admire the timeless beauty of the Tuscan countryside and the family run olive grove. The vast estate offers endless possibilities for trekking and filling the senses with the colors and fragrances of the pure countryside.
The holiday accommodations are divided into 5 self catering apartments each furnished in a classical country style which highlights the simple lines of the restructured Tuscan farmhouse. The smallest apartment LECCIATINA, suitable for a couple or a family with a small child, is situated on two floors. The kitchen opens through an arched glass door to the private patio and the double bedroom is on the first floor. The 2 person apartment CIPRESSINA, features a sofa bed for two as well as a double bedroom, bathroom with shower and a kitchenette that opens to the private patio. All apartments have access to free WiFi, heating and private parking.
Spacious Tuscan Accommodations
The largest of the one bedroom apartments,PALAGIO PICCOLO, features and eat-in kitchen with a traditional Tuscan fireplace. The apartment incorporates the stone accents in the decor, a perfect complement to the rich polished wood furnishings. This apartment has a separate living room and kitchen area. There is a cottage with two bedrooms and one bathroom, with fantastic panoramic views, LIVENZA with one double bedroom and one bedroom with two single beds, a full eat-in kitchen with microwave and a large bathroom with shower.
The largest of the five apartments is PALAGIO GRANDE, with 95 m² of living space. There are two double bedrooms featuring antique bedstands and evocative views from the windows. There is a spacious eat-in kitchen and a private gazebo for outdoor meals and BBQ.
More than just a Vacation
The family friendly swimming pool is located close to all of the apartments, and provides lounge chairs and umbrellas for everyone. There is a special pool dedicated to the younger guests while the adults can relax with the beauty of the fabulous Tuscan landscape spread out before them. The agriturismo Escaia is an ideal solution for destination weddings, family reunions, parties and special events. There is a large common room for indoor meals, games, & group activities and the spacious grounds make a lovely setting for photos and wedding receptions. Upon request the family loves to share their passion for Alabaster, and you can arrange a visit to their workshop.
Besides being in the heart of some of the most beautiful Tuscan landscapes, the agriturismo Escaia is situated to make day trips easy. A visit to the nearby tower town of San Gimignano, less than 15 minutes on a road that offers breathtaking views. For those curious to explore the traditions of Tuscany, you can visit the family run workshop for alabaster in Volterra, less than 20 minutes from Agriturismo Escaia. Head towards Chianti and the magical town of Colle val d’Elsa with is quaint city streets, small wine bars and cosy restaurants.
Travel all of Tuscany
Even the major points of interest are all within easy driving distance from the family run farm. Drive into Pisa where you can climb the tower and have a bird's eye view of the elegant Piazza dei Miracoli, visit the prestigious cathedral and its baptistery and wander the small city vias & viales for a gelato. Florence, with its shopping, markets, monuments and special atmosphere is a must for every visit to Tuscany. Siena, one of the many Tuscan sites on the World Heritage List, will delight and amaze with its medieval ambiance, majestic churches and towers. Of course, for those who enjoy the natural beauty of Tuscany a quick trip to the clean sandy beaches of Cecina is a sure appointment for getting some of the wonderful mediterranean sun.
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