Enjoy your family vacation near Siena & San Gimignano
Set in a classic Tuscan “borgo” or farming village, Ripostena represents the best of Tuscan hospitality. The beautiful gardens that surround the 9 self-catering accommodations, the infinity pool and breathtaking views that overlook the valley towards San Gimignano and Siena are what makes a stay at Ripostena special.
Add to that the warm Tuscan welcome and you have the perfect holiday base in Tuscany. Carefully restored to maintain the country charm while applying eco-friendly standards, these vacation apartments are furnished in a simple decor in terracotta, smooth wooden beam ceilings and the soft brown stone characteristic of the area.
Top 3 reasons you'll love Case Vacanze Ripostena
Enjoy Tuscany's green spaces, hilltop towns & world renowned vineyards while relaxing poolside with a view
WARM TUSCAN HOSPITALITY
The owners greet their guests like old friends coming home again so that you can enjoy Tuscany like a local
FAMILY FRIENDLY SPACES
The tranquility, the wideopen spaces for playing, play areas and the familystyled apartments are just what you need for fun and relaxation
Ripostena is made up of several farmhouses divided into 9 self-catering apartments, with 2 in one separate farmhouse that can be joined to host a large family or group. Each accommodation has a fully-equipped kitchen with stove, refrigerator, dishwasher and all necessary utensils for creating tasty meals from the fresh ingredients that abound in Tuscany. Shopping is possible only 4 km away where you will find a grocery store, a cafe, a pharmacy and other shops and Colle Val d’Elsa is only 9 km where you will find restaurants, markets and more stores. Each apartment has its own dedicated outdoor space with table, chairs and a BBQ for enjoying outdoor dining.
Fun and Games for the Whole Family
The traditional Tuscan accommodations boast a classic decor accenting the typical features of a farmhouse from Tuscany. However, they are also outfitted with the latest in modern comforts including WiFi for everyone and air conditioning in some of the apartments. The panoramic infinity pool is open to everyone and promises not only great views but a refreshing stop between visiting the Tuscan countryside. Kids and adults alike with have fun enjoying the 5 hectares of well maintained gardens, a dedicated picnic area, the children’s playground and games spread out between the houses. For those looking for games, there is a recreation room with ping pong table and table football. Just outside the main reception area and hall, there is a panoramic terrace with stunning, unforgettable views of the Tuscan countryside, including the town of San Gimignano and the valley below.
Nestled between Florence and Siena, Chianti and the coast, the country houses at Ripostena truly offer the unique opportunity to see it all in Tuscany. Enjoy the tranquil countryside while staying only minutes from lively towns with restaurants and shops. Embark on an adventure and follow one of the many footpaths in the area or take a bike ride where you can be up close to the fresh clean air of Italy. Chianti, Montalcino, Val d’Orcia and San Gimignano offer many opportunities to visit historic wineries and taste some of the best wines of the area.
What to See Close By
An afternoon exploring the area will result in discovering some of the most beautiful areas of Tuscany. The tower town of San Gimignano, visible from the pool, will enchant with its small stone alley ways and striking stone buildings. Roam the streets and admire the local artisans, taste a delicious gelato or simply relax at one of the many caffès with a cappuccino. Volterra is also close by, with its beautiful alabaster artwork and lovely brick architecture. A day trip in the Tuscan countryside will have you admiring the soft hillsides, endless vistas and rich colors.
With a short drive in any directions you will find more of Tuscany. Siena, located to the east, is a mix of small town atmosphere but large town for art and architecture. Florence to the north is sure to capture your romantic nature with the Arno River and Ponte Vecchio. Or head to the west, and enjoy a day on the sandy beaches of the Tuscan coast. If you prefer to do a little bit of wine tasting you can head out in any direction and will immediately find great new flavors and adventures.