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Spacious self-catering Siena vacation rental near San Galgano Abbey and Petriolo Hot Springs.
- Price from 50 EUR / Day
- Capacity up to 7 people
- 2 bedrooms & 1 bathroom
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Last updated: 09/09/2008
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Casa Gigliola is a holiday villa near Siena in Tuscany, just a few minutes away from the Abbey of San Galgano. The vacation house is located in Monticiano, a medieval village in the heart of Southern Tuscany, surrounded by woods and walking trails in the unspoilt countryside of the Val di Merse and other ancient hilltop villages.
The guests of Casa Gigliola can rent a vacation apartment with independent entrance and private garden. This vacation rental apartment near Siena can accommodate up to 7 people and is perfect for a large family or a group of friends.
Casa Gigliola, holiday villa near Siena, has private parking space, a large balcony and easy access to the village swimming pool. A tennis court, and the children's playground are located just opposite the main entrance. A walking trail to San Galgano Abbey is only few steps away.
Monticiano is one of the most beautiful villages of the Val di Merse, a wild and unspoilt natural area, covered in woods and rich in rivers and hot springs, dotted with castles, abbeys, little countryside churches and ruins, countryside villas and small quiet hamlets. It is an ideal base to explore authentic Tuscany: the surroundings of Siena, Val d'Orcia, the Crete Senesi, the Chianti region.
Val di Merse is also on the border with the hills of the Upper Maremma, and Massa Marittima and the coast of the gulf of Follonica are only a short drive away.
Prices & deals
- Lowest Daily Price:
- 50 EUR
- Highest Daily Price:
- 85 EUR
- Lowest Weekly Price:
- 350 EUR
- Highest Weekly Price:
- 600 EUR
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- Payment Types:
- Credit Card
- Travellers cheque
- Wire Transfer
Location & area
Casa Gigliola is a vacation rental in Val di Merse, south of Siena, in the village of Monticiano. It is only 5km away from the mysterious Abbey of San Galgano and the legendary sword in the stone.
The villa is located in a green residential area, with childrens' playground, tennis court and public swimming pool nearby. Just a few steps away from the holiday home is a walking trail that leads to the abbey and horseback riding facilities, where the jockeys of the world-famous Palio di Siena train throughout the year.
Monticiano is an equally good base for art lovers and for nature lovers, and it also offers a number of opportunities to discover the culinary tradition of this area of Tuscany.
From Monticiano, guests of Casa Gigliola can easily reach the most popular areas and cities in Tuscany (i.e. Florence, Siena, Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo, etc.). The village is in the Siena area, in Val di Merse. From here, the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Orcia with Buonconvento, San Quirico d'Orcia, Montalcino and Pienza are easily reachable.
Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra and the Chianti region can be visited with day trips, both via the highway E78 and the old road which offers amazing view of the countryside.
The Montagnola senese, with Sinalunga, but also the border of Tuscany and Umbria, with Cortona and Montepulciano can be reached in an hour.
Being on the border with the Upper Maremma, Massa Marittima and the metalliferous hills as well as hilltop villages such as Roccastrada, Montemassi and the northern coast of the Maremma are both easy daytrip destinations.
For nature lovers, Monticiano and the Val di Merse represent a unique experience. This is one of the best preserved and greenest areas in Tuscany, with its woods and rivers. And the natural hot springs of Petriolo and the thermal baths are only 15 minutes away.
- 17 via martiri di scalvaia, Siena, 53015, Siena, Italy
- Accommodation located in:
- countryside, leisure area, near biking trails, near cultural interest, near historical interest, near horse riding, near restaurants & bars, near shopping area, near tennis courts, near walking trails, rural, san galgano abbey, suburb, village!
Amenities & services
Casa Gigliola is a vacation rental south of Siena, in Val di Merse. It is a portion of a holiday villa in Tuscany, with independent entrance on the ground floor and use of the garden.
The guests of Casa Gigliola can park their cars in a fenced private area in the back yard of the villa.
The house has central heating for the winter months. Fans are provided for the summer upon request.
The spacious apartment (90m2 - over 800 sqf) is located on the first floor and is made up of 7 large rooms decorated in the traditional Tuscan style.
The holiday home has two double bedrooms, both with ample storage space.
The master bedroom has a small TV and the second bedroom has a desk. Both bedrooms have wooden floors.
Linens are provided.
Casa Gigliola has one and a half bathrooms.
The full bathroom has a bathtub. The second bathroom has a basin, WC and bidet but no shower or bathtub.
Towels and hairdryer are provided.
The kitchen is fully equipped with everything necessary for our guests to cook delicious meals.
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- Bathrooms: 1
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