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“Loved waking up at La Canigiana. Amazing view, wonderful people” 5 of 5 stars
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Via Treggiaia, 146 | La Romola, 50020 San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy   |  
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Chicago, IL USA
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“Loved waking up at La Canigiana. Amazing view, wonderful people”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2009

This is the perfect little Tuscan villa. Alesandra and her family are warm & welcoming, the villa is clean and well equipt. The veggies & herbs from the garden come in handy when cooking, not to mention the olive oil! The villa is on the organic olive farm and it's delicious. The location of the villa is perfect. It's close enough to San Casciano for shopping. And it's a quick and easy drive into Florenze. It's close to Florenze, yet once you are there you feel you are a million miles away from a big city.
The view from the villa is amazing and the pool is lovely as well. I wish we stayed longer just to do NOTHING!! There is so much to do in Tuscany and Florenze that most of our days were filled. The veranda was great to have breakfast while overlooking the neighboring villas and farms. The only complaint we had was that there was no sharp knife to cook with (but that's the same with my house most of the time). Obviously, everything was wonderful! Thanks Alessandra; we hope to see you again!

Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kamloops, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2009

We just happened upon this beautiful place! We asked if they had a room for 1 night, but ended up staying 3 nights! Would have loved to stay longer. Alessandra spoke excellent English, and was very pleasant to deal with- even offered to heat the swimming pool for us!! It was a bit late in the season, and we are not swimmers, but the pool area, bbq and sitting areas are all very private, and welcoming. The location is perfect for day trips to Florence, Sienna, and the Tuscany wine region. 2.10 Euro to take the bus into the center of Florence. Easier than driving and finding a parking place. The house that we stayed in was extremely well kept, modern and clean. Even the dishes and kitchen was clean and tidy, with lots of room and we enjoyed cooking our meals more here than in any other place we stayed this trip! The views of Florence and the surrounding countryside were much appreciated in such a quiet and peaceful rural setting. Alessandra gave us some exellent advice on sights to see and visit. Including Leonardo DaVince's birthplace in Vince with a very interesting museum in the town.

  • Stayed October 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2009

The apartment was perfect, great location, only about 20 minutes to the middle of Florence and in a great spot for day trips. The view is amazing, the pool was perfect and the service was spectacular. The host was very helpful and brought us olive oil made on the farm, as well as a basket of fresh organic veggies and fruits from the backyard. She also had wine on hand from a friend's vineyard that was great and very inexpensive. The terrace patio was great--we had breakfast and a few dinners out there. The upstairs windows provided an outstanding view of the countryside. I highly recommend this place.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2009

We were so chuffed with ourselves for finding this gem on the net. It is in a perfect location - close to Florence but away from the buzz and close to Chianti and the Tuscan countryside. Our hosts were so helpful and went out of their way for us. There is a great pool and a lovely vegetable garden where we could pick food for free. The view from our apartment (Il Fienile) was spectacular!

  • Stayed July 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2009

"My girlfriend and I had wonderful time at La Canigiana. We received a very warm welcome from Alesandra and got all the information we needed about places to visit. We also got loads of tips on the best ways to go and were to park in Florence, all little things that made our stay really relaxing and enjoyable. It really is the ideal place to stay in Tuscany because it is a short drive into Florence yet places like Pisa, Lucca and Siena are all within an hours drive. Whilst the location is close to Florence you are still in the countryside and can completely get away from it all, especially with the beautiful pool. All together we highly recommend La Canigiana."

  • Stayed May 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Agriturismo La Canigiana

Address: Via Treggiaia, 146 | La Romola, 50020 San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
Location: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > San Casciano in Val di Pesa
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #12 of 24 Specialty Lodging in San Casciano in Val di Pesa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Elegant and confortable apartments, decored with antique Florentine furnishing. You can choose between 3 units: Il Fienile , La Rimessa with a panoramic terrace and unparalleled vista of Chianti hills , or La Casetta, an option to rent the entire guesthouse in total privacy being the only guests enjoying the tranquility of our farm.The atmosphere of a private home away from any noise and rushed urban atmosphere make La Canigiana the ideal place to spend a memorable and relaxing holiday . ... more   less 
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Agriturismo La Canigiana Italy/Tuscany

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