Situated between Florence and Bologna, two world famous Italian gems the villa is within easy distance of major destinations such as Bologna, Florence, Parma, Modena, Lucca, Verona, Siena, Venice and Milan. Wine lovers can visit Tuscany and Coli Bolognese; for spa opportunities you can chill out in the thermal baths at Porretta Terme. You don’t need to go far to enjoy excellent restaurants within 10 minutes walk from the villa you can enjoy wonderful Bolognesi cooking with Wild Boar, Tartuffo and Funghi at very reasonable prices. In the local town of Vergato, enjoy a morning cafe or drink in the piazza while watching real Italian life. Both Florence and Bologna are perfect cities with plenty to see and excellent restaurants and if you want to stay close to home, other captivating nearby little towns with excellent restaurants are within 30 minutes drive include Porretta Terme and Pistoia.
There are concerts (classical, brass band, jazz, modern), opera, art shows, Pistoia Blues Festival, the Porretta Soul Festival, and a host of other events throughout the year. Other local activities include cycling, walking, tennis, canoeing and horse riding. In the autumn and winter months there is skiing and hiking at the local ski slopes of Sestola and Corno alle Scale, both are less than 60 minutes from the villa.
The villa is at the end of a 100m gravel road (strada bianca) maintained in good condition and there is plenty of space for parking.
After exiting the A1 Autostrada at Sasso Marconi, follow the SS64 road for 22kms, the villa is located near the town of Vergato, between Bologna and Florence.
Please contact us check availability and book this classic Italian holiday villa.
Places to visit
Bologna, 40 mins
Florence 60 mins
Modena 55 mins
Parma 75 mins
Porretta Terme and spa baths 30 mins
Lucca 105 mins
Siena 105 mins
Milan 60 mins, with fast train from Bologna
Lake Brasimone, water sports, 30 mins
Venice 120 mins
Verona 60 mins with fast train from Bologna.
Vergato, 5 mins.
Serra Dei Gatti, 10 mins walk.
Bologna, 50 mins, (British Airways, Easyjet, Ryanair, Emirates Airlines, Turkish Airlines plus many other International Airlines)
Pisa, 90 mins (Ryanair, Easyjet, British Airways)
Florence, 90 mins (Meridiana, Air France/City Jet)
Business Visitors to Bologna Fiera
We are located just 60 minutes from the Fiera, in the past we have hosted a number of groups visiting and exhibiting at the Fiera.
Tel: 0044 7905 413953