Borgo Il Poggiaccio Residence ****
Sovicille, or “the pleasant place” (from the Latin “Soavis Locus Ille”), as it was known in ancient times. The small medieval estate that belongs to the village, Residence Il Poggiaccio, is just that, a pleasant place in a splendid location at the foot of the Sienese hills, amid age-old woods, corn and sunflower fields and the prestigious vineyards of Chianti Colle Senese. The residence overlooks two medieval castles, testament to the long and glorious history of the village, where the 4 buildings were carefully restored to create a 4-star residence that preserve the architectural characteristics of the 14th century structures, now equipped with the comforts and services of a fine hotel. With a large outdoor pool with a sun terrace, a tended garden and a tennis and basketball court. All this, just a few kilometres from dome of the most fascinating and popular tourist attractions in Tuscany.
The residence has a 4 bedroom apartment with a lounge and kitchen for the guests to share. The 17 apartments can accommodate from 2 to 7 people and each have a dining room, kitchen and fire place. All apartments have modern comforts and amenities and many have a private garden or terrace with patio furniture.
The hotel’s services and facilities include:
The strategic location of the Residence Il Poggiaccio makes it ideal for exploring the art, cities and natural beauty of Tuscany, starting with Siena (22 km), San Gimignano (35 km) and Florence (53 km). Even closer and certainly worth a visit are the Abbey of San Galgano and the Castle of Monteriggioni; hikers can drive 42 km to reach Monte Amiata and just 50 km away is the Tyrrhenian coast and famous seaside towns such as Punta Ala, Castiglione della Pescaia, and the islands of Elba and Giglio.
Adults and children over 12 years pay €1.50 per day.