"Il Colombaio", Bed and Breakfast is located in a one of the most beautiful and enchanting areas of Tuscany, at about 15 km (6 miles) South-West of Siena, a town well known all over the world for the richness of its artistic, hystorical and cultural heritage and at about 60 km from Florence. In this area of Tuscany, named "Maremma" the landscape is not so sophisticated as in the Chianti area which is already too manipulated by the hand of man and its farming, and it leaves more space to the beauty and spontaneity of nature.
The area is rich in historical attractions such as the San Galgano Abbey (1000 a.C.) or the Romanic cloister of Torri and many other medieval buildings. At 35 km is located the medieval town of San Gimignano, which is well known for its 7 towers and for its beauty and has no need to be commented.
This is one of the most beautiful and fantastic landscapes of Italy, the medieval town of Asciano being its center. If you are in this area the Petriolo Hot Springs SPA is a must. You can find complete thermal bathes and the possibility of experimenting also the free natural basins. At about 3 km from us there flows the Merse River classified by WWF as one of the cleanest and untouched rivers of Italy, where you can really swim in ponds 50 mts wide and sun-bath totally relaxed.
If you want to spend a full day at the Mediterranean Sea which is at about 50 km from here, you get there in about one hour drive. There are also few very good Restaurants in the area within 5 minutes car drive from us,where you can taste some the best of italian cousine We will be happy to make a reservation for you free of charge. What else to say about this area, the beauty of the place is complete in itsel, but be careful! you could loose yourself walking into the woods or riding on a Mountain Bike!