Self catering holiday house in Tuscany, Chianti region near Florence

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San Casciano in Val di Pesa
(Florence province) Italy

House location

Address: Via Giuseppe Di Vittorio 47 - San Casciano in Val di Pesa (Firenze) - Italy

The house is located 350 meters (1148 feet, 380 yards) from the village centre of San Casciano VP.

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How to get there

San Casciano in Val di Pesa village is situated 5 Km far from the omonimous outing of the raccordo autostradale RA03 (dual carriageway connecting Florence to Siena) and 8 km far from Firenze Impruneta exit (till 2011 named Firenze-Certosa) of Autostrada A1 motorway.

You can easily get to the holiday house which is close to the centre of the village, following indication signs for I Chisci car park, that is about 50 metres beyond, on the same road. A more detailed ruote information is given upon booking based on where you will come from.

Travelling in Tuscany without a car?

Visiting Tuscany without a car is not a big issue for the guests of our vacation home. There is a coach service that connects San Casciano in Val di Pesa to Florence and nearby towns. The last stop in Florence is opposite the central railway station, so you can get trains that will lead you to any Tuscan or Italian city.

Public transport to/from Florence historic centre

A frequent interurban coach service by SITA/ACV connects the village of San Casciano to Florence, Siena and other tourist resorts of Tuscany. So you can avoid using a car to move away from the vacation home. The coaches departure station is in the heart of Florence, 60 meters (196 feet) from main train station Firenze Santa Maria Novella, few hundred meters from main cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore, Uffizi museum etc. The journey takes about 30 minutes, there are at least two departures every hour (except Sunday) for San Casciano in Val di Pesa, ticket cost is 3.50 euros. The departure/arrival bus stop in San Casciano in Val di Pesa is about 550 meters from the holiday house.

Check on Google Transit the itinerary with car or public transport to Florence Centre.

Public transport to/from Florence Airport

Florence Airport Amerigo Vespucci is at 32.5 km (see map). From outside the airport you can take a Taxi (about 60 euros) to Il Visciolo or get ATAF shuttle service (see the timetable) to Firenze Santa Maria Novella and then take an interurban bus service (see above) to San Casciano.

Public transport to/from Pisa Airport

In Galileo Galilei Airport in Pisa, railway tickets are sold at the information office in the arrivals hall, the railway terminal is located 40 meters outside the departures hall.
From the airport leaves a train to Florence's main station every 30 minutes, take one and get off at the final stop (Firenze SMN). The trip takes about one hour. An intercity coach (bus) service station (Autostazione SITA) is just 60 meters from the train station. See above for the details of transportation from Florence to San Casciano.

Pisa airport is bigger than Florence one and is connected to many european cities by low cost flight like Ryanair, easyJet,

To/From Siena

To reach Siena from San Casciano by coach you have to change at Poggibonsi. We suggest you use the car as there are many car parkings just outside the town centre.

Airports car rentals

If you will be flying to Italy, you can rent a car at your arrival. There are several car rental agencies who operate at the arrival terminal of Florence airport and Pisa Airport. We suggest to contact the car rental agency some weeks before your arrival, to make sure you can find an available automobile.

Road distances from Il Visciolo (San Casciano in Val di Pesa)

Tuscan cities

  • Florence historic centre: 16 km
  • Impruneta: 10 km
  • Greve in Chianti: 19 km
  • Colle Val d'Elsa: 36 km
  • San Gimignano: 40 km
  • Siena town centre: 50 km
  • Volterra: 62 km
  • Pisa: 76 km
  • Lucca: 77 km
  • Arezzo: 80 km
  • Livorno (sea): 82 km
  • Pienza: 109 km (1 hour and 30 minutes by car)
  • Viareggio (sandy beaches): 114 km (1 hour and 20 minutes by car)

Italian cities and places

Distances (Km and time) by car are from San Casciano in Val di Pesa using motorways. To get into Bologna, Venice, Rome or Milan using a high-speed rail you have to depart from Firenze SMN railway station, and get a Trenitalia's Frecciargento/Frecciarossa or a NTV's Italo.
Destination Distance by car Time by car Time by train from Firenze SMN
Bologna 120 km 1 hour and 20 minutes 37 minutes
Cinque Terre 165 km 1 hour and 50 minutes regional train only, from 2 hours and half
Venice 274 km 3 hours 2 hours
Rome 292 km 2 hours and 50 minutes 1 hour and half
Milan 315 km 3 hours 1 hour and 45 minutes

The center of Florence is only 16 Km far.

San Casciano

The municipality of San Casciano is rich in tourist attractions.

San Casciano in Val di Pesa centre

The centre of San Casciano in Val di Pesa

San Casciano centre

Festa dei Fiori e Pittori (flowers and painters festival) on March.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
5.0 of 5 stars
Based on 24 traveller reviews
Most Recent Traveller Reviews
  • 1 Nov 2014: “Beautiful.”
  • 6 Oct 2014: “Fantastic”
  • 26 Aug 2014: “Gorgeous views of Chianti”
  • 28 Jun 2014: “a brilliant holiday in a wonderful house”
  • 27 Dec 2013: “We miss it already!”
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