Here is a list of tourist attractions and points of interest that can
be reached from Casa Gelso. Always remember
that there is more to be discovered than what's being shown!
The list also includes local businesses such as restaurants, tour and transfer companies, rental companies and others which have been recommended to us by past guests. We have made arrangements for you to obtain special discounts at some of the finest businesses in the area when you book your holiday house with us, so be sure to take advantage of it!
Please click on the "Show me how" links
to find out how the distances were calculated. Walking distances might be
significantly different than driving distances. Driving distances are
approximated whenever the roads near the property or the destination are
not open to traffic or not shown on maps.
Assisi is a Unesco World Heritage Site, as "it represents an ensemble of masterpieces of human creative genius, such as the Basilica of San Francesco, which have made it a fundamental reference for art history in Europe and in the world". »
The Cinque Terre is a jagged stretch of coastline that gives the Amalfi Coast a run for its money in the dramatic scenery department! Located on the Ligurian crescent that is known as the Italian Riviera, the Cinque Terre is a network of five fishing villages - Monterosso, Vernazza, Corniglia, Manarola and Riomaggiore. »
The lovely rural centre of Casole Val d'Elsa, nearby Siena, at 417 metres above the sea level, will enchant you with a mesmerizing landscape of sweet green hills, covered by olive trees and vineyards. »
Pistoia (north-west of Florence) is a lovely place for wallowing in rural beauty, enjoying the wealth of watercourses like Ombrone Pistoiese that dimple the land, and provide the opportunity to admire precious ichthyic species in crystalline waters. »
Arezzo is an extraordinary ancient city (as old as Ninive or Assur, older than Uxmal, Tenochtitlàn or Alexandria of Egypt) a small treasure with an ancient soul, that put together history, culture, art and "live-well" philosophy. »