Nestled in the beautiful green countryside of Tuscany most unknow in a family atmosphere, Le Selvole offers guests a relaxing stay in absolute contact with nature.
Agriturismo Le Selvole is situated in Upper Cecina Valley, municipality of Pomarance, Pisa province, 20 km from the beautiful Volterra.
Authentic farmhouse situated in a natural and scenic background, in an unspoilt spot among green hills, vineyards and olive groves, in a pastoral and agricoltural area in the hilly Tuscan countryside. Le Selvole enjoys a scenic, absolutely tranquil position among cultivated fields and extensive woods, the ideal place for walking and excursions
Ideal place to live the experience of a holiday in a real farm.
But also strategic position for visits the artistical Tuscan cities: Volterra (25 km), San Gimignano (55 km), Pisa (90 km), Lucca (110 km), Siena (70 km) and Florence (90 km).
But also proximity to the Tyrrhenian coast, with easy access to the beaches of Vada (40 km), Cecina (35 km), Bibbona (30 km) and San Vincenzo (60 km).
And yet uniqueness of the area with the proximity of Larderello and the natural geothermal manifestations: fumaroles and putizze, hot springs between jets of steam and bubbling pools of water, an iconic and unique natural environment.
Besides direct contact with nature and unspoiled landscapes to discover, given the proximity to the nature reserve of Monterufoli-Caselli (10 km) and other Protected Areas of Alta Val di Cecina.
The farm covers about 70 hectares where mostly cereals (wheat, barley and oats) are cultivated, and a good wine produced by traditional methods comes from the beautiful vineyard close to the farm. The farm is owned and run by the Marzoli family, who live in a house 100 metres away from the agritourism.
The familiar management by the Family Marzoli, with special care and attention to its guests, allows a direct and continuous contact with guests.
It’s possible to make tasting of Tuscan cuisine prepared with genuine products, especially vegetables, and with use of Tuscan products at km 0, recalling the tradition of the old recipes Homemade.
Production of wine and oil, with methods of traditional peasant wisdom. Opportunity to visit the farm activities and the animals: chickens, rabbits, goats and pigs.
Pets are welcome at the farm. In this naturally beautiful setting, guests can walk or by mountain see the farm.
The spacious apartments are a guarantee of relax and comfort like at home: a fully equipped kitchen, comfortable bedrooms, private space outside, with free Wi-Fi. Antique furniture, art poor, stenciling on the walls, and decorations made entirely by hand, they breathe a particularly warm and familiar atmosphere.
The residence is a typical farmhouse, recently restructured in the original style of aTuscan country house. It has 4 big apartments with their own entrances and heating. Two are on the ground floor, and the other two on the first floor. All the apartments have two bedrooms, a bathroom with shower and bidet, and a spacious well furnished kitchen. Every apartment has a different name - Girasole (Sunflower), Olivo (Olive), Uva(Grape), Spiga (Wheat-ear) - and different features. One of the apartments on the ground floor has facilities for people with mobility difficulties. The area outside the house is still accessible.
The house is surrounded by a garden, by a beautiful vineyard and fruit tree. In the garden there is a swimming-pool (7x12 m).
Pleasant swimming pool surrounded by a large garden, surrounded by vineyards and trees.
Availability also that a common area with a large porch where guests can rest, play, cook together or do a barbecue, in a pleasant and quiet atmosphere.
The big common area is the ideal place to receive guests and reference for information on the territory, local events and itineraries. Inside there are also a bathroom with shower, washing-machine and ironing room, heating during the winter, satellite TV and fridge.
In the garden there are also children's games and a barbecue.
There is ample covered car parking.
Possibility of tasting dishes of Tuscan cuisine prepared with genuine products and make full use Tuscan products at km 0, recalling the tradition of the old recipes homemade. Tasting also wine and oil. Possibility of buying some products.
LIFE IN THE COUNTRY
Opportunity to visit the farm's seasonal activities (harvest, harvesting, cutting and baling hay, etc ...) and farm animals (chickens, rabbits, goats and pigs), especially with the involvement of children.
For adult and children, possibility of horse riding activities at the HORSE CENTER "SANTA BARBARA" in Pomarance (7 km), with whom we work: lessons with ponies and horses, horseback riding, hiking and green weeks in the summer for children.
COOKING WITH DINNER
For adult and children, possibility of a short course of preparation of dishes of Tuscan cuisine, with the support of professional chef. Afterwards, dinner as prepared.
EXCURSIONS AND GUIDED IN VALDICECINA
From April to November, opportunity to join the program of "Excursions in Valdicecina" promoted by the Environment Service of the Province of Pisa Unit operating Protected Areas, in collaboration with the Union Montana Alta Val di Cecina and the Environmental Education Center Alta Val di Cecina.
Ability to organize language courses with Italian weekly stays, supported by teachers with university qualifications for teaching Italian language to foreigners.
Possibility of treatments for the welfare of the person (massages, exfoliation, etc ...), made by professional aesthetic.
HOW TO GET HERE
Coming from Florence and Pisa
Take the FI-PI-LI highway direction Pisa; exit at Pontedera and follow the signs for Volterra. Heading towards Volterra, you come to Peccioli, La Rosa and La Sterza. After La Sterza, on the left you will come to a turn-off for Volterra, do not take it and keep following the main road until you reach Saline di Volterra. At the first crossroad turn right towards Cecina and immediately afterwards turn left for Pomarance. Do not leave the main road and at about 1 Km before Pomarance you will find a crossroad to Micciano and Libbiano. Take this road and do not leave it. Down in the valley there are two bridges: pass the first (River Trossa ) and the second (River Adio), after which go up the steep incline, around the bend and immediately after, on the right, there is Le Selvole.
Coming from Cecina
From the Livorno-Civitavecchia highway, take the “Cecina Nord” exit and follow the signs for Volterra. Do not leave the, do not leave the main road until you arrive in Ponteginori. Keep following the main road, until you reach Saline di Volterra. In the center of the village, take the second crossroad on the right Pomarance. Do not leave the main road and at about 1 Km before Pomarance you will find a crossroad to Micciano and Libbiano. Take this road and do not leave it. Down in the valley there are two bridges: pass the first (River Trossa ) and the second (River Adio), after which go up the steep incline, around the bend and immediately after, on the right there is Le Selvole.