By car: If you arrive from Florence or Rome take the Autosole A1 toll highway and exit at “Val di Chiana / Bettolle” and follow the signs for Torrita di Siena. When you come into Torrita di Siena, follow the roadsigns for Residenza d'Arte until you arrive on the top of a little hill. At the top there are a staircase and a church in front of you, the entrance gate is on your left. You can park and follow the sign for reception.
There is a train station in Torrita di Siena with quick and comfortable transportation to Chiusi (about 20 minutes), from where you can arrive in Rome and Firenze in a little more than an hour.
With the GPS navigator :
Insert the town Torrita di Siena and address Via Giuseppe Verdi. When you will be in Via Giuseppe Verdi go ahead for 50 meters and then follow the signs for Residenza d'Arte.
Lat 43° 10' 17'' Long 11° 46' 8''
The Residenza d'Arte, on request when you confirm your reservation, organize transfer with private car and driver from every airport and railway station of Tuscany and Lazio.
Rates depends by the distance from the property.
The dwelling house Residenza d'Arte is accessible from the following airports:
Roma - Fiumicino Leonardo Da Vinci Km 213 (1h 45 min)
Firenze - Perentola Amerigo Vespucci Km 90 (1h)
Bologna Guglielmo Marconi Km 195
Pisa - S. Giusto Galileo Galilei Km 135 (1h 40 min)
Perugia - S. Egidio (35 min)
Surroundings – suggestions and proposals
The Ancient Abode Residenza d'Arte, positioned between the Val D'Orcia and the Val di Chiana, is the ideal place for who is looking for the union among culture, relax and comfort.
Situated in Torrita di Siena, one of the most beautiful medieval cities in Tuscany, it offers a lot of destinations nearby, for example Siena, Pienza, Montepulciano, Cortona, Bagno Vignoni, and Montalcino.
For a relaxin' staying at the health Spa, in this area there are Montepulciano, Chianciano Terme, Bagno Vignoni, Rapolano Terme and Castiglion D'Orcia, only to quote some of it.
A few Kilometers of distance from the structure there is a riding school, for who like horse riding excursions in the surroundings of the Residenza.
Explore the territory can be a surprising discover of masterpieces, made by nature and by the human being, because this area is rich of archeological sites, medieval monuments, Renaissance works of art and museums.
Suggested itineraries are: Siena with his center of Contemporary Art at the Palazzo delle Papesse, the bookstore Piccolomini in the splendid Cathedral and the National Archaeological Museum;
Castiglion D'Orcia with the inimitable Fortress to Tentessigno;
Montalcino with the Civic and Diocesan Museum of Sacred Art and his marvelous Fortress;
Montepulciano and his Civic Museum of the Pinacoteca Crociati;
Pienza, the sublime city of the Pope Pio II and the Museum of Building Piccolomini; Sinalunga with the Antiquarium; Trequanda with the Museum of Sacred Art; S. Quirico D'Orcia with the fascinating Pieve and Building Chigi and then still little towns like Cortona, Monteriggioni and Buonconvento.
Another interesting activity for your holiday are the enogastronomic excursions, that puts in evidence a civilization that it comes down from ancient roots Etruscan, Romans and of the Renaissance, that has food and drink as a traditional values.
The protagonists are the precious spices, the oils, the cheeses and the sweet of Siena.
Is here, fom the hills full of grapevine, that born the finest wines of the world as the Brunello of Montalcino, the Chianti, the Noble of Montepulciano and the Vernaccia of St. Gimignano.
It's in these products that resides the essence of the Tuscany kitchen, expression of character and habits of the people, a tradition that can teach us more and more again.