Villa Radicata is an ideal base for visiting Cortona, Assisi, Perugia, Arezzo, Florence, San Marino and Monte Fumaiolo, the source of the Tiber river.
We are also close to spa towns such as Bagno Romagna. We are in Tuscany, but close to Umbria and Emilia Romagna. Even the beaches of the Adriatic are reachable in just over an hour.
For art lovers we have San Sepolcro, birthplace of Piero della Francesco, twenty minutes away with many of his famous works in the museum there and his famous Pregnant Madonna in Monterchi close by.
The artist, Michelangelo was born in Caprese Michelangelo, 5 km from the villa. His birth house is now a museum, where you can see his bed and also the church where he was baptized.
Florence with all its art treasures can be reached in one and half hours by car or 45 minutes with the fast train from Arezzo. The first weekend of every month, Arezzo holds the biggest antique market in Italy. Don't miss it!
Although a longer journey, some of our guests have visited Rome for the day with the fast train from Arezzo.
For nature lovers, thee are plenty of walking trails, horseriding, sailing and swimming at Lake Montedolio and spa towns close by. We are close to the starting point of the river tiber at Monte Fumaiolo and guided walking tours can be organized there.
For the children there is a working farm ten minutes drive from the villa and they can show you the animals, kids can ride the pony and after learn to make pizza in the traditional wooden oven.
There are some fantastic family run local restaurants with deicious Tuscan food close to the villa.
There are plenty of restaurants with phone numbers in our welcome book. Here are just a few:
Antipasti at La Faeta