IL PARETAIO is a very good base for touring the area without changing accomodation: Florence and Siena, Colle Val d’Elsa, San Gimignano, Certaldo, Greve in Chianti, Pisa, Pienza,Volterra and Lucca are all reachable by car.
Generally the riding programmes leave riders plenty of time for touring the area and there are many interesting places you can reach in less than half an hour.
There are many things you can do while your partner/friend is riding:
- you can relax at the swimming pool (open from May to October) -join a cooking class (we can teach you how to make home made pasta in a 2 hour lesson!- relax at the Spa of the near Castel del Nero (10 minute drive) enjoying the special location that this Castle will offer
- tennis facilities are within 10 km
- golf facilities in Florence, Castelfalfi or Siena.
- explore the Tuscan countryside by bicycle or hiking
- join the riders for the pic-nic or wine tasting
- join an art seminar or a ceramic course
- learn italian (our teacher can come to us on request)
- Rapolano thermal baths 45 minutes by car
Photos in the Photo Gallery