Borgo Villa Certano

Room for 2/4 people

This elegant apartment is on the top floor of Villa Certano, which was inhabited in the 15th Century by the famous painter Lorenzo di Pietro, known as Il Vecchietta.

Querciolaia has a double bedroom and next to it there’s an optional twin-bed room: please inform us if you want to book both rooms. There’s no kitchen in the apartment, but you can book our typical Tuscan kitchen at the ground floor of the villa for an extra cost.

You will enter through our majestic frescoed hall and walk 2 floors to get to the highest point of the Villa, where you will enjoy the view of the Tuscan countryside.


On request, it’s possible to book breakfast in your room or in the garden. 

Borgo Villa Certano

The scenery around the villa and the estate is wonderful. Time seems to have stopped and shapes and colors of the landscape vary so much in the different seasons! The hills are painted green, yellow and brown, a breathtaking view.

The estate of Certano includes the main villa with its elegant garden and the lemon house, the apartments in the wing of the villa, the farm houses that were once inhabited by the farmers and now renovated for tourists, the old Stable, the wine cellar, the ancient romanesque church, the porch with the well and the wood oven, the park with its majestic centuries-old cedar trees and the vineyards, olive groves and orchards. 

Guests will have access to a great part of the estate. Also on request, they can visit Borgo Villa Certano:  the frescoed halls on the ground floor of the villa, the ancient cellar dug in limestone, the romanesque church, the shop of local products, the cute crafts shop and the spacious yoga hall. The gardens are available to all the guests of Borgo Villa Certano. Guests will have access to the Reception for any information they may need.

Guests may buy wine, olive oil and vinsanto produced in Certano by asking at the Reception. Or else browse in the shop La Buca delle Fate near the Reception.

Around Certano

The ancient hamlet of Certano is located just 7 km from the medieval town of Siena. 

The nearby village of Costalpino offers everything you need: supermarket, post office, doctor, bar, pastry shop, ATM, pharmacy, tobacconist, hairdresser, beauty center.

In the vicinity of Certano there are several small villages and historical places of great interest, such as Monteriggioni, Lecceto, San Galgano, San Gimignano, Montalcino, Pienza and many others.

Here’s some suggestions to enjoy your trip in Siena: What to do around Certano

How to arrive

The apartment is located on Certano estate, 7 km from Siena, and is easily accessible by car along the A1 motorway from Milan and Rome. Furthermore, Siena is served by the airports of Florence and Pisa. From the north, the motorway exit is that of Firenze Impruneta, from the south that of Bettolle. Then take the Florence-Siena highway and the exit is Siena Ovest. At the Siena Ovest exit, take the SS 73 towards Massa Marittima-Roccastrada passing the villages of Costafabbri and Costalpino. One kilometer after Costalpino, on the right there is a dirt road with a blue sign indicating Certano. Take that road always keeping to the left and continue along the tree-lined road that leads to BorgoVilla Certano. The Reception is behind the villa. There is a shaded parking area on the property. Do not hesitate to ring the bell outside the Reception for anything you may need.

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Prices are as minimum prices and may vary according to the season or peak period. The rates include Electricity and water Gas for kitchen Bed linen with weekly change Internet Point Cleaning   The rates don't include Pets: Euro 20,00 per week. - 5.00 Euro / day for the first day, 3 Euro / day for the next few days Cradle: 14,00 Euro per week - 2,00 Euro per night. Stay tax (varies depending on the season)   GUEST RULES and REGULATIONS How to clean and sanitize your hands -Wash your hands frequently with soap and water (for 60 seconds) or use hand sanitizers with the proper hydro-alcoholic content. Take particular care to do so before and after touching or handling objects / furniture used by other people, in order to protect yourself and others. -Our Agritourism center provides dispensers containing sanitizing gel in four locations: in the Reception office, in the halls used for cultural events / tasting experiences, in the adjacent washroom and in the communal outdoor area for guest use under the Cedar of Lebanon. Please make sure you use them when you enter as well as before you leave. Use of masks Wearing a mask is a civic duty to those around you. They must be worn in common areas where you are likely to be within 1 meter of people not in your family or people you do not live with, such as staff at the Agritourism center or other guests. Social distancing -Respecting the minimum distance of 1 meter is mandatory when you are with people not from your family or people you do not live with. Please pay special attention in the areas where it is not mandatory to use a mask, such as the green areas, and the outdoor recreational spaces. Tasting experiences -During these events you must wear a mask and disposable gloves and respect distances. Please wait for your turn in order to avoid overcrowding. Disposal of PPE -Personal protective equipment (masks and disposable gloves) must be disposed of using only the undifferentiated waste bins. These can also be used for tissues. Our younger guests -In order to ensure safety it is essential that rules are respected by everyone, especially those concerning social distancing and the use of protective equipment: this applies equally to children over 6 and to minors under your care. If rules are not respected, staff will need to ask our younger guests to leave the communal areas. Playgrounds for children and green areas -Please comply with the rules stated above, maintain social distancing and wash your hands before entering and after leaving these areas. No access areas -Please respect the NO ACCESS areas signposted by the Agritourism center. If you need to talk to our staff, put on your mask and approach them without entering the premises. Agritourism center linen -If you choose to wash linen such as towels, bed sheets etc. on your own, please wash them at the highest temperature shown on the manufacturer’s wash tag. Remember to put on your gloves when you handle used sheets and try not to move them around too much before washing, in order to avoid the spread of germs. Symptomatic cases -In case of symptoms of respiratory illness such as fever, coughing or sore throat you must remain in your accommodation and call us immediately on one of the following mobile phone numbers ( 347 745 7529/ 347 597 8737/ 339 832 7066 / 346 379 1298). In line with privacy rules we will call the relevant Health Authorities straightaway. OUR AGRITOURISM CENTER WILL TAKE CARE OF CLEANING AND SANITIZING ALL THE COMMUNAL INDOOR PREMISES, AND ALL THE OBJECTS AND FURNITURE CONTAINED THEREIN PLUS THOSE CONTAINED IN THE COMMUNAL OUTDOOR AREAS IN ORDER TO ENSURE YOUR SAFETY.


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