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.
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.