What to Do

What to Do
Tuscany is a region rich in history, culture, nature and good food. From art cities to the hills of Chianti, from the beaches of Versilia to the spas of Saturnia, there is something for everyone in Tuscany.

Relaxing in the Thermal Waters

Tuscany is a land rich in thermal springs from which to benefit your health! How can one resist the allure of warm and relaxing soothing waters! The closest spas to Poderi Arcangelo are those of Petriolo and Rapolano Terme (Antica Querciolaia), but don’t miss the opportunity to also visit Montecatini Terme, Casciana Terme, Venturina or the wild free spas of Saturnia!

Baths and Spas of the Via Francigena in Gambassi Terme only 10 minutes by car from Poderi arcangelo, you can immerse yourself in the well-being of the Terme della Via Francigena: the new spa located in the center of Gambassi Terme and inaugurated in 2015.Relaxation is assured thanks to the “path of well-being” where you will find the outdoor swimming pool open in the warm season, the indoor whirlpool, continuing with the Finnish soft sauna and Turkish bath with aromatherapy and chromotherapy, the ice waterfall, cooling showers, the Finnish water flume and to finish the indoor and outdoor relaxation area.

A day by the sea

The sea at your fingertips!
Famous seaside resorts are about an hour away from our farmhouse and can be easily accessible destinations during your stay. Here are some suggestions: Cecina, Castiglioncello, Vada, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Castagneto Carducci-Donoratico, San Vincenzo.

Trekking on the Via Francigena

The Via Francigena was anciently the route from Canterbury to Rome, traveled especially from the second millennium AD onward by thousands of pilgrims on their way to Rome. In recent years it has been rediscovered because of the cultural and religious importance of the Via Francigena and, where possible, has been restored to make it still walkable today.

Today the Via Francigena is compared in importance to the famous Way of Santiago de Compostela. the stage goes from Gambassi Terme (Church of Christ the King) to San Gimignano (Piazza della Cisterna) is easy to walk as it is an easy stretch of 13 kilometers, about 4 hours of walking. Along the way you can visit the Sanctuary of Pancole and the charming Pieve di Cellole.

Explore the area by Bike and Mountain Bike

Do you love two wheels? Don’t miss the opportunity to discover our area through the Bike road trails or delve into the servage trails designed for Mountain Bikes.

Immersing yourself in Tuscan nature will be an unforgettable experience!

Tuscany on a Vespa

The charm of contact with Tuscan nature and fresh air riding Piaggio 125 cc or 300 cc two-seater Vespas (both paved and country roads) will be a unique experience for you.
Robes can also be rented individually, and an escort can be available for you upon request.
Maps with routes and sights are available to you; reservations are required.

Bellini Bruno s.r.l. – San Gimignano
www.bellinibruno.com – Tel. +39 0577 940201 / +39 348 4125488 / +39 348 8273156

Golf Club Toscana – Montaione, Loc. Castelfalfi

More than 1000 hectares just 30 minutes from our Farmhouse where you can practice Golf.
Green fields, vineyards, olive groves and other local crops only the unique setting of the Golf Club and you can choose between two golf courses: the Mountain Course (par 72, 6351 meters) and the Lake Course (par 37, 3171 meters).
Facilities include a clubhouse with locker rooms and bar with terrace; 100-meter grassy driving range, ten covered stations, two putting greens and short game area.

Open from April to October, Tuesday to Sunday.
Tel. +39 0571 890200 – golf@castelfalfi.it

Hot air balloon trip

Flying in a hot air balloon over the Chianti hills is a dream that can come true!
Thanks to theItalian Aerostatic Association – Tavarnelle val di Pesa you can treat yourself to an unforgettable experience.
Departure at dawn from Tavarnelle Val di Pesada, a town that is about a 20-minute drive from our farmhouse.
The excursion takes 3 1/2 hours including about 1 hour of flight time.
Once you hit the ground a hearty breakfast of local products will be ready for you.
Reservations are required, you can cast in any season if the weather permits.

Italian Aerostatic Association – Tavarnelle val di Pesa
www.flyballoon.it – Tel. +39 055 8077940

Horseback riding and hiking

Immersing yourself in the peaceful Tuscan countryside while riding a horse is one of the experiences that await you and will leave you with unique memories and feelings.

At the various centers located within walking distance of Archangel Farms, you can choose from several types of itineraries; tours can last 1 hour, several hours, or the whole day.
Basic horseback riding lessons and classes are also available for both adults and children: for those who do not ride horses, walking tours are available.
Reservation required.

Picnic at Canonica Park

A picnic surrounded by nature in the rolling hills of Tuscany!
Canonica Park is a 5-minute drive from Poderi Arcangelo and is equipped with braziers, tables, chairs and running water.

Free parking. Free admission.

Tasting a Unique Ice Cream

Cited among the world’s most important guidebooks and frequently visited by national and international television stations, while staying at Poderi Arcangelo you cannot miss the opportunity to taste the ice cream of Gelateria di Piazza – San Gimignano!
Highly selected ingredients and the ice cream master’s many years of experience have helped make this ice cream shop unique. Some unusual flavors: Vernaccia di San Gimignano sorbet, gorgonzola and walnuts, grapefruit, Santa Fina cream, oxblood and many, many more … !!!

Ph. Ph. +39 0577 942244

Shopping what a passion!

If shopping is your passion by staying at Poderi Arcangelo you will find to you can discover many places that are right for you, from the most typical Weekly Markets to the Big Outlets
Weekly market

Tuesday in Poggibonsi
Wednesday in Certaldo and Siena
Thursday in San Gimignano and Empoli
Friday in Colle di Val d’Elsa
Saturday in Castelfiorentino
Every day from Tuesday to Saturday in Florence the San Lorenzo Market


Don’t miss the opportunity to buy “made in Itaty” in the most important Tuscan Outlets

Barberino Outlet Village – Barberino del Mugello (FI)
More than 100 stores are waiting for you

Valdichiana Outlet Village
– Foiano della Chiana (AR)
One of the largest outlets in Valdichiana with More than 140 stores

The Mall – Leccio Reggello (FI)

Prada Outlet – Montevarchi (AR) Tel. +39 055/9789481