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CHIOSTRO DI SUVERETO
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Hills of the Tuscan coast

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3 NIGHTS STAY

From Thursday to Sunday
from 1 November to 29 December 2018
from 1 January to 18 April 2019
from 6 to 31 May 2019
from 16 September to 31 October 2019

Holydays and long weekends upon request

Included:

  • 3 nights stay for 2 adults in apartment with living room, kitchen and double bedroom, equipped with A/C, electric hob, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, fridge, dishwasher, satellite TV

€ 170 per couple

4 NIGHTS STAY

From Thursday to Sunday
from 1 November to 29 December 2018
from 1 January to 18 April 2019
from 6 to 31 May 2019
from 16 September to 31 October 2019

Holydays and long weekends upon request

Included:

  • 4 nights stay for 2 adults in apartment with living room, kitchen and double bedroom, equipped with A/C, electric hob, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, fridge, dishwasher, satellite TV

€ 230 per couple

  • Free cot 0/3 years
  • 3rd bed € 10 per night
    4th bed € 10 per night
  • heating if necessary and used € 10 per apartment per night
  • Free Wi Fi in common areas
  • Small and medium-sized pets allowed, € 20 per stay with dog welcome kit

Location: In the small village of Suvereto, on the hills of the Tuscan coast not far from the sea, thanks to its location allows you to visits the most famous places in Tuscany such as Pisa, Siena, Volterra.
The sea can be reached in 15 minutes. At 18 Km the seaport with ferry boarding to Elba Island and to other islands of the Tuscan Archipelago.

The accommodation: created from a skilful renovation of a 1200 convent, for a stay immersed in the history and authenticity of one of the most beautiful villages in Italy.

Relax: Outdoor areas equipped with tables and umbrellas to enjoy the view of the surrounding landscape or for a breakfast surrounded by nature and the warm embrace of this carefully restored ancient convent.

Apartments:  Settled in a cloister built orginially in the Middle Ages, this accomodation offers a unique atmosphere.

Terraces overlooking the historical center, windows with sea view and a private garden in which moments of complete relaxation will be spent. Our guests will be fully immersed in the everyday authentic life of the historical center of Suvereto.

Modern style Apartments simple, functional and well cared of with attention to every detail make you enjoy the taste of tradition.

All apartments are air-conditioned and equipped with electric hob, microwave, electric kettle, fridge, dishwasher, satellite TV, Wi-Fi.

Suvereto is a wonderful medieval village nestled on the slopes of the hills that dominate the sea

It has been awarded with the Orange Flag by the Touring Club of Italy, Slow City, City of Wine, City of Oil and is part of the “Most Beautiful Villages of Italy”

Suvereto is a wonderful medieval village nestled on the slopes of the hills that dominate the sea

It has been awarded with the Orange Flag by the Touring Club of Italy, Slow City, City of Wine, City of Oil and is part of the “Most Beautiful Villages of Italy”

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wineries and oil mills
To discover the secrets of the wine world guests can book guided tours in the famous wineries of Suvereto such as as Petra, Tua Rita, Gualdo del Re, La Bulichella, Sassicaia, Ornellaia, Grattamacco, Antinori.
We organize food tours to discover local products: extra virgin olive oil, cheese, the ancient wheats of Suvereto.
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Bicycle and trekking
The Etruscan Coast is a favorite destination for many cyclists and walkers: sinuous curves, shaded paths through pine forests or through the Mediterranean scrub.
The Chiostro offers to its guests the advantage of an enchanting location with many wonderful itineraries suitable for cycling and trekking.
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Relax at the spa
Thanks to our partnership we can offer wellness packages with thermal baths at the Terme di Sassetta, only 13 km away from The Chiostro, or at the Calidario Terme in Venurina, just 10 minutes away by car. The archaeological parks in Val di Cornia tell over one thousand-years of history that begins with the ancient Etruscans.

Surroundings

Elba Island

At 18 Km from the Chiostro we find the embarkation for the Elba Island and for the other islands of the Tuscan Archipelago with the possibility of guided tours and excursions by public or private transportations.

The Elba Island is a green and blue oasis between the waters of the Tuscan Archipelago, where nature reigns supreme. The island of endless horizons: crystal clear water lapped by golden beaches, granite rocks standing out from the bush and lunar landscapes of the mines.

It embodies the charm and the exclusiveness of a pure and uncontaminated territory, rich in history and events of people blessed by the sun. The beaches and its cliffs, its winds, its land, its perfumes, its flavours, its hard working people, its hillside villages, and its terraces facing the sea are all but the start of a journey where you discover an island that will never disappoint you.

Every day a new emotion to live, a new place to discover; visiting the Elba Island is a real life experience.

Elba is not just sea and beaches, but certainly some of them are very beautiful and varied: ranging from the fine sands of Biodola to the smooth granite rocks of Seccheto; from the white gravels of Padulella to the dark and irony arenas of the mining hamlets; from the well accessible beaches, equipped with every service, like Marina di Campo to the wild ones, reachable only by sea, like Punta Bianca.

Volterra

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It deserves our attention, deserves to be looked upwards and our time spent exploring the surroundings, discovering history, savoring the cuisine and marveling at the traditions. Perched on a hill less than an hour from the sea, and a little more from Pisa, Florence and Siena … small but so large as to enclose history in a magnificent corner of Tuscany.

To visit the Duomo with its essential and balanced Romanesque façade, the shimmering interior, the bell tower and the Chapel of the Sorrowful.

In front of the Cathedral, crossing the square, we find the Baptistery with its typical white and green marble façade and the beautiful Romanesque portal. From some details you can recognize the millennial history of the city … the holy water stone fountain right next to the entrance is actually an Etruscan tombstone!

One of the most fascinating private houses in Italy is Palazzo Viti, built starting in the sixteenth century with an annexed theater! It has 12 rooms that can be visited, filled with valuable furniture, paintings, alabaster decorations, statues, various furnishings and pieces of European art from the 15th to the 20th century.

The long past of Volterra in Roman times is well represented by the Roman Theater dating back to the first century BC, built near the hill and reachable in a few minutes walk from the center. While admiring the grass-covered steps it is easy to imagine the theater as it once was and to have the temptation to join the laughter of the spectators of two thousand years ago, rushed into thousands to see the latest comedy arrived from Rome.

Palazzo dei Priori … resembles Palazzo Vecchio in Florence and houses the town hall, but the interior is open to visitors and is full of magnificent frescoes; built in 1239 entirely in stone, it dominates the Piazza dei Priori with its façade decorated with noble coats of arms and battlements.

Lucca

The heart of the city and one of its symbols is Piazza dell’Anfiteatro. Derived from an impressive amphitheater built by the Romans (whose remains of the passage can still be seen passing through Via dell’Anfiteatro), which has imposed its closed elliptical shape, the square has always been a meeting place and reference point for Lucca’s civic and political life, so much so that in the Middle Ages it was renamed Parlascio, from the verb “parlare” (to speak).

The Walls of Luccaare among the first images that come to mind when we think of this beautiful city. We speak of an artistic masterpiece with few comparisons … they develop for four and a half kilometers, with eleven bastions, three doors and the spectacular urban park, where you can admire the beauty of ancient trees.

The Botanical Garden, a precious and beautiful garden of two hectares, commissioned in 1820 by the Duchess Maria Luisa di Borbone. A long and prestigious history has made the Botanical Garden of Lucca a rich nursery with hundreds of species inside.

Important place to visit in Lucca is the Church of San Michele, located in the homonym square. The church, with its imposing and majestic façade, was commissioned by Pope Alexander II at the beginning of the year 1000 and, given that its construction took very long, today it is a splendid overlap of styles, from Gothic to Romanesque.
Legend has it that the statue of the Archangel Michael has a ring with a giant diamond, whose glint can only be seen in some parts of the square. Allow yourself 5 minutes to find out if it’s true and look for them all!

If you want to find out how the Lucchese merchants lived Palazzo Mansi and its gallery are a recommended visit to admire the luxury, art and history contained in this building, strolling through original 17th century furnishings and works by Reni and Tintoretto.

Pisa

The Leaning Tower of Pisa: emblem of the city for its characteristic tilt, it has been proposed as one of the seven wonders of the modern world, it is the most famous monument of Piazza del Duomo … it leans because the land sagged in the early stages of construction and has remained so.
Do not be afraid and do not be surprised: the vertical axis passing through its center of gravity falls into the base of support, so the tower will never fall.

Among the buildings that form the monumental complex of Piazza del Duomo, also called Piazza dei Miracoli, the Baptistery</span > whose construction is the work of architect Diotisalvi … probably the lack of money is the reason why it consists of different materials (red tiles and lead plates); the same reason is attributed to the absence of frescoes on the ceiling that were envisaged in the original project.
In any case, the Baptistery of Pisa is the largest baptistery in Italy.

Pisa is also known for its spectacular lungarni: the streets that line the river Arno on both banks … they are important meeting points for young Pisans and interesting points of reference for tourists. They house important buildings dating back to the Middle Ages and transformed over the centuries. Although palaces, bridges, towers and churches today have a renaissance appearance the medieval imprint will jump to the eye of a careful observer. The Medicean is best known for housing the major historical buildings of the city such as the Palazzo dei Medici, Palazzo Toscanelli and the Church of San Matteo in Soarta.

If you walk through the historic center of Pisa you will pass by Borgo Stretto, the most characteristic street of the center with the arcades, the shops, the coffee tables. Along the way you will encounter buildings from the 14th and 15th centuries which are the nucleus of ancient Pisa, where noble families competed to build the most beautiful, tallest or most colorful building.

From via delle Colonne you can reach Piazza delle Vettovaglie, a centuries-old food market, after the porticoes of Borgo Stretto you arrive in Piazza del Pozzetto (Borgo Largo) but first stop to see the wooden tabernacle with a copy of the Madonna dei vetturini by Nino Pisano inside.

Siena

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Siena is a journey back in time, in which you are projected in the Middle Age, in a city rich in art, history and culture. But this is not what makes Siena one of the most beautiful Italian cities, it’s the atmosphere you breathe that makes it unique.

Strolling in the cobblestones paved alleys towards the center you will find the famous Nannini pastry shop, where it’s mandatory to stop and taste the “panforte” and the “cavallucci” rustic cookies, then go to Piazza del Campo to admire its majesty.

When you feel “aristocratic” you can drink an aperitif at the Torre del Mangia, a historic bar and restaurant; if you feel more “easy” you can blend in with the groups of university students that spend their breaks sitting on the pavement.

At a two minute walk is “La Grotta del Gallo Nero”, frequented by locals. On Friday evenings there is a dinner with the jester and, to enter the atmosphere, you can venture with the medieval menu.

You must visit the Duomo, one of the most significant, in Romanesque-Gothic style, with the baptistery and the crypt. If it’s mass time do not be intimidated by the security at the entrance, lie shamelessly and enter, but speak softly and do not use the flash because respect is a must for those who believe and also for the magnificence of this cathedral. Although less known it is worth visiting Santa Maria della Scala, right in front of the Duomo, where on the first floor there are renowned works of art and below are impeccably groomed chapels and sacristies and two incredible oratories where the fervor of the faithful is still felt.

A holiday in Tuscany would not be complete without a visit to the Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore in Asciano.

The Monte Oliveto Maggiore Abbey is very large and we find the refectory, cloisters, library and pharmacy. Even today they have a very efficient workshop for the restoration of old books and they produce ointments, cosmetics and liqueurs that can be bought in their shop.
In the historic brick cellar with vaulted ceiling, friendly staff will welcome you to make you taste and buy typical white and red wines and oil of their own production. Visit the website

PRICE LIST

3 NIGHTS STAY

From Thursday to Sunday
from 1 November to 29 December 2018
from 1 January to 18 April 2019
from 6 to 31 May 2019
from 16 September to 31 October 2019

Holydays and long weekends upon request

Included:

  • 3 nights stay for 2 adults in apartment with living room, kitchen and double bedroom, equipped with A/C, electric hob, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, fridge, dishwasher, satellite TV

€ 170 per couple

4 NIGHTS STAY

From Thursday to Sunday
from 1 November to 29 December 2018
from 1 January to 18 April 2019
from 6 to 31 May 2019
from 16 September to 31 October 2019

Holydays and long weekends upon request

Included:

  • 4 nights stay for 2 adults in apartment with living room, kitchen and double bedroom, equipped with A/C, electric hob, microwave, kettle, coffee maker, fridge, dishwasher, satellite TV

€ 230 per couple

  • Free cot 0/3 years
  • 3rd bed € 10 per night
    4th bed € 10 per night
  • heating if necessary and used € 10 per apartment per night
  • Free Wi Fi in common areas
  • Small and medium-sized pets allowed, € 20 per stay with dog welcome kit
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