Tenuta Lupinari is located in the central part of Tuscany , the nearest village name is Bucine, in the province of Arezzo and in a strategically position to visit the cities of art in this magic region, since it is in the middle of the 3 most beautiful cities in Tuscany, at just 30 minutes from Siena, where you can visit the famous Piazza del Campo, in which twice in a year, on the 2nd of July and the 16th of August there is the renowened Palio di Siena. This wonderful city offers a lot of attractions to discover, such as the Cathedral with many artworks to admire inside. The estate is also at half hour from Arezzo, a marvelous small city with the characteristic square Piazza Grande, set of the fabulous Oscar-winning movie 'Life is beautiful'. In the same square, every first week end of the month you can visit the most famous Antiques Fair in Italy.
In the end, we are less than a hour from Florence. The city is easily to reach by train from Bucine train station, without stress for looking for a park you will be directly in the Santa Maria Novella train station, just in the center of Florence. From there you can reach with easy the famous Ponte Vecchio, Piazza della Signoria, the Cathedral, the Baptistery and the Uffizi.
But that's not all! Our agriturism is a perfect starting point to many other destinations in Tuscany, such as the Chianti Classico area: Castellina in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Radda in Chianti. Even San Gimignano is not so far, just a little more than an hour. It stands out againts the hills with its majestic towers, today we can count 13 but it is said that in the fourteenth century there were 72 towers, one for each well-to-do family.
You can't help but visit the antique Borgo of Monteriggioni. This is surrounded by walls that are perfectly preserved and if you come in the summertime you have to take part in the most important Medieval Feast in Italy that takes place every year in the middle of July and that reminds the story of Monteriggioni. It is a wonderful celebration and you seem to be in another time, indeed, in this occasion all the inhabitants wear medieval clothes. There is no legal tender but the old coin 'Scudo di Monteriggioni', then you have to change your coin with it before to enter and this is the only way you have to buy, eat and drink. All the beverages and foods are prepared with medieval recipes. There are no cars in the village but horses and mules; no lights but torches and
candes, everything contriubutes to make the atmosphere more magic for an unmissable event.
From Tenuta Lupinari, Umbria is also fast and simple to reach by car, you need just an hour going through a convenient freeway with 4 lanes and then you can visit Perugia, Assisi, Spello, Spoleto, etc but do not forget to visit Cortona on your way, this gorgeous village is rich in historical events and vitality and will offer you the opportunity to enjoy a breath-taking view on Lake Trasimeno. In Cortona from Spring to Autumn there are a lot of interesting events such as the Cortona Mix Festival (from 27th July to 4th August), a different festival that celebrates the arts in their asset and variety.
Florence is the cradle of art and architecture and it never ceases to attract worldwide tourists, thanks to its museums (which Galleria degli Uffizi, Galleria Palatina, Bargello and Giardino di Archimede, Museum of Mathematics) and to the masterpieces of the Renaissance.
A journey into the Middle Age, between noble residences, gothic and romanesque churches and enchanting alleys is all that Siena gives to the travellers. It's a city full of history and charm, the famous Piazza del Campo where the Palio takes place twice a year, the horse race among the ancient contradas of Siena.
The Tenuta Lupinari is in the province of Arezzo, a village that has traces from different historical periods: from the Etrurian Age to the Middle Age, from the Renaissance to the Contemporary Era. The historical parade Giostra del Saracino and the Antique Fair that takes place every first Saturday and Sunday of the month are very special events that we suggest you to don't miss.
Our staff will be pleased to suggest you the most charming and less known locations where you can discover all the delicious Tuscan flavors.
The prestigious Chianti Area is among the provinces of Siena, Florence and Arezzo; the Tenuta Lupinari rises up just in the middle of Val d'Ambra, suitable to visit the typical villages (as Radda In Chianti, Greve and Castellina in Chianti) and discover the historical wine cellars, where the renowned and awarded wines are made.