Staying at Fattoria di Pietrabuona is an excellent opportunity to visit characteristic places of a less known Tuscany and far from the routes of mass tourism.
A short distance away we find Montecarlo di Lucca, an enchanting village known for the production of wine, here there are numerous wine cellars where you can taste excellent wines, combined with Tuscan cuisine. Montecarlo is surely a small jewel between the Lucchesia and the Valdinievole that is worth visiting for many reasons that we will now have the pleasure of telling you. Meanwhile I would say to dwell on the landscape motif, or given its particular position. It stands on a hill overlooking the surrounding area, giving it a truly unique landscape.
Another suggestion Buggiano Castello, this village is particularly appreciated by foreign tourists for the peace that reigns among its ancient walls; the village is a true jewel of the Middle Ages! The characteristic alleys lead to a charming little square at the top of the hill, Piazza Pretorio. The village enjoys a particularly mild microclimate and is famous for its splendid gardens where lush citrus trees grow. This is why Buggiano Castello is known as the Borgo degli Agrumi. You can admire glimpses of these wonderful private gardens as you walk along the narrow streets of the village.
Vinci known around the world for being the birthplace of the greatest genius of the Italian Renaissance, Vinci is a perfect place to spend a day full of culture, but also to explore the countryside with its vineyards and olive groves, loved by Leo