Surroundings

The Cantonella is located just minutes walk from the train station Montevarchi-Terranuova.

The train line links Montevarchi to Florence (0:41 min – 5 euro one way), Siena (0:50), Pisa (02:00) and Arezzo (0:25 min – 4 euro one way).

Bars, restaurants, local amenities and a bus station are also at walking distance.

An outdoor and indoor swimming pool is at 15 minutes walk distance, while with a 5 minutes taxi ride you can reach the outlet of Prada (The Space)

Prada outlet opening times

  • Monday-Friday 10:30 to 19:30 pm
  • Saturday 9:30 to 19:30 pm
  • Sunday and holidays 10:30 to 18:30 pm.

Every Thursday Montevarchi holds a local market. The first weekend of September Montevarchi holds an annual festival that last four days.
You will find more information about local events, festivals and concerts in the B&B.

  • Montevarchi sits at the bottom of the Chianti area and Gaiole- the hearth of the Chianti region- it’s only at 20 km from the town.
  • The town is close to the interesting natural attraction of “Balze”. The Balze of Valdarno, in Montevarchi also known by the name of “Smotte”, are composed of stratified sand, clay and gravel.They are up to 100 meters high, have several forms and are crossed by deep gorges. They were formed by weathering and erosion of watercourses.
  • You can also visit the natural reserve in the Arno river “La Valle dell’Inferno” and Ponte a Buriano, the bridge which is believed to be the background int the painting of La Gioconda.
  • The thermal area of Rapolano is only at half an hour driving distance, while the mountain of Pratomagno- nearly 1 600 meters high- full of natural and eno-gastronomic attractions is reachable in only 15 minutes drive.
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