Cities of Tuscany

Florence 35 kms away from the farmholiday Corzano

The Tuscan capital is approximately 40 min. by car or, in alternative by bus from Barberino di Mugello, at 2 kms, or train from San Piero a Sieve station at15 kms, please check the timetables of of public services, in particular for the return because the evening rides are reduced.

Prato at 27 kms

It ‘s the second largest city of Tuscany for number of inhabitants. It has a historic center with fine monuments, and an industrial history in textile manifacuring unique in the world. The textile industry still plays an important role although very different compared from the last century, however, there are companies that stand out still for their originality and excellence.

Pistoia at 50 km

By motorway A1 and A11 or by train from Prato. City that has experienced a very important period at the time of the free municipalities and the Renaissance. The province is known for the production of plants, which began after Second World War and became predominant compared to other industries.

Siena at 105 km

By motorway A1, exit at Impruneta and then by freeway, or by train or bus from Florence, has been for many years antagonist of Florence, and even today retains the old town and the spirit of the contrade which gives form to the Palio race every year in July and August.

Arezzo at 115 km

By motorway A1 or by train from Florence. City famous for gold and jewelery, also antagonist of Florence and Siena, which had to surrender in 1289 after the epic battle of Campaldino. In the historical center are still present the signs of it’s great past.

Lucca 89 km

By motorway A1 and A11 or by train from Prato. Very important in the medieval period, maintained  a historic center almost intact, with the exception of the Piazza Napoleone, whose buildings were erected in the early 800 by order of Elisa Bonaparte. The massive walls surrounding the city for a length of over 4 km, preserved the town from the attacks and now gives a truly unique vision.

Pisa 113 km

By motorway A1 and A11; or A1 direction Rome,  then exit Scandicci, and follow freeway FI-PI-LI, saving toll; or by train from Florence. The city, famous all over the world for the leaning tower, was a maritime republic, and one of the most important cities of Tuscany. Today it is famous for the university “normale” and the military school of parachutists. The airport, connected to Florence by train, is one of the most important ports for low cost flights.