10 Good Reasons to Choose our Farmhouse La Bruciata in Tuscany
Why You Should Choose our farmhouse La Bruciata
La Bruciata is a small farmhouse in Tuscany in Montepulciano, a beautiful area famous throughout the world for its art, history, nature and excellence in typical Tuscan products.
Here you will find a true Tuscan family, who for generations has been dedicated to the passion for their work and the satisfaction of reaping the fruits of their labors. It was this love of the land that led to the decision to offer accommodations and hospitality to all those who love nature and want to discover the countryside of Tuscany and its ancient traditions, to visit unforgettable places for their history and beauty, and to relax and sample authentic products on a real farm!
La Bruciata strives to offer our guests an unforgettable experience in Tuscany. For those who want to explore the local culture, we are happy to suggest or organize activities that take place on our farm or in the immediate vicinity: you can learn to make Tuscan bread or homemade pasta; see how the famous cheese Pecorino di Pienza is made; observe the birth of a chick in our hen house, take a pottery or painting course; taste the famous Vino Nobile di Montepulciano or Brunello di Montalcino among the barrels of a wonderful wine cellar; visit the Tuscan countryside aboard a old steam locomotive; or bathe in the natural hotsprings that surround the ancient volcano, Mount Amiata.
There are so many activities to discover and that will make your holiday in Tuscany unforgettable. The farmhouse La Bruciata is waiting for you!
1. You are guaranteed a great stay in a clean and comfortable environment thanks to the dedication of our family.
Laura takes care of the relationship with you from the first contact, providing all the information to help you to organize your stay, and upon your arrival you will be sure to be welcomed to your comfortable surrroundings directly by us.
We believe in human relations and direct contact with our guests, in fact we do not use tourist intermediaries to ensure an exchange of accurate information about our structure, our apartments and services because we are vigilant that our guests have no unpleasant surprises and are satisfied with the choice that has been made.
2. We will always be there for you!
My family and I will be ready to assist you in any way we can.
The hospitality that we offer is guaranteed by a family born and raised in Tuscany over many generations and who knows the area well. It will be a pleasure for us to immerse you in our culture, and to suggest unknown itineraries that aren’t found in travel guides…. Laura will assist you with booking your stay with all the information you need in English, French, and of course in Italian!
3. Enjoying a good, traditional and natural meal is the basis of our farmhouse and our life style.
Everything we produce is done with love because it is a passion that has been passed down from generation to generation.
We too are consumers of the land’s products and it is for this reason that we are careful about how we grow our plants and what we feed our animals: only in this way you will can ensure the quality of healthy and natural food.
It will be a pleasure for us to delight you with so many fresh and genuine products from our farm, many of which have been preserved so as to be tasted out of season, too.
4. La Dolce Vita is waiting for you! Delicious breakfasts and typical handmade dinners.
Come and visit us! So many fresh and genuine delights to be savored are waiting for you every morning: our soft sweet homemade cakes, fragrant scones with rosemary, soft cheeses to accompany Tuscan salami like ham, capocollo or cheeses like pecorino cheese seasoned with leaves of walnut-tree, or black pepper, or truffle ... or you can choose to have the typical Italian breakfast with toasted bread, butter and our handmade jam with a creamy cappuccino.
Additonally, during your stay you can order delicious dinners with typical Tuscan cuisine, prepared with farm fresh ingredients from our garden so that you can enjoy the true taste of a bygone era.
5. Centrally located for excursions to discover the famous beauty of Tuscany
La Bruciata is located on a hilltop from which you can see an extraordinary view of the Tuscan countryside, ideal for privacy and to relax, but at the same time convenient for its proximity to Montepulciano (known as "The Pearl of the 16th century") and perfect as a starting point to explore easily the immediate villages, monasteries and towns rich in artistic beauty such as Pienza, Monticchiello, Bagno Vignoni, San Quirico d'Orcia, Bagni San Filippo, Montalcino, Abbazia di Sant’Antimo, Radicofani, Cortona and the famous scenery of Crete Senesi of the Parco Artistico Naturale and Culturale della Val d'Orcia (lunar landscape).
We will give you lots of information and maps to explore this beautiful countryside!
6. Ideal area to live a true Tuscan experience!
The best way to enjoy a new place is to become part of local life and to see it through the eyes of its people who know well all its hidden secrets.
Let us know what your interests are and we will suggest activities to allow you to discover our culture and to become a part of us.
For example you can:
• visit local artisans to see how they work their gold, copper, wood, mosaic, ceramic or leather;
• participate in a the cooking class to learn how to make our famous homemade pasta, "pici";
• participate in a ceramic class;
• climb the tower of the Town Hall to see the Piazza Grande and the three lakes on the horizon;
• participate in a wine tour in a beautiful winery to learn how they produce the famous Vino Nobile and Brunello;
• visit a local organic farm that produces the famous Pecorino cheese to see how they do it;
• participate in the harvesting of grapes or olives visiting a olive press;
• take a break in a spa;
• hot air ballooning
And many courses, tours and lessons ... look at the page of the activities that we have provided for you!
7. Ideal starting point for hiking, mountain biking, nordic walking or other specialties
La Bruciata is located on the path indicated by the Province between Montepulciano and Monticchiello, a peaceful area for easy escursions and for anyone who wants to spend a day walking in the natural surroundings: you can trek to Monticchiello, relax in a typical restaurant with a beautiful terrace overlooking the Val d'Orcia, and then return to La Bruciata to enjoy the sunset.
Also, thanks to its central position between the Via Francigena in the Val d'Orcia and Trasimeno Lake (or Cortona), those of you who practice trekking, mountain biking, nordic walking or other specialties can enjoy breathtaking views along the many signposted trails in this area.
8. Area rich in free natural hot springs for a wonderful tour of well being!
Have you ever been to a hot spring? Imagine the steam from hot water that comes from deep within the earth--in the middle of nature among the sweet Tuscan hills, you will find natural springs of decadently hot water and some of them are free of charge and open to be visited whenever you want, winter or summer.
You can also reach in a short time (10 to 40 minutes by car from La Bruciata) many spas famous for curative properties of their waters and to luxuriate with massages, hot mud baths, etc like Terme di Montepulciano, Chianciano, Bagno Vignoni, Bagni San Filippo, Rapolano, San Casciano dei Bagni.
9. A paradise surrounds you!
We have thought of you, of your stay in the middle of the countryside and what you expect from a farmhouse in Tuscany. With this in mind, we have created an ideal environment for everyone. A green oasis oasis of tranquility with many amenities in your apartment for a comfortable stay, and allowing you the luxury to make day trips without carrying a lot of luggage with you: a kitchen equipped with everything you need for cooking and eating and spacious rooms with gorgeous balconies from which you can enjoy an incredible view.
In the garden you will find local flowers and a manicured lawn that includes hammocks, gazebo with tables and chairs for outdoor dining, a swimming pool with sun beds, sun umbrellas and tables, barbecue, and a children's playground.
10. Your wish is our goal.
La Bruciata is a perfect place to celebrate your special event (anniversary, birthday, honeymoon, family reunion, dinner by candlelight, etc..), Nothing would make us happier than helping you organize your special party while staying at La Bruciata!
Laura will be very happy to give you her help and make suggestions, just ask. We hope in the end that we occupy a small piece of your heart!