Facilities and Activities

The farm consists of 23 hectares under cultivation: orchards of pears, apples, peaches, plums, apricots, cherries, sweet chestnuts, walnuts.
Also vegetables: potatoes, tomatoes, chard, lettuce, spinach, celery , strawberries etc….)
Also chickens, rabbits, geese and turkeys.

Local produce is available
. Nearby farms with horses, cows, donkeys, pigs, sheep and goats may also be visited.

The swimming pool has hot showers, with tables, chairs and umbrellas reserved for each apartment, children have their own playground with swings, slides, roundabouts and paddle-pool. Not far away is a field for ball-games, basket and a bowling-alley.

Also available free use of bicycles and mountain-bikes (32 and 1 tandem).
Also portable barbecues and outside wood-fired ovens.

In the recreation room there is satellite TV , a fireplace, ping- pong table, table football.

There is also a collection of farm implements and machinery, both modern and antique outside during the holiday season there are many traditional festivities throughout the Valley in the nearby towns and these are well worth a visit.

IL GIARDINO can provide guest, depending on the time of year, with trips to grape-harvests, olive-gathering, oil –presses, chestnut-picking and similar excursions of interest.

Places of cultural or religious importance are within easy driving distance: Città di Castello, Arezzo, Assisi, Camaldoli, La Verna, Gubbio, Perugia, Urbino, Rimini, Siena,Lago Trasimeno, Cortona and Florence (40 min, by train from Arezzo ).

In the surrounding area there are centers for tennis, golf, riding, rafting and fishing.

Tuscany gastronomy can be enjoyed in a wide selection of restaurants and trattorias at all price-ranges. Some of them also provide a takeaway service.