Farmhouses Volterra • Il Picchio

At the heart of Italy's beautiful tuscan hills lies the old town of Volterra, famous for its medieval monuments and for its crafts in alabaster.



"Il Picchio" farm is situated 10 km between Volterra and Colle di Val d'Elsa taking the road for Spicchiaiola.

The "Il Picchio" farm is a small agricultural farm which produces, olive oil, wine and a variety of cereals.

Thanks to the renovation works carried out on a colonial house at the end of 1999 it is now ready to offer its hospitality.
The different products grown here offer a colorful view which can be enjojed following the noumerous paths which will take you on relaxing walks or bike rides.

"Il Picchio" farm is also open in the Winter, for those who prefer the Autunnal and Winter colours to the heat of the Summer. The surronding area is part of a well known national park "Oasi Naturale di Berignone e Tatti" inside the Fosci valley. This park is home to a large variety of wild animals: boars, bucks, moufflons and wild birds.

Available in Il Picchio

  • Cooking area
  • Heating
  • TV

Accomodations Il Picchio

The agriturismo "Il Picchio" is divided in two confortable apartments which house 6 guests (4+2).

Each has an independent entrance, independent central heating, private garden, barbecue, TV and swimming pool.

They have two double bedrooms, a bathroom, a living room with an american kitchen and a sofa bed.

Both apartments are suitable for large groups as they are both in the same building.

How to reach Il Picchio

From the NORTH:
Take the motorway A1 Milan - Rome following the signs to Rome then coming off the motorway at "Firenze Certosa".
Follow the motorway signed Firenze - Siena towards Siena.
Exit when you see the sign for Colle di Val d'Elsa.
You must then follow the directions for Volterra, at about 13 Km from Colle di Val d'Elsa turn left for Spicchiaiola.
"Il Picchio" can be found at about 3 Km along the winding road.

From the SOUTH:
Take the motorway A1 Rome - Milan following the signs to Milan then coming off the motorway at Valdichiana.
Follow the signs for Siena.
Take the motorway Siena - Firenze towards Firenze.
Exit when you see the sign for Colle di Val d'Elsa.
Follow the directions for Volterra then about 13 Km from Colle di Val d'Elsa turn left when you see the sign for Spicchiaiola.
"Il Picchio" can be found at about 3Km along the winding road.

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