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The villa “Il Palagio” is located in the municipality of Pontassieve, locality Colognole, in Via del Palagio 15, within the Chianti Rufina docg production area, about 34 kilometres north-east of Florence. The nearest town, with supermarket, bank, service station, pharmacy and various shops, is Rufina, 7 km away. Pontassieve is the most important town in Valdisieve and is about 12 km from ‘Villa Il Palagio’. Arezzo and its wonderful medieval villages are about 80 km away; the historic city of Siena is about 100 km away, while the charming city of Pisa with its famous ‘leaning tower’ is about 115 km away. All destinations are easily accessible by car.

From Florence: either from the railway station of Santa Maria Novella (central station), or from the station of Campo di Marte, it is possible to take regional trains to Borgo San Lorenzo (via Pontassieve) and get off at the station of Scopeti, a small village (hamlet of Rufina), about 5 km. away from Villa Il Palagio. The frequency is about every hour. The journey takes about 40 minutes.

From Colognole: Similarly, you can take the train to Florence from the Scopeti station, which has ample free parking. Trains to Florence run about every hour and the journey takes about 40 minutes.

To consult the train timetable, visit www.trenitalia.com.

Amerigo Vespucci Airport (Firenze Peretola): it is possible to rent a car directly at the airport. Otherwise connections via tramway to Florence Santa Maria Novella railway station (central station).

Guglielmo Marconi Airport (Bologna): it is possible to rent a car directly at the airport. Otherwise, there are train/shuttle connections (Marconi Express) with Bologna Centrale railway station and then with high-speed trains to Florence Santa Maria Novella (central station).

Galileo Galilei Airport (Pisa): it is possible to rent a car directly at the airport. Otherwise there are connections by train to Pisa Centrale railway station and then by regional trains to Florence Santa Maria Novella (central station).

From Florence: Exit the A1 motorway at Firenze Sud, take the direction of Pontassieve (2nd exit) or from Viale Europa towards Vallina, and continue to Pontassieve (20 km). From Pontassieve continue in the direction of Forlì on the SS67 (8.5 km). Once in Rufina continue (in the direction of Dicomano/Forlì) to the hamlet of Scopeti (3 km). Immediately after Scopeti, turn left for Colognole/Montegiovi and drive uphill for about 3.5 km until you find a large yellow villa with a tower: Villa Il Palagio.

From Bologna: Exit the A1 motorway at Barberino del Mugello. Follow for San Piero a Sieve and continue to Borgo San Lorenzo, then Vicchio and finally Dicomano. From Dicomano continue in the direction of Rufina, and 1 km after the hamlet of Casini turn right for Colognole/Montegiovi. From here go uphill for about 3.5 km until you find a large yellow villa with a tower: Villa Il Palagio.

From Pisa: Take the S.G.C. Firenze-Pisa-Livorno in the direction of Florence (for about 65 km). Just before arriving in Florence, follow signs for the A1 motorway and take it in the direction of Rome. Exit at Firenze Sud and take the 2nd exit towards Pontassieve (20 km). From Pontassieve continue in the direction of Forlì on the SS67 (8.5 km). Once in Rufina continue (in the direction of Dicomano) to the hamlet of Scopeti (3 km). Immediately after Scopeti turn left for Colognole/Montegiovi and drive uphill for about 3.5 km until you find a large yellow villa with a tower: Villa Il Palagio.

From Rome: Exit the A1 motorway at Incisa Reggello. Take the SS69 to the right for Pontassieve (18 km). From Pontassieve continue in the direction of Forlì on the SS67 (8.5 km). Once in Rufina continue (in the direction of Dicomano/Forlì) to the hamlet of Scopeti (3 km). Immediately after Scopeti, turn left for Colognole/Montegiovi and drive uphill for about 3.5 km until you find a large yellow villa with a tower: Villa Il Palagio.

Using your navigator, enter the following GPS coordinates: 43.862659, 11.503081.