The Residence Villa Livia is situated in a strategic position to visit the beauties of Tuscany. Florence, San Gimignano, Siena, Montalcino and other wonderful towns are just two hours far away by car from San Vincenzo and you have absolutely to visit them!
San Gimignano (Si) is one of the Italian towns with the best kept town-walls including like in a treasure chest the medieval historical centre. The skyline of the town with its towers is unmistakable.
Siena is one of the jewel towns in the world, famous for its Palio (horse-race) attracting tourists from all over the world. Its artistic, historical and architectural evidences are incomparable. In Siena you can eat a lot of delicious sweets like the two typical, Ricciarelli and Panforte.
Florence is the cradle of the Italian Renaissance. Cimabue, Giotto, Michelangelo, Pier della Francesca and Leonardo da Vinci worked here. It is impossible to cite all the artists who made Florence the art capital of the world. You can visit there a lot of interesting museums.
Montalcino (Si) is famous for one of the most famous red wines in the world, Brunello di Montalcino. Its ancient village is very beautiful and the wine and gastronomical products expositions are very interesting.
Watching its castle from far away the time seems stopped within its wall ring. Thanks to its beauty Monteriggioni attracts a lot of tourists. Every year it is visited by over 70000 persons. The most famous man visiting it was Dante Alighieri, the father of the Italian language.
Montepulciano is relatively less known than other towns. It is very fascinating with its medieval and Renaissance evidences. Visit the underground town, a wine cellar that is a museum, too.