This delightful 12th Century Monastery and nearby
immersed in the Tuscan countryside, situated at 700m and near to
the Vallombrosa National Park.
the 12th and 17th Centuries it was a refuge for the inhabitants of the
and because of it’s strategic geographical position became an
ideal resting place
for the pilgrims on their way to the sacred Camaldoli Hermitage.
The name Tosina is orginally Etruscan, so we presume that this place was
inhabited during this period
and it was probably built along an antique road starting from the Val di
Sieve passing through Casentino
reaching Monte Falterona (where the River Arno begins) which was the
sacred mountain of the Etruscan population.
The Etruscans were followed by the Romans and then the Longobards.
you can still experience the special atmosphere of this monastery.
It has been carefully renovated into three lovely
apartments with gardens ideal for relaxing and sunbathing.
The charming cloister is a perfect setting for al fresco dining and
there is a library for meetings.
Both available on request.
There are three apartments for rent:
– 4/6 persons
70mq – 4 persons
Apartment The Well
– 2 persons
Not far away is the famous art capital, Florence.
Here alone you could spend your whole holiday.
over an hour away are other towns and cities well worth visiting,
including Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo,
Volterra and San Gimignano and other lesser known centres, just as
interesting and full of Italian treasures.
A few kilometres from Tosina is the splendid National Forest of
Vallombrosa with it’s impressive monastery
and together with Camaldoli
(40 minutes) and La Verna (1 hour) by car, make up one
of the most interesting religious itineraries in central Italy.
from the Villa
Main Road Km :
Nearest village Km : 2km
From Station Km : 10
From Shops Km : 2km
From Restaurants Km :2km Bus Stop
Km : 2km
From Firenze Km :28
From Siena Km : 70
From Arezzo Km : 50 Cortona Km :
Lucca Km :80 Montalcino Km : 125
From San Gimignano: Km
Pisa/Airport Km : 100
From Sea Km : 90
Tennis courts Km : 8
Golf Km :30
Horse riding Km :
Gym Km :10
Fishing Km :
Bowling Green Km :