Holiday Home with amazing City view near Florence
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About Andrea Benassai
I'm Andrea from Italy. I'm 31 years old and I lived in the old city center of Prato. I'm working like sailmakers in industry of Florence. My first hobby, when is possible, is traveling around the world and meet new people from all parts of the world, then, listen music, sports, walking in nature background. I love animal and I have one dog called 'Spongebob' and also stay in the nature.
Andrea Benassai purchased this House in 2011
Why Andrea Benassai chose Prato
This Accommodation is located in the perfect place for gives you the choice to stay in peace and relax enjoying his wonderful and natural background, and at the same time gives you the opportunity to be in a strategical position to visit Florence and the 'Beauties' of Tuscany. Therefore you could appreciate our home made products, the famous extra-virgin oil, fruits and vegetables.
What makes this House unique
Every rooms of the home are painted in different colors and although the inner structure of the house still keeps the ancient rustic style of the area, with his chestnut's wooden balks on the ceilings and handmade 'cotto 'rose briquettes on the floors, at the same time it offers an elegant and modern furnishing with every kind of comforts.
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Great Stay, Place and Owners
Goodbye and Thank you very much for all !!
Great place, house and people.
Here we had a great time !!
Juri, Rudy, Heiko, Urte Evert
Thank you dear , I'm happy to hear that !!
I'm waiting all of us for the next time ;)
Near the House
I think that it's important to suggest you 2 of the best and famous restaurants of the area, at 5 minutes from the house.
The first is restaurant Logli ,in the near Filettole village, the other is Trattoria la Fontana.
Both offer the best typical and traditional tuscan cooking and you can enjoy from there the beautiful panoramic view of Prato.Then, a little secret, in Logli Restaurant, if you order the meal in advance, you can take it away.
Fun and Entertainment
We suggest to the lovers of trekking and hiking many beautiful routes and paths chosen and signalized by the Cai(Italian Alpine Club ), across the forests and the Mounts of Calvana. Most of them start nearly the property area.
Around here there are also a lots of amazing tracks for bike and mountain bike riding.
In the City of Prato you can find every kind of entertainment, for example:
Shops, Restaurants, Bars, Locals and Pubs, in the Old city center of Prato(1,5 Km)
Tennis Courts (1,5 Km)
Fitness Gym (1,7 Km)
Swimming pool (5 Km)
Shopping Center and Cinemas 'Parco Prato' (6 Km)
Golf Le Pavoniere (7 Km)
Shopping Center and Cinemas 'I Gigli ' (7 Km)
Fishing in the River Bisenzio (18 Km)
Outlet Shopping Center of Barberino del Mugello (20 Km)
Lake Fishing in the near Bilancino (Barberino) Lake (25 Km)
Official International Track for Motorbike of Mugello (30 Km)
Thermals Baths and Spa in Monsummano Terme and Montecatini Terme (35 Km)
Winter, Abetone and Fiumalbo famous Skying District (75 Km)
Summer, Abetone and Fiumalbo beautiful mountain district for Trekking,Hiking and mountain biking (75 Km)
Summer, we are affiliate with the Beach Establishment Resort(with swimming pool) and Restaurant 'Pinocchio' in Viareggio (85 Km) (Contact us for more informations or bookings)
About the City
Prato it’s an interesting city awaiting to be discovered. With his traditional and simply style, it offers a direct contact and a real experience to the visitors, not only related to the touristic aspects.
Due to his quieter way of life than the near Florence, Prato gives a more comfortable and more relaxing holiday to the visitors.
At the same time Prato has a lots of attractions and places to discover.
The old center and his pedestrian area are rich beautiful clothes boutiques, shops, restaurants, groceries, pubs, bar (etc.).
Also the nightlife in the city is really crisp and full of young people. Several are the locals and the entertainments in the downtown.
In Prato you can also visit many interesting museums and attractions such as:
Castle of the Emperor
Piazza e Palzzo del Comune (Town Hall)
S. Maria delle Carceri Church
The Cathedral of S. Stefano, Piazza del Duomo
Luigi Pecci Museum of Contemporary Art
Museum of Textiles
Museum of Palazzo Pretorio, Art Gallery
During all the year there are many important events in Prato area and in the cities around it:
Settembre Pratese Medieval festival (September)
Pistoia Blues music festival (July)
Lucca Summer Festival (July-August)
Mugello Moto Gp Grand Prix (April-May)
Pitti Immagine (Juni-July)
Viareggio’s Carnival (February)
Christmas Markets (December)
The nearest supermarket (Pam), is only 5 minutes away by car from the house.
Maps and Transports
The house it's only 5 minutes from the nice Prato’s old center, its main station and Florence in about 30 minutes through the motor way A11
Many others destinations in the tuscan country are not far away from the house. In fact with proximally one hour of trip, are situated:
Pistoia (20 Km), Montecatini Terme (35 Km), Lucca (65 Km), Abetone and Fiumalbo (75 Km), Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Tirrenia and the Famous ' Versilia' riviera (85 Km), then also Pisa and Livorno (Ferries) (85 Km), Siena and Chianti (85 Km), Arezzo (95 Km), Bologna (105 Km), La Speziae and 5 Terre (130 Km), Pienza and Cortona(135 Km), Perugia and Assisi (160 Km)
There are many trains from Prato main Station to Florence, and others cities.To Florence anytime it is possible to find trains 7 days a week, from early in the morning till midnight .
Behind Prato's main station there is a useful car parking.
Prato is near Florence Airport(12Km), Pisa(85Km) and Bologna(90Km). These airports are well connected with Prato. In fact, you can find many connections like buses, Trains, Taxis and Car rentals service with special low prices.