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Cottage Petra

San Casciano Val di Pesa, Firenze

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Shopping and Dining: The small village of Cerbaia, a 5 minute drive away offers basic shopping with a mini-market, cheese store, gelateria, pharmacy and bank. A greater selection of shopping is less than 10 minutes away in the medieval hill town of San Casciano Val di Pesa: fruit, butchers, fresh pasta, bakeries and take-away pizza, wine and cheese. The town has three restaurants and an ATM. A "COOP" supermarket, open Saturday evenings is just outside the center of San Casciano.

Not To Be Missed: Etruscan artifacts including a tomb called "Bowman's Grave" are housed in San Casciano's Museum of Holy Arts.

Public Transportation: San Casciano is on two SITA bus routes with frequent service to and from Florence - the most direct route takes about 35 minutes. Service to Florence starts at 6:30am and the last bus returns from Florence at 8:30pm. It's also possible to drive 20 minutes to Scandicci, park the car and board a tramcar with service to Florence's Santa Maria Novella train station. This service runs until midnight.

Golf: In Grassina, a 30 minute drive away at the 18 hole "Golf Club Ugolino". Open year round. Closed on Monday between October and March.

Open Air Markets: Morning markets are held in Castellina in Chianti on Saturday, San Casciano Val di Pesa on Monday, Siena on Wednesday and San Gimignano on Thursday.



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