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Montaione and Valdelsa, a real paradise for the bikers vacations

12 Jan

Montaione is a village located in the Valdelsa district, a very beautiful part of Tuscany countryside. San Gimignano, Volterra, Castelfiorentino, Gambassi terme and San Miniato are the closest towns around.


The medieval village of Montaione is on the hills, and from there, many different unpaved scenic roads to reach San Gimignano, Volterra, Certaldo and Montespertoli, enjoying beautiful landscapes.

The Valdelsa area is really a great destination to be discovered on the two wheels, especially by mountain-bike.

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Every day it is possible to choose a different route: dirt trucks and single trails. One of these go through the Via Francigena, that moving  From Montaione and following Via Santo Stefano until the valley of river Orlo. From here climbing to the Pieve di Coiano and start riding on the Via Francigena until to Gambassi Terme. From Gambassi Terme leaving the Via Francigena and get back to Montaione.

Montaione offers over than 10 trails with different difficulties and some organizations ready to provide guides, rentals, bicycle shops and repair shops.

The Valdelsa area is very reach of self-catering villas and farm-houses for rent. Most of them also have private gardens and swimming-pools. A real relaxing and exclusive solution for a great bike vacation in Tuscany.

Italian Moto Grand Prix – Mugello Circuit – 1 June 2014

8 Dec


The Italian Moto Grand Prix of Mugello, one of the most beautiful race track of the world, next year, will be held on Sunday,  1 June 2014. The trials will be the 30 and the 31 of May.


The Mugello Circuit is located in Via Senni, 15 – Scarperia, in the Mugello valley, 30 km north of Florence in Tuscany. The lenght of the  race track is 5.245 km, and it has 15 turns and a long straight.


For more information contact the Mugello Circuit0 tel 0039 055 849 9111


For your stay in Mugello, rent a villa or an apartment with Vacavilla. Susie and Andrea will give all the information you need, and will help you in finding the right solution for your requirements’ stay.

Tel 0039 0577 165 6690 or mail to info@vacavilla.com http://www.vacavilla.com

Look at some examples of Vacavilla accommodations in Mugello.









Rent an apartment in Florence to attend the Pitti’s exhibitions: Uomo, Bambino and Filati

28 Dec

January in Florence is the time of the Pitti’s exhibitions and in this Period Florence becomes the fashion’s world capital.

This is the calendar of the next 2013 edition: Pitti Uomo 8-11 January; Pitti Bimbo 17-19 January; Pitti Filati 23-25 January.

During those periods the hotel in Florence are full and very expensive. Have you ever thought to rent a private apartment in the downtown of Florence? 3 nights in an apartments for 2 persons costs much less than one night, one person in a 3 star hotel.

Vacavilla is a ìn agency specialized in private homes rentals offers apartments in the centre of Florence starting from the 117€ for 3 nights at Vicolo Ponte Rosso, a studio for two pax; Borgo San Lorenzo, an apartment for 3 pax is available at 189€ for 3 nights; if insteaed you are a larger group and you wish to stay in the Ponte Vecchio area, there is Al Ponte Vecchio apartments for 6 pax at 328€.

All these apartments have been severely selected by the Vacavilla team, and the quality is a guarantee.

Contact Susi at Vacavilla at: info@vacavilla.com or call to +39 0577 1656 690 or browse http://www.vacavilla.com/ and search “Firenze e dintorni”.

Here below you can find some links to Vacavilla apartments.





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