Our first time in Italy, we rented Villa Leopoldina through EmmaVillas.com, and were extremely pleased with the accommodations. A beautiful location in a picturesque area not far from Arezzo and convenient to other towns worth touring (Pienza, Montepulciano, Siena, Assisi). We were two couples and the only renters during this week. The accommodations were very good, clean with all the conveniences we needed to be comfortable. There was a pool but weather was a bit cool for using it, but still very pretty surroundings.
We were able to tour the vineyard, see how the grapes were harvested and processed into wine, and enjoyed the wines produced by Tenuta Viteretam, the winery on which this property is located.
Further, our hosts (the Bidinis) couldn't have been friendlier and accommodating.
We would recommend this to anyone interested in a good location for enjoying touring the Tuscany region, but highly recommend also getting a good GPS as driving in ... mehr