"Casa al Borgo" is a typical house of the '900, characteristic ceilings covered with terracotta tiles and wooden beams, marble grit floors, sober and comfortable furnishings.
In the house there is a furnished two-room apartment with an independent entrance.
Possibility of tourist rentals, and / or for long periods.
Nice two-room apartment on two levels with external square.
Ground floor: living room with open kitchen.
Upper floor: double bedroom (possible single bed or cot), small bedroom with single sofa bed, bathroom, closet.
Beds: 3 (+1 possible)
Change weekly whiteery.
There are no daily cleaning, they can be requested, for a fee, during the stay.
The rate of € 70.00 is for 3 people per night, for each additional person the supplement is € 15.00 per night.
Accommodation type: private apartment - Year of construction 1904
Bus service to and from Montecatini Terme
It is located a little further down the actual historical center, in the ancient and evocative via di Porta al Borgo. Of the seven gates, that according to the memory of the historic shops, opened on the walls surrounding Montecatini Alto, the only left is to Porta di Borgo. This departs from what was once the main access road to the country. Passable even by carriages, horses or pack animals, although in some places it was quite steep, but all paved and kept in good order. On the way to the sides of which are set in stone houses and gardens, just start climbing, it is on the left the entrance to the Church of Santa Maria in Ripa with adjacent monastery until recently cloistered times.
Montecatini Alto is a picturesque medieval town situated on twin hills looking west Valdinievole and east of the Pistoia valley.
Reachable from Montecatini Terme in a few minutes by road or with the characteristic Funicular, one of the oldest in Italy.
For those who love walking you can reach the village in about twenty minutes by following a pedestrian path in the woods starting from the funicolare station in Montecatini Terme
The village is very quiet, with its stone paved streets set among the ancient houses, the fortress and the churches on the tops of the two hills, and the delightful and picturesque central square with several bars and restaurants typical of the Tuscan culinary tradition.
The place offers the ideal solution to experience the atmosphere of medieval towns.
DISTANCE FROM THE MAIN PLACES OF INTEREST
Montecatini Terme: 2 km
Florence: 40 km
Lucca: 30 km
Pistoia (Pistoia Zoo): 15 km
Collodi (Pinocchio Park): 10 km
Pisa: 45 km
Viareggio: 50 km
Abetone: 65 km
Siena: 100 km
"Casa al Borgo" is a typical residence of the 19th century, ceiling made with terracotta and wood, marble floor, sober and confortable furniture.
In the house there is available a two-room apartment, with indipendent access. Disponibility for touristic rent (short periods) and long periods rent.
The house is just below the old town center, in the antique and suggestive Porta di Borgo.
Village Gate is the only remaining gateway of the seven ones, local historians believe were opened in the walls surrounding Montecatini Alto. The main access road to the town is departing from this gateway. It could be passed through carriages, horses or pack animals as despite being quite steep in parts, it was all paved and kept in good conditions. Along the road flanked by stone houses and vegetable gardens, on the left at the beginning of the ascent is the entrance to the church of Santa Maria in Ripa with the monastery alongside, an enclosed community until recent times.
Montecatini Alto is a characteristic medieval village located on the top of two hills twins between the Valdinievole (on the west) and the Pistoia's valley (on the east).
The village is easily reachable from the lower Montecatini town in just five minutes by car or, alternatively, by the characteristic cable car, one of the older in Italy.
For Those Who Love to walk, it is Also possible to reach the village in about 20 minutes, Following a pedestrian path Which passes through the woods, and That starts from the cable car station.
The village is very quiet, with its small cobble roads recessed between the old houses, the citadel on the top of the hills and the charming central square, sorrounded by bars and typical italian restaurants.
It's the solution for a very relaxed and original atmosphere in which you can recover at the atmosphere of Medieval Village.