> SlowTrav > Italy > Vacation Rentals > Reviews > Tuscany South

Review 5556: Agriturismo Cretaiole, Apartment

www.cretaiole.it

Recommended
Review by jan from US

apartments on a farm near Pienza, Tuscany South


When

May 1, 1 week

Review

We just spent the first week in May at "Cretaoile" an agritourismo about 4k from Pienza, Italy and I can't recall ever having a more delightful trip in 25 years. It was everything you could hope for - charming, friendly and very comfortable. We were even given cell phones to communicate with the owners if any questions came up while on our daily wanderings.

There are six apartments that have been converted from an old farmhouse, all with different accommodations and fully outfitted with nice linens, stocked kitchens, modern bathrooms and comfortable beds. The attention to detail is incredible! Each suite has two notebooks - one for excursions and one for restaurants complete with GPS coordinates. This saved us many times! The setting of Cretaoile is beautiful and peaceful, making you just want to relax and stay home.

Upon registration you are given a weekly calendar with Isabella's suggested excursions, which is enough to keep you busy all week. Some of our favorites were the Sant' Anna Monastery dinner, two great wine tastings and the "La Foce Gardens".

An exceptional week with exceptional hosts and Pienza is the best!

This review is the opinion of a Slow Travel member and not of slowtrav.com.

Back to Top

Return to Reviews List

Car Rental Hotel Booking Flight Booking Train Tickets Books, Maps, Events
Europe Cell Phones Long Distance Cards Luggage, etc. Travel Insurance Classifieds

* Advertise on Slow Travel | Post your travel questions on the Slow Travel Forums

Copyright © 2000 - 2014 SlowTrav.com, unless noted otherwise. Slow Travel® is a registered trademark. Contact Slow Travel

RSS Feeds - Link to Us - Terms of Use - Privacy Policy - Currency Converter - Colophon - Sponsors - Become a Member
Home | Forums | Slow Travel? | Europe Trip Planning | Photos | Trip Reports | Search | About Us | Classifieds