LOCATION

ARRIVAL BY PLANE AND RENTAL CAR

All four of our properties are very easy to reach by car and located near the town of Pienza in the Province of Siena, an 40 minute drive west from the A-1 autostrada. Below are the major airports in Italy with the approximate driving times to our area.
Florence 1.5 hours
Rome 2.5 hours
Pisa 2.5 hours
Venice 3.5 hours
Milan 5 hours

We recommend that you arrive either by:
1) renting a car at the airport and driving directly to us, or
2) by taking the train to the Terontola-Cortona train station and renting a car there.

ARRIVAL BY TRAIN AND RENTAL CAR

The closest train station is the Terontola-Cortona station on the main line between Florence and Rome. If you prefer to arrive this way, let us know and we’ll be happy to give you recommendations for car rentals from the train station.

Please click below for the driving directions to our specific properties:

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

GPS: N 43° 04’49″ – E 11° 38’56″

FROM THE NORTH (FROM FLORENCE OR FROM THE TERONTOLA-CORTONA TRAIN STATION)

  • If driving from Florence, take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway and take the Bettolle exit.
  • Drive through Bettolle, and follow the signs towards Torrita di Siena and then to Pienza.
  • In Pienza turn right and follow signs to San Quirico d’Orcia.
  • In 4.5 km after Pienza, the road to Cretaiole is a left-turn off of the main road. If you get to San Quirico d’Orcia, you have gone too far by approximately 4.5 km. Watch for a blue sign on the right-hand side of the road indicating the turn to Cretaiole.
  • Just a few yards after turning left off the main road, take the left fork to turn into the long driveway leading to Agriturismo Cretaiole. You will see a sign with our name and logo pointing the way. Stay to the left and you will arrive at the farmhouse within 30 meters.

FROM THE SOUTH (FROM ROME)

  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Chiusi-Chianciano Terme.
  • After you pay the toll, follow the signs and drive through Chianciano Terme and then follow signs towards Montepulciano/Pienza.
  • When you arrive at Montepulciano, turn left and follow the sign to Pienza.
  • Drive 16 km, and in Pienza turn right and follow signs towards San Quirico d’Orcia.
  • In 4.5 km after Pienza, the road to Cretaiole is a left-turn off of the main road. If you get to San Quirico d’Orcia, you have gone too far by approximately 4.5 km. Watch for a blue sign on the right-hand side of the road indicating the turn to Cretaiole.
  • Just a few yards after turning left off the main road, take the left fork to turn into the long driveway leading to Agriturismo Cretaiole. You will see a sign with our name and logo pointing the way. Stay to the left and you will arrive at the farmhouse within 30 meters.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

GPS: N 43° 08’29” – E 11° 39’50”

FROM THE NORTH (FROM FLORENCE OR FROM THE TERONTOLA-CORTONA TRAIN STATION)

  • If driving from Florence, take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway and exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway and take the Sinalunga exit.
  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway in the direction of Siena, and the take the Bettolle exit.
  • Drive through Bettolle and follow the sign towards Torrita di Siena.
  • When you reach the center of town in Torrita di Siena, turn right and follow the sign towards Sinalunga.
  • After 3.8 km turn left and follow the sign towards Petroio.
  • After 3.8 km turn left and follow the sign towards Petroio.
  • As you drive into the village, there is curve/turn to the right—stop at this point and we will meet you here and lead you inside the village. You will see a playground here just before the ancient archway that leads into the historic center of the village of Castelmuzio.

FROM THE SOUTH (FROM ROME)

  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Chiusi-Chianciano Terme.
  • After you pay the toll, follow the signs and drive through Chianciano Terme and then follow signs towards Montepulciano/Pienza.
  • When you arrive at Montepulciano, turn left and follow the sign to Pienza.
  • Drive 16 km, and in Pienza turn right and follow signs towards San Quirico d’Orcia.
  • Approximately 1.5 km after Pienza, turn right and follow the signs towards Trequanda and Sant’Anna in Camprena—this is the road to Castelmuzio.
  • After 7 km, follow the sign and take a sharp left turn into the little village of Castelmuzio.
  • As you drive into the village, there is curve/turn to the right—stop at this point and we will meet you here and lead you inside the village. You will see a playground here just before the ancient archway that leads into the historic center of the village of Castelmuzio.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

GPS: N 43° 08′ 34” – E 11° 39′ 33”

FROM THE NORTH (FROM FLORENCE OR FROM THE TERONTOLA-CORTONA TRAIN STATION)

  • If driving from Florence, take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway and exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway and take the Sinalunga exit.
  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway in the direction of Siena, and the take the Bettolle exit.
  • Drive through Bettolle and follow the sign towards Torrita di Siena.
  • When you reach the center of town in Torrita di Siena, turn right and follow the sign towards Sinalunga.
  • After 3.8 km turn left and follow the sign towards Petroio.
  • Drive past Petroio, and in just 3 km arrive in Castelmuzio.
  • Follow the signs to Montisi for 1 km and watch for the signs for La Moscadella on your right.

FROM THE SOUTH (FROM ROME)

  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Chiusi-Chianciano Terme.
  • After you pay the toll, follow the signs and drive through Chianciano Terme and then follow signs towards Montepulciano/Pienza.
  • When you arrive at Montepulciano, turn left and follow the sign to Pienza.
  • Drive 16 km, and in Pienza turn right and follow signs towards San Quirico d’Orcia.
  • Approximately 1.5 km after Pienza, turn right and follow the signs towards Trequanda and Sant’Anna in Camprena—this is the road to Castelmuzio.
  • After 7 km, follow the sign and take a sharp left turn into the little village of Castelmuzio.
  • Follow the signs to Montisi for 1 km and watch for the signs for La Moscadella on your right.

DRIVING DIRECTIONS

GPS: N 43° 08′ 29″ – E 11° 39′ 50”

FROM THE NORTH (FROM FLORENCE OR FROM THE TERONTOLA-CORTONA TRAIN STATION)

  • If driving from Florence, take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway and exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway and take the Sinalunga exit.
  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Valdichiana. Alternatively, if coming from the Terontola-Cortona train station, take the Raccordo Siena-Bettolle highway in the direction of Siena, and the take the Bettolle exit.
  • Drive through Bettolle and follow the sign towards Torrita di Siena.
  • When you reach the center of town in Torrita di Siena, turn right and follow the sign towards Sinalunga.
  • After 3.8 km turn left and follow the sign towards Petroio.
  • Drive past Petroio, and in just 3 km arrive in Castelmuzio.
  • As you drive into the village, there is curve/turn to the right—Le Casine di Castello is on your right—the 3rd door is for Il Nido and 4th door (No. 6) is Il Cielo.

FROM THE SOUTH (FROM ROME)

  • Take the A1 Firenze-Roma highway, exit at Chiusi-Chianciano Terme.
  • After you pay the toll, follow the signs and drive through Chianciano Terme and then follow signs towards Montepulciano/Pienza.
  • When you arrive at Montepulciano, turn left and follow the sign to Pienza.
  • Drive 16 km, and in Pienza turn right and follow signs towards San Quirico d’Orcia.
  • Approximately 1.5 km after Pienza, turn right and follow the signs towards Trequanda and Sant’Anna in Camprena—this is the road to Castelmuzio.
  • After 7 km, follow the sign and take a sharp left turn into the little village of Castelmuzio.
  • As you drive into the village, there is curve/turn to the right—Le Casine di Castello is on your right—the 3rd door is for Il Nido and 4th door (No. 6) is Il Cielo
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