Introducing holidays to Calenzano
A small area in the northwest of Florence, Calenzano holidays offer an authentic getaway in Tuscany, perfect for a relaxing couples' break or an adventure-filled family getaway. Its landscape of scenic, rolling hills makes for some great photo opportunities as you spend time exploring the countryside, and the many restaurants and pizzerias allow you to indulge in some of the delicious flavours found in the local cuisine that Italy is so well-known for. An area of rich history and culture which is still apparent in the fascinating architecture of its villas and churches as well as the Muncipal Museum of History Figurine of Caledon – there is much to be discovered here.
Wine and Dine
No trip to Tuscany would be complete without taking a trip to the region’s famous vineyards. Tours are available from Florence and are a fantastic way of exploring the culture for couples or groups. Sample some of the world’s finest wines with views of the breathtaking Tuscan countryside, overlooking the lush green hills and acres of infamous Italian vineyards.
There are endless amounts of wonderful restaurants in Calenzano and the surrounding areas, particularly if you’re searching for traditional Tuscan dishes. Head to Da Gianni if you’re searching for a sumptuous Florentine steak, as well as a range of classic Italian options. For a taste of Tuscan cuisine, Il Borro Tuscan Bistro serves up some of the best dishes in Calenzano, with its locally sourced and organic produced ingredients, you’ll be experiencing the true taste of Tuscany.
For a livelier city-vibe head to Tuscany’s capital, Florence which is situated just 30 minutes away and is a must-visit during your stay. Considered a gem of culture, art and architectural magnificence there is plenty to keep you entertained during your holidays to Calenzano. Visit some of the fascinating museums during the day and browse the shops for some traditional souvenirs before stopping off at one of the charming cafes for a spot of lunch. When evening arrives you will find a whole host of options to keep you busy from incredible restaurants and bars to theatre performances and captivating street performers. If you don’t mind travelling a little further afield during your trip, then a day out to Pisa should definitely be on your itinerary. Just over an hour’s drive from Calenzano, it is easily reachable and well worth it for a snap of the world-famous Leaning Tower of Pisa. For those seeking a bit of action and adventure during their holidays in Calenzano why not take a trip to Parco Agricolo di Travalle – a mountain biking track which offers a variety of routes depending on your skill-level and fitness. For those in search of culture and history, be sure to visit Calenzano’s churches, including the Church of San Nicolo with its striking Romanesque architecture.