Villa La Cappella - Code: SS0011
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Villa La Cappella is set in the green countryside of Siena and perched upon the hill of Montesiepi.
It is located between the Abbey of San Galgano and the Chapel of Montesiepi, where the legendary Sword in the Stone is kept. La Capella was built around the same period as the adjacent Romanesque Church of Montesiepi, and was to become a convent. Much later it came to be used for civil purposes.
|Monticiano 7 km|
|Siena 35 km|
|San Gimignano 52 km|
|Montalcino 63 km|
|Florence 100 km|
In the nearby Monticiano you can find restaurants, cafès, supermarket and bank.
Monticiano, 7 km.
Means Of Transport
||Line / Type / Location
||Exit / Stop / Distance
|| Valdichiana-Siena/Firenze Certosa
How to reach Us by Car
From Rome International Airport Leonardo Da Vinci (Fiumicino) or Rome International Airport Giovan Battista Pastine (Ciampino)
Go to Grande Raccordo Anulare (GRA) following Direction FIRENZE and Motorway A-1 (Rome-Florence), leave the motorway at the Exit VALDICHIANA–SIENA (approx. 130 Km.); keep the direction SIENA for approx. 50 Km., turn right at the sign GROSSETO – FIRENZE. Track the direction GROSSETO till the exit ORGIA-ROSIA (approx. 15 Km.) reach ROSIA (approx. 6 Km.) and turn left direction CASOLE D’ELSA and then follow ROCCASTRADA-CHIUSDINO-MASSA MARITTIMA-FOLLONICA till the sign ABBAZIA DI SAN GALGANO-EREMO DI MONTESIEPI. Just before the top of the hill is the Wine Bar SALENDO. Go in and ask for ILARIA, the Owner. She will welcome you and take you in the Villa “LA CAPPELLA, residenza di campagna”.
N.W. – If your a car holds a Navigator, track CHIUSDINO (Siena) and ABBAZIA DI SAN GALGANO (43,15° lat. North – 11,15° long. East).
From the North:
Take the exit Firenze Certosa on the Motorway A1.
Continue following the sign to Siena. When in Siena take any exit Siena Ovest. Turn left following the sing Strada Statale 73 (SS73) per Rosia.
Continue driving along the “Strada Provinciale 73” for about 30 km passing in the middle of the village Rosia. Turn right following the sing Strada Statale 441 (SS441) direction San Galgano. Continue driving along the SS441 road for about 3 kms and turn left following the sign to SAN GALGANO. Continue straight ahead for about 600 mts and stop at the “Salendo Bar” on the left side of the road. Get into the bar and ask for Ilaria. “Salendo Bar” belongs to the owners of Villa La Cappella.
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