Bucine holiday rentals of homes, apartments and villas are excellent for casual relaxation in a country atmosphere. Located in the Arezzo province of popular Tuscany, Bucine is not far from Arezzo city and within easy reach for an outing to Siena. A Bucine holiday home is the ideal base for exploring this beautiful area of Italy.
Taking in the tranquil setting of the countryside by bicycle, car or simply walking about are great ways to enjoy the outdoors around Bucine. Going on a walkabout, visit the Romanesque church of Galatrona. Other interesting sights to see in Bucine are the church of St. Apollinaire and the Castle of Galatrona. Bucine has many shops, restaurants and bars to cater for anything you require help make your stay in a Bucine holiday house a perfect getaway.
The location of Bucine makes it perfect for further exploration of nearby towns. Arezzo is about 20kms from your Bucine holiday accommodation. In days gone by, Arezzo was an important Etruscan city, and today it is the capital of Arezzo province. Although heavily bombed in WW11, there are still many interesting sights to see such as the Piazza Grande, which as its name implies, is a huge square full of history. Another sight worth visiting is the church of San Francesco, most famous for its wonderful frescoes. Arezzo is a beautiful town to simply wonder around, take in the sights and enjoy that familiar Tuscan ambience.
Travelling in the other direction from your Bucine rental holiday villa, you reach the city of Siena. This is one of many Italian cities which have a historical centre listed with UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The Palazzo Pubblico (town hall) of Siena is a palace whose construction began in 1297. It’s interesting to see the ground floor is stone, whereas those above are made of brick. The building is the focal point of the main square of Siena. The bell tower was designed specifically to be higher than the tower in Bucine.
Another interesting place to visit while you are in Siena, is the national art gallery (Pinacoteca Nazionale) in the Palazzo Buonsignori with its many great works of art on display.
From your Bucine holiday apartment, take a trip northwest to Florence – one of Italy’s most iconic cities. Florence, declared a “UNESCO” heritage site in 1982, is full of architectural and artistic heritage. The Uffizi Gallery, the Duomo, the Palazzo and Ponte Vecchio, and Medici Chapels should be top of your list of places to visit in Florence.
. The weather in Bucine is typically Mediterranean. The summers are hot in this region of Italy and the winters are mild
There is no direct flight from Australia and New Zealand to Italy but you can fly to Rome. From there take a connecting flight to either Florence or Pisa. Florence is actually nearer to your Bucine holiday accommodation and is an easy trip in a hire car.