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Londa

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Londa village airplane view

Londa is in Tuscany.

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Londa, just 45 minutes from Florence in the Tuscany countryside.

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From Florence airport[edit]

(Time: appx. 1.00-1.15hrs) Get on the motorway from Firenze Nord ad enter the motorway A1 direction to Rome. Get off at Firenze Sud Exit. From there proceed towards Pontassieve (15 kms), then follow the Forlì sign, pass Rufina (7kms). When you reach Contea (7 kms), after crossing a bridge, turn right towards Londa (3kms). When you arrive at Londa, turn right in the centre of the Village, cross the bridge and turn left to Vierle. You will drive up around the Village, with the river on your left direction to Vierle. After about 0.5 Km, just on the edge at the top of the Village on the hill, you will see a yellow impressive period Villa: this is Villa Luciano.

From Pisa airport[edit]

(Time: appx. 1.45-2.00hrs) Get on the motorway direction to Firenze. Get off when you reach the Nord Exit, enter the motorway A1 towards Rome, and get off at Firenze Sud Exit. From there proceed towards Pontassieve (15 kms), then follow the Forlì sign, pass Rufina (7kms). When you reach Contea (7 kms), after crossing a bridge, turn right towards Londa (3kms). When you arrive at Londa, turn right in the centre of the Village, cross the bridge and turn left to Vierle. You will drive up around the Village, with the river on your left direction to Vierle. After about 0.5 Km, just on the edge at the top of the Village on the hill, you will see a yellow impressive period Villa: this is Villa Luciano.

From Bologna airport[edit]

(Time: appx. 1.45-2.00hrs) Get on the motorway A1 direction to Firenze, after appx. 75kms, get off at Barberino di Mugello Exit. From there proceed in direction to Borgo San Lorenzo (10 kms), direction to Vicchio (7kms), to Dicomano (7kms), and to Contea (4kms). When you reach Contea (7 kms), after crossing a bridge, turn right towards Londa (3kms). When you arrive at Londa, turn right in the centre of the Village, cross the bridge and turn left to Vierle. You will drive up around the Village, with the river on your left direction to Vierle. After about 0.5 Km, just on the edge at the top of the Village on the hill, you will see a yellow impressive period Villa: this is Villa Luciano.

From Milan airport[edit]

(Time: appx. 3.00-3.30 hrs) Get on the motorway A1 direction to Parma Bologna and Firenze. Pass Bologna and after appx. 75kms, get off at Barberino di Mugello Exit. From there proceed in direction to Borgo San Lorenzo (10 kms), and then in direction to Vicchio (7kms), then to Dicomano (7kms), then to Contea (4kms). When you reach Contea (7 kms), after crossing a bridge, turn right towards Londa (3kms). When you arrive at Londa, turn right in the centre of the Village, cross the bridge and turn left to Vierle. You will drive up around the Village, with the river on your left direction to Vierle. After about 0.5 Km, just on the edge at the top of the Village on the hill, you will see a yellow impressive period Villa: this is Villa Luciano.

From Rome airport[edit]

(Time: appx. 3.00-3.30 hrs) Get on the motorway A1 direction to Firenze. When approaching Firenze get off to the first exit that is Firenze Sud Exit. From there proceed towards Pontassieve (15 kms), then follow the Forlì sign, pass Rufina (7kms). When you reach Contea (7 kms), after crossing a bridge, turn right towards Londa (3kms). When you arrive at Londa, turn right in the centre of the Village, cross the bridge and turn left to Vierle. You will drive up around the Village, with the river on your left direction to Vierle. After about 0.5 Km, just on the edge at the top of the Village on the hill, you will see a yellow impressive period Villa: this is Villa Luciano.

Get around[edit]

"La Dolce Vita"

Come get your taste of La Dolce Vita at this breathtaking country village in Tuscany… the unforgettable Londa town, 1000 years old! Just 35 minutes from Florence, and is a short drive or train ride away from many of Italy’s key destinations: Rome, Venice, Siena, Pisa, Arezzo, Lucca, Cinque Terre and San Gimignano.

Surrounded by terraced acres of gardens with a private Villas above the quaint lake town of Londa, this small village is a dream setting for any family or group vacation.

Londa country home speaks to its Tuscan pedigree. From its aged façade to its rustic angles to its sloping earthenware rooftops, the village reflects the region’s traditions, architecture and culture.

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The Villa Luciano "Enoteca", or Wine Bar, is on the Villa grounds. A vast selection of Tuscan wines - from Chianti to Brunello to Sangiovese and more - awaits you. Crunchy breads and delicate pates are served while you listen to Jazz and R & B. The wines are poured and discussed by an expert "sommelier".

Witness the art of winemaking at its best in Greve in Chianti and in the Sieve Valley, the northern portal of the most famous wine region in the world. The Valley is picturesque; Londa, a characteristic rural village... an ideal place to begin your tour.

Wineries you will visit: Castello di Nipozzano (Frescobaldi), Fattoria Selvapiana

Experience the mystery and magic that takes each grape from robust vine to full-bodied wine. Walk among towering rows of oak casks and grape vines in local, family owned vineyards.

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  • Villa Luciano, owned by The Spagnoli Family for 200 years. This exclusive 18th century Florentine Villa.
  • Surrounded by terraced acres of gardens with a private swimming pool above the quaint lake town of Londa, Villa Luciano is a dream setting for any family or group vacation.Furnished throughout with exquisite antiques, the Villa comfortably accommodates up to 14 people. Every aspect of this spacious, 8,000 square foot country home speaks to its Tuscan pedigree. From its aged façade to its rustic angles to its sloping earthenware rooftops, Villa Luciano reflects the region’s traditions, architecture and culture.

This impressive and unforgettable 18th Century Villa is one of the most important structures in the area. It comfortably sleeps 14 people with 7 bedrooms and 7 baths. Beautifully tiled floors, fireplaces, antique furnishings, arched doorways, gracious suites, porcelain and stone bathrooms, vaulted ceilings, balconies and shuttered windows with views of the surrounding hills punctuate the spaces. Every room recalls the past yet is made comfortable by modern conveniences. Guests will feel very much at home here.

A refreshing and private swimming pool is open for your enjoyment from May to September and Villa Luciano is well-equipped with a host of other conveniences: Telephone, Satellite TV, 5-speaker DVD home theatre system, Outdoor Sound system for party around Garden and Pool, Washer, dryer, dishwasher, Oversized refrigerators, Three modern kitchens, Ice Maker, Wood-burning pizza oven in original working kitchen, Balconies and patios, Ten acres of gardens and fruit tree groves

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