Hiking though olive groves, vineyards, and historic villas in the Hills of Pisa
Historic villas for sale surrounded with nature in the Hills of Pisa
At the south of Versilia roll the gentle slopes of the Hills of Pisa, known for their paths, castles, wines and olive oil. Broker Immobiliare Exclusive Real Estate lists prestigious villas in this verdant landscape.
The itineraries that run through the Hills of Pisa pass through numerous picturesque villages and agricultural towns. The lavender fields of Santa Luce are a must-see. The harvested lavender is used to produce essential oils, a process that can be observed during guided tours in farms.
History enthusiasts can’t miss the Castello dei Vicari, a castle of Etruscan origins and located in the medieval village of Lari, an important political, administrative and agricultural centre. For centuries, it served as the "capital of the Pisan Hills". The name "Lari" has been traced back to the Etruscan-Roman term «lar», Lare, a deity protecting rural communication routes.
Wine enthusiasts will love to walk the Strada del Vino (Wine Route), which begins in San Miniato and ends in Fauglia, and passes by the castle of Montopoli in Val d’Arno and through Lajatico, among other stops. On this route you will not only have the opportunity of wine and local product tastings, but also of castle and museums visits.
Surrounded by verdant woods, with paths leading to the manmade lake, Santa Luce is known not only for the purple of its characteristic lavender fields, but also for its centuries-old olive groves and vineyards. Also, when it comes to the culinary arts, the village of Fauglia stands out for its wines and the production of fresh cheese.
There are many important cities around the Hills of Pisa. At the foot of the hills lay the historic cities of Pisa, Pontedera, Livorno and Volterra. Pisa, with its iconic leaning tower, is just north of the Hills, and Pontedera just northeast. Livorno lays instead to their west, on the coast, and finally Volterra to the southeast.
A splendid historical home from the 1700s in a panoramic spot on the Hills of Pisa, surrounded with a park of over 1 hectare in a Tuscan setting with an aura of the most beautiful works of art and architecture.
A country villa from the 18th century, is ideal if you want to live the dream of living in a country estate where you can produce your own wine or if you want to set up a high-grade agritourism with a winery and an olive-growing enterprise.
Fascinating and typical property for sale in the hills of Pisa, lying on a hillock that dominates the winding surrounding hilly landscape, peculiar to this area of Tuscany.
Tenuta Alyssa is an ancient farmhouse from the early 1800s, surrounded by a well-kept garden and an olive grove of about 1 hectare, framed by a private wood that adds more privacy to the property.
Prestigious and important historic residence from the seventeenth century for sale in the hills of Pisa, appearing in historic land registry documents as early as 1618 and registered with the Italian Historic Houses Association.
The prestigious villa, for sale in Tuscany, is in a good state of maintenance and it houses important well-restored frescoes.
The prestigious villa for sale on the first hill is located in a central position compared to the famous Tuscan tourist cities of Pisa and Lucca.
The villa for sale in Tuscany and built at the beginning of the 1900s has been the subject of a complete renovation during the middle of the 1990s. Thanks to the meticulous care of the current owners, it is in an excellent state of maintenance.