Stopping at Villa Zelma is not just about having the experience of staying or dining in a unique place, which has been able to keep intact the culinary traditions and beauty of Tuscany.
Villa Zelma is also open for those who want to enjoy an aperitif or taste excellent Tuscan wines, accompanied by some of the gastronomic excellence of the territory, by the poolside, in the garden or on the terrace overlooking the whole valley. A break to regenerate or a business meeting out of the ordinary.
Stroll among the olive trees, the orchard and the gardens surrounding theVilla. Aldo gladly accompanies you to tell you the story of each plant.
Leonardo da Vinci was born in this land, and that is here you will recognize many landmarks and sights present of his works. The hills of Montalbano: the ideal place for walks and excursions on an extensive network of pedestrian and cycle paths that reach ancient villages surrounded by greenery, archaeological sites, ancient woodlands, towers and fortifications, churches, villas, and farms. The presence of Leonardo Da Vinci still permeates the hills of Montalbano, tangible in the Museum and in the Birthplace, the flagship of the small hamlet of Anchiano.
You can also follow wine-gastronomic paths, such as the Strada del vino e dell’ olio del Montalbano or discover the wonderful Villas of Montalbano Pistoiese, the ancient castles and villages, such as Vinci, Serravalle Pistoiese, Monsummano Terme,Cerreto Guidi, Larciano, Lastra a Signa, Lamporecchio, Quarrata, Tizzana, Carmignano, Montemagno, Poggio a Caiano, Signa, Montelupo Fiorentino, Capraia e Limite.
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Villa Zelma is the ideal paly were to stay and visit the whole of Tuscany, being close to the main cities of art: Pistoia, Florence, Lucca, Siena,\ the Chianti Classico, Pisa, the Tyrrhenian Sea and the fascinating mountains of the Apennine.