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Aperitifs by the pool and on the rooftop terrace

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.


Walks among the
olive trees of the Villa

Stroll among the olive trees, the orchard and the gardens surrounding theVilla. Aldo gladly accompanies you to tell you the story of each plant.

Picnic like you've never seen it before

Live the unique experience of a picnic in the middle of the nature that surrounds the Villa: we prepare the menu you want, strictly at zero km.

Guided tours in the cities of art

Villa Zelma has an agreement with the best guides in Florence, Lucca, Pisa and Pistoia. Guided tours can be organized by contacting Simona.

For those who have a passion for golf

Villa Zelma is a member of the “La Vecchia Pievaccia” Golf Club which is only 20 minutes from Villa Zelma. For fans of this sport, courses with the instructor can be organized or access to go play.

The Montalbano: the hills of Leonardo da Vinci

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.


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.