SAN RUFFINO RESORT

TUSCAN

HILL TOWNS

TUSCAN HILL TOWNS

We are well located for exploring the surrounding area which is full of rustic hill towns. Enjoy San Gimignano famed for it's bell towers and crisp white wine vernaccia. Explore Volterra, once a Medici stronghold and the home of the ancient Etruscans. Take a photo holding up the leaning tower of Pisa or explore Lucca where the central piazza is built on an ancient ampitheatre.

7 km
CASCIANA TERME

30 km
PISA

35 km
VOLTERRA

30 km
SAN GIMIGNANO

45 km
LUCCA

HOW TO REACH US

TRANSPORT

  • We are not well serviced by public transport, it is advisable to bring or hire a car:
  • Nearest train station is Pontedera, reachable directly from Florence or Pisa
  • 410 bus goes to Casciana Terme
  • 7km walk to Poggio di San Ruffino

PISA INTL AIRPORT
(GALILEO GALILEI)

  • Take the Autostrada SGC Firenze Pisa-Livorno
  • Exit Pontedera - Ponsacco and follow the directions to Casciana Terme.
  • Before getting to Casciana Terme turn right in the direction of San Ruffino.
  • Follow the winding road uphill and you San Ruffino Resort is on your right.

FLORENCE

  • Take Lungarno Soderini, Via della Fonderia, SS67,Via del Sansovino, ... and Viale Etruria
  • Take the Autostrada SGC Firenze - Pisa – Livorno
  • Exit Pontedera - Ponsacco and follow the directions to Casciana Terme.
  • Before getting to Casciana Terme turn right in the direction of San Ruffino.
  • Follow the winding road uphill and you San Ruffino Resort is on your right.

THE SOUTH

  • Exit the Toll road at Firenze Scandicci
  • Take the Autostrada SGC Firenze Pisa-Livorno
  • Exit Pontedera - Ponsacco and follow the directions to Casciana Terme.
  • Before getting to Casciana Terme turn right in the direction of San Ruffino.
  • Follow the winding road uphill and you San Ruffino Resort is on your right.

S.P.A

'Sanitus Per Aquam' or 'health through water' to the Romans. Today Italians are still prescribed a trip to the hot springs for relaxation and health purposes. The commune of Pisa has a wealth of natural hot springs or Terme. We are just 7km away from Casciana Terme where you can enjoy an ancient pastime in an elegant, modern setting.

TRANSPORT

Tuscany is not blessed with public transport, and is best explored by car. At San Ruffino Resort we can arrange transport for you or help with arranging a hire car to enable you to explore the best Tuscany has to offer. Alternatively, we can arrange a number of excursions or tours for you.

LEARN ABOUT THE REGION

Tuscany is blessed with some of Italy's most famous produce particularly wine and oil. A number of excursions are available to other areas of Tuscany, or we can arrange speciality tours on which you can learn about the wines, cheeses and other specialities of the region. Go in search for the elusive truffle, one of the most sought after and refined ingredients the region has to offer and perhaps see or eat some wild boar (cinghiale) on the way too!

HOW TO GET TO...

Casciana Terme

  • Take Comune di Lari to Via del Commercio/ Strada Provinciale 13 del Commercio/SP13
  • Take Strada Provinciale 48 del Monte Vaso/SP48

PISA CITY CENTRE

  • Take Comune di Lari to Via del Commercio/Strada Provinciale 13 del Commercio/SP13
  • Continue on Strada Provinciale 13 del Commercio/SP13.
  • Take SP 67/Via Variante Srt 439, SGC Firenze - Pisa - Livorno, Superstrada Firenze Pisa Livorno and Via Ferruccio Giovanninito Via Contessa Matilde in Pisa

Volterra

  • Take Comune di Lari to Via del Commercio/Strada Provinciale 13 del Commercio/SP13
  • Take Via della Cascina to Via Terriciolese/SP42 inTerricciola
  • Take SR439, SR439 dir and SP15 to Viale dei Pontiin Volterra
  • Drive to Via di Porta a Selci

Lucca

  • Take Via del Molinaccio eastwards
  • Road becomes Comune di Lari
  • Turn left at Due Laghi (Two Lakes)
  • Follow signs for Motorway/Highway SR439 northbound