It was a long journey. Undertook, even if unconsciously, when i was about 9 years old...

when we move into the “new” house and grandfather Luigi, soon after, die. From that moment, i decided that i would return to live in my house, the house of child’s memories, when we celebrate Christmas with my grandfather, the beleved grandfather. It’s been more than 40 years and today we are here, the country haouse it has been trasnsformed in the Podere I Gigli farmahouse in honor of grandmother Assunta, “the lilies” it was nickname of his family.

And in the name of that tradition, of those habits and customs that story telling of my family, of the territory, with the emotional drive of my mother Silla and my father Benito, has been brought back to new life the country house keeping the structure unaltered which still exudes ancient history and farmers traditions. During the restructuration, in fact, we have preserved grit floors and at singht beams.

The Podere I Gigli farmhouse is Castiglion Fiorentino immersed in the Valdichiana countrysinde it is surrounded by ancient olive trees  from which virgin oli it is extracted and from a vineyard that produces Sangiovese wine in purity. Available to guests the vegetable garden with fresh seasonal vegetables.

In the garden there are some areas for relax furnished with garden furniture, outdoor play area, in addition to a solarium, located in the typical country terrace, where there is a jacuzzi to bask under the tuscan sun.

The farmhouse it consists of a kitchen, a living room with television to relax after a day passed to the discovery of the territory, two bedrooms and a suite, all with air conditioning, three bathrooms, a laundry, a closet, it is a large terrace with solarium from which you can admire Castiglion Fiorentino, the beautiful town medieval etruscan origin who recently received the award 100 mete d’italia for having valued the historical artistic asset. Connection wifi free throughout the farmhouse.

Farmhouse podere i gigli, it is the starting point for your holidays in tuscany. The beautiful valdichiana will be the setting for your holidays dedicated of relax and tranquility.

Castiglion fiorentino in just a few kilometers away from cortona, pienza, montepulciano, perugia, arezzo, firenze e siena. In tuscan restaurants and trattorias savor the strong taste of typical tuscan cuisine made with the excellence of the territory.


Free Wifi connection throughout the cottage.


The farm of aunt Silla produces wine, oil, cereals, fruit and vegetables with particulsr attention towards the environment that surrounds us using only products THAT RESPECT nature. If you want to take it a break from everyday stress, if you love live in the open air  in contact with uncontaminated nature, with the millennial history and the secular traditions com on vacations with us, Farmahouse Podere I Gigli.

L’azienda Agricola di zia Silla produce vino, olio, cereali, frutta e verdura con particolare attenzione verso l’ambiente che ci circonda usando solo prodotti CHE RISPETTANO la natura.


We are in Castiglion Fiorentino, a sort of belly button  of the world, close to many tourist destinations:

  • Florence (distance by train only an hour), Pisa, Cortona, Pienza, San Gimignano, Arezzo, Roma (distance by train only 2 hours)
  • Lucignano, Castiglion Fiorentino, San Sepolcro, Poppi, Volterra, Montalcino, Montepulciano, Monteriggioni. 

The farmhouse is only 300 m from the train station connected directly with Firenze, Roma e Perugia and a few kilometers from the highway of Monte San Savino from where taking the A1 you can reach without problems Firenze, Roma, Bologna.

It was a long journey...