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The Val d’Elsa and the Val di Cecina are two enchanting areas of Tuscany to visit. B&B In Canto sul Poggio is an excellent logistical base for adventure lovers. From here, you can easily reach Volterra, extend to Mazzolla and stop in San Gimignano: the cities of art are an irresistible destination. When the weather is nice, you can even opt for a swim in the Mediterranean, among the pine forests of Marina di Cecina and Bibbona.

In Canto sul Poggio is also an ideal place to take lovely walks on foot, horseback, or mountain bike. In our immediate surroundings, there are many characteristic points of interest: you don’t have to go far to enjoy breathtaking views, our landscapes offer visions that many would dream of having at home.

Therefore, for a quick and immediate itinerary, accessible even for those who don’t have motorized transportation, we list below the closest alternative stops to us. Promise: no more than ten minutes of travel by car!

5 min - 2,7 km

Monte Terzi

A window on the world is right at your home. Monte Terzi overlooks the valley that looks towards Mazzolla, and from the garden of your room, you can reach the "Panchina sull'Infinito." From here, the countryside is wonderful!

6 min - 3,1 km

Monte Voltraio

On the horizon, you can notice a Monte Voltraio of great visual impact. You can climb it and reach the summit. Ancient ruins, medieval fortifications, and a wonderful view of the entire valley will reward your efforts!


The Hidden Gems in the Heart of Volterra

7 min - 3,3 km


In the direction of Volterra, there is an ancient, isolated, and charming village. Worth visiting around Villa Viti, a building with a pleasant overlap of styles ranging from the Middle Ages to 1800.

7 min - 3,6 km

To the Child Who Did Not See the Forest Grow

Minor work by Mauro Staccioli. There are many works scattered in the Volterra countryside. At the junction on SS 68 to Mazzolla, there are two of them. This one is the most important.

8 min - 3,8 km

San Martino Ring

In the era of contemporary art, Mauro Staccioli is a valuable signature. Various works by this author are scattered on the bends near Volterra, but the most famous is this circle, a winning destination for numerous souvenir photos.

7 min - 3,6 km

La Spalletta dei Ponti

The most famous classical view of Volterra with its roofs and stone colors bench. From here, you can see a unique panorama of the entire valley below. This beauty, on the clearest days, reaches the sea, the mountains, and Corsica.

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