Vecchienna is located at 30 min from the sea and the Etruscan coast, and surrounded by many typical medieval small cities and hamlets worth visiting. There are plenty of possibilities for hiking and cycling. And of course, you will be able to enjoy Tuscan wine and food in the inexpensive trattorias.

Thermal baths

Biolago di Sasso Pisano. You can endulge yourself either to the hot waters of the nearby resort of Calidario - Terme Etrusche (30 min away).


The beautiful and sunny Mediterranean sea is just half an hour away. We suggest you go to San Vincenzo (35 minutes) and the Natural "Parco di Rimigliano", a protected area on the sea with kilometer long sandy beaches and where dunes are covered with juniper, myrtle and mastic trees.

Just nearby you will find the small fishing habour of Baratti and its Etruscan archeological park (40 minutes).

Surrounding hamlets visits

Surrounding hamlets visits as well as the historical cities of Volterra, San Gimignano and Massa Marittima.

In Monterotondo Marittimo (5 minutes from San Giuseppe) or Castelnuovo di Val di Cecina, (20 minutes away), typical medieval tuscan villages await for you. In Massa Maritima, (1/2h) the beautiful city with its 13th century cathedral and its various museums is a must see. The town of Pisa and its airport are approximately one hour away.


Rustic restaurants serve local food at incredibly low prices.


A wine tasting tour in Suvereto in the superb winery of Petra, designed by famous architect Mario Botta (20 minutes) is a must!


There are many great hiking and biking possibilities in the “Alta Val di Cecina”, around Monterotondo Marittimo and towards the sea. Many hiking trails have been designed, some of them around Podere San Giuseppe.

Geothermy - Parco delle Biancane

You will be also able to discover the place where geothermal energy, a renewable energy, was used for the first time! For this you can visit Sasso Pisano (10 minutes away) and the Etruscan baths called “Bagnone", the Parco delle Biancane, a magical place where you can admire vapors coming out from the ground, visit the museum of the geothermal energy in Larderello (20 minutes away).

Tennis - Sasso Pisano

Tennis court available in Sasso Pisano (10 minutes away).

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