THE WHITE BEACHES OF VADA
THE TUSCANY TRADITION
STAY AND RELAX
IN WONDERFUL TUSCANY
Volterra (40 Km away)
Volterra is today a characteristic medieval town, where it is still possible to enjoy the atmosphere of an ancient village, thanks to the relative isolation that has limited the industrial and commercial development, preventing the construction mess that often accompanies economic development. It 'almost completely enclosed within the city walls which are the culmination of a process of urban expansion, which began around the year one thousand finds its conclusion in early 1300.
PISA (distance 40 km)
The Leaning Tower, is known throughout the world for the beauty of the architectural structure and the unique slope that makes it a true miracle of static. Begun in August 1173 (1174 according to the computation of Pisa), as documented by a subscriber to the right of the entrance, was interrupted in the middle of the third floor due to a sporavvenuto land subsidence.
LUCCA (distance 55 km)
Lucca and 'known in Italy and abroad as the city of the Holy Face. In the medieval walled city-emerging monuments of art and history of the various eras, such as the Roman Amphitheatre, the Basilica of San Frediano, the square and the church of San Michele, the Duomo di San Martino with Holy Face and the tomb of Ilaria del Carretto carved by Jacopo della Quercia, the Guinigi tower, via Fillungo, the Palazzo Ducale in Piazza Napoleone, last testimonies of the Principality of Lucca.
SIENA (distance 95 Km)
Siena is of Etruscan origin, was a Roman colony with the name of Sena Julia, its importance grew in the Middle Ages, first as the Lombards and later passed under the Carolingian domination. After a long period of episcopal dominion (9th-'11th century), the city reached its peak after becoming a municipality (1147), adopting a policy of expansion towards the neighboring territories.
FLORENCE (distance 100 km)
Florence keeps an exceptional artistic heritage, splendid testimony to its secular civilization. Here Cimabue and Giotto, the fathers of Italian painting, famous monuments are the landmarks of Florentine artistic culture: the Baptistry with its mosaics, the Cathedral with its sculptures, the medieval churches with bands of frescoes, is considered today one of the cities the world's finest.
ELBA 55 km for the loading to the port of Piombino
Still very wild, its 147 km of coastline offering sandy beaches, pebble and cliffs. Discover by boat dozens of inlets is always a surprise. Small, without being too much, the island of Elba is well organized. It still retains an intact nature thanks to its location in the National Park of the Tuscan Archipelago. The sea that surrounds it is currently the largest marine park in Europe.
The Istituto Lama Tzong Khapa is one of the largest and most active centers of the Gelug tradition of Tibetan Buddhism in the West. Founded in 1977 by Lama Thubten Yeshe and Lama Zopa Rinpoche, is a member of the Foundation for the Preservation of the Mahayana Tradition (FPMT) and the Italian Buddhist Union (UBI).
The Farm IL CIPRESSO is in the heart of the plain of Vada 2 km from the white beaches, the ETRUSCAN COAST in an excellent position for visiting the art cities TUSCANY. Completely renovated, it has 4 two-bedroom apartments on the ground floor.photogallery