Sports & Leisure Activities

While staying at the villa, guests have the opportunity to participate in recreational sports activities. The Bagnaia 18-hole golf course is just 20 minutes from the villa. Fifteen minutes from the villa at the 5 stars Petriolo SPA & resort, you can relax with a refreshing swim in the hot springs, massages, face and body treatments, or draining, soothing muds. With advance reservation, there are cycling routes on local country roads in unspoiled nature, among vineyards, olive groves, woods and small rural villages where you can stop for a visit and enjoy excellent local wine or light lunch. The same routes are also suitable for walking trip.


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Concierge Service

The Villa Nicola management welcome and accompany you throughout Your stay:

  • At your booking confirmation and upon your request, we can organize excursions, make your reservation for car/van hire with or without driver, book your day at the golf course club La Bagnaia, or massage and beauty treatment at Petriolo SPA (both locations are within 15- minute drive from Villa Nicola.
  • Prestigious wineries producing the world famous Brunello di Montalcino are twenty minute drive from the Villa. We can book tour guided wine tasting trip.
  • Informal dining at one of the nearby family-run restaurants, where you can savour homemade genuine cuisine, with local products, they are not stared restaurant but simply good host, the true ones.

The Surroundings, The Landscape & The Cities

From Villa Nicola one can easily reach the most enchanting Tuscan cities and hamlets, such as Siena, an urban jewel of eleven century architecture, the magnificent shell-shaped Piazza del Campo, the town hall with an elegant bell tower overlooking the square, the Duomo, the museum of the Opera and Santa Maria della Scala, San Domenico Basilica and the Santa Caterina Sanctuary. Florence, an artistic and architectural renaissance wonder, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi Museum, up to the Ponte Vecchio.

Florence, an artistic and architectural renaissance wonder, the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Palazzo Vecchio, Palazzo Pitti, the Uffizi Museum, up to the Ponte Vecchio.

The small towns of Pienza, Montepulciano, the Benedictine Abbey of Monte Oliveto Maggiore, Sant'Antimo monastery built on a beautiful Romanesque church, Montalcino where one of the finest wines in the world is produced, Val d'Orcia, UNESCO world heritage site, and many other charming small rural villages. Do not miss a great excursion to Maremma, Monte Argentario peninsula, Porto Santo Stefano and Porto Ercole.