The farm, offering hospitality and eco-friendly accommodation is idyllically situated in an area of outstanding beauty amidst a landscape of rolling hills. The accommodation and farm are both run on a chemical free basis, using only eco friendly renewable and recycled products. A rural retreat that offers breathtaking panoramic views including that of Volterra and its sandstone cliffs the Balze Volterrane.
Here you can spend a holiday or a pleasant and relaxing weekend in the peace and quiet of the Tuscan countryside in a unique farm experience that also includes an extensive sculpture park. Enjoy the outdoor swimming pool that offers a spectacular panoramic view of the surrounding landscape.
The farm provides 5 comfortable rooms and 14 self-contained apartments: double rooms, one, two or three room apartments and a suite with a whirlpool tub and open fireplace. All the rooms and apartments, restored to retain many of the farm’s original features, have an independent central heating system and are provided with linen and towels. The apartments are self contained, some have a separate entrance, an outdoor space or access to a terrace with a panoramic view. Wherever possible, we have created accessibility for our disabled guests. A hearty buffet breakfast is included in the price.
We also invite you to taste the farm’s own organic produce in the rustic style dining hall : a selection of Percorino cheeses, extra virgin olive oil and our delicious homemade pasta. Meals are prepared using local and seasonal organic produce whenever possible and based on the genuine flavours of both Tuscan and Sardinian cooking traditions. We also cater for special or dietary requirements and by arrangement offer a vegetarian or food intolerance menu.
An ideal environment for families where the children can play freely within the grounds, watch the cheese making process, get to know our animals and make friends with our docile and friendly ass called Horace.
Pets are very welcome on the farm and within the public areas at no extra charge.
We look forward to meeting you
- Indoor place restaurant: 100
- Beds: 40
- Double Room: 5
- Apartaments: 16
- One-roomed Flat: 7
- Two-roomed Flat: 5
- Three-roomed Flat: 4
Once you confirm the reservation, we ask for a deposit of 30% of the total value of your booking either by: bank transfer, postal order, Pay Pal or Credit card. Please send a copy of the payment to firstname.lastname@example.org. The final balance on arrival.
bank transfer, postal order or Credit Card;
All children up to the age of 2 years stay free of charge, from 2 to 10 years old we apply a reduction of 50%.
Supplements in the Price
Baby Cots are available at a cost of €10.00 per day (must be reserved in advance)
lat: 43.42018280902846 - long: 10.813636779785156
How to Reach
The Farm House Lischeto “Fattoria Lischeto” is about 6km away from Volterra. The last 2 kms from when you see our sign on the road “Strada Provinciale del Monte Volterrano” you will enter on a typical rural country road.
At the entrance of our property you will see a big red triangle arch which was created by Mario Staccioli, one of Italy’s best contemporary art sculptors. The row of cypress trees which will accompany you to the Fattoria.
As the Fattoria Lischeto is situated in the middle of the country side we do not have a door number, so please follow these road instructions carefully!
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Here is the information that you need to input in your Navigator:
Via/Road: Strada Provinciale del Monte Volterrano Città/Town: 56048 Volterra (Pisa)
Please follow the road instructions below, depending on where you are coming from:
Arriving from Volterra:
Head towards Cecina, on the S.S.N. 68, shortly after about 1,5 km, turn right heading for Montecatini Val di Cecina, which takes you onto the Strada Provinciale del Monte Volterrano. Continue on this road for about 4 – 5 km and you’ll find a our sign Azienda Agricola Lischeto on your left, turn right onto the country road which will take you directly to our Farm.
Arriving from Bologna-Florence:
From the toll motorway (autostrada) A1, take the exit for Firenze -Impruneta and take the free motorway (superstrada) which has 4 lanes in the direction of Siena. Take the exit for Colle Val D’Elsa and follow the roads signs for Volterra (SS68). When you arrive at Volterra continue on the road SS68 and follow the indications “arriving from Volterra “.
Arriving from Roma-Siena:
From Rome take the toll motorway (autostrada) A1 in the direction of Florence and take the exit at “Valdichiana-Bettolle,Sinalunga” and head towards Siena. Take the free motorway which has 4 lanes (superstrada) for Siena-Florence in the direction of Florence. Take the exit at “Colle Val d’Elsa” and following the road indications for Volterra. When you arrive at Volterra follow the indications “arriving from Volterra “.
Arriving from Grosseto–Cecina:
From Grosseto take the free motorway (superstrada) Aurelia SS1 and exit at “Cecina Nord” and follow the road signs for Volterra (SS68). After about 30km from Cecina you will arrive at Saline di Volterra, just before you arrive at the end of the town, turn left on the SS439 in the direction of “Pontedera, Villamagna, Lajatico”. After about 6km, turn right towards Volterra which takes you on the “Strada Provinciale del Monte Volterrano” SS16. Continue on this road for another 3 km and turn left when you see our sign on the right “Fattoria Lischeto.”
Arriving from Pisa-Genova:
From the toll motorway A12, exit at “Pisa Centro,Pisa Aeroporto”. When you pass the airport (which is on your right), continue straight on in the direction of Florence on the free motorway with 4 lanes (superstrada) “FI-PI-LI”. There are 2 exits that you can take: Ponsacco or Pontedera. For both directions follow the road signs for Volterra. 4km after the town “La Sterza” there is a cross road, continue straight on towards Saline di Volterra. (DO NOT TURN RIGHT FOR VOLTERRA!)
After about 10km ,you will find a petrol station IP on your right, continue for about 500mt and turn left towards Volterra on the “Strada Provinciale del Monte Volterrano”. Continue straight on and after 2.5 km you will see our sign on the right Fattoria Lischeto and turn left onto the country road which will take you directly to our Farm.
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- Air Conditioning
- No Smoking Area
- Access for Disabled
- Wi-Fi Area
- Children Pool
- Special Menu
- Private Parking
- Children Deal
- Intenet Point
- Pet Welcome
- Gay Friendly
- Luggage Deposit
- Conference Room
- Room Service
- Nuptial Suite
- Washing Machine
- Cooking Classes
- Connecting Rooms
- Private Pool
- Heating Room
- Mosquito Nets
- Panoramic View
- Bath Towels
- En Suite Bathroom
- Cooking Area
- Cooking Hob
- Cooking Utensils
- Dining Area
- Extra Bed
Evening meal is included in the cost of half board. By reservation for other types of accommodation.
Food and Wine Tastings: We invite you to taste our cheeses, extra virgin olive oil and pasta accompanied by local wines. The food and wine tastings also includes a guided visit of the farm and the dairy where the cheeses are produced, an elucidation of the different types of cheeses, delicious accompaniments and how to recognize a good cheese.
Receptions, Ceremonies, Weddings and Parties: Lischeto is an ideal location to celebrate any type of receptions: weddings, birthday parties, graduation and anniversaries.
Wellness: on request and exclusively in our suite, you can enjoy a warm bath in whey or in sulphur water taken from our own source in Montecatini Val di Cecina.
Services available in the area: In collaboration with our partners we can give you all the information you may need to make your holiday a memorable one on every level i.e horseback riding in the surrounding, wine tasting in selected wineries in our area, guided tours and a visit to the Spa in Casciana (with a reduction on the entrance fee).