Agriturismo Il Calesse

Via Carraia, 215 Montorio, Quarrata 51039 Quarrata (Pistoia) Code


In brief

  • Type: Bedroom (4), Flat (2),
  • Guests: 19
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Room only, Half board, Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

The holiday farm "Il Calesse" takes its origin from the farm "F.lli Giuntini", existing from 1860, and it is located on the green hills of Montalbano region, in Tuscany.
The estate and the farmhouse have been totally restructured to be able to accomodate guests and to offer them genuine and relaxing holidays. The farm is composed of vast woods, olive-groves, vineyards, tree nurseries, and it produces olive oil, wine, vinsanto, lumber and ornamental plants.

The accommodation

Safe reception Covid19

- breakfast served at the table or in the apartment

- Sanitization of each accommodation with ozone, at the change of guest

- daily sanitation of common rooms and objects of greater use

- disinfectant gel in every accommodation and common rooms


For the reception, the farm and the farmhouse have been completely renovated, and consist of 5 rooms for a total of n. 12 beds, finely furnished, equipped with TV, independent heating, personalized linen. The rooms are named according to the view that you can enjoy from the window, which distinguishes villages and nuclei of houses nearby.

All the renovation of the building has been carried out respecting the criteria of bio-architecture, therefore, using recycled materials combined with high technology: heating is done thanks to solar thermal panels; electricity is produced with photovoltaic panels; water disposal is done with a phyto-purification tank; irrigation of the garden is done thanks to the collection of rainwater.

Inside the structure there is also the restaurant, which can seat up to 30 people. In this way it is possible to let guests taste the typical products and specialties of Tuscan cuisine, (excellent appetizers, hot soups, pasta, main courses, desserts). The meat used comes from local farms, vegetables and fruit from the farm gardens, always following the first fruits that the different seasons offer. The wines are of the house or, on request, of the local producers, combined according to the style of the expert sommelier.

Completing the structure: teaching room, wine cellar for winemaking, cupboard for oil storage, study/reading room, porch, laundry available for guests, outdoor barbecue, outdoor oven for bread and pizza, parking.

Activities and surrounding

In their spare time the guests can run across the ecologic path in the chestnut wood and reach the medicean wall of Barco, the ancient building stone quarry and the glade where hunting formerly took place.
For its guests the farm house organizes: guide tours to Florence, Pisa, Lucca, turistic outgoings to Versilia, to Tyrrhenian coast, and to Pistoia Mountain.

On the ground floor of the ancient farmhouse there is a didactic classroom provided with projectors and equipment for courses, seminars and exhibitions. In the room it is possible to admire the ancient work tools and the equipments used for the production of oil, wine and the various agricultural products.

The farm's products for sale are extra virgin olive oil, wine (obtained from sangiovese and trebbiano grape vines, pressed using wine presses) and Vinsanto (an excellent dessert wine, that is at its best accompanied by cantuccini biscuits, Tuscan dry almond biscuits).



Available services

Swimming pool
Air conditioning
Pets allowed

Inform the agriturismo of any animals at the time of booking.

Owners will be held responsible for damage to property and persons.

Pets allowed

  • Dogs
  • Cats

Size/gender of dogs

  • Small (under 10 kg)
  • Medium (10 kg - 25 kg)

Allowed in

  • Accommodation
  • Restaurant
  • Public areas


  • Must be kept on a lead in public areas
  • Must be kept on a lead outside
Playground for children
Typical products on sale
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Nature Reserves
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
  • Spa
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Horse riding
  • Golf
  • Tennis
  • Shopping

Restaurant & Events

Open to


Table reservation

Reservation needed


Set menu

Average price


Specialties you may find

  • Antipasto misto toscano
  • Pasta fatta in casa
  • Carni da allevamenti locali

Wedding in Italy, Parties & Celebrations

Available rooms/spaces
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Parking
  • On-site restaurant


  • Own production
  • Selection of local products
Booking required


Educational Farm

  • School trips
  • Workshops

Rooms and prices

Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
November 2022
We spent 3 days at the agriturismo, it was 'a very pleasant surprise!
Nestled in the olive groves, with a beautiful view of the valley the farmhouse is well renovated respecting the rural architecture of the area. We stayed in a lovely outbuilding, very comfortable and ... Read more
Stay: 11/2022
Traveller: Families with children
Holiday: Short stays
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Reply from the host
Agriturismo Il Calesse answers
Dear Barbara, thank you for dedicating these nice words to us, we are really happy to have made your vacation enjoyable. When you want to come back to Tuscany, please come and visit us, you will be welcome!
A hug to the whole family!
Roberta and Gianmarco
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Karl O'Flynn
October 2022
This was our first Agriturismo experience and it did not disappoint. What a beautiful place. It is like finding a little piece of heaven. Accommodation, food and service were excellent. We would highly recommend Il Calesse. Read more
Stay: 10/2022
Traveller: Couples
Holiday: Great food/wine
Setting and surroundings
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Reply from the host
Agriturismo Il Calesse answers
Dear Karl,
many many thanks for your words!
We hope to see you soon again,
Roberta and Gianmarco
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Ulrike Weiser
September 2022
Beautiful agriturismo, very well maintained with pool, delicious food and great views over the Tuscan countryside, also very warm hosts! We felt very comfortable here!
Cara Roberta, caro Gianmarco, grazie mille per il bel soggiorno nel tuo agriturismo!!!
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Stay: 9/2022
Traveller: Families with children
Holiday: Children welcome
Setting and surroundings
Activities and facilities
Reply from the host
Agriturismo Il Calesse answers
Dearest Ulrike,
thank you so much for your kind words!
We are glad you have good memories of Tuscany, anytime...we look forward to seeing you again.
Greetings to all the family, have a safe return!
Roberta and Gianmarco

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  • On since 2008
  • Speak: Italian, English, German, French

Hi, I am Roberta and I am 48 years old.
I have been doing this job for 21 years with my family.
We take care of: we cook for the guests, we welcome the guests, we take care of the crops.
I decided to manage an agriturismo because to meet new and interesting people all the time
Our guests especially appreciate the warm family welcome.


Agriturismo Il Calesse
Via Carraia, 215 Montorio, Quarrata 51039
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