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La Ginestra is located in Tuscany's unforgettable Siena Province, between the Val d¹Orcia and the Val di Chiana. It is situated halfway between Florence (1 3/4 hours) and Rome (2 hours), and is a little over an hour¹s drive from Siena. La Ginestra is an easy drive away from some of Italy's most revered sights.

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM CHIUSI TRAIN STATION TO SAN CASCIANO DEI BAGNI:
Follow the directional sign to San Casciano dei Bagni. The route is well marked and the trip takes about 25 minutes.
At the roundabout in front of the train station, drive southwest on Via G. Mazzini or in the direction of the post office, which is the building that says Poste and also has a yellow sign that says P.T. The route to San Casciano dei Bagni is clearly marked the whole way, just keep following the signs and arrows to it.
After about 1 kilometer from the station, go left at the yellow "Terme San Casciano dei Bagni" sign.
After 1 more kilometer, and at the roundabout, again follow the sign to San Casciano.
After 6 more kilometers turn right after the gas station.
After another 6 kilometers you will reach the village of Piazze.
Pass through the town of Piazze, again following the signs.
After leaving Piazze and after about 10 minutes, you will turn left towards San Casciano off the main road. After about a block, on your left you will see a pet store, a bakery, the Banca ValdiChiana bank (with an ATM machine), and the hotel Sette Querce. There is a parking lot next to these buildings. It is a free lot, also free for overnight parking. You will meet our Manager, Maurizio here in this parking lot. There are usually plenty of parking spaces. You will then follow him on to La Ginestra from there. If needed, there is a gas station in Celle sul Rigo.

 

DRIVING DIRECTIONS FROM THE A1 AUTOSTRADA TO SAN CASCIANO DEI BAGNI:
The driving time to San Casciano from Rome is about 2 hours, from Florence about 1 ½ HOURS.
Whether coming from the north or south, take the A1 Autostrada, a toll road. Take a ticket at the entry gate that says biglietto.
When you exit the Autostrada you may pay the attendant with cash or a credit card.
Take the Chiusi/Chianciano Terme exit.
After the pay toll station turn left at the stop sign in the direction of San Casciano dei Bagni.
From here you will be following all directional signs to San Casciano.
After about 6 kilometers, you will reach the town of Sarteano.
At the first roundabout, follow the signs to San Casciano.
Take the next left toward San Casciano.
After about 1 kilometer, take the next left toward San Casciano.
After about 14 kilometers, the road will end; turn left at the brown sign “Centro Termale.”
Turn right at the corner.
After about a block, on your left you will see a pet store, a bakery, the Banca ValdiChiana bank (with an ATM machine), and the hotel Sette Querce. There is a large free parking lot next to these buildings. You will meet Maurizio, our property manager, in this parking lot. There are usually plenty of parking spaces. You will then follow him on to La Ginestra.