"...this valley received in its bottom all the soil brought down by the turbid waters. And this is still to be seen at the foot of Prato Magno; if there lies very high where the rivers have not worn it away. Across this land are to be seen the deep cuts of the rivers that have passed there, falling from the great mountain of Prato Magno; in these cuts there are no vestiges of any shells or of marine soil."
This is how Leonardo Da Vinci described the terroir of the Upper Valdarno hills, set between Florence and Arezzo, a place he deeply loved which became the setting of this most reknowned paintings, like La Gioconda, The Madonna of the Yarnwinder, and The Virgin of the Rocks.
In this evocative corner of Tuscany, among deep ridges and lush forests, lies the enchanting Fattoria Fazzuoli. The farm is surrounded by vineyards and olive trees that are grown according to the principles of organic farming and it includes two houses that accommodate tourists looking for history, nature, emotions and peace.