Dating back to the 1500s, Rifugio Delle Poiane is a historic country house with exposed stone walls and a quiet rural setting. Just outside Riparbella, it is surrounded by 13 hectares of fields and forest.
Set in the Tuscan countryside, Rifugio Delle Poiane has been completely refurbished using natural materials and bio architectural methods. The owner lives on the property.
Rooms are colourful and individually decorated. They have original features such as stone floors and wood-beamed ceilings. They are heated by a gas or wooden stove.
Parking is free and the beach at Marina di Cecina is 20 minutes' drive away. Venturina thermal spa is 25 minutes away by car. Pisa, Siena, and Florence can also be reached in less than 1 hour.
How to arrive
We are 30 minutes from Cecina railway station.
If you arrive from Pisa Airport, you have to go to Pisa train station and take a train to Cecina. Please provide the expected arrival time in Cecina, so the owners can come and pick you up at the train station.
From Pisa, you should follow the directions to Cecina (about a 50 minute drive). Once in Cecina, follow the directions to Volterra. After about 14 km from Cecina you will find the signs for Riparbella. Once you reach the village center, you have to use the map and the GPS coordinate ( (Phone number hidden by Airbnb) ) to arrive to the Rifugio Delle Poiane, which is in Localita’ Le Lame 63.
IMPORTANT: you have to contact the owner at least 24 hours before arrival to inform her about:
- WHERE you will be arriving (Cecina Train Station or Pisa Airport) and time of arrival
- HOW you will arrive to the property (by car, by taxi)