Sport and recreation

Brancaia has a 15 m swimming pool and a small lake that measures approximately 200 m in length by 30 m in width. Bathing is entirely at one's own risk. The lake contains carp, so why not try your luck at catching a few? For exercise fans there is a table tennis court under the trees and a place to play bocce (boules).

There are numerous hiking opportunities in the surrounding area. Guests can also go riding, e.g. in Monteriggioni. Bicycles/mountain bikes are also available to hire in Monteriggioni. Tennis courts can be hired in Siena and Poggibonsi.  Simonetta Nanni Caruana has more information. There are various golf courses in the wider area (website: A lovely 6-hole course is located in nearby Colle Val d’Elsa. The nearest 18-hole course is in Ugolino, to the south of Florence.