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There are 3 main ways of getting to Castello Di Modanella from England, these being by car or train the whole way, or flying then from the Italian Airport, you can either hire a car and drive or catch a train.

Flights

From International airports to Italy, there are 3 main airports in the Tuscan region or Rome.

Airports
Distance to Castello Di Modanella (km)
Approx travel time by car
Preugia
78
1 hour
Florence
113
1 hour 18 mins
Pisa
180
2 hour 8 mins
Rome (Ciampino)
217
2 hous 30 mins
Rome (Fiumicino)
230
2 hours 30 mins
Bologna
212
2 hours 30 mins

Flying from London Gatwick/Heathrow:

BA and EasyJet: Pisa, Bologna and Rome (Fiumicino).
RyanAir: Rome (Ciampino)

Flying from Stanstead:

RyanAir: Perugia, Bologna, Pisa and Rome (Ciampino)

Flying from Luton:

EasyJet: Pisa

Flying from Belfast:

RyanAir: Perugia
Jet2: Pisa

Flying from Liverpool:

RyanAir: Pisa and Rome (Ciampino)

Flying from Bournemouth:

RyanAir: Pisa

Flying from Manchester:

Jet2: Pisa and Rome (Fiumicino)

Car Hire

The following companies can be used to hire a car in Italy:

Avis
Europcar
Thrifty
National Car Rental
Sixt
Hertz
Nova Car Hire
Ebookers

Alternatively you can check out comparison web sites such as:

Travel Supermarket

Driving Directions From Airports

*Please note that the last 3km of the journey to Castello Di Modanella is a very basic dirt road which is not lit by street lights therefore we recommend arriving during the day.

From Florence (Firenze)

Head southwest on Via del Termine. Turn left to stay on Via del Termine, continue onto Viale Zoroastro da Peretola, then a slight right onto Viadotto del Ponte all'Indiano, take exit toward FI-PI-LI/SGC. Merge onto Strada Grande Comunicazione Firenze-Pisa-Livorno.

Take the exit toward A1 Toll road

Keep left at the fork, follow signs for Roma and merge onto A1 Toll road

Take the exit signposted ValdiChiana - Betolle – Sinalunga

Get onto the SS327 signposted Siena

After 20km approx take the exit to Serre di Rapolano. Modanella is signposted from here. You reach Castello di Modanella after 3 km of unsurfaced road.

From Pisa

Turn right out of the Airport car hire terminal. Turn right at the roundabout and go straight onto the dual carriageway signposted Strada Grande Comunicazione Firenze-Pisa-Livorno.

After 75km approx at Scandicci take the exit and take the southbound A1 motorway.

After 100km approx take the exit signposted ValdiChiana - Betolle - Sinalunga

Get onto the SS327 signposted Siena.

After 20km approx take the exit to Serre di Rapolano. Modanella is signposted from here. You reach Castello di Modanella after 3 km of unsurfaced road.

From Rome

Travel north towards Florence on the A1 motorway.

Once on the A1 travel 145km approx take the exit signposted ValdiChiana - Betolle - Sinalunga

Get onto the SS327 signposted Siena.

After 20km approx take the exit to Serre di Rapolano. Modanella is signposted from here. You reach Castello di Modanella after 3 km of unsurfaced road.

Trains

If you want to take the train to Tuscany then the following link will help:

Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane

This should give you the English version of the website. If not, click on the English button at the top of the page.

Trains From Airports

The nearest train station to Castello Di Modanella is Rapolano Terme (about 7km, 12 mins drive to the Castello di Modanella).

Train Station
Travel Time
Approx Cost (each way)
Preugia
3 hours
9 - 11 Euros
Florence
2 hours 30 mins
9 - 11 Euros
Pisa
2 hours 30 mins
9 - 11 Euros
Rome (Ciampino)
3 hours
18 - 30 Euros
Rome (Fiumicino)
3 hours
18 - 30 Euros
Bologna
4 hours
19 - 28 Euros

Driving From the UK

Driving time from Calais to Rapolano Terme is around 15 hours roughly 950 miles, therefore it could be completed in 2 to 3 days.

Below is a map of the area


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