Palazzo Nobile di San Donato is an ancient medieval noble "tower house" just next to the Major Hall, Palazzo del Comune on the corner of the Dome in Piazza Grande. Transformed along the centuries, it now appears in its well preserved eighteent-century shape.
Historical demeure of many politian and florentine noble families, nowadays the palace is a charming family style bed and breakfast and it is also the head office and guest house of the musical classical academy Fondazione Mercadante, willingly created by the noble heirs of the worldwide famous 19th century opera composer Saverio Mercadante di Altamura.
Pienza and Val d' Orcia, are 15 minutes far and from here you can easily get to Montalcino, Siena, Cortona, Arezzo, Perugia and the Trasimeno Lake. For those who love wellness and relax Chianciano Terme and Bagno Vignoni thermal stations are in the neighborhood with their warm waters pools and Spa. Rome is about 2 hours far by car and Florence is one hour distant.