Vacation accommodations in Tuscany

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Montebenichi and the Castelletto di Montebenichi

Castelletto di Montebenichi

Montebenichi is located in the municipality of Bucine in the Province of Arezzo of Tuscany. The village is situated on a hilltop between the Chianti Aretino and the Chianti Senesi, dominating the Valdambra, right on the border with the municipalities of Gaiole in Chianti and Castelnuovo Berardenga. The views from the village are truly splendid, sweeping across the Crete Senesi to Monte Amiata in the south, Cortona in the east and Sienna and beyond in the west.

Stay at a winery in the Chianti Classico wine zone of Tuscany

Agriturismo

One of the great pleasures of visiting the beautiful Chianti Classico wine zone of Tuscany is the opportunity to stay at a working winery. Agriturismo “Le Cetinelle”, located in the cool Chianti hills above Greve in Chianti, is just such a property. “Le Cetinelle” produces Chianti Classico wine and extavirgin olive oil, and offers comfortable accommodation for visitors holidaying in the region.

Villa Gamberaia

Villa Gamberaia and its gardens

Villa Gamberaia and its italianate garden is one of the most famous of the classic Renaissance Tuscan villas and, indeed, is ranked among the most beautiful villas in Italy.

Villa Gamberaia is also one of the few truly spectacular Tuscan villas still in private hands. Villa Gamberaia is located in the beautiful hills of Settignano within easy reach of central Florence by car or bus. The gardens of the villa are open to the public for a small entry fee, and the gardens can be rented for events such as weddings and fashion shows. It is also possible to rent the villa itself.

Luxury Tuscan villas and villa hotels

luxury hotel in Tuscany

The holiday of a lifetime – a couple of weeks relaxing in a luxury Tuscany villa! Throughout the province of Tuscany and especially near the art cities of Florence and Sienna, patrician villas are to be found in beautiful situations, usually vine-covered hillsides with spectacular panoramic views.

The “Agriturismo Experience”

Agriturismo in Tuscany

The term “agriturismo” has a legal meaning in Tuscany even though it is sometimes used loosely to refer to any rural holiday accommodation. An agritourism is a working farm – in Tuscany invariably a winery and/or producer of olive oil – that offers accommodation to tourists in the form of whole houses, apartments or rooms.

Tuscan Wineries

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All of these Tuscan wineries in the Chianti Classico wine territory of Tuscany have their own wines and usually also their own olive oil on sale. You may ask to taste a wine before buying and at the larger wineries vertical tastings of Tuscan wines can be arranged, especially if you are staying at a vacation rental on the same property.

Accommodations in Chianti

accommodation in Tuscany

The Tuscany holiday accommodations listed here are located in both the countryside and the small towns and villages of the Chianti Classico wine territory. They are often near wineries but are not working vineyards themselves.

Bed and Breakfast in Chianti

Bedandbreakfast in Chianti

One of the most convenient forms of accommodation in Chianti and Tuscany is a Bed and Breakfast (B&B) in Chianti. These can be located in both the countryside and the small towns and villages of the Chianti Classico wine territory and there are usually only two or three rooms offered, making for a more relaxed and friendly atmosphere.

Timeshares and fractional ownership in Tuscany

Pergola

Fractional ownership of a vacation apartment is similar to a timesharebut with more flexibility and better equity. Borgo di Vagli fractional ownership club near Cortona on the Tuscan-Umbrian border provides access to luxury accommodation in a restored mediaeval village at a fraction of the price of owning and maintaining your own residence in Tuscany.

Lodgings near Florence

Lodgings near Florence

Since Renaissance times, the inhabitants of Florence have sought tranquility and cool breezes during summer by staying in Tuscan villas and on farms in the surrounding Tuscan hills. This is still an excellent strategy, not just for Florentines but also for summer visitors to this beautiful city.

Corte di Valle

Agriturismo Corte di Valle pool

Agriturismo Corte di Valle vacation accommodations. Stay in a genuine Tuscan villa on the Chianti wine-producing property within easy reach of Florence.

Chianti Agriturismi

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The vacation rentals listed here are all genuine agriturismi, meaning that you will be staying on an authentic Tuscan farm, usually but not always a winery. Almost all are producers of Tuscan olive oil. One or two agriturismi produce only organic olive oil or organic fruit and vegetables. Click the links for pictures, details and prices. Your enquiries and reservations will go directly to the owner of the property.

Four Star Villa Hotel in Chianti

Villa Le Barone villa hotel

Hotel Villa Le Barone is a four star villa hotel located in the Chianti countryside above Panzano in Chianti, halfway between Florence and Sienna, in one of the most beautiful landscapes in Tuscany. Villa Le Barone offers air-conditioned, luxury rooms and suites, a swimming pool, a tennis court, a restaurant with indoor and outdoor terrace dining as well as very extensive beautiful grounds and gardens.

Vacation in a classic villa in Tuscany, Italy

Villa Vitigliano luxury villa in Tuscany

The holiday of a lifetime – a couple of weeks relaxing in a luxury Tuscany villa! Throughout the province of Tuscany and especially near the art cities of Florence and Siena, patrician villas are to be found in beautiful situations, usually vine-covered hillsides with spectacular panoramic views.

Types of vacation accommodations in Tuscany

accommodation in Tuscany

One of the pleasures of a vacation in Tuscany is the wide selection of comfortable accommodations that are available. Holiday lodgings range from Tuscan villas, through farmhouses (case coloniche), vacation apartments to B&B rooms.

Accommodations in Tuscany

Map of tuscany

To browse our selection of accommodations in Tuscany, narrow your choice by clicking a tourism centre on the map,
or click here to use the location finder.

Houses for sale in Tuscany

Sieni gate 2005

Antonella Bonatti founded ITALHAUS Immobiliare in 1988. Our office is located in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine zone, in the historical main piazza of Greve in Chianti, halfway between Florence and Sienna. Whether you are searching for a holiday home, a permanent place to live, an investment property or the castle of your dreams, we are ready to help you find the best real estate in the most exclusive locations in Tuscany.

Tuscany Vacation Rental Agencies

vacation rental agency in Tuscany

Booking your holiday accommodation in Tuscany directly with the property owner via a web site is not for everyone. If you feel that inexperience with the internet, language limitations or a desire to work with someone who has first-hand knowledge of the accommodations precludes direct booking, then we have somereliable and highly experienced Tuscany rental agencies for you.

Luxury Hotels in Tuscany

Villa le barone

Italy is famous for its magnificent Tuscan villas, some of them dating back to the Renaissance. Many remain in private hands, others are now museums and institutes, and a few have been converted into hotels that preserve not only the structure but also some of the ambience of life in a great country house.