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Villas for rent in Chianti – Chiantigiani vacation villa rentals

Tuscan farm house

One of the best ways to enjoy your visit to Tuscany is to rent a self-catering farmhouse or villa in the Tuscan countryside. My recommended list of villas for rent in Chianti is given at the foot of this post. First a brief note on terminology. It’s now common practice for the larger Tuscany accommodation […]

Best Value European Vacation Destination – Tuscany

Best Value European Vacation Destination - Tuscany

On my “Tuscany Toscana” blog I recently proposed Tuscany as a top budget-friendly location for your next holiday in Europe. I based my conclusion on the availability of high quality, inexpensive accommodation outside the bigger cities, static restaurant prices and the ready availability of inexpensive public transport. Looking at the cost of vacation accommodation over […]

Greve in Chianti – useful tips for visitors to Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti main piazza during the flower festival in May

You’re currently reading the Greve in Chianti Tuscany blog but I thought I might summarise some of the more important information distributed throughout the Greve in Chianti website at www.greve-in-chianti.com. Greve in Chianti is the largest town in the Chianti Classico wine zone, an area that corresponds to the oval-shaped territory lying between Florence and […]

Looking for a good self-catering villa in Chianti, Tuscany

Holiday home to rent in Chianti - "Casa Ramoli"

Now that the year end celebrations are long over, many of you who are planning a trip to Tuscany will no doubt be looking for a good self-catering villa in Chianti, Tuscany. Actually, you are probably looking for a vacation apartment in a farmhouse rather than a true villa (see my post on the difference […]

Place to stay in Greve in Chianti

place to stay in greve in chianti

As the new year begins, a great many visitors planning their vacation in  Tuscany will be looking for a place to stay in Greve in Chianti and we have an excellent selection of villas, farmhouse apartments, village apartments and B&Bs for you. Greve is the gateway to the Chianti area and being located more or […]

Family-friendly accommodations in Tuscany

Family-friendly accommodations in Tuscany

We’ll soon be into the Tuscan vacation booking season and many of you who are planning your next visit will be looking for family-friendly accommodations in Tuscany. The first thing to know is that Italians love children! Families always bring the kids when they eat out at a restaurant and most vacation accommodations welcome children. […]

Farmstay rooms and apartment with swimming pool high in the Chianti hills

Farm stay rooms and apartment with swimming pool high in the Chianti hills

At any time of the year, there’s no better base for your vacation in Tuscany than farmstay rooms or an apartment with swimming pool high in the Chianti hills. Podere Torre is a small agriturismo that offers exactly that! This agriturismo is located 3 km from Greve in Chianti, more or less at the midpoint […]

Agriturismo near Castellina in Chianti

Agriturismo near Castellina in Chianti

Podere Sagna is an extra virgin olive oil producer located in Tuscany, about 30 minutes drive north from Sienna. This agriturismo near Castellina in Chianti offers three luxurious holiday apartments for rent. Guests have access to a large swimming pool and an extensive grassed area, as well as to the 50 hectares of olive groves […]

Tuscan villa vacation rental for 13 persons

Tuscan villa to rent for up to 13 people

Podere Felceto, located near Panzano in Chianti, halfway between Florence and Sienna, is a Tuscan villa vacation rental for 13 persons. This Tuscan villa was once a monastery and is now a spacious holiday home with a shady terrace and a beautiful salt water swimming pool. Podere Felceto possesses 57 acres of land with extensive […]

B&B accommodations for 2 or 3 persons in Chianti

Bed & Breakfast accommodation in Chianti

The Chianti region of Tuscany is famous for its rural Bed and Breakfast vacation accommodations. Among the first to be established near Greve in Chianti was “Le Cetinelle” which offers B&B accommodation for 2 or 3 persons in Chianti and also a double ot triple vacation apartment. “Le Cetinelle” enjoys the great advantage of being […]

Vacation accommodation for two people in Chianti

Vacation accommodation for two persons in Chianti

Today I want to introduce you to a beautiful  vacation accommodation for two people in Chianti in the form of an exquisite half-house apartment located just outside the wall of the fortified village of Montefioralle. This picturesque village is situated 2.5 km from Greve in Chianti, halfway between Florence and Sienna. Casa Forese consists of […]

Vacation on a farm in Tuscany for 2 to 11 persons

Vacation on a Tuscan farm

More and more visitors to Tuscany are choosing a vacation on a farm in Tuscany over staying in a hotel in town, especially if they have children coming on vacation with them. Most Tuscan farms are vineyards and/or olive oil producers, with farm animals being quite rare. However, there are farms in Tuscany that keep […]

What to see in Lamole in Chianti

Casole near Lamole in Chianti

High up above the Greve valley, we find the tiny village of Lamole in Chianti. The drive to Lamole from the via Chiantigiana (turnoff to the east between Greve and Panzano) is one of the most spectacular detours for those exploring the Chiantigiana and its environs. You drive through vineyards, past picturesque farmhouses and villas, […]

Bed and Breakfast in Chianti

Bed and Breakfast in Chianti

Everyone knows about the wonderful agriturismi in Chianti, but it’s less well known that you can easily find an excellent Bed and Breakfast in Chianti. These B&Bs are available both in villages and towns, and out in the country, including on working farms. For those who don’t plan to cook at home, a Bed and […]

Owner-direct vacation rentals in Chianti

owner direct vacation rentals in chianti

Our website offers owner-direct vacation rentals in Chianti. This means that to reserve your accommodations, you make contact directly with the accommodation owner via the web page or web site describing the vacation rental. Based on experience, we consider this to be the best way for visitors to Chianti to find the property most closely […]

What is an agriturismo in Tuscany?

Tuscan agriturismo farmhouse vacation rental

While planning their trips, a great many first-time visitors to Tuscany probably ask themselves “What is an agriturismo in Tuscany?” Officially an agriturismo (plural agriturismi) is a vineyard, olive oil producer or other farm that offers holiday accommodation to tourists. Sometimes rural accommodations that are not on working farms are nevertheless referred to, incorrectly, as […]

When is a Tuscan Villa not a Tuscan Villa?

Villa Medicea di Poggio a Caiano

Here I want to say a something about the apparent riddle of “when is a Tuscan villa not a Tuscan villa”. This riddle only makes sense in relation to the Tuscany tourist accommodation sector. Firstly, in broad terms, what is a true Tuscan villa? The models for most Tuscan villas are the creations of the […]

Fractional Ownership of a Tuscan Apartment

Borgo di Vagli Tuscan village near Cortona

Borgo di Vagli is a mediaeval hamlet beautifully restored by Architect Fulvio di Rosa. The houses have been divided into apartments which can be purchased under a fractional ownership scheme which means genuine ownership and fully flexible vacation periods. Each apartment is furnished in Tuscan rural style with modern facilities and comforts. Borgo di Vagli […]

Tuscan agriturismo with apartments for 2 to 6 persons

Vacation apartments for 2 to 6 persons near Greve in Chianti, Tuscany

Agriturismo Patrizia Falciani is a Tuscan agriturismo with apartments for 2 to 6 persons, and is one of the longest established agriturismi in the area of Greve in Chianti. The seven self-catering apartments each have a small private terrace or garden for dining al fresco and all have access to the swimming pool. There are […]

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