Posts Tagged ‘holiday home’

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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