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Tuscany - Chianti

You stay in 3-star hotels or, on 1 night, an agriturismo. All are small and family-owned, chosen for their locations and friendly service. All rooms have a private bathroom. We include dinner on two nights; on other nights there are many local restaurants to choose from.

These are the hotels that we most frequently use for this trek. We may use others depending on availability.

Night 1: Florence **** Bed & Breakfast

A real Florentine-style villa near the Boboli Gardens and Ponte Vecchio on the opposite side of the river to central Florence. The hotel is surrounded by a magnificent garden in which there is a swimming pool with lounge chairs and beds. The historical centre of Florence is only a 20 minutes’ walk away where one can visit all of the most famous monuments like the Duomo, Palazzo Pitti, and the Uffizi. All 26 rooms have air conditioning, minibar, satellite TV, safety deposit boxes and a telephone.

Night 2: Impruneta *** Half Board

This family hotel is now being run by its 4thgeneration since it opened in 1906. It is renowned for its warm, welcoming hospitality, which makes you feel at home in a typical antiquated Tuscan environment with all of the modern-day comforts. The hotel is situated in the main square at Impruneta near the basilica of Santa Maria. The popular restaurant, serving traditional Tuscan food and its own wines, is on the top floor and you can eat outside in the summer, with the “bella vista” ahead of you. Choose from 3 items from the extensive menu. Breakfast is a buffet. All 19 rooms have free wi-fi, air conditioning, telephone and satellite TV.

Night 3: Strada in Chianti Agriturismo Half Board

This agriturismo is in a beautiful old villa on the outskirts of Strada in Chianti. Its origins can be traced back to medieval times and the present family have lived here for 300 years.  It has elegant rooms, beautiful gardens with stunning views and a swimming pool and terrace. All 11 rooms have a TV, free wi-fi, hairdryer, telephone and tea-making facility. Your evening meal includes the villa’s own wine and there is an extensive breakfast buffet.

Nights 4 & 5: Greve in Chianti *** Bed & Breakfast

The hotel is situated in the Piazza Matteotti, at the heart of Greve. As far back as 1300 there has been an inn on this site. All 10 rooms have a TV, free wi-fi, hairdryer and telephone. Breakfast is a buffet. You can choose to take your dinner in the hotel’s restaurant, which serves local Tuscan dishes and also runs a cookery school. 

Night 6: Radda in Chianti **** Bed & Breakfast

The hotel is located in Piazza Ferrucci, at the heart of the historical centre of Radda in Chianti and is one of the most ancient and beautiful buildings in the town – with frescoes in the hall and breakfast room. The 18 bedrooms, on three floors, have air conditioning and heating, safe box, minibar, telephone and free wi-fi. The hotel has a peaceful little internal garden, where it is possible to have breakfast, lunch or an aperitif. The wine bar of the hotel is in the main square of the village. There is an extensive buffet breakfast.

Night 7: Villa Liberty – Siena *** Bed & Breakfast

This hotel was recently restored in 2010 with comfortable and elegant rooms. You are able to walk to centre of Siena in 20 minutes and to the bus station in 10 minutes. The 18 rooms all have air conditioning, free wi-fi, satellite TV, minibar, hairdryer, fridge and safe. The breakfast is a buffet and in the summer it is served in the garden.

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