Ideally situated in the heart of the Chianti countryside, Villa le Barone is a quiet a nd peaceful heaven and ideal base from which to explore some of Italy’s most b eautiful cities of art such as Florence, Siena or San Gimignano, as well as medie val hamlets. Although completely renovated to provide modern facilities, such as WiFi and air conditioning, expected from a hotel Villa le Barone has retained the atmosphere of a family home, with antique furniture, authentic paintings, rare bo oks and romantic objects from the family’s past. Guests can relax in one of the m any lounges and reading rooms or in the bar, as well as on one of the numerous terraces, each of them offering breathtaking views over the rolling Chianti hills. In spring and autumn when the weather is cooler they can enjoy the log fires in the fireplaces. Sunsets are magnificent. There are 28 guest rooms, all quiet and with beautiful views, some in the main Villa, some in renovated cottages and barns. E ach one is individually designed and has a unique character, with authentic furnit ure and paintings and fresh pretty fabrics. Some have rafters and beams, some have their own terrace. The room of the Marchioness Marie Blanche Viviani Dell a Robbia has kept its original chest of drawers and wardrobe. Each room has its own tiled bathroom, some with showers, some with bathtubs, and some with bot h. Villa le Barone’s Tuscan cooks prepare traditional Tuscan cuisine with fresh, l ocal products, and our home produced extra virgin olive oil. The candlelight dinn ers are served in the old cellar or on the terrace in the greenery. There is a typica l buffet of “antipasti” (appetizers), followed by a first course with a choice of past a, rice or soup, and a second course with a choice of meat coming from our own free range cattle, poultry, or vegetarian. A choice of Italian cheeses, fruits, and p uddings conclude the meal. The wine list offers the best Chianti wines from the l ocal wineries. Gluten free dishes are also available.
The gardens at Villa le Barone are particularly inviting, with a cutting flower gard en, a vegetable garden and an orchard. Guests will find wonderful little secluded hideaways and quiet nooks to read in or just to sit and soak in the beauty of the surroundings hills. The heated, salt water infinity pool in travertine marble is set i n a romantic rose garden, and looks over the vineyards, the olive groves and the Chianti landscape. The tennis court also has magnificent views over the surroun ding protected environment. Magnificent hiking and biking possibilities are availa ble around the Villa, and several detailed itineraries are given to guests. There is a fitness room, a fitness trail, and an 18 hole golf course a 20 minute drive away.
Open: all year / from April 1st to November 1st - Room numbers: 28 - Rates: 199 - 360 Euro
Villa Le Barone has 28 individually decorated rooms: each of them has a unique character, with antique furniture, old prints on the walls, pretty fabrics and brightl y-colored spreads, terracotta floors. Some of them have rafters and beams. Roo ms are in the Main Villa or in renovated cottages and barns. Some have their ow n terrace. Each room has air-conditioning, a minibar, a safe and Wi Fi. A televisi on can be supplied upon request. Fresh flowers or fresh seasonal fruits are offer ed upon arrival in every room.
Dinner is served in the restaurant in the old winery or outside on the terrace weat her permitting. It is a Tuscan, candle-lit dinner, consisting of an ‘antipasti’ buffet, and of a choice of various dishes for the 3 following courses. Guests will be also able to enjoy a large variety of Italian cheeses, and to appreciate Chianti Classic o wines specially selected for our guests. We use local and fresh products. Restaurant capacity: max. 60 persons
Guests can use, free of charge, Villa le Barone’s tennis, swimming pool, "fitness room", bicycles and the 12-station fitness trail (approximately 500m), all of these having stunning views over the Chianti hills, the vineyards, and the olive groves.
We are honoured to host your wedding celebration during the months of April, O ctober or at the end of August. The entire property will be at your disposal for a minimum of three nights. You can enjoy a lunch or wedding dinner with music (on request). Wedding capacity: max. 60 persons
A religious ceremony can be celebrated in the neighbouring San Leolino Abbey located 500 metres from our Villa (www.sanleolino.org).
We have a small room for maximum 15/20 people. We provide on request screen and projector. Capacity from 15 to 20 people
Florence 50 km, Pisa 94 km
|Local Attractions||Florence, Siena, San Gimignano, Volterra
Lamole, Volpaia, Castellina in Chianti,
Radda in Chianti, Montefioralle
Greve (hometown of Mona Lisa)
|Golf places||18-hole Ugolino golf course, 20 min.|
|Parks/Gardens||Sculpture park – Gaiole in Chianti
Villa Cetinale - Siena
Villa Gamberaia – Florence
Medici Villas (Unesco World Heritage)
Villa Medicea La Petraia
Villa Medicea di Castello
Villa medicea di Poggio a Caiano
Crete senesi (Unesco World heritage site)
|Museums||Uffizi Gallery - Florence
Accademia – Florence
Boboli and Bardini Gardens – Florence
Palazzo Pitti – Florence
Museo del Bargello – Florence
Palazzo Strozzi – Florence
Palazzo Vecchio – Florence
Civic Museum – Siena
Etruscan Museum-Castellina in Chianti
Etruscan Museum -Volterra
|Festivals/Events||Wine Festival in Greve in Chianti
Wine festival “Vino al Vino” Panzano
Antiques Markets in Greve in Chianti
Antiques Markets in Arezzo
Festival of the good season Panzano
Concerts in summer in the churches
Market in Panzano in Chianti ( Sunday)
Market in Greve in Chianti ( Saturday)