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    Villa Chianti Fornace

    Villa Chianti Fornace is a century Luxury Villa located between Florence and Siena.

    A stay in this Villa is your chance to live out your own “Under the Tuscan Sun”.
    Just as the villa in the movie Villa Chianti Fornace has been recently renovated with an eye to traditional style and touches of luxury.
    Airy and spacious, the Villa offers a Hollywood-worthy retreat in the Tuscan countryside. Located 5-minutes away from the village Tavarnelle Val di Pesa the Villa is the perfect getaway for those looking for pure relaxation. Situated within a completely peaceful environment, this lovingly restored six-bedroom Villa has gorgeous views of the surrounding countryside plus Luxury interiors.
    What you will see at your arrival will be the beautiful driveway, surrounded by cypress trees, as well as the Magnificent gardens with oak trees, olive oil trees, flowers with rainbow’s colors and Lemon Plants in ancient Terracotta Vases.

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    Swimming Pool

     

    Surroundings

     

    Surroundings

    FlorenceFlorence is just 35 min from Villa Podere La Fornace and can be easily reached by car or scheduled bus service. Our staff will be happy to recommend itineraries to follow, or book your Walking Tour of the city of Dante Alighieri, Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. With three (3) days advance notice we can reserve your admission tickets to the city’s most important museums so that you can enjoy them without long waits outside.

    SienaSiena is a place of great historic and artist interest barely 45 min from Villa Podere La Fornace. Sites to see include the Cathedral and Piazza del Campo where the famous Palio horse race is run twice a year: on July 2nd (Palio di Provenzano) and August 16th (Palio dell’Assunta) ten of the city’s districts participate in the horse race to win the symbolic cloth; each district is assigned one of the ten, fit horses that are selected to compete. The assignments are made on June 29th and August 13th for the July and August Palio, respectively. This ritual is known as the Tratta and it marks the beginning of 4 days of festivities. To reach Siena, take the Firenze-Siena Superstrada , towards Siena and exit at Siena Nord.

    Badia a PassignanoBadia a Passignano:This medieval abbey that was founded by Saint John Gaulbert in 1049 is just 10 min from Villa Podere La Fornace and is definitely worth seeing, with its secret gardens and frescoes made by the Ghirlandaio, a local famous painter.

    San GimignanoSan Gimignano is Just at 20 minutes drive from Villa Podere La Fornace. In the province of Siena, San Gimignano is famous for its medieval towers and the Vernaccia wine. Vernaccia di San Gimignano is one of the finest white wines anywhere, and is only made in a small area of Tuscany between Siena, Pisa and Florence. It is known worldwide, and was the first Italian wine to obtain DOC (Denominazione di Origine Controllata – Certified Controlled Origin) designation in 1966. The famous Torture Museum is located within city medieval walls. Visit also the Torture Museum within medieval city walls.

    MonteriggioniMonteriggioni is a nice medioeval tpwn situated only 30 minutes driving from Villa Podere La Fornace  Even though it is small, its beauty and position attract 70,000 visitors each year, and the first illustrious “tourist” to stop there was Dante Alighieri. His famous line “Monteriggioni di torri si corona” – Monteriggioni is crowned with towers – is also the title of the annual event held there at the end of July.

    SOLE DEL CHIANTI

    Unique Resort in Tuscany surrounded by the green of The Chianti Hills!

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    SOLE DI FIRENZE

    Private Apartment in the hearth of Florence!

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    LA CAPANNINA DI MATTEO

    Holiday House near the ancient Roman road called Via Cassia

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