Agriturismo il Giardino can be found in the Valley of Chianti Rufina just 25 km north east of Florence, the capital city of Tuscany, a city rich in art, history and charm. Our Agriturismo is therefore the perfect place for you to stay enabling you easily to visit cities such as Lucca, Siena, Pisa, San Gimignano, Arezzo and many others in a day.
Our Agriturismo is immersed in the Chianti countryside: beautifull rolling hills with roads lined with vinyards, olive groves, cipress trees. The perfect backdrop for our apartments created from the old farmhouse and workers cottages.
All the apartments have been loveling restored respecting the traditional antique characteristics of rural country properties in Tuscany with beamed celings, stone floors and arches. We are continuing to respect the traditions of Tuscany, working on the land, cultivating our olive groves and keeping animals on the farm together with our stable of horses.
The products of our labour can still be purchased directly from the farm such as extra vergin olive oil, jams and marmelades, cheeses, eggs, meat and salumis. Where possible we use our own products in the dishes served in our Taverna where you can finish the day trying traditional tuscan meals and enjoying a glass of Chianti.If you are in search of somewhere to relax in peace and quite than the swimming pool and the panoramic terrace with its sunbeds is the perfect place for you.For the more sporty amongst you there are walking paths, mountain bike trails and horse trekking available. For those who wish to add a culinary experience to their holiday Agriturismo il Giardino can offer different possibilities. You can partecipate in cookery course, visit the families frantoio where we produce our olive oil which you can try. Or travelling in our nine seater land rover we can take you to visit some of the best vinyards in Tuscany with a chance to visit the cellars and try the wines.
Families with young children on the other hand may prefer to visit our farm and its animals where the children can help feed and in some cases pet the animals. Not forgetting that there is the possibility to get in the saddle of one of our horses or ride on our pony and trap. Our ponies are available during the week when we organize pony rides, games and a pic nic for our younger visitors and their families.
And this is just the beginning!
We have available a night time jeep ride to Montegiovi (994 m above see level) from where we have a magnificent view of the lights of Florence. For the more adventurous an early morining hunt with a local guide and dogs to find truffles in the hills above our farm is possible. For lovers of horses we offer lessons for beginners to experienced riders and a variety of different treks in the beautiful tuscan hills.
Solarium & Area Relax