|Minimum Stay||3 nights|
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Wonderful castle dating back to the 12th century, restored in the 17th century by the noble family of Acciaioli, with a magnificent tower built on the model of the one of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Montegufoni castle is part of a large estate comprising vineyards and olive trees in the heart of Chianti region.
Distances from the villa: the small village of Montagnana V.P. with food shops 1 km, Montespertoli with all kinds of shops approx. 5 km, Florence 20 km, Pisa approx. 70 km.
A bus stop with busses to Florence, Montespertoli and Empoli is only a few meters from the castle away. Bikes and scooters for rent are available in Montespertoli.
At guests’ disposal: large and very charming terraced park furnished with garden furniture and table tennis, beautiful Italian gardens (dating back to the 18th century) with lemon trees and swimming-pool (12 x 6 m - open from 01/04 to 31/10). Reception open from 8.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 18.30. The outbuildings of the castle as well were restored and turned into charming apartments. The castle is run by the Posarelli family. A nice restaurant offering nice recipes of the local Chianti tradition is open every night (from April to October except on Tuesdays). Laundry with shared washing-machine (€ 3,- / per washing). WI-FI internet connection available in the reception and restaurant area.
Extra services: on request possibility of renting a baby bed (€ 50,- / per week) and an extra bed (€ 100,- / per week) both payable locally. Maid service available by arrangement (€ 12,- / per hour – payment on the spot).
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Lovely apartment situated in the tower of the castle.
2nd floor: large and bright living-room with big windows looking over the roofs of the castle and the surrounding landscape, with dining area, kitchen corner, fireplace, large double bedroom (air-conditioning), bathroom with shower.
This apartment provides mosquito nets.
Property was beautiful. Very restful 3 days. If you want to experience staying in a piece of history and beauty this is the place. Make sure when you book during the summer months you request an apartment with a/c. We did and were very grateful since it was 96 degrees while we were there.
Emplacement idéal dans la campagne toscane à seulement 30 mn en voiture de Florence et à distance facile de San Gimignano, Sienne, Pise. Un bar et une petite restauration de bonne qualité, une piscine très agréable. Nous avons passé un excellent séjour.
[English translation courtesy of Easy Reserve] Conveniently located in the Tuscan countryside at just 30 minutes by car from Florence and at an easy distance from San Gimignano, Siena, Pisa. A nice café and little good restaurant on spot, a very nice pool. We had a great time.
Excellent service by Easy Reserve and a wonderful destination and stay had in the Castle. In total there were 11 in the family who stayed in 4 different rooms (all which were terrific), and all agreed what a super time had been had by all.
The views, weather, swimming pool, locality, gardens and history of the place was just amazing, the restaurant was also excellent.
A total score of 10 / 10 was agreed by all for the trip and we will defintely return in the very near future.