Aholiday on a farm in Florence allows you to stay very close to the birthplace of the Renaissance, home to famous men such as Dante, Giotto and Botticelli, where among the many things to do, a visit to the Uffizi Galleryis a must.
You can see many art treasures not only in the Tuscan capital, but also in the countryside of Florence, from the Medici villas, like villa di Poggio a Caiano, to the Leonardo da Vinci Museum, not to mention small towns from secular history, such as Certaldo and Fiesole.
Moreover, if you like good food and good wine, this route can prove to be rich in taste; in fact, along the Chianti Wine Routes, you can make a gastronomic tour through the Florentine hills in Chianti Classico, stopping at typical wine bars and restaurants, where you can taste Tuscan doc wines and eat the steak alla fiorentina.
These masterpieces of art and good food are set in the beauty of the Florentine countryside, where rolling hills dotted with cypress trees and farmhouses alternate with forests of the Mugello mountainsan ideal destination for many hikers.
For your holiday near Florence, farms, bed and breakfasts and holiday homes are some of the types of accommodation that we offer for a stay combining the relaxation of a holiday in the countryside with the advantage of being in close proximity to major tourist destinations.
The farmhouse (300m above sea level) is a wonderful Tuscan farmhouse that typifies true Italian country-living at its best.
Location: about 5 km away from the market town of Greve in Chianti going up into the hills in the direction of San Michele you reach the bed & breakfast, a beautiful, centuries-old tuscan farmhouse surrounded by woodland.
Location: the framhouse is nestled in the Medicean countryside of Montalbano, a generous and maternal land whose immense value had been recognized by the Medici family when they protected
Our Farm is located in the heart of the Tuscan countryside. It is located 10 km from the beautiful towns of San Gimignano and Certaldo, about 15 km from Volterra and close to the main
Location Deep in Tuscan countryside, the Farm Holiday is 25 kms from Florence and 40 kms from Siena.
Location: the holiday house is a small ancient hamlet of the XVI century, positioned on the enchanting hills of the Tuscan countryside embracing Florence.
Location: the farmhouse is located upon a small hill which is facing on two side the beautiful Tuscan countryside offering beautiful views and unforgettable sun shines.
Location: situated on the charming hills of Chianti that surround Florence, amongst a typical Tuscan landscape of pine and oak woods, between olive groves and vineyards, lies the farmhouse.
Greve in Chianti 214 a beautifully restored farmhouse rents weekly apartments from 2 to 8 persons, all fully equipped.
Position: The holiday house is your villa with swimming pool in Tuscany. Your holidays in Tuscany with genuine Tuscan people!
Description: the estate comprises twelve extraordinary farmsteads immersed in the marvellous Tuscan countryside… a place where time stands still.
Position: our B&B is immersed in the beautiful parkland of a game reserve populated with roe deer, wild boars and foxes in the splendid countryside of the valley of Mugello.
Main events in the province of Florence
Giotto Jazz Festival
Florence, Various venues, from February to April
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Florence, Various locations, from late April to late June
Famous throughout the world, this music festival has an enviable cradle between the villas, gardens, monuments and the hills of Florence.
International Craft Fair
Florence, Fortezza da Basso, in April
Artists, craftsmen, from all over the world come to Florence for this fair that lets you buy local handicraft products from various countries. What better city than Florence to be the scene for an exhibition market like this as throughout the world Florence is not just art and culture, but also quality shopping.
Scoppio del carro
Florence, Piazza del Duomo, Easter Sunday
Parade of decorated wagon pulled by oxen from Porta a Prato to the Piazza del Duomo where a wire connects the wagon to the main altar of the Cathedral. On this wire, during the noon Mass, the Colombina flies to the wagon and ignites the rockets and barrels, then returns to the church. It is a popular belief that if the event progresses smoothly, the year will be positive.
Historic Florentine football
Florence, Piazza Santa Croce, June 24 (final match), Festa di San Giovanni
Football game played since the days of ancient Florence.
Fiesole, Roman Theatre, summer
Numerous theatrical, film and music events
Vinci, Old Town, last Wednesday of July
Event which commemorates the capture of Captain Cecco Santi, accused of having betrayed Vinci and thus thrown from the tower of the Castle of the Conti Guidi. After the parade through the streets of the Old Town, the evening ends with a beautiful fireworks display.
Florence, Church of the Annunciation, September 7
On the eve of the feast of the Virgin, candles hanging from a long barrel are carried in procession.