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Romance in Chianti
A vacation for two surrounded by the picturesque vineyards of Chianti, the promise of fabulous sunsets, endless vistas, classic Italian meals, superb Chianti Classico wine and exquisite Tuscan hospitality. These are the undisputable ingredients for a romantic adventure of a lifetime.
Our selection of the top ten romantic accommodations in Chianti below takes into consideration places that offer a special atmosphere with a historic setting or a whimsical decor including canopy beds and spa styled bathrooms. Not just the interiors but also exteriors that provide ample private nooks where you can hide away and indulge in some quiet moments making “forever” memories.
Romance is not just candle lit dinners on panoramic terraces, though as the Italians would say, “non guasta”. it doesn’t hurt to wine and dine under the Chianti stars. Romance can be found in those stolen moments walking around the Italian styled garden, visiting the cantina from yesteryear or lazing in a private jacuzzi with the sun at your back.
Dream your next romantic getaway with our selection of romantic holiday accommodations in Chianti.
1. Villa il Poggiale
Where: San Casciano Val di Pesa, Florence
Not everyone will get as excited about this deluxe bathroom as we do, but we couldn’t help imagine how a leisurely bath just seems so decadent. Villa il Poggiale combines the stunning Chianti setting with typical Tuscan architecture to create a fairytale accommodation for a romantic vacation.
2. Villa Dianella
Where: Vinci, Florence
Everyone knows that romance and good wine go together, and we couldn’t think of anything more special than a winetasting to make the evening sparkle. At Villa Dianella not only will they dazzle your tastebuds with cooking classes and quality ingredients, but they will also surround you with a glamorous setting just perfect for an amorous getaway.
3. Palazzo Malaspina
Where: San Donato in Poggio, Florence
Cosy and quaint, the typical Tuscan decor at Palazzo Malaspina creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere where you can sneak off and fall in love all over again. This idyllic palazzo set in a thriving town setting offers a tranquil setting with lots of opportunities like the possibility to stroll hand in hand the cobbled stone streets of Tuscany.
4. Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais
Where: Castellina in Chianti
Created out of a small Tuscan town, Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais is a delightful mix of B&B and self catering apartments. Choose how you want to spend your holiday...being served delicious Tuscan treats with an early morning caffè latte or cooking together with the fresh ingredients from the market.
5. Villa Medicea di Lilliano
Where: Grassina, Florence
Only a short distance from Florence, Villa Medicea di Lilliano will capture your imagination. This spectacular setting is perfect not only for your honeymoon...but why not your destination wedding as well? Catered parties or exclusive wine tastings for two, it is all possible.
6. Hotel Le Fontanelle
Where: Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena
Located only 20 km from Siena nestled in the unique Chianti landscape, Hotel Le Fontanelle promises a holiday to remember for all times. After touring the vineyards, the hamlets and markets you can come home and indulge in a treatment at the Wellness Center after using the heated indoor pool, sauna, Turkish bath or Jacuzzi.
7. Candida's Chianti House
Where: San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Florence
We were charmed by the this exclusive three room B&B near San Casciano between Siena, Florence and Chianti where you can spend time getting to know each other or participate in cooking lessons, long walks and intimate meals. The quaint little Candida Chianti House will spoil you with its familiar and casual atmosphere and enchanting green garden.
8. Borgo Argenina
Where: Gaiole in Chianti
Without a doubt, Borgo Argenina is perfectly Tuscan. Positioned in the heart of Chianti with a classical country decor. Surround yourself with fabulous views, good food and delicious wine and you have the recipe for romance. Cooking classes together and evenings watching the sunset are the perfect relaxing activity you need while create new memories.
9. Villa Alba B&B
Where: San Gimignano
If we were looking for something which catered to adults only, then we would definitely suggest a stay at Villa Alba B&B. Within walking distance of perhaps one of the most visited towns in all of the Tuscan countryside, it is easy to imagine an evening stroll in the shade of the medieval towers of San Gimignano and a glass of wine at one of the many cafes.
10. Palazzo Leopoldo
Where: Radda in Chianti
In the lovely town of Radda in Chianti, surrounded by endless vineyards Palazzo Leopoldo creates an intimate setting for a romantic interlude. Plan on a couple of days exploring the local cantinas, small towns and rolling hills and then return here where you can pamper yourself with a wide range of extra services, massages and spa treatments.