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Accommodations in Tuscany with whirlpool (Jacuzzi), Turkish bath (hammam) and gym.

Vitigliano pool and daybeds

Are you looking for accommodations in Tuscany with whirlpool (Jacuzzi), Turkish bath (hammam) and gym? For a complete wellness experience in a luxurious setting with magnificent views in every direction? Then I can strongly recommend Vitigliano Relias and Spa, located in the centre of Chianti, Tuscany, between Panzano and Greve. This beautiful and exclusive private […]

Owner direct vacation rentals in Tuscany

Owner direct vacation rental in Tuscany

Renting your holiday accommodation directly from the owner For many, probably most, visitors, I recommend owner direct vacation rentals in Tuscany. The reasons for renting from the owners directly are as follows: When you talk to a vacation rental owner by phone or exchange emails, you can easily gain an accurate impression of both the […]

Val di Greve – the valley of the river Greve in central Tuscany

Greve in Chianti on the flood plain of the Greve river

The Greve river (fiume Greve), 43 km in length and among the best known rivers of Tuscany, arises on the hill known as Querciabella, in the Chianti hills just below Lamole, where it is fed by the springs of Fonte di Poggio alle Coste and Fonte del Topo. It flows rapidly down through the forested […]

Self-catering holiday apartments and B&B rooms in the Chianti Classico wine zone

Chianti farm house for 2, 6 or 8 persons near Greve in Chianti, Tuscany

Anyone visiting Tuscany and especially Chianti for more than two or three days should very seriously consider the option of staying in the country or in a village rather than in a hotel in town. You have a choice among self-catering villas, a farm houses (casa colonica), a part of a farm house (a self-catering […]

Food and wine in Greve in Chianti

porchetta sandwich

Greve in Chianti is the market town of the Chianti Classico wine zone and so, not surprisingly, a great place to buy both wine and typical Chianti food products. Indeed, if you stay at an agriturismo, a working farm and usually a winery, you’ll be able to see wine during its development as well as […]

All about Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti, Tuscany, Italy

Greve in Chianti is a small and quite charming town located, unusually for a Tuscan village, on the floor of the valley of the Greve stream. It has always been a market place but only in the past few hundred years has it developed as a town. Greve is now probably the most popular centre […]

How to choose vacation accommodations in Chianti, Tuscany

Travel Guide for Visitors to the Chianti Classico Wine Region of Tuscany, Italy

Where shall I stay during my visit to Tuscany? That’s one of the important questions every visitor has to consider, preferably well in advance of the trip. The question actually has three aspects: where shall I base myself in Tuscany, what kind of vacation accommodations do I want, and then which particular establishment? Where shall […]

Greve in Chianti, the vacation centre of Chianti Classico, Tuscany, Italy

Piazza Matteotti, the main piazza of Greve in Chianti

Greve in Chianti, generally known simply as Greve (pronounced “greh-veh”) and often so indicated on road signs, is the tourism centre of the Chianti Classico wine area that covers most of the territory between Florence to the north and Sienna to the south. Greve in Chianti is well-connected to Florence by comfortable SITA buses but […]

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