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Villa Le Barone - Luxury holidays to Tuscany

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  • About this holiday

    With the air of a private Tuscan residence, the Villa le Barone treats its guests to a true sense of exclusivity and luxury, but with the comfort and character intrinsic to the properties of the region. Immersed in the culture of the Chianti wine region, this hotel is well-suited to wine connoisseurs, as well as providing the best introduction for wine-tasting novices, and is an exceptionally comfortable four star base for any tour of the Tuscan countryside, or the treasures of Italy on a larger scale. We would highly recommend this unique hotel to all clients looking for a peaceful holiday in Italy.

    The journey and how you get there

    Complimentary

    Included in your holiday

    Expressions Holidays includes scheduled flights with British Airways from London to Pisa in Euro Traveller, hire-car and dinner, bed and buffet breakfast.

    Holiday prices

    Sample prices are per person based on two people sharing a Classic double or twin room
    From £1230 for 7 nights
    The prices displayed here are a guide only for this hotel and each holiday price will be tailor-made at the time of booking to reflect the actual flight costs and all up-to-date special offers.

    Hotel code

    IE04

    Our opinion

    Hotel Villa le Barone is an enchanting hotel in a lovely location offering top quality service and comfort with the atmosphere of a private house. Charmingly unique.

    Hotel description

    The Hotel Villa le Barone is a charming hotel just outside the picturesque village of Panzano in the heart of the Chianti Classico wine producing region, with outstanding views over the vineyards which start right at the hotel and stretch into the distance. It was once the home of the famous Della Robbia family and today is owned by their descendants Count and Countess Aloisi de Larderel. In its transformation from private house to hotel it has retained all its charm and character. The Villa le Barone today consists of four separate houses, in which the bedrooms are located, surrounded by a shady garden with reclining seats and hammocks, terrace, and swimming pool. A new addition at the beginning of 2017 is the infinity heated swimming pool, which is lined with Travertine marble. The main villa is built in the style of the region with creamy white walls, terracotta tiles and stone roof, brown wooden shutters and thick stone walls. The ceilings are vaulted inside and in the charming lounge there is an open fire-place (where a log fire burns in cool weather), wooden panelled doors, comfortable chairs and original library of antique books. Flowers or fresh fruit and bottled water are supplied regularly. Some of the rooms enjoy wonderful views of the vineyards and the village of Panzano. The Villa le Barone is a charming and relaxed hotel full of regional flavour.

    Location

    Panzano in Chianti, Tuscany

    Official star rating

    4

    Annual opening

    30 March to 31 October

    Distance from airport

    About 30 minutes from Florence

    Closest airport

    Florence, Pisa, Bologna

    Room types

    Villa Le Barone offers 28 rooms with private bath or shower and wc, telephone WiFi, minibar, air conditioning and TV on request.
    Classic Double or twin room 
    Comfort Double or twin room
    Superior Double or twin room
    Historic Junior Suite
    Historic Suite 

    Hotel facilities and services

    Outdoor heated infinity saltwater swimming pool (usually operational from April to October), Bar, Fitness room, Fitness trail, Tennis court, Restaurant (Il Torchio), Mountain bikes, Room service, Parking in grounds, Gardens, Terrace, Bike hire, Table tennis, Laundry, Gift shop, Babysitting.

    Water sports

    Land sports

    Swimming, tennis, mountain biking, walking.

    Out and aboutnearby/local interest

    Chianti Classico wine road, Tuscan villages, Florence, Siena, Arezzo, Market in Greve on Saturdays and in Panzano on Sundays.

    Sports nearby

    Golf, Walking.

    Children

    Children are welcome at the hotel and babysitting services are available for a fee.

    Minimum stays

    Other information

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      We are open Mon-Fri 9-17.30 Sat 9.30-16.00.

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    Rome
    Airport
    There is a very good scattering of international airports in Italy, with the main ones being Venice, Pisa, Milan, Rome, Bologna, Naples, Genoa, Turin and Bari; on Sicily, Catania is served by several airlines from the UK and on Sardinia you fly to Cagliari or Olbia.
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    Euro (£1 = Euro 1.30)
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    Population
    60 million
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