The farmhouse Colognole is located in that Chianti area near Florence called Chianti Rufina docg (where the homonimous wine is produced), just a few kilomters from the little town of Rufina, that offers all the main services and daily train connections to Florence and the main tourist destinations of Tuscany.
The farmhouse Colognole, which originally was a winery, has been recently restored but still preserves the winery characteristics for offering a unique and relaxing stay in the marvellous Tuscan countryside.
The different accommodation proposed are a perfect solution for everyone to choose and plan the holiday that best suits their needs and expectations, since you may choose among rooms, fully equipped apartments and independent villas with private pool.
There are 4 elegant and cozy rooms furnished with attention to the smallest detail, sharing a living room with fridge and TV, 6 apartments realized according to the traditional Tuscan rural style and provided with all modern comforts for organizing your stay as desired. All these accommodation have a common beautiful external pool with a breathtaking view on the surrounding Chianti valleys: this is right what is worth experiencing during a relaxing vacation in our region! For all those who prefer instead an exclusive holiday in Tuscany, the 3 villas with private swimming pool are the perfect solution to their needs.
The restaurant, for both agriturismo guests and people who just love Tuscan cuisine and simply want to have a marvellous dinner there, offers traditional dishes, prepared with fresh and genuine ingredients, which enhance local characteristics. Each recipes obviously goes with a glass of Tuscan wine, carefully chosen from the prestigious selection of the agriturismo.
Wine cellars for...wine tasting
The farmhouse has been realized restoring the ancient estate once used for the production of wine, but still preserves some of the original locals, today used as wine cellars and wine tasting rooms. All those guests interested in visiting those places rich in history and traditions may take part in the guided visits organized by the staff or, even better, in the wine-and-food tasting events, for appreciating those peculiar products that make this area unique in the world. And if you're looking for a really exclusive experience, which is more than a simple tasting, there're the guided tours to the vineyards, during which you may learn something about the surrounding landscape and catch some words of wisdom about wine!
Besides offering guided tours to the farmhouse wine cellars and vineyards, Colognole also proposes all its guests and wine-and-food lovers a wide selection of tasting menu, for satisfying even the most expensive taste! Not only wine could be the slogan: local products prepared according Tuscan recipes with good red and white wines are the real protagonists of these events. You may choose between a simple wine tasting, offered with some appetizers like the fettunta (for trying the local extra virgin olive oil), or a more complete menù. Afraid that the taste of just a dinner may get weaker as time passes by, once come back home? No panic, the farmhouse cooking courses will bring your home all the Tuscan cuisine tradition!
Position and setting
Surrounded by the green Chianti valleys, Colognole offers a breathtaking panorama that guests may appreciate while drinking a cold and refreshing drink by the swimming pool or tasting a good Tuscan dish at the restaurant. This farmhouse, situated at about 30 km from Florence, is the perfect place for visiting the most renowned cities of art of Tuscany (about 2 hours drive) and exploring the surrounding landscape, to which guided tours are daily organized. The proximity to Mugello valley is another important aspect, especially for all Motogp lovers!