Situated in the vineyard covered hills just outside of Montespertoli in Tuscany, Agriturismo Le Pianore offers 7 self catering apartments ideal for holiday rentals for families and friends.
The family run estate proposes vacation opportunities for those particularly interested in enjoying an authentic Tuscan setting, surrounded by spectacular scenery, olive groves & vineyards and small Chianti towns.
Le Pianore, set in the family farmhouse, combines comfortable apartments furnishe with modern appliances, dishwasher, AC and Wi-FI and the classical Tuscan country style decor including well maintained gardens.
A Vacation to Remember
The 7 self catering holiday apartments at Agriturismo Le Pianore provide the ideal setting for families with children, those looking for a quiet and comfortable environment and even those who enjoy an active holiday with games and biking. It is immersed in the green olive groves, where you can visit the “cantina” to see the production or bike the trails and landscape of Chianti. Each of the seven apartments are furnished in a comfortable, country chic style where the soft colors of the Tuscany mingle with the rich accents of the terracotta floors and open beam ceilings. The holiday accommodations are located all within the antique farmhouse and barn, set on a prominent hillside overlooking endless acres of pure Chianti beauty.
Apartments with Size & Comfort
The agriturismo is set on two floors, where the ground floor houses three apartments and another three with entrance on the first floor. There is one apartment located in the restored barn behind the reception office. Piero, is composed of two bedrooms for three persons has its own private garden area for breakfast under the Tuscan sun. Dino is made for two persons on the ground floor. Apartment Gigi designed for 4 persons has its entrance on ground floor and bedrooms on the first floor. Marcello, organized on two floors with two bathrooms and is fully air conditioned.
Apartment Dante has its entrance on the first floor, with two bedrooms. This apartment is ideal for families with children featuring a bedroom with three single beds. Cecco is the largest of the 7 apartments, with two double bedrooms with air conditioning, two full bathrooms and a spectacular terrace overlooking not only the gardens of Le Pianore but also the Chianti valley and its vineyards. The apartment Beppe, is situated on two floors and is organized with two double bedrooms and one single for 5 persons(each bedroom has AC).
Meals and New Friendships
The onsite restaurant offers genuine Italian menus with a Pizza Night at the wood burning oven or a Tuscan dinner from start to finish. Two fun filled nights (normally Tuesday and Thursday) when the guests are invited to mix and mingle together with good food and genuine Chianti wine in the panoramic gardens of the agriturismo. Roberto and his wife Veronica, set a long table overlooking the valley and sunset for everyone to participate. The options include an authentic Tuscan Menu with a classical antipasto, two pasta dishes, a main course with season-fresh veggies, dessert, wine, water and coffee. Special and unique, these are homemade meals at a reasonable price. Or you can catch Roberto at the wood burning stove as he prepares the pizza! Reservations requested. The Pizza Night price includes antipasto, pasta, pizza, dessert, wine, water and coffee.
An Active Holiday in Tuscany
If you are looking for tranquility or looking for activity, Le Pianore has something special for you. The Agriturismo, besides the ample garden area where lounge chairs are hidden in quiet corners for reading, napping and absorbing some Tuscan sun, also features several areas dedicated to moving about: ping pong, tennis, a typical Italian garden game called bocce and even an area furnished with games for the young kids. There are several picnic tables placed in the shade of the cypress and walnut trees, where guests are invited to enjoy meals outdoors, BBQ or simply program a private happy hour...perhaps with a glass of their own red wine. In addition to the spacious gardens, there is a common room where everyone can gather for events and socializing.
The position of Le Pianore, is ideal for those who enjoy a bit of Slow Travel. The roads, with their sweeping curves, ups and downs and incredible scenery beckons the seasoned bikers to enjoy hours and hours exploring the small towns, stone churches and … small bars where you can get a great panino and a glass of wine before hitting the road again. The very same hills also hide trails for hiking within the incredible nature that makes up this part of Chianti. Pack a picnic and start trekking through the Tuscan countryside for a memorable holiday experience.
Another memorable experience is a visit to the onsite wine cellar. Specializing in a classical Chianti red wine and delicious extra virgin olive oil, the owners invite you to tour their production, their vineyards and their cantina. They will show you how they produce their wine and harvest the grapes and olives. It is possible to purchase directly from the producer - a great souvenir to take home for friends and family.
The central position of Le Pianore lends itself to day trips to the major sites in Tuscany like that of Pisa with its stunning architecture in the Square of Miracles. Florence, a common destination for those looking to view the masterpieces of Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci and many others, is only about 40 minutes from the agriturismo. But there are also several smaller towns with much to offer like that of San Pancrazio with is quaint parish church, restaurants and coffee bars or that of Montespertoli, a thriving country town filled with the flavor of Tuscany or Montelupo, known world wide for its quality ceramics.