Villa Palagetto is a restored villa set in a spectacular garden from the 1300’s with alcoves dedicated to relax and tranquility. The self catering apartments, B&B rooms and bed & breakfast suites are placed in a typical Tuscan styled farmhouse, furnished with many modern comforts.
An intriguing mix of a contemporary decor highlighting the classical touches such as hardwood floors, open beam ceilings; lots of natural light create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for travellers in Tuscany. The splendid hospitality at Villa Palagetto includes a genuine Tuscan wine cellar and a restaurant with a classical menu.
Close to the enchanting town of San Gimignano, Villa Palagetto is in an ideal position for exploring all of Tuscany including the enticing landscapes of Chianti, the skyline of Siena and Florence and the small towns between Volterra and Pisa.
Tuscan Wine Country
Villa Palagetto features a peaceful and serene environment for a vacation in the heart of Tuscany surrounded by fragrant rose gardens, spectacular views and authentic flavors direct from the vineyard and olive groves. There are bed and breakfast rooms and spacious B&B suites each with a dedicated living room area. Each room is furnished with a private bathroom and shower, Sat TV and for those hot summer days, there is also air conditioning. The Tuscan farmhouse is surrounded by a well tended garden offers many secluded corners for enjoying the magnificent scenery, especially te view of the distinctive towers of San Gimignano.
The Flavour of Tuscany
Each one of the rooms are named after one of the many grapes that are cultivated on the property of Villa Palagetto, the very same grapes which are harvested and blended together to produce a delicious vintage of white and red wine. The rooms Vernaccia, Malvasia, Canaiolo, Sangiovese, Trebbiano and Sauvignon are furnished in a typical country style, with comfortable double beds, private en suite baths, satellite TV and free internet connection. The two larger suites promise spacious accommodations with either a romantic Tuscan decor or a more modern touch in a warm and welcoming white.
La Suite, with a hexagonal floor plan is set on two floors, the top floor boasts a 360° panorama of the Tuscan hills. The suite Syrah is located in the room originally used to age the special Vin Santo sweet wine. It has it’s own special garden area and a convenient walk in closet. All the rooms in the bed and breakfast at Villa Palagetto have heating and air conditioning; access to the panoramic pool with sun chairs and umbrellas and are invited to use the on site restaurant.
A Historic Dimore Makes the Holiday Special
The Apartment La Torre, set on three floors, will entice the romantic in you to appreciate the canopy bed and the views 360°. The apartments are named after the original use on the farm - the farmer’s home, the olive oil closet and the wine cellar. Il Fattore with 2 double bedrooms is the original home of the farmer who cultivated the land around the agritourism. The Orcio representing the place where the large terracotta urns where the olive oil was stored during the year has a kitchen, living room with sofa bed and one double bedroom with en suite bathroom. The Cantina, has a beautiful wooden floor in the kitchen and offers an ideal environment for small families with a double bedroom and a single bedroom.
The Limonaia Suite with its personal terrace includes a sofa bed and a loft area dedicated to a bit of quite. Both Ciliegiolo — which includes a small living room — and Foglia Tonda, the room where the family wines were aged, have en suite bathrooms, private entrances and breakfast can be arranged upon request. All throughout the estate you can find Internet connection and there is free parking, laundry services and a restaurant where you can taste the authentic flavours of Tuscany. The property offers not only inspiring views of Tuscany but also a calm and tranquil atmosphere in which to enjoy them.
Visit the Winery and Olive Groves
With over 70 hectares of land divided between vineyards, olive groves, fields of grain, and woodland, Villa Palagetto proposes a special venue for your holiday which will immerse you in the reality of Tuscany. The owners, Sabrina and Mario, look forward to showing you their cantina with its wine cellar, the tasting room, and the estate mill. And don’t forget to ask about their small farm in Montalcino, where they produce a noteworthy Brunello di Montalcino DOCG and Rosso di Montalcino DOC. It is possible to organize a guided wine tasting where you can learn to distinguish the flavours, perfumes and “piacere” (pleasures) of drinking a glass of wine from Tuscany. They include a complete explanation about the variations of olive oils as well, including a visit to the fully functional olive mill.
Walk into San Gimignano for the Day
You will find everything you need at your finger tips at Villa Palagetto; a robust international breakfast; tantalizing menus with local produce for dinner or lunch; the opportunity to enjoy the best Tuscan views, wines and hospitality. However, it is nice to know you don’t have to go far to explore the famous town of San Gimignano. Only 800 meters from the Villa Palagetto, and you can stroll the cobbled stone vias of this tower town, enjoy happy hour in the main square and find charming shops for souvenirs of your holiday. Close by is the hidden little jewel Colle Val d’Elsa with a well preserved medieval center and the perfect place to roam and explore. Be sure to plan a visit to Florence and Siena located less than an hour away with their wealth of museums, art and history, these two cities are a must for a first time (even a second time) visit to Tuscany.