All 26 rooms are equipped with high-class antique furniture and artwork and have free Internet. A spacious garden with terrace, 2 outdoor pools and a rose and herb garden invites visitors to relax in this beautiful, Renaissance-style estate. Surrounded by Tuscan vineyards and olive groves, its lovely location enables the hotel’s own winery to produce its three award-winning wines as well as high-quality olive oil. 5 Star Hotel: elegant interior with marble bathrooms and antique furniture, as well as attentive, personal service
At the end of the monumental entrance to the Villa Mangiacane guests can expect an attractive reception area with elaborate frescoes that are unmistakably inspired by Michelangelo. Carefully selected antique furniture and works of art, marble floors and service staff create a luxurious and intimate atmosphere. Freedom of movement is guaranteed in the spacious rooms with Italian-style marble baths. The deluxe rooms offer a panoramic view over the green vineyards, olive groves and the garden with the pool. Shona sculptures have been skillfully integrated in the garden, where a rose and herb garden give off beguiling fragrances. Boutique Hotel: Individually designed rooms in restored historic Villa
Villa Mangiacane is the ideal place to relax in leisure. With its stylishly equipped rooms and the lovely landscape of the Chianti, the extensive property creates a cozy atmosphere to make guests feel welcome. The former residence of the family of Machiavelli in the 15th century was extensively modernized in 2000. Each of the 26 rooms has been individually decorated by the owner with valuable antiques and art, which he gathered on his many travels abroad. The estate’s idyllic sculpture garden is singular and offers visitors cozy seating between the Shona figures. Winery: Award-winning wines from traditional production
At the Villa Mangiacane winery, wines have been produced for several centuries. Their grapes are harvested by hand on the estate and pressed to fine Chianti Classico. Three of the wines have already been awarded for their outstanding quality. The homemade olive oil, characterized by a light touch of pepper, is also a delicacy. Wine and oil tastings are offered regularly on the estate. Also, the exquisite wines of the winery can be enjoyed in the Villa’s own restaurant. Food & drink: Breakfast with views, Tuscan specialties and intimate dining in the wine cellar or wine shop
In the summer months, breakfast and dinner are served in the fragrant herb and rose garden, while lunch is served on the terrace and beside the swimming pool. There is also an in-room service. The breakfast selection of seasonal fruits, fresh juices, local cheeses and baked goods meets the Villa’s 5 Star standard. Tuscan specialties, exquisite international and Italian wines are offered in the hotel’s own restaurant. The award-winning wines produced on the Villa Mangiacane estate are also on the menu.
The stylish wine bar or the rustic wine cellar are perfect for dining in an intimate atmosphere. In the winter, guests enjoy homemade meals in the cozy atmosphere of the olive oil kitchen. The chef likes to introduce guests to the secrets of Tuscan cuisine: in three-hour cooking classes guests get to know the traditional cuisine of the region, prepared with seasonal ingredients and herbs from the garden of the estate. Sport & leisure time: High-class Spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, indoor heated pool and charming Chianti
2 outdoor pools offer relaxation, in addition Sports enthusiasts may take advantage of the well-equipped fitness centre or explore the rolling hills of the Chianti on bicycles and mountain bikes from the hotel’s own rental station. Guests can also enjoy a hot air balloon ride followed by a champagne breakfast. A well-maintained golf course and a riding stable are just 15 km away. The charming villages in the region such as Forte dei Marmi also delight shoppers with shops and designer boutiques. Location: Panoramic views all the way to the cultural city of Florence
Picturesquely surrounded by Tuscan vineyards and olive groves, Villa Mangiacane stands majestically on a hill. Thanks to its elevated location, the Villa offers breathtaking views of Florence with its imposing cathedral 12 miles away. Guests of the Villa enjoy a free shuttle service to this world-famous hub of the arts. Other worthwhile cities to visit, such as Pisa, Siena, San Gimignano and Arezzo are also easily accessible by car. The nearest train station, Santa Maria Novella, is 15 km away, while the international airport of Peretola is 23 km away.