Looking for a place for a fine Italian getaway? I’ve found it! Villa Mangiacane is a noble and majestic 15th Century property set on a cypress shaded hill, just 7 miles south of Florence and 25 minutes from Florence International Airport.
Built for the Machiavelli family and bearing the unmistakable hand of the Renaissance master himself, Michelangelo, Villa Mangiacane is Tuscany’s finest luxury boutique resort and winery. Due to the significance of the owners and architects, the original building plan for improvements is housed at the Uffizi Gallery in Florence. These plans include a grander palace with a new wing, designed by Giorgio Vasari.travel at it’s finest!
At Villa Mangiacane you can expect to find a unique five-star luxury accommodation experience at Tuscany’s finest boutique resort and winery. Steeped in art, history, and culture, rooms are filled with original artwork and furniture collected from around the globe, emulating the comfort of a private home. The Estate’s 28 individually and elegantly designed rooms and suites, split between two properties, offer spectacular views of Florence, rolling hills, gardens or vineyards. A stay in the main Palazzo Machiavelli will surround you with original Renaissance art and terraces offering sweeping views of the Tuscan landscape while the exclusive Villa Mazzei offers guests a stunning infinity pool and bar, beautiful gardens and views across Chianti.
On-site guests have access to a relaxing Garden Spa which offers a range of services. For those who enjoy cooking, the Executive Chef offers Tuscan Cookery Classes catering to all abilities. The friendly and efficient staff are always happy to arrange a selection of exciting excursions, including Half & Full Day Wine Tours, various City Tours,Shopping Tours, Art & Culture Excursions, and Outdoor Activities such as biking, hiking and hot air balloon rides.
For more information, visit www.mangiacane.com
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