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Make a holiday rental home or villa in the Florentine Hills, Italy your home away from home

The Florentine Hills are a forgotten corner of Tuscany, a stunning, peaceful region which has been the retreat of Florentine noblemen since the city was founded. This is a region of picture book landscapes, untarnished medieval villages, authentic Florentine villas and fertile vineyards.

Things to do on holiday in the Florentine Hills, Italy

Holidays to Florence, especially the Florentine Hills are peaceful, relaxing breaks, where indulging in good living, mouthwatering gastronomy and fine wines mean you can fully unwind whether you are staying in Florence accommodation for a weekend break or long family holiday.

The Florentine Hills are a favourite destination for walking holidays. There are group walking and hiking trips, but the flexibility and space provided by a self catering holiday villa in the Florentine Hills is best put to use for a private walking holiday, where you, your family or your friends can stroll through the lush landscape taking in the culture and cuisine at exactly the pace and time that is ideal for your perfect holiday.

Among the groves of the Florentine Hills you can find many opportunities to sample to delicious local wines, which have been being harvested on these slopes since Etruscan times.

There are many magnificent castles and churches in the hills surrounding your Florence holiday villa here, often surrounded by parkland or fishing lakes, which you can fish, but only with a permit.

Places to holiday in the Florentine Hills, Italy

A holiday rental in the Florentine Hills is of course a magnificent way to discover the hidden treasures of Florence, whilst staying in the un-spoilt tranquility of the lush green countryside surrounding the city. The city is most famous for the magnificent artistic heritage and the historic city centre which was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Taking the best produce from the Florentine Hills, the restaurants of Florence are some of the best in Italy, and the city centre is filled with fashionable boutiques and large shops.

Weather in the Florentine Hills, Italy

The Florentine Hills are perfect for walking holidays due to the warm temperate climate. Temperatures remain above freezing all year round, and summers are warm, although mountain breezes keep the air fresh.

Travel to the Florentine Hills, Italy

Villas in the Florentine Hills are easily accessible. Flights arrive into Florence International Airport (FLR). Flights arrive daily direct from the UK provided by British Airways.

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Beautiful, peaceful, convenient, comfortable and cozy

5 of 5
we loved staying at Patrizia's place. It is a beautiful house located less then half an hour away from Florence if you are drinving, a really convenient location if you want to go to different places like we did, Pisa and Siena for example. easy access, has a parking outside and Patrizia the owner is really helpful and nice. We stayed with our family, seven of us, and was perfect. Great fireplace, bathrooms, rooms, everything clean and just very cozy. We are definitely coming back. We also went with a baby and Patrizia offered a cot and a high chair for us which was very convenient. Great service, highly recommend it.
  • Review Submitted: 11-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2017

Fabulous, outstanding property, close to Florence

4 of 5
We absolutely loved the Watchtower - It is a stunning property, very spacious and with all amenities. Additionally, it is decorated with many interesting artifacts from around the world. For our group of 8, with 2 couples and 4 singles each had our own bedroom and bathroom. The kitchen is fully equipped. There are 4 courtyards and beautiful grounds with swimming pool. It is walking distance to restaurants and to a larger town. It is about a 9 minute drive from Florence and very close to Siena, and in Chianti country. The owner, whom lives on the property was very gracious, accommodating, and helpful. I cannot recommend this property enough - It is absolutely fabulous!
  • Review Submitted: 16-Nov-2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016

Wonderful views over Floerence near Fisole

4 of 5
The apartment Gelso (Mulberry) is on one floor of the Casale le Giuncarelli, is large and well-appointed with views over Florence in the distance. The swimming pool and sunbed area are kept immaculate by Daniela, the owner and manager, daily. There is a terrace outside shared with three other apartments which overlooks the gardens. We enjoyed a one week stay there in mid-September. Daniela is around early most mornings for advice and information and is always helpful. Her old dog Heidi stays around most of the time and only once tried to join us for dinner. The gardens are well laid out and kept and a lazy time can be spent around the pool and gazebo. There are individual and a larger communal barbecue. We chose the apartment as a base to visit Florence. There is a local and frequent bus service from Fiesole 2Km away to the centre of Florence, partially down a rough stone track. Also be aware that parking in the village can be difficult and the streets are narrow, so don’t hire a large car. If you are a walker the area would be ideal. Cooking facilities do not include an oven or “toaster” as we would know in the UK – it is a Forman type grill. There is a range of places to eat in Fiesole and further afield.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Oct-2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016