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Wonderful castle dating back to the 12th century, restored in the 17th century by the noble family of Acciaioli, with a magnificent tower built on the model of the one of Palazzo Vecchio in Florence. Montegufoni castle is part of a large estate comprising vineyards and olive trees in the heart of Chianti region.
Distances from the villa: the small village of Montagnana V.P. with food shops 1 km, Montespertoli with all kinds of shops approx. 5 km, Florence 20 km, Pisa approx. 70 km.
A bus stop with busses to Florence, Montespertoli and Empoli is only a few meters from the castle away. Bikes and scooters for rent are available in Montespertoli.
At guests’ disposal: large and very charming terraced park furnished with garden furniture and table tennis, beautiful Italian gardens (dating back to the 18th century) with lemon trees and swimming-pool (12 x 6 m - open from 01/04 to 31/10). Reception open from 8.30 to 12.30 and from 14.30 to 18.30. The outbuildings of the castle as well were restored and turned into charming apartments. The castle is run by the Posarelli family. A nice restaurant offering nice recipes of the local Chianti tradition is open every night (from April to October except on Tuesdays). Laundry with shared washing-machine (€ 3,- / per washing). WI-FI internet connection available in the reception and restaurant area.
Extra services: on request possibility of renting a baby bed (€ 50,- / per week) and an extra bed (€ 100,- / per week) both payable locally. Maid service available by arrangement (€ 12,- / per hour – payment on the spot).
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1st floor: living-room with dining area and kitchen corner, 2 large double bedrooms one of which is a passage-way room, passage-way twin-bedded room, bathroom with shower, toilet.
Had a wonderful time at the castle while we toured Tuscany. The pool and gardens are great to walk through. the restaurant is a great place to end the day. The only thing was the set up of the rooms were a little strange but is to be expected when you convert a castle to apartments. We would for sure stay here again if we come back to the area.
Prachtig Kasteel in schitterende omgeving. Heel ruim appartement, minder geschikt voor kleine kinderen en mensen die slecht ter been zijn vanwege allerlei op- en afstapjes.
Beautiful castle, great view, located near Florence (30 min.), Pisa (1 hour) and Sienna (1 hour). Wifi is restricted to the area near the reception (not in the rooms!), some basic things like a wine opener (yeah, that's a basic thing when you're in Tuscany) were missing in the room.
my name is kaye parker and there was 6 in our party. oh my where to start from the mtime we arrived to the time we left our stay at montegufoni was awesome. the staff alone made the stay wonderful. our rooms were great and comfortable. the grounds were just breat taking, so well kept. we could not have ask for a better place to stay. the one nice thing its only 30 min. from florince for sightseeing, and the train to roam was right there. we would go back to montequfoni in a heartbeat. the last thing is we felt that for the cost of our rooms it maid it very afordable. this place was more than we could have wished for.
We had an excellent time at Montegufoni! The grounds and views are beautiful and absolutely serene. The food at the restaurant was the best we had the whole trip and Salvo was an excellent server. Thank you for a great, relaxing trip.
I would not stay at this place unless you had a rental car. Dont stay in August all restaurants in near by villages shut because of holidays those are the ones you can walk to.The Restaurant at the Castle has very limited menu choice once you have eaten there two nights you have tried everything.They could improve the situatiuon by renting out bikes or scooters which they dont do I mentioned this to the reception. The Taxi drivers who are local gouge guests if you use them. We wanted to go 5kms to a retaurant for a meal. The Taxi driver wanted to charge us 90 euros because he had to wait for us. This is unacceptable, they need to find a better and more fair way of getting guests to nearby villages. 65 euros to drive into Florence if you use the local taxi drivers. We got a taxi from the Florence railway station to Montifigunni for 47 euros so there is a fair bit of scalping going on be warned
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