In the Surroundings

The natural landscape in which the Hotel Le Fontanelle lies, offers magnificent sceneries with the highest concentration in the world of art and culture. In the middle of this unique land and in a strategic position to say the least, the Hotel Le Fontanelle will be your Home from which you will enjoy endless discoveries.

In the fragrant heart of the Chianti region, you will every day be spoiled with a selection of tours ranging from Tasting the famous local wine and gastronomic traditions, Guided tours of the city's medieval area, Cooking classes, Bike tours, Vespa tours, Horseback riding, Golfing days, to exploring Tuscany in a flaming Ferrari and much more ...

Our Concierge Team will be every day at your disposal to offer many, always different, activities allowing you to live a beautiful story you'll be delighted to share.

The frame of all these wonders will be a unique landscape, a spectacular and ever changing scenery. Every hour, every season will be a feast of colors and scents, you will only have to loose yourselves in them.

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Transfers from/to the airport

The Hotel Le Fontanelle is located 80km from the Florence Airport, 160km from the Pisa Airport and 250km from the Rome Airport.

Transfers to/from airport can be arranged upon request with our Concierge Team. They can be made in luxury cars with private driver, or in a minivan, as needed.

Upon request, we can also organise transfers to any destination you desire.

Car Rental

For Guests who do not wish to spend their holidays with their own car, the Hotel Le Fontanelle proposes on-site arrangements for car rental service. If you book in advance, your car will be waiting for you at the Hotel and you'll simply drop it off at the Hotel on departure.

The ideal would of course be to have us organise your transfer from/to the airport and rent a car for the duration of your stay. This would allow for your perfect independence to explore the beautiful Tuscany.

Tours in the Chianti Region

In order to reach and discover the hidden gems of Tuscany, our Concierge Team will be glad to point out the best routes to follow in order to explore medieval villages, castles, cities and at the same time enjoy views of incomparable beauty.

For those who do not have their own car, our Staff will be ready to propose a number of alternative solutions to explore the Chianti area and enjoy tours and tastings at the most prestigious wineries in the area.

Do not miss the nearby town of Siena, where you can stroll through the historic streets and visit the Cathedral, the Town Hall and the famous Piazza del Campo, Home of the "Palio" in Siena, an event known at international level, where each July 2nd and August 15th a life horse race of medieval tradition is organised.

In addition to the Chianti region, the Hotel Le Fontanelle also offers easy access to nearby popular areas, such as the Crete Senesi and the Val d'Orcia and we can organise tours to various destinations such as the famous cities of Florence, Arezzo and Cortona, Assisi and Perugia and even the little towns of Monteriggioni, Montepulciano, Volterra, Montalcino, Pienza, Montepulciano and many more.

Wine Tasting and Local Products

The Chianti region is the production area of one of the most famous wines in the world. The region is characterised by rolling hills, fields and woods, all set in a unique landscape created by man over the past 1000 years.

Sorted vineyards of Sangiovese, Canaiolo, Malvasia and Trebbiano, alternate in an area dotted with farmhouses, villas, castles and villages surrounded by fortifications. Wine tasting is one of the main attractions of Tuscany. Many of the wines are produced under the Chianti label, each with a unique flavor and taste: Chianti Classico, Chianti Rufina, Chianti Colli Fiorentini and others.

You won't be limited to tasting these wines at the Lounge Bar of the Hotel Le Fontanelle. Feel free to ask our Concierge Team for suggestions of tastings at the different wineries in the area, where you'll also be able to taste typical products, such as meats, cheeses, crostini and bruschetta.

Cooking Classes

To understand the ancient flavours of Tuscan cuisine and be the protagonist of a day of culinary art, the Hotel Le Fontanelle organizes cooking classes, both through group classes, and individual courses, with professional chefs in outdoor facilities.

Under the guidance of an expert, Guests will prepare typical Tuscan traditional dishes through a practical lesson that will end with a lunch or dinner in which Guests will be changed from cook to understanding critics of their own creations.

Vespa Tours

Among other things, the Chianti region is a region that lends itself nicely to be explored on two wheels and, in an attempt to create customised solutions for its Guests, the Hotel Le Fontanelle, proudly offers an innovative and fun solution that consists in renting on-site a famous "Vespa", the traditional Italian scooters that were born seventy years ago by the creativity of the Tuscan industry, to fully enjoy a real "Made in Italy" Experience.

In an area remote from heavy flows of traffic and characterised by beautiful hills dotted with olive trees, a Vespa will be the most original solution for those who love vintage travel, and want to combine exploration of the infinite beauty of the Tuscan landscape with the charm of riding on a traditional Italian style scooter.

Horse Riding

Horseback riding is a great way to move around and become familiar with the territory: a slow and natural pace, nature paths and outdoor activities.

If horse riding is your passion and you want to enjoy the countryside on horseback, ask our Concierge Team at the Hotel Le Fontanelle to organise a leisurely horseback ride in an equestrian centre in the area.

You will be guided by an expert in the area. This is a unique opportunity to spend a day in the countryside and stay in close contact with nature and horses.

Picnic

The irresistible charm of a casual lunch enjoyed in the shade of the vineyards in the rolling hills of Tuscany comes to life with the picnic that Hotel Le Fontanelle designed for its Guests. Enjoy the colours and beauty of the Siena countryside amidst authentic flavours for a refined and tasty picnic experience.

Golf

Golf in Tuscany means lifestyle, emotions and feelings that arise from a sport played in a land where nature and culture, pleasure and well-being are essential. Golf can be a pleasant way to spend unforgettable moments during your holidays in this beautiful region.

In Tuscany there are 16 certified golf courses, nine 18-hole golf courses and seven 9-hole courses, and the Hotel Le Fontanelle is definitively the ideal starting point for Guests wishing to discover Golfing or for fans who do not want to give up their favourite sport, while enjoying the perfect combination of nature and sports during their stay. Feel free to ask our Concierge Team to organise for you a pleasant day at one of the golf clubs in the area.

Hot Air Balloon Tours

The Hotel Le Fontanelle is delighted to help you discover Tuscany from another perspective, from a privileged point of view, in a Hot Air Balloon Tour. A unique experience that will allow you to gently rise from the ground and fly over the lands and hills of the Chianti region, enjoying a bird's eye view of the  historic towns  that created the myth of Tuscany.

You will explore a still authentic part of Tuscany, very unique and almost untouched by tourism, enjoying breathtaking and unforgettable views, all with complete safety and professionalism.

Our Concierge Team will be at your disposal to give you all the necessary information required to book your Hot Air Balloon Tour.

A Day in Ferrari

For the four wheels lovers that would want to experience the thrills of driving a Ferrari in the beautiful hills of Tuscany, the Concierge Team of the Hotel Le Fontanelle will be available to provide quotes and exciting itineraries, to independently discover the most striking landscapes and villages in the area.

The right combination to spend an exclusive day, immersed in the most beautiful settings for an unforgettable experience.

For more information, please contact our Concierge Team at concierge@hotelfontanelle.com

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