Treat yourself to the very best on your vacation in Tuscany
Dream a little dream of Tuscany as you browse through our top ten list of the best luxury accommodation experiences located all across Tuscany, from Florence to Elba and back to Chianti. Once you're ready, go ahead and book directly with the property to book your luxurious, elegant experience in Tuscany.
1. Villa di Cabbiavoli (Exclusive Villa)
Where: Castelfiorentino, Florence
This exclusive opportunity to vacation inside the magnificent family home between Florence, Siena and Pisa is a holiday dream come true. The entire villa and gardens are at your disposal, and the glamorous decor will have you feeling like royalty while exploring the lovely Tuscan landscape. Villa di Cabbiavoli provides a fairytale setting for the perfect holiday adventure including elegant surroundings inside and out.
Nearby the estate also has several farmhouses converted into apartments, you can read more about Ginevra and our interview with her about Cabbiavoli here.
2. Villa Antea (B&B)
Where: Florence, Piazza Liberta area
Small and regal, this villa offers 6 double suites with spacious, luxurious marble bathrooms which will be the highlight of your holiday in Tuscany. Private rooms and terraces, lush green gardens and a setting fit for a king. The setting at Villa Antea is perfect for those looking to indulge in something extra special this holiday. Read our interview with Diletta at Villa Antea here.
3. Villa Dianella (B&B at wine estate)
Where: Vinci, Florence
No detail is too small to be overlooked at this beautiful Medicean villa from the 16th century. Villa Dianella boasts plush linens, meticulously kept gardens and only the highest quality food and, of course, their very own wine cellar. The select decor, the fantastic hospitality and the elegant atmosphere are sure to enchant you from the very first moment when you arrive.
Read about our visit to Dianella and our interview with Veronica and Francesco here.
4. Hotel Ilio
Where: Marciana on Elba Island
It is all about the location. These newly refurbished suites are just meters away from the beach at Sant'Andrea on the resort island of Elba, only a short distance from the mainland. Hotel Ilio has direct access to a well-kept sandy beach and lounging areas are thoughtfully positioned throughout the property. Enjoy a truly romantic and luxurious vacation at this exclusive hotel. Read our review on our stay at Hotel Ilio!
5. Torre a Cona (Apartment rentals)
Where: Rignano sull'Arno, Florence
The classic Tuscan vacation rental apartments are set on a 400-acre wine estate dominated by the monumental eighteenth-century villa. This wine resort includes not only breathtaking views of the Tuscan landscape but an on-site restaurant with authentic Tuscan cuisine and a wine cellar for guided wine tastings. Both will make your vacation at Torre a Cona memorable.
6. Casa Tornabuoni (City Apartment)
Where: Florence, city center on Via Tornabuoni
Not only is this two bedroom, two bathroom vacation apartment rental located near all the major attractions and monuments of Florence, it also located in a strategic position in one of the most chic shopping streets of the city that is characterized by the presence of the best fashion boutiques such as Gucci, Prada and Ferragamo. Enjoy the excitement and glamor of a holiday in the heart of Florence surrounded by an elegant decor and extra special amenities at Casa Tornabuoni.
7. Villa Piaggia (Villa rental)
Where: Montaione, Florence
The combination of elegant living spaces, marble bathrooms, lush green gardens, and sumptuous decors has you loving the rooms, the gardens and the views at Villa Piaggia. Gather family and friends together and enjoy a holiday of indulgence and laughter or plan your next family reunion, anniversary or party amongst the grandeur of Tuscany at Villa Piaggia.
8. Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais
Where: Castellina in Chianti, Siena
This little Tuscan hamlet has been brought back to life to delight you with its country chic decor, modern amenities and its warm hospitality. Whether traveling on your own, for a romantic escape or with family or friends, this relais has the perfect elegant solution for any request you might have. The lush settings at Borgo di Pietrafitta Relais are you what you need to relax and enjoy your holiday.
9. Borgo Scopeto Relais
Where: Castelnuovo Berardenga, Siena
This centuries-old castle can boast a view of Siena in the distance, an elegant restaurant and spa center on-site, tennis courts and more to meet the needs of its guests. Borgo Scopeto can organize any tour you want in the area, as well as tastings of its own Chianti wines and visits to its wine estates and cellars. It is also perfect for special weddings and events, so whatever your dream of Tuscany, a stay here will ensure it comes true!
10. Villa Medicea di Lilliano (Apartment rentals)
Where: Grassina, outskirts of Florence
This immense villa just a short distance outside of Florence has been with the Malenchini family for over a hundred years and they have just recently added large and luminous B&B rooms in a luxurious setting. The wine producing estate, Villa Medicea di Lilliano, is perfect for romantic getaways, resort style vacations and destination events and weddings. No request is too small, they love to have the opportunity to show you the best of Tuscany. Read our interview with Diletta and Eric, owner and manager at the villa, in charge of making your dreams come true!