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Book your exclusive suite in this hotel outside Florence, near Siena, located in the very heart of Tuscany, in the famous countryside. You will get the opportunity to visit the city of Dante and Leonardo while living in a stunning natural environment. Welcome to Villa Lecchi, a Tuscany countryside hotel overlooking the Chianti hills, a luxury resort with the authentic atmosphere of the noble’s historical house of the region.
Get in Florence downtown in just an hour by car. Start your tour with Santa Maria Novella church (nearby the railway station designed by Giovanni Michelucci), just a few steps far from Piazza del Duomo, where you will admire the Cathedral Santa Maria del Fiore (with the captivating Brunelleschi’s Dome and the Giotto’s bell tower) and the Baptistry, with its masterpiece, the Gates of Paradise, made by Lorenzo Ghiberti.
If you wish to explore the hometown Masaccio of in just one day we suggest to visit the Orsanmichele Church too, with the extraordinary sculptures made by Donatello and Nanni di Banco, and the Accademia Gallery, where Michelangelo reveals his own genius and philosophy. The Uffizi museum is almost unmissable, but this visit could take an entire afternoon (inside you will meet Venere and the Primavera by Botticelli, the Tondo Doni by Buonarroti, the Medusa by Caravaggio and many other masterpieces).
Reach Piazza della Signoria and take a pleasant walk along the small cobbled streets, revealing the spirit of the town and its treasure: in via della Condotta you will find “Il Cernacchino”, perfect to eat a gourmet sandwich, while in via Porta Rossa you can go shopping for a new hat (ask people for Borsalino) and in via dei Cerchi you can buy the best jewels in town, in the ancient florentine style, just enter the little fascinating shop Jean Saàde.
Get a fabulous ice-cream after lunch in La Carraia, you are now in the most original district of Florence, called Oltrarno. Go down the alleys, watch the ordinary Florentine life and then return to Ponte Vecchio and Piazza della Signoria. End your flawless day with a coffee in Piazza della Repubblica, where in the Roman times the cardo and the decumanus once have an intersection.
Come back in your hotel outside Florence, welcome again in your hotel near Florence, get ready for a regenerating detox break in our wellness center, or for an exclusive dinner carefully prepared by our chef Saverio and Filippo, taste the traditional recipes, cooked with a modern touch.