La Montagnola - Cooking classes in Tuscany among the Chianti vineyards

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La Montagnola


Villa La Montagnola hosts ItCooking classes, is located in a charming and panoramic position, immersed in the vineyards of the Chianti countryside.

A stay in this ancient villa in the heart of Chianti, surrounded by the breathtaking Tuscan landscape is an unforgettable experience. Each bedroom at the villa has a private bathroom, telephone and television.The villa also offers a breakfast room, television room, reading room and Internet connection.

As Villa la Montagnola hosts ItCooking, participants in the  cooking classes will receive a special rate for overnight stay, Euro 80 (100 regular price) per double room with breakfast.

Pleasant and well organized outdoor areas are at the guests' disposal.
The villa has a large garden surrounded by olive groves and vineyards and adjoins the internationally famous Ugolino golf course.

The fenced garden surrounding the Villa is at complete disposal of the guests and it is equipped with tables and chairs, comfortable armchairs, chaise lounges, barbecue and a ping pong table. The Villa is surrounded by a large private park where it is possible to stroll amongst the olive trees.

Villa La Montagnola
Via La Montagnola 110 - 50027 Strada in Chianti - Firenze
tel.\fax +39 3283913210 -

The property is located very close to Florence(12 km), Siena(62 m), Pisa (85 Km)

Easy to reach: from Florence, just 2 km after the Ugolino Golf Club.
From Florence, take the SITA bus, the bus station is to the left of Santa Maria Novella train station.

If you arrive by air:
From Pisa airport 91 Km
From Florence airport  14,1 Km

If you arrive by car:
We are on the s.s.222 Chiantigiana, 12 km from Florence and 62 km from Siena,
From the Autostrada A1 exit "Firenze sud" take s.s.222 in the direction of Greve-Siena and after 10 km it is on the left side of the street.

Prada, Gucci, Ferragamo and other outlets are nearby (3-25 km).
Coordinates for the navigation system are: (43.68813926932741, 11.29619836807251)

At Villa la Montagnola you can enjoy:

  • The kindness and competence of the owners in suggesting the best itinerary

  • The exceptionally favorable position for reaching the main tourist destinations in Tuscany

  • The proximity to the historic centre of Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance

  • The elegance of our rooms, tastefully painted and decorated with antique furniture

  • The extremely comfortable large beds

  • The cool and breezy climate in summer and total tranquility in every season

  • The panorama on the Chianti hills surrounding the Villa

  • Visits to Prada, Gucci, Ferragamo and other outlets of famous fashion designers

  • Guided visits to Florence Siena

  • Visit to Chianti vineyards for wine tasting

  • Olive picking and olive oil millling (October - November)

  • Vineyards for wine tasting (2-30 kms)

  • Horseback riding (2 kms)

  • Biking, fishing (300 meters)

  • Tennis (4 kms), swimming pool (5 kms), golf (0.5 kms)

  • Trekking

ItCooking - "L'Italiano in Cucina" is a branch of Iluss Italian Online.
ILUSS, Italian Language Update School Service, is a no profit association which promotes the Italian Language and Culture abroad. Iluss through ItCooking aims to spread the Italian culinary traditions.With the intent to promote this knowledge, the association organizes cooking classes with professional groups or individual lessons.

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