Villa Landucci enjoys a strategic position from which to visit the beauties of Florence and Tuscany. Located just 2km from the Gate of Paradise in the center of Florence, cradle of the Renaissance, it is an excellent starting point to discover the city, the Chianti area and its characteristic villages.
The neighbout where Villa Landucci is located is mainly a Florentines area and you can breath a more authentic atmosphere than in the Touristic City Center. The area surrounding Florence is full of towns and villages hosting gastronomical, historical, artistic excellences.You can start from Impruneta historically linked to terracotta: there are furnaces that still adopt the old production techniques, dating back to 1098 and laboratories open to the public, both to visit and to purchase.
Strada in Chianti with one of the best pasta factories in Italy, the historic Pastificio Artigianale Fabbri where you can also visit the small museum; San Casciano Val di Pesa with the house of “Il Principe” Niccolò Machiavelli, the castles and the parish churches of the Romanesque age; Greve, capital of the Chianti Classico with its splendid central square, the craft shops of hand-woven baskets and olive wood products; the medieval village of Montefioralle, known as one of the most beautiful cities in Italy and the home of Amerigo Vespucci; Panzano, known for its agricultural and wine production, the home of the famous “Florentine steak”; Bargino with the headquarters of the Antinori winery and the precious Abbey of Passignano, a jewel of medieval art.
Each guest can build itineraries that are appropriate to their interests, discovering characteristic and unusual routes every day, experimenting with different activities and tasting the specialties of the territory. A slow, local and excellent tourist proposal as suggested by the philosophy of the Food & Wine tourism, inspiration of Villa Landucci