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Chianti--where to stay for a night in Aug?

Chianti--where to stay for a night in Aug?

May 5th, 2010, 07:01 PM
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Chianti--where to stay for a night in Aug?

We are a married couple, around 40 yrs old. We will have a rental car and are looking for a good spot to stay for 1 night in Chianti in August. Agriturismo is preferable--suggestions? Something midrange budget would be good--doesnt have to be a 5 star but at least a 2-3 star.
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May 6th, 2010, 11:48 AM
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Hi there..me again! I responded to your post for Sienna. On my cycling trip, we also stayed in Castellina in Chianti--again not an Agriturismo, but a great place: http://palazzosquarcialupi.com/english/albergo.htm

I really liked Castellina...it's a cute small town and a great place to stroll around. There is a neat art gallery right up the street from the hotel and several places to taste wine. If you happen to be going to Pienza...we stayed here: http://www.relaisilchiostrodipienza.com/en/index.php This was my favorite hotel on the trip. They have an amazing breakfast spread, which we ate outside and enjoyed a breathtaking view over the valley.
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May 6th, 2010, 11:59 AM
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Look at Villa Le Barone
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May 6th, 2010, 12:54 PM
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I notice that you plan one day each in Lucca, Chianti and Siena. These places are pretty close together. Have you considered staying one place for three nights and taking day trips to the other two destinations? It would be much more relaxing and allow you to find and enjoy one lovely place for 3 days lodging. Moving from hotel to hotel, packing and unpacking every day, takes a lot of time.
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May 6th, 2010, 01:34 PM
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Look at Albergo Casafrassi just south of Castellina in Chianti.
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May 6th, 2010, 01:36 PM
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I agree with Mamcalice. YOu can see Siena from ALbergo Casafrassi. Why not stay in fewer places and do day trips?
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May 6th, 2010, 04:40 PM
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Yes, why all of these one niters?
Have you checked your map?
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May 7th, 2010, 09:29 AM
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At opposite ends of the price spectrum for Chianti. Check out reviews on Tripadvisor:


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