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Agriturismo La Lucciolaia

Loc. Casaglia, 30 -, San Gimignano 53057 San Gimignano (Siena)

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In brief

  • Type: Suite (2), Bedroom (11),
  • Guests: 28
  • Map: Hills
  • Type of accommodation: Bed & Breakfast

The agriturismo

In the vicinity of the medieval centre of San Gimignano, nestled in the rolling hills of the gorgeous Tuscan countryside, Agriturismo La Lucciolaia is perfectly located for exploring Tuscany’s most prized art towns. This ancient farmhouse has been recently renovated and divided into eleven double rooms and two Suites, where the magic atmosphere of past times is perfectly blended with modern comforts.

The accommodation

Far away from the noise and the stress of our ordinary daily life, Podere La Lucciolaia enjoys lovely views of unspoilt countryside and of the medieval towers of San Gimignano. This ancient farmhouse, now carefully renovated, is divided into eleven comfortable double rooms and two Suites where the charming atmosphere of past times is perfectly blended with modern facilities.

Room “ Albicocca” (Apricot) - This first-floor double bedroom retains many original features of the traditional Tuscan style, with terracotta tiled floors and beamed ceilings. From its windows guests can enjoy lovely views of the medieval towers of San Gimignano. It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “Fiordaliso” (Cornflower) - This first-floor double bedroom, with beamed ceilings and terracotta floors, is painted in the colour of this precious flower, now almost extinct. It enjoys a lovely view of surrounding gentle hills.
It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “Girasole” (Sunflower) - This room, with beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, is on the first floor and it is named after the sunflower, an icon of Tuscany. The room enjoys lovely views of the garden and of the swimming pool. It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “Focolare” (Fireplace) - This first-floor room is really exclusive, and boasts a large ancient rural Tuscan fireplace. It has beamed ceilings, terracotta tiled floors, and enjoys a lovely view over the paved terrace and the surrounding countryside.
It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “Lillà” (Lilac) - This first-floor room, with beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, enjoys lovely views over the gentle hills, and the Chianti region. It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room "Rosa antica" (Ancient Rose) - This first-floor room is named after the beautiful rose garden that can be enjoyed from the swimming pool sun terrace. It has beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, and overlooks the surrounding hills, that according to the season and to the light effects offer attracting shades of colours.
It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “ Salvia” (Sage) - This first-floor room, with beamed ceilings and terracotta floors, enjoys idyllic views over the towers of San Gimignano. It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “Senape” (Mustard) - This first-floor room, with beamed ceilings and terracotta floors, enjoys lovely views over the towers of San Gimignano, partially covered by an imposing century-old cypress tree, where squirrels run up.
It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room “ Viola” (Violet) - This first-floor room, with beamed ceilings and terracotta tiled floors, is large and spacious, and opens directly onto the outside paved terrace. It is particularly suitable for small families.
It has an en-suite shower room, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Room "Narciso" (Daffodil): large and comfortable double room on the ground floor with direct access from the outdoor paved terrace. Private shower room, heating, air conditioning and Satellite TV.

Room "Lavanda" (Lavander): elegant double room on the ground floor, with direct access from the garden and a breathtaking view over the towers of San Gimignano in the distance. Private shower room, heating, air conditioning, closet, and satellite TV.

Suite "Ginestra" (Broom): refined and spacious suite on the ground floor, with direct access from the garden and a breathtaking view over the towers of San Gimignano. Private bathroom with bath, heating, air conditioning, and satellite TV.

Suite "Giglio Fiorentino" (Florentine lily): elegant and large suite on the ground floor, with direct access from the panoramic garden. Private shower room, heating, air conditioning and Satellite TV.

Activities and surrounding

At Agriturismo La Lucciolaia the attentive owner, Sabrina Niccolai, has wisely blended history and tradition with a necessary modernization of the producing facilities. Here you will find:
delicious breakfasts with a savoury/sweet buffet to taste the finest Tuscan pastry and the traditional seasoned meats are served in the lovely ground-floor dining room at Podere La Lucciolaia. In summertime, breakfast is served in the outside paved terrace overlooking the swimming pool.
Inviting traditional Tuscan dinners are served in the lovely dining room. In spring and summertime dinner is served on the outside paved terrace overlooking the swimming pool, under a starry sky.
Guided tours to the modern and efficient wine cellar, 8km away from Podere La Lucciolaia, with its fascinating barrels and barriques stockrooms, two different areas for red wine and for white wine making, a bottling and storage room for refinement in bottle. To be mentioned the estate mill where, from late October to December, visitors can attend the oil making process and the magic moment when olives are pressed to obtain an excellent extra-virgin olive oil.
Guided wine tasting in the beautiful and professional tasting room, next to the winery, where visitors can taste several types of local wines (red and white wines, vintage wines or for long ageing) that made Azienda Agricola Palagetto famous all over the world. Not to forget Vin Santo (typical Tuscan dessert wine), grappa, and precious extra-virgin olive oil.

Relax in the well-kept gardens, on the panoramic sun terrace, and by the lovely swimming pool, where a gazebo provides a nice shady place.
La Lucciolaia is ideally located for unforgettable walks throughout the hills, across the vineyards, the olive groves, and the woodland to soak up the atmosphere of this natural paradise walking along the well-marked footpaths of the CAI network in the region of San Gimignano.

For guests willing to discover Tuscany, the position of Agriturismo La Lucciolaia is the best of two worlds: the most prized medieval art towns – such as Siena, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Monteriggioni – can be visited on a day trip. Florence, with its Renaissance treasures, is also easily accessible, whilst the Tuscany coast can be reached in less than 1 hour by car.

We can provide you many other services such as: shopping tours, sightseeing tours, trekking tours, bike tours, cooking classes and many more...

Services

Available services

Restaurant
Swimming pool
Air conditioning
Pets allowed
Typical products on sale
Credit cards welcome
Attractions and activities in the surrounding area
  • Museums and galleries
  • Artistic and historical sites
Sport and activities in the surrounding area
  • Hiking
  • Shopping

Restaurant & Events

Open to

Everyone

Table reservation

Reservation recommended

Seats

Up to 90

Menu

└ la carte

Specialties you may find

  • Carni da allevamenti locali
  • Pasta fatta in casa
  • pesce fresco
  • Carne alla griglia
  • prodotti locali

Wedding in Italy, Parties & Celebrations

Available rooms/spaces
  • Reception room
  • Garden
  • Terrace
  • Parking
Services
  • On-site restaurant
  • Reception
  • On-site ceremony
  • Aperitif
  • Cake

Corporate Events

Activities
  • Meetings
  • Conferences
  • Team building
  • Presentations
  • Gala dinners
  • Aperitifs
  • Workshops
Services
  • Wi-fi
  • Parking

Tastings

Products
  • Wine tasting
  • Oil tasting
  • Cheeses tasting
  • Hot samples
  • Cold samples
Provenance
  • Own production
  • Selection of local products
Services
  • Guided tasting
  • Wine cellar tours
Booking required

Yes

Prices

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Reviews

"Excellent"
Based on 44 reviews
  • Setting and surroundings
    9,5/10
    "Excellent"
  • Activities and facilities
    9,1/10
    "Excellent"
  • Accommodation
    9,1/10
    "Excellent"
  • Restaurant
    8,8/10
    "Very good"
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  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Italian taste and beauty"

    08/21/2019

    Immersed in the vineyards of the Sienese hills of San Gimignano, an oasis of peace, this ancient farm, skillfully adapted to a farm holiday, has fully met my expectations. The classic Tuscan farm, suitable for those seeking peace and relaxation good food, good wine, nature and culture. For lovers of walks in an hour's walk through the countryside you can reach the historic center of San Gimignano, an hour's walk from Florence and forty minutes from Siena.
    I suggest you come back in the early afternoon to enjoy a swim in the beautiful swimming pool and adjoining solarium. For dinner it is worth staying on the spot, on the magnificent terrace, you will be delighted by the excellent dishes cooked by the young cook, by the sympathy and competence of all the workers.
    The best time is on the evening, from sunset onwards, go to the back and remain silent: you will be overwhelmed by a sense of peace, with only the song of the crickets, the dim light of the fireflies, and the buzzing of the bees (we are in the open countryside, you should not be surprised to meet some insects!).
    You will taste the wine produced by their farm, the international breakfast is served buffet style and is rich.
    The rooms are furnished with attention to detail and air conditioning.
    Since it is not a hotel the staff is not present 24 hours, but still until 21.30 someone is always there.
    Please refrain from noisy companies or couples with children too lively, would spoil the magic of the place and the tranquility of other guests.
    Spring is the best time for me.
    Thank you all to Claudia, Sara, Fabrizio and Francesca.

    Berlinghieri Cristian.
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    • Stay: 8/2019
    • Traveller: Independent travellers
    • Holiday: Relaxing
    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      8/10
      "Very good"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"
  • 9
    "Excellent"

    "Amazing location!"

    10/01/2018

    Staff was very friendly and the views were spectacular!

    • Stay: 9/2018
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Fun
    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      9/10
      "Excellent"
    • Activities and facilities
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      8/10
      "Very good"
  • 10
    "Amazing"

    "Stunning view"

    09/27/2018

    Wonderful view over the countryside. Would have been nice to have a couple of chairs in the room and perhaps a place to put your suitcases.

    • Stay: 9/2018
    • Traveller: Couples
    • Holiday: Open air
    • Setting and surroundings
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Accommodation
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Activities and facilities
      10/10
      "Amazing"
    • Restaurant
      10/10
      "Amazing"

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Agriturismo La Lucciolaia
Loc. Casaglia, 30 -, San Gimignano 53057
San Gimignano (Siena) Print directions from host
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