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Searching for an idyllic agriturismo in Tuscany? If you have dreams of rolling green hills, fields of vineyards and picturesque hilltop towns under the Tuscan sun, you’re in the right place. We’ve discovered the best Tuscany farm stay accommodation close to the region’s major cities and towns so you can combine a rural escape with all the incredible sightseeing and cultural activities nearby. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious villa, country resort or a rustic rural retreat, you’ll find it here in our pick of the many Tuscany agriturismo.
The Finest Agriturismo near Florence
Booking an agriturismo near Florence means easy access to all the Renaissance city’s sights while savoring the peace and quiet of the Italian countryside. As well as being able to admire and explore the many treasures of Florence, visitors can make the most of popular agriturismo facilities like a pool, on-site restaurant, local wineries and even cookery classes.
Podere Saluccia is set on a hill among the vineyards and rolling green hills of the Tuscan countryside near Florence. Less than six miles from the Ponte Vecchio bridge, it offers easy access to the city. This Tuscany agriturismo comes with free WiFi, air conditioning and private parking, plus a charming garden with countryside views. The interior decor is rustic yet refined and elegant, and bedrooms have en suite bathrooms. A daily breakfast, mostly comprising locally produced goods, is also provided >> Check availability.
Agriturismo La Presura
La Presura offers self-catering apartments within a Tuscan farmhouse with medieval roots. Bus routes into Florence pass just 200 yards from the property. The farmhouse sits among the vineyards and olive groves that make up the 35 hectare estate. Guests have access to a fishing lake, shared laundry and swimming pool on site, while nearby there are golf, horse-riding and tennis facilities. All apartments have a kitchenette, WiFi and satellite TV, and the estate offers wine and olive oil tastings as well as cookery classes >> Check availability.
Just over three miles from Florence, La Fattoressa offers a range of air conditioned accommodation. Thanks to original features like terracotta flooring and wooden beams, the en-suite rooms are packed with character. They also offer soothing views and direct garden access, and there is a seasonal swimming pool on site. A buffet breakfast is served daily and the property has a free WiFi area and private parking >> Check availability.
Superb Agriturismo close to Siena
If you want to sample la dolce vita Tuscan style, book yourself into an agriturismo near Siena. See the city sights by day, before retiring each evening to your accommodation set among the peaceful Tuscan farmlands and vineyards. Here, you’ll find agriturismi with amenities including restaurants serving local dishes from farm produce, a bar or swimming pool, as well as easy access to hiking trails and free bike hire.
Agriturismo Il Colle
Agriturismo II Colle can be found in the Località Ruffolo region, around 15 minutes’ drive from Siena. Each classic country style apartment is equipped with a full kitchen with supplies of coffee, cookies and milk, a flatscreen TV, hairdryer and a shower room with luxury toiletries. A pleasant garden provides a relaxing spot to sit in, and active guests can use the bikes provided on a complimentary basis. There is a pool at the property to cool off in during the warmer months >> Check availability.
Villa il Castagno
Surrounded by vineyards and with central Siena under six miles away, Villa Il Castagno winery and resort may well be the best agriturismo in Tuscany for wine lovers. Accommodation is provided in a range of comfortable suites, and the resort offers free parking, WiFi, a garden with terrace, an outdoor pool, hot tub, a bar and even a restaurant. Breakfast is available daily, and each air-conditioned suite features a refrigerator, private bathroom and a flatscreen TV. Hiking trails can also be accessed close to the property >> Check availability.
Situated only 2.5 miles from Siena’s old city walls, Agriturismo Renaccino offers a range of self-catering apartments housed in former farm buildings. Some have a spa bath, and all feature free WiFi, a kitchen with a dishwasher and satellite TV. The estate is one of Italy’s biggest breeders of racehorses, and there is a saltwater swimming pool on site >> Check availability.
Gorgeous Agriturismo near San Gimignano
Staying in an agriturismo in the San Gimignano area south west of Florence again offers visitors the chance to enjoy this favorite picturesque town while sampling life in the beautiful Tuscan countryside – as well as abundant local food and wine. A couple of the following farm stay options produce their own wines and olive oils on site, and have restaurants so you can enjoy being catered for, Italian style.
Agriturismo Il Segreto di Pietrafitta
Agriturismo Il Segreto di Pietrafitta is a Tuscany agriturismo dating back to the 15th century offering lovely views over the surrounding hills, vineyards and lavender fields. Outside, the property has a pool, while inside each air-conditioned, en-suite room there is a minibar and flatscreen TV. Terracotta tiling, original beams and handmade furnishings ensure rooms are full of local character. A breakfast consisting of local produce and baked goods can be taken on the terrace during summer, while bookings can be made for the on-site restaurant. Local specialities, pasta dishes and light lunches are on the menu >> Check availability.
Fattoria di Pancole
With an elevated location, the apartments of Fattoria di Pancole offer guests sweeping views over the surrounding olive groves and vineyards. San Gimignano’s towers may also be spotted in the distance. The estate makes award-winning white and red wines as well as olive oil, and wine tastings and tours are available. Apartments at the property feature beamed ceilings, fully equipped kitchens, terracotta flooring and private, furnished gardens. San Gimignano is just a five minute drive away >> Check availability.
Delightful Agriturismo Mormoraia produces organic DOCG wines, and offers accommodation in elegant, spacious en suite rooms. Just 2.5 miles from San Gimignano, this agriturismo has some deluxe amenities, including a Turkish bath, hot tub, sauna and outdoor pool. Wine and oil made on site can be sampled via tastings. The daily breakfast includes locally made products and there is a restaurant serving dinner. Drinks, snacks and light lunches can also be supplied. Other features of the property include a terrace with armchairs, a garden with sunbeds and parasols plus free parking and WiFi. Rooms come with flatscreen TVs, hairdryers and bathrooms with luxury toiletries >> Check availability.
Lovely Agriturismo near Lucca
Explore the famous walled city and nearby Garfagnana countryside when you staying at an agriturismo near Lucca. This beautiful area offers the opportunity to enjoy quiet evenings, while during the day vacation life can be as laid back or hectic as you make it. Sampling local wine and food, taking a dip in the pool and socializing with the property owners and other guests are particular highlights of a stay in this area.
Agriturismo al Podere di Rosa
Podera di Rosa is just over three miles from Lucca, and is set on an 8 hectare site populated by grapevines and olive groves. Traditional style en suite rooms are equipped with free WiFi and LCD TVs, and all have views over the gardens. A buffet breakfast includes honey, eggs and meat from the farm, and guests can also purchase the oils and wines produced here >> Check availability.
Agriturismo Casa Rosa
The accommodation at Agriturismo Casa Rosa offers a range of rooms, all with private bathrooms and flatscreen TVs with satellite channels. Some have seating areas and garden views. Shared outdoor areas at this property include a barbecue and swimming pool, and past guests love the warm welcome extended to everyone – children in particular >> Check availability.
Off the beaten track Tuscany Agriturismo
A range of agriturismi in Tuscany are situated further from the main cities and resorts, somewhat off the beaten track. We have handpicked a selection of agriturismi near Montalcino, Vinci and San Miniato plus an agriturismo near Saturnia thermal baths that all offer both high quality accommodation and the chance to sample an authentic Italian lifestyle.
Near Montalcino – Agriturismo Palazzi del Papa
This agriturismo near Montalcino forms part of the Nardi Enzo Estate, which breeds ducks, chickens, rabbits and Chianina cattle. The site’s produce also includes extra virgin olive oil, homemade jams and Orcia wines. Agriturismo Palazzi del Papa lies within the Lucciola Bella Nature Reserve, and has attractive gardens with an outdoor pool. All apartments come with a private bathroom – some with hydro massage showers – kitchenette and seating area. The farm also has a restaurant, where Tuscan specialties made from local produce dominate the menu >> Check availability.
Near San Miniato and Vinci – Agriturismo Borgo Vigna Vecchia
Agriturismo Borgo Vigna Vecchia is a Tuscan farm stay property set on a hilltop surrounded by vineyards and olive groves. Each apartment features Tuscan decor, a comfortable living area with a TV, and a fully equipped kitchenette. Traditional Tuscan dinners are available a couple of times a week in peak season, upon request. The property also offers a saltwater swimming pool, BBQ, and a shop selling homemade extra-virgin olive oil, wine, and cookies >> Check availability.
Near Saturnia thermal spa – Agriturismo d’Epoca la Marianella
Only ten minutes drive from Terme di Saturnia and the town of Saturnia is Agriturismo D’Epoca La Marianella. This traditional style Tuscan stone farmhouse is at the centre of a working farm that produces cereals, cheese and fruit, as well as wine and olive oil. Many rooms have parquet or tiled flooring and ceiling beams, and each is equipped with a TV, WiFi and a private bathroom. The buffet breakfast is full of local produce from nearby farms including honey, cheeses, and cold meats. Outdoors there is a delightful garden for guests to enjoy >> Check availability.
In the Maremma – Agriturismo Ristorante Monte Argentario
Set on the scenic Monte Argentario peninsula, this peaceful property has a private garden with barbecue and also offers bike rental. Free WiFi is provided throughout, and a range of rooms and apartments is offered. All accommodation at Agriturismo Ristorante Monte Argentario is air conditioned and has a TV and private bathroom. Apartments have a washing machine, lounge area, kitchenette and separate bedrooms too. Feniglia Beach is just over three miles away >> Check availability.
Why stay in an agriturismo in Tuscany?
A farm stay in Tuscany does not necessarily mean that you’ll stay in rustic accommodation. Some of the best agriturismo in Tuscany are in fact rather romantic and luxurious, while access to farm animals means others are ideal for families. Guests can meet and mingle with locals, enjoying the scenic countryside and fresh air while relaxing among nature. Taking a break in a Tuscany farm house can make a welcome change from sightseeing Italy’s cities and culture, while also offering the chance to sample delicious local food and wine.
Which Tuscany agriturismo will you choose?
As you can see, a Tuscan farm stay vacation can be booked near Volterra, Montalcino, Lucca, Siena, Florence and indeed all over the area. Your agriturismo in Tuscany gives you the chance to live the Italian lifestyle, sampling local produce and mingling with locals and other guests while enjoying perfect peace and the stunning scenery. As you can visit busier towns and cities by day, this kind of vacation really does allow you to experience everything that this beautiful part of Italy has to offer making it some of our favorite accommodation in Tuscany.