The Best Agriturismo in Tuscany

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Updated: February 26, 2018

Best Agriturismo Farm Stays in Tuscany with Swimming Pool

What is an Agriturismo Farm Stay?

  • Staying at an Tuscan farmhouse or Agriturismo is one of the highlights of a trip to Tuscany. If you have the time you should definitely make the effort.
  • Accommodations range from simple rooms to luxury agriturismo. Most include breakfast and some also offer lunch and dinner (for a fee).
  • Many agriturismo, but not all, have minimum stays (3 to 7 nights).
  • To be a true agriturismo the farm must earn more money from agricultural activities than room rentals. Places that do not fall into this category are usually called B&Bs or farmhouses.
  • Agriturismo vacations have become very popular so plan on booking 4 to 6 months in advance – and even longer if visiting between June and September.
  • Renting a car is close to essential for getting to most agriturismo farms.
  • Popular options: Agriturismo with swimming pool are great for kids. Many agriturismo offer cooking classes (highly recommended). Some agriturismo provide breakfast and dinner so a kitchen is convenient for preparing snacks and light lunch.
  • Booking.com – The best site for booking Agriturismo in Tuscany. (Good rates and the best selection.)

The 15 Best Agriturismo Farm Stays in Tuscany

Agriturismo Casale Dello Sparviero

Rooms Available: Two Bedroom Apartments
Hotel phone: +39 0577 743228
Nearest Town: Poggibonsi
Good Agriturismo Villas in Tuscany, Italy

Agriturismo Cerreto

Rooms Available: Double Rooms and Two/Three Bedroom Apartments with kitchenettes
Hotel Phone: +39 0578 749121
Nearest Town: Pienza
Best Tuscany Agriturismo in Tuscany

Agriturismo Macinatico

Rooms Available: Two/Three/Four/Five Bedroom Apartments
Hotel Phone: +39 338 885 0426
Nearest Town: San Gimignano
Best Agriturismo Farm House in Toscano

Castello Di Gabbiano

Rooms Available: Double Rooms, Suites, and Two Bedroom Apartments
Hotel Phone: +39 055 821053
Nearest Town: Mercatale Val Di Pesa
Best Agriturismo Villas with Kitchen

Castello La Leccia

Rooms Available: Classic/Superior/Deluxe Double Rooms
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 743148
Nearest Town: Castellina in Chianti
Best Luxury Agriturismo in Tuscany

Castello Vicchiomaggio

Rooms Available: One/Two Bedroom Apartments, Family Suite sleeps family of 5
Hotel Phone: +39 055 854078
Nearest Town: Greve in Chianti
Best Agriturismo Farmhouse in Tuscany for a Wedding

Fattoria Di Pancole

Rooms Available: One/Two Bedroom Apartments sleep up to 5
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 955078
Nearest Town: San Gimignano
Best Winery Agriturismo in Tuscany

Agriturismo Il Segreto di Pietrafitta

Rooms Available: Double and Triple Rooms
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 940016
Nearest Town: San Gimignano
Best Agriturismo in Tuscany with Views and Winery

Agriturismo La Crociona di Nannetti

Rooms Available: Studio and One and Two Bedroom Apartments
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 847133
Nearest Town: Montalcino
Best Agriturismo Villas in Tuscany with Cooking Course

Le Mandrie di Ripalta

Rooms Available: Double Rooms and Suites/Junior Suites that sleep 6
Hotel Phone: +39 0571 671700
Nearest Town: Montespertoli
Best Family Agriturismo Farmstay in Tuscany

Mormoraia

Rooms Available: Double Rooms, some with jacuzzi
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 940096
Nearest Town: San Gimignano
Luxury Agriturismo in Tuscany

Poderi Arcangelo

Rooms Available: Double/Triple Rooms, One/Two Bedroom Apartments
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 944404
Nearest Town: San Gimignano
Five Star Farm Stay in Tuscany

Salvadonica

Rooms Available: Suites and Family Room for family of 4 or 5
Hotel Phone: +39 055 821 8039
Nearest Town: San Casciano
Best Agriturismo with Pool in Tuscany

Villa Agostoli

Rooms Available: Two/Three/Four Bedroom Apartments & Villas
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 44392
Nearest Town: Siena
Best Working Farm B&B in Tuscany

Frances’ Lodge Relais

Rooms Available: Double and Superior Double
Hotel Phone: +39 0577 42379
Nearest Town: Siena
Most Beautiful Farm House Rental in Tuscany

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14 Questions and Comments

  1. Italy Agriturismo in Winter

    We are a family of 5 (3 teens) from Singapore. Is mid-December a good time to do an agriturismo stay? What are the outdoor activities available? Horse riding? Someone told me that there is nothing to see in Winter and since the daylight is short, there is nothing much to do.

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      Weather can be hard to predict in December. It can be quite nice. It can be grey and rainy. But unless you have a large storm moving through I think you’ll find plenty to do. If you’re really worried about it then choose an agriturismo that is close to a significant town.

  2. Best Time for Agriturismo Visit

    HI, my girlfriend and I are traveling to Tuscany at the end of March for 10 days. We are booked 3 day in Florence and looking to go to Sienna, Lucca, and Cinque Terre, possibly San Gimignano. Is an agriturismo a good place to stay in late March, as it’s probably quite cold. Somehow it seems that being on a farm at that time of year won’t afford us the outdoor beauty of being outside to enjoy what the farm has to offer in warmer months.
    Any suggestions are very welcome!
    Gracie Mille!
    Matthew

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      Weather is variable in March so you’re wise in expecting/preparing for anything but most years I think a March visit will be great. Countryside is green and farms busy with work. I would be more concerned with the Cinque Terre in March than an Agriturismo – paths between the villages are sometimes washed out due to winter rains and boats between coastal towns don’t start until April 1 (usually). When it’s cold and rainy on an Agriturismo you can usually find something interesting to do (cooking classes are great) but in the Cinque Terre it can feel sorta miserable.

  3. Agriturismo for Family of 4

    HI,

    We’re going in April with my kids 10 and 13 – would love something with animals and have the ability to do a cooking class. Ideas?
    Jessica Sweedler

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      Poggio Tre Lune would be perfect but no animals (besides a few cats and dogs). I can’t think of any Agriturismo where farm animals play an integral role. The orientation is more agricultural than farm animal.

  4. Tuscany Farmhouse for Holiday

    I’ve been to Tuscany last summer, a great, unique place. I visited San Gimignano, they are beautiful landscapes and the historic center is very nice and the people are very friendly. I stayed at the Raccianello Farmhouse, I recommend going there, a very nice place to relax and enjoy the holiday.

    John Sheffield

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      Wow. Looks great. Thanks for the tip.

  5. Agriturismo near Florence with Cooking Class

    Hi Dave,
    Looking for a farmstay north of Florence, maybe Bologna (?) for early June. Ideally one that offers cooking classes or other food/wine or outdoor related activities on the farm. Any suggestions?
    Thanks, Amber

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      Poggio Tre Lune is an agriturismo near Florence, beautiful, and has cooking courses put on by the owners.

  6. Agriturismo in Tuscany

    We are looking for the ‘right’ place for 7 nights in April in Tuscany Agriturismo for ‘luna di miele’ and there seem to be so many wonderful places – trying to narrow down best place for location, accessibility to the local sites/wineries, towns and allow one to immerse in the Tuscan culture…
    Allison

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      You’re right, there are many. The good news is that most are very high quality (I’ve never heard of someone having a bad experience – I’m sure it does happen but it’s rare). I find the ratings on Booking.com/farm-stays are a very good signal for quality. A rating of 8.0 or above consistently means it’s good. 9.0 or above and it’s usually great.

  7. Agriturismo Villa near Florence with Cooking Class

    The villas you’ve listed look wonderful but most are fully booked for our dates in early September. Can you recommend a Agriturismo that is beautiful and offers cooking classes for a family? Also need a swimming pool, preferably, and within a short drive of Florence.

    1. Santorini DaveSantorini Dave The Hotel & Travel Expert

      The Poggio Tre Lune agriturismo/farmhouse is beautiful and run by a very friendly family. Nice pool and they do cooking courses where you’ll make some delicious food. Located close to Florence. September is still high season for agriturismos so I can’t promise they’ll have availability for your dates, but otherwise this ticks all your boxes.

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