Marignolle Relais & Charme is a small boutique hotel in the hills above Florence. Guests can relax by the pool and enjoy the relais' large country estate or explore Florence city centre - a short drive away - with its galleries, cafes, restaurants and theatres. The Bulleri family have created a haven up in the hills with an elegant style befitting the aristocratic history of the manor. Customised furnishings, fine fabrics, period prints and antiques create a charming ambience, perfect for those looking for a traditional Italian experience.
Marignolle Relais & Charme is a chic hideaway, nestled in the Florentine hills where the scent of lavender, rosemary, pine and cypress trees permeates the air. Wander the landscaped gardens or lie back by the outdoor pool and enjoy the sun. The countryside location means this chic retreat is great for walks & hikes. However, this luxury hotel offers the best of both worlds as the estate is just 3 km from the city of Florence with its wealth of art galleries, museums and fine architecture.
For those who love shopping, your hosts can organise a visit to the outlets of the finest of Italian fashion designers where you'll find Armani, Sergio Rossi, Yves Sant Laurent and Prada among other famous names. Foodies can take cookery lessons with Paola who will show you how to cook some of the best in traditional regional cuisine. For golfers, the helpful staff will book green-fees for one of 4 great courses in the area located a 20-45 minutes drive away. There is also a tennis club at the top of the hill just a 5 minute walk away. There is a wellness/massage/sport centre close to this chic retreat and for those who would like to be pampered in-room, classic and shiatzu massages can be arranged. Wine lovers may wish to take a tasting tour in Chianti and various cultural tours of local farms, Florence and medieval cities such as San Gimignano can be arranged. With so much on offer, guests are free to do as much or as little as they wish.
Breakfast is taken in the bright conservatory and this luxury hotel lays on a tasty buffet with fresh bread and patisserie, homemade cakes, local marmalades and a menu of dishes to order including scrambled eggs, bacon and cheeses. The staff can recommend a great number of restaurants and trattorie in the city or around the local area where guests can enjoy Tuscan cuisine. Snacks and light suppers can be arranged on request.