Rifugium in Chianti
Rifugium is a Latin word that means shelter. However, there is nothing shabby about Rifugium in Chianti. Hotels with this much charm are actually rare. It provides all the romanticism of a stone cabin, yet full of comforts.
Set between Siena and Florence, it is surrounded by hills covered with vineyards and olive trees, and the surrounding Mediterranean bush is enriched by chestnut trees, making of this location a true heaven. While here, you can take advantage of the nearby wine producers to visit their cellars and estates thanks to guided tours of Chianti Classico wineries.
Arriving at this charming accommodation, you will spot Rifugium in the heart of Classic Chianti. Hotels in this area have something magic about them, also due to the vicinity to charming towns. Like Greve in Chianti, which is just 8 kilometers away.
The structure is 600 years old. Its walls have stood as a convent and a church, to become a romantic bed and breakfast for your holidays. The whole ambient at Rifugium is comfortable and appointed. Rooms offer all comforts and suggestive furniture and fabrics that convey to you all the luxury that lays behind just relaxing and enjoying the culture and way of life of Tuscany.
The saline water (no chemicals) infinity pool is located in a very panoramic location commanding the hills of Chianti. Hotels in this area are particularly attentive of their impact on the natural ambient. The bed and breakfast also has a relaxing indoor whirlpool in close contact with the outdoors, perfect to relax while watching the clouds go by in any season. The saline water of the whirlpool comes from a local spring and is purified only with ozone. Thanks to its density you will float effortlessly to a new boundary of relaxation.
A buffet breakfast is served on the terrace. Guests can also organize al-fresco dinners during their stay. Children have a dedicated and equipped section in the garden to have fun in the outdoors of Chianti.
Hotels room are all junior suites of various sizes. At the bed and breakfast self catering apartments are also available.
Suites feature a private bathroom, hair dryer, flat screen sat television, safe, phone and independent heating. Rooms and apartments are accessed through an electronic key and feature an outdoor patio or garden with gazebo. All rooms and apartments are non-smoking.
All ambients are furnished with attention to detail and appropriate to the Tuscan spirit. The large beds are of the highest quality, thanks to their frames and mattresses completely manufactured with natural materials.
On the highest point of the bed and breakfast there is a small cottage waiting for you to spend your holidays with your furred friends. Pets are allowed!
A small cave on the estate is dedicated to taste world-known Chianti Classico vintages. The whole property is also covered with WiFi Internet access, so you will not miss out on anything while unwinding in Chianti.
Hotels such as Rifugium are perfect to share a wonderful holiday in Tuscany with your family. Here you can enjoy barbecue nights with large video screen to follow events, or have a great time with live music and singing evenings sharing the fun with the owners and other guests.