Farmhouses Chianti • Podere Marciano

Antico Podere Marciano is located in the renowned Gallo Nero Chianti region, in Tuscany, right in the middle between Siena and Florence.

It stands in the largest safeguarded cypress-grove in Europe, surrounded by the typical hilly landscape which makes for a feeling of peace and tranquillity.
During the day and throughout all seasons, guests can admire a continuous colour variation of the landscape. Antico Podere Marciano is situated 400 mt above sea level and from there you can enjoy a unique view on the Val d’Elsa area and S. Gimignano.
The welcoming family atmosphere of our finely restored ancient rural house, together with skilfully prepared local dishes, will make your stay at Antico Podere Marciano unforgettable.

Guests have at their disposal a cozy common room, and can relax in front of the fireplace or at the bar. There is also a small reading room/library area available, as well as the stone swimming pool with hydro-massage and waterfall. The lush grounds surrounding the farmhouse are perfect for relaxing outdoors, also hiking trails and bike paths are available for the more adventurous.
You can taste local Chianti wines and barbeque up on the panoramic terrace. Parking is available to our guests.
For those who does not only want to relax in the countryside but also wish to visit the most important cultural centres of the area, a wide range of short day trips is possible. Both Siena and Florence, two of the most renowned towns in the world for their cultural and artistic heritage, are only 25/30 km away from Antico Podere Marciano. Moreover, there are plenty of ancient little villages in this area, where our guests can enjoy charming walks inside medieval walls and through delightful ancient narrow streets.
In the evening our welcoming family atmosphere is the ideal setting for you to experience the local cuisine, which offers you skillfully prepared regional dishes. At Antico Podere Marciano you can enjoy unforgettable sunsets and, and silent nights dominated by densely starry skies.

Accomodations Podere Marciano

Antico Podere Marciano is made up of finely restored double rooms and suites preserving the features of old rural Tuscan houses. Particular attention has been paid to the details, and each room is elegantly decorated with high quality fabrics, antique pieces of furniture, and a stylish and comfortable interior décor. Each room has a spacious an suite bathroom, and some of them have a private garden and an independent entrance. Many of the original characteristics of this old rural house, typical of the Chianti region, have been retained and the interior has been finely decorated with a careful eye for details.

Each room has its own unique furnishings and interior decoration and all rooms include spacious and comfortable services, while some rooms even have a small private garden with independent entrance. Common areas that are available to all guests include the living room equipped with a large fireplace and bar, the den with its library and small fireplace, the wide terraces, and the 16 x 8 meter swimming pool equipped with a hydro-massage and a waterfall. The buildings are surrounded by a vast garden and wooded area where there are paths to explore on foot or on mountain bike. The hotel has a wide terrace, “la Piazzetta”, which offers a spectacular view of the area, and a pleasant cozy courtyard, “la Corte”, next to the bar. Breakfast and meals are served under the beautiful outdoor loggia which overlooks the valley. The small restaurant of Antico Podere Marciano prepares dinner for its guests on request. A barbeque area has been created in the spacious garden. Private parking lot is not enclosed.

How to reach Podere Marciano

From Nord:
Highway A1, exit Firenze Certosa; Superstrada Firenze-Siena exit Poggibonsi, direction Castellina in Chianti.
From Sud:
Highway A1, exit Valdichiana; Direction Siena get Superstrada Siena-Firenze, exit Poggibonsi, direction Castellina in Chianti.

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