Villa & Gardens

Activities

Villa Le Barone is situated in the heart of the beautiful Chianti countryside. It is the ideal place to partake of all that Tuscany is famous for, whether it be food and wine, arts or visiting the famous nearby Renaissance town and cities.

Villa Le Barone Panzano in Chianti - Italian cuisine

For Gourmets

Our Tuscan chefs provide morning or afternoon cooking classes, during which up to 4 participants will prepare an entire meal in a jovial atmosphere and then enjoy it together.

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Villa Le Barone Panzano in Chianti - best Italian wine

Wine lovers

Wine tastings are held at Villa Barone, but we can also organize visits and wine tastings in the surrounding Chianti Classico vineyards. The famous "Wine Festival" takes place during the first fortnight of September, just at the beginning of the grape harvest.

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Villa Le Barone Panzano in Chianti - painting

For those who love and practice arts

Whether you are an expert artist or not, Villa Le Barone is the perfect setting to practice painting, watercolour, photography. Watercolour and painting courses are organised at selected dates each year.

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Villa Le Barone Panzano in Chianti - hotel interior

For those who love and practice arts

Please contact us to find out about the next available courses. Individual classes of half a day or one day are also offered by a trilingual artist.

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Villa Le Barone Panzano in Chianti - glass of wine

Annual photo contest

The romantic and bucolic setting of the Villa Le Barone and its lovingly tended gardens lends themselves to superb photography. For our guests who are keen photographers, we organize a photo contest. The first prize is a 2-day stay for 2 at Villa Le Barone!

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Villa Le Barone Panzano in Chianti - gym in hotel

For sports fans

Guests can use, free of charge, Villa le Barone’s tennis, swimming pool, "fitness room", bicycles and the 12 station fitness trail (approximately 500m), all of these having stunning views on the Chianti hills, the vineyards, the olive trees... Guests can also play golf on the 18-hole Ugolino golf course, just 20 minutes away. There are also many hiking and walking possibilities close nearby, and a folder, given upon arrival, contains the corresponding itineraries.

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