Porcellino Gallery is in the very heart of Florence on the first floor of the 16th century "Palazzo Cavalcanti", in the same Florentine family for meny generations. From the large French door windows, views over the old market square, Piazza Mercato Nuovo, also known as the Piazza del Porcellino (where the bronze statue of the famous boar is) at a few minutes from the Uffizi Gallery, from Ponte Vecchio and from Piazza della Signoria.
Porcellino Gallery has just been renovated in contemporary art and design style.
The rooms have been decorated with great attention to quality and comfort, selecting Made in Italy materials and art objects.
Guests can enjoy relaxing in the stylish sitting room full of art works and atmosphere, where fresh fruit, pastries and drinks are complementary. At cocktail hour, from 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm, wine produced at Villa Rignana is offered for aperitivo, the estate owned by the family.
Tel: +39 055 288464
Villa Rignana dates from the 14th C and is set in its 150 Acres estate producing wine and olive oil in the surrounding Chianti hills with spectacular views, Arab horses enjoy galloping in the fields near the villa.
It is in the heart of the Chianti region 30 min from Florence and 10 min from Greve in Chianti and Panzano..
The villa can be rented as a whole accommodating up to 18 guests in 9 double rooms with ensuite bathrooms, drawing rooms with large fireplaces, a library with a wide range of books, gazebos, pergolas, outdoor and indoor dining room. Smaller parts of the villa can be rented separately.
The garden has a range of aromatic herbs which inebriate the air, rows of lavender accompany the path to the infinity pool, and the view is enchanting in every direction.
Villa Rignana is ecologically run and most of the products used in the kitchen come straight from its grounds like wine, extra virgin olive oil, vegetables, geese eggs, fruits berries and game meat.
Tel: +39 055 852137