Sport & Relax
Do you love sports?
Biking, walking, hiking, skiing, swimming, sailing, horseback riding, balloon rides, tennis, golf, fishing. You could have tha chance to try these kind of sport experiences if you want during your holidays in our beautiful area.
Is a splendid villa in Chianti with outdoor swimming pool and hot tube. Our guests can relax in the large pool area, immersed in the countryside and tranquility of Tuscany. The pool area was designed to brighten up your stay at our villa in Chianti, ideal for resting on comfortable loungers. On the adjacent lawn there is a splendid gazebo covered with vine with a table and a seat that offers a refreshing shade during the hottest hours. Also available is a cabin to change and an outdoor shower.
The pool area is adjacent to the Villa, completely fenced and with a lockable gate. The pool has a size of 15x7 mts with a deep from 1.20 to 1.40 mts (so it is possible to touch on all its bottom).
During your holidays in Tuscany, the Villa can organize for you splendid excursions on horseback and even riding lessons through the Chianti countryside, in uncontaminated and suggestive places.
You will be able take peaceful and pleasant walks through the woods, the vineyards and olive groves of the Tuscan countryside accompanied by guides who know the territory very well, making this experience unique. The various equestrian centers of the Chianti area, all near by the Villa, prepare specific routes and itineraries for experts, but also less experienced ones, for pleasant riding holidays in Tuscany.
Finally it is possible to organize riding courses for beginners in the various riding schools of the area.
Surrounded by the Tuscan countryside, Villa il Santo offers to its guests a red clay tennis court. The tennis court is easily reachable by walk as it is only a few hundred meters from the Villa. The field is surrounded by cypresses and olive trees, which is typical of Tuscany’s landscapes. All lovers and tennis fans will have the opportunity to play in a picturesque setting among the colors and the unique atmosphere of Chianti.
The tennis court of the villa is at the complete disposal of our guests on request, for any information you may ask Enzo and Annagloria, the owners of the Villa.
If you love golf and would like to play it even during your holiday in Tuscany, Villa il Santo is the ideal place. In the heart of Chianti, Villa il Santo is located at a convenient distance from all the main golf courses in Tuscany:
Le Pavoniere Golf Club (18 holes)
Poggio dei Medici Golf Club (18 holes)
Ugolino Golf Club (18 holes)
Bellosguardo Golf Club (9 holes)
Montelupo Golf Club (9 holes)
Castelfalfi Golf Club (18 holes)
La Bagnaia - Siena:
Royal Golf La Bagnaia (18 holes)
At the time of your booking at our vacation home in Chianti, our staff will be at your disposal to give you all the information you need, in order to guarantee a wonderful relaxing holiday and to better appreciate the green Tuscan hills.
Villa il Santo organizes, on request and also for small groups of 5-7 people, trekking excursions among the hills and woods of Chianti and Tuscany, providing professional guides with deep knowledge of the area. Trekking lovers, and not only, will be able to walk along small roads and paths through still uncontaminated environments and silent and fascinating landscapes typical of the Tuscan countryside. In full contact with nature you can immerse yourself in the flora and fauna, the colors and smells and the landscape of one of the most suggestive places in Tuscany.
The proposals that Chianti offers to those who enjoy trekking are varied: some trekking routes are pleasant and easy to walk, others longer and more challenging, but all have as their final prize the achievement of solitary and rare places, where you really touch the sky with a finger, and fatigue, in front of so much tranquility and horizons turns into joy.
From our villa it is also easy to reach the famous pilgrimage route, the Via Francigena.
Villa il Santo, through the Associazione Aerostatica Toscana, organizes balloon flights for its guests over the hills of Chianti, Florence and Siena. Admiring from a hot air balloon, the natural beauty and villages of the Chianti region is a unique and unforgettable experience.
Hot air balloons leave early in the morning from the base camp of the Aerostatic Association of Tuscany, located in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa a few kilometers from the Villa. The journey can last from 45 minutes to an hour and a half. Given its strategic position, located halfway between Florence and Siena, you can easily reach the skies of the two of the most beautiful and famous cities in Tuscany.
Balloon flights are available every day if weather conditions permit.