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Discovering the estate

When you are at Fattoria Il Milione farm holidays, days flow at the slow and mild pace of nature.  Just peek out of your apartment  and you can choose a a dip in the pool, a relaxing long walk through vineyards, olive and fruit trees, or a pleasant ride to reach the most scenic point of the estate, we assure you that your only thought will be “What can I do after?”  because there are too many outdoor activities and too many interesting paths to follow for adults and children.

It’s very easy to see roe deer, squirrels jumping among the branches or simply to taste a plum, a walnut or a fig directly from the tree.

And in the evening? A barbecue, on the large stone braziers, while you‘ll admire the stars in the sky and the lights of the city of Florence from a very special terrace!

  • Swimming pool
  • Gym and nature trail
  • Sports in the estate
  • Bed & Breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Local products on sale & wine tasting
  • Other

Sun, warm weather, clear sky … it’s time to take a swim in our outdoor pool, surrounded by ancient trees and greenery.

You can relax under a beach umbrella or indulge in a tan while you sleep on a comfortable sun-bed. Swim or rest on one of our inflatables. Take all the time you want to regain the calm you deserve.

The pool is reserved for guests staying at Il Milione.

Il Milione has also a small gym, equipped for fitness and body building for a complete workout.

For the nature lovers, Il Milione is the perfect place to be on vacation because with its private park of 50 hectares it can become an open-air gym.

The park inside the structure is suitable for both jogging and trekking, offering the opportunity to run or walk the paths that line the ponds, in the midst of crops and the shade of ancient trees, completely immersed in nature.

Football:
What about a game with the company of the sweet chirping of birds and cicadas? If you love team sports, at Il Milione you will have at your disposal an entire soccer field with synthetic grass to play your matches.

Tennis:
Completely immersed in peace and quiet, you can prove yourself by playing a match or simply dribbling, surrounded by a scenic natural landscape. Imagine the joy of playing tennis breathing the pure air of the Tuscan hills.

Biking:
Biking is the way to go to to discover our most picturesque corners and the sights of our farm. The routes, easy to follow, will allow you to deeply breathe nature’s aromas, without missing any detail of the splendid view of Florence and the surrounding hills. You can stop and admire the various pieces of art scattered inside the estate, signed by artists who came to Florence to study and granted to the original owner in exchange for hospitality.

Trekking:
l Milione’s private park covers 50 hectares on one of the hills of the Florentine Chianti area. The most natural and fascinating way to get to know our estate is taking long walks or choosing between different paths and trekking routes. During your hikes, probably you will be able to see small wild animals such as squirrels, fallow deer, hares and hedgehogs. The fruit trees of figs, walnuts, cherries or apricots will enrich your walks of tasty snacks.

You can choose between two options: Bed & Breakfast or Self Catering. In the courtyard of the villa, we serve every morning a tasty and rich breakfast with many local products. As soon as the season permits, you can have breakfast sitting on the tables outside, enjoying the coolness of our garden.

In our estate, in an old farmhouse with a wonderful panoramic terrace there is L’Osteria del Milione, our restaurant with external management.

Stefano and his staff will amaze your palate with traditional Tuscan recipes, always prepared with first choice ingredients. You can sip fine wines in the candlelight with the amazing view of Florence and the Fiesole hill.

The homy atmosphere, the soft lighting, the products of the farm and the unique context will accompany you on the journey of the authentic Tuscan taste.

The restaurant is open every evening from 7.30pm to 10pm (closed on Mondays). On Saturday, Sunday and holidays the restaurant is open also for lunch from 12.30pm to 2.30pm.

We invite you to book in advance at the number +39 055 2047922.

From our vineyards, olive and fruit trees, we produce various types of wines, extra virgin olive oil and honey that have the flavor and aromas of the Tuscan tradition. You can taste them at the Osteria del Milione or buy them at the reception.

In September and October, you can participate in the olive and grapes harvest during your stay, to bring home a piece of authentic Tuscan!

Come and taste the typical products that we produce only for you.

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Wine is one of our typical and excellent product. It’s known, appreciated and exported all over the world. When we talk about Tuscan wine, we immediately link to the Chianti area, one of the most renowned land for the great winemaking tradition and the quality of the wines.

Staying at Il Milione gives you the opportunity to organize small tasting tours to the various farms and companies located in the provinces of Florence, Siena and Arezzo. Or if you prefer you can taste our wines here with all your comfort, or you can buy one or two bottles as a nice souvenir.

Pet friendly

Your four-legged friends are welcome. We offer your pets large spaces for great rides and walks in respect of other guests.

Internet

Free wi-fi is available in the villa living room and in the adjacent courtyard. We are working to have free wi-fi in every apartments.

Pizza delivery
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Discovering the surrounding

A land to be known

Fattoria Il Milione farmhouse is the ideal starting point to reach the most fascinating places in Tuscany. We are located 3km from the exit of the Firenze Impruneta highway and 7km from the historic center.

Not only art, culture, Tuscan food and the hundreds opportunities to shop in Florence, but also the unforgettable panoramic roads to reach Chianti area, Siena, Volterra or San Gimignano. Explore the surroundings and find your ideal dimension.

You can easily spend a day on the beach: Viareggio and the enchanting Versilia (passing through Pistoia or Lucca) with its long beaches framed by the panorama of the Apuan Alps. They can be reached in an hour by car.

You have to know also that Tuscany is very famous for its thermal and mineral Springs: imagine to got your body in beneficial hot water with the background of the rolling hills.

Make it a day trip with friends or your children: Terme di Petriolo and Rapolano Terme.

  • A tour in Florence
  • A trip around the Chianti area
  • Shopping
  • Florence and the kids
  • Golf
  • Versilia
  • Terme
  • Day trips
  • Events in Florence

What better time to visit one of the most beautiful and evocative cities in the world? The historic center of Florence is connected to our estate by a convenient tram line. In just 20 minutes you will be transported to the cradle of the Renaissance where you could visit some of the most important artistic treasures: the Cathedral of Santa Maria del Fiore, Piazza della Signoria, the Baptistery, the Uffizi Gallery, the Vasari Corridor, the Bargello and the Academy. History and art to discover, or rediscover, that you will find only in this unique city, named by UNESCO “heritage of humanity”.

The Chianti region represents the heart of the Tuscan food and wine traditions. Fattoria Il Milione is an excellent starting point to explore the gentle hills between Florence and Siena. Famous all over the world for the production of red wine, Chianti is a unique place for harmony between man and nature. It is a piece of land that will touch your hearts for the grandiose sceneries and the succession of castles, medieval villages, woods, vineyards and olive groves. From San Gimignano to Monteriggioni, among old-fashioned abbeys and monasteries, you will discover that it is still possible to reconcile with the rhythms of life.

Not only nature, food and wine. Your stay at Il Milione can turn into a special occasion to a very special shopping activity. In few minutes you can reach the famous streets in the historic center of Florence, a “must see” for all fashion lovers.

Every year, important international fairs and unmissable events, such as Pitti Immagine, are held in the city.

Among leather shops, jewelers, markets and artisan shops, the streets of Florence offer unique and precious products.

If you are a fan of great brands at discounted prices, just outside Florence, you will find the Barberino Designer Outlet, which has always something special to offer in its stores, beside the beautiful architectural setting, bars and restaurants, the children’s play area, a convenient free parking and more of 100 shops.

Il Milione is the right choice for a vacation with your children. The estate, immersed in the Tuscan countryside, offers many opportunities for recreation and entertainment. The paths in the park, the swimming pool and the equipped children’s area create a favorable family environment where children can play safely.

A tour in Florence with your children can be a wonderful opportunity to spend unforgettable moments together. You will only have to choose among the endless attractions that will stimulate the imagination of the little ones. For an educational experience, you can visit the Museum of Natural History, with its fossils and the giant skeleton of the elephant named “Pietro”. Or the “Museo dei ragazzi” at Palazzo Vecchio, with workshops and in costume guided tours. The Museum of Archeology deserves a visit because of the second largest collection of ancient Egypt in Europe, including sarcophagi and mummies that will capture everyone’s attention.

And again, you can rub the nose of the Porcellino, the ancient fountain considered a lucky charm for travelers. Or climb the 463 steps up to the top of the dome of Santa Maria del Fiore, a real undertaking for the whole family that will take you almost to touch the frescoes of Vasari, giving you a unique view of Florence, being almost 100 meters high.

Moving from one attraction to another, by foot or by public transportation, you can quickly reach all the major places of interest. Between parks and gardens, museums and monuments, surprises never end. Discovering Florence and its beauties will be like a treasure hunt, in search of monuments and curiosities that will keep your little ones looking upwards in wonder.

The Ugolino Golf Club, just few kilometres away from our estate, is one of the most famous golf club in Tuscany, as well as the first golf association in Italy.

So, why don’t you take a look while you are here on vacation? This prestigious club, founded in 1889, has 18 holes with small and well-defended greens that are appreciated by the most experienced golfers. The path, full of obstacles and gradients, harmoniously matches the beautiful view of the hills surrounding Florence.

Versilia

Terme

Day trips

Events in Florence