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Le Fontanelle Hotel Blends Ancient Medieval Charm with Traditional Tuscan Landscapes

By A Beauty Feature @abeautyfeature

Nestled in the heart of Tuscany, in close proximity to the historical city of Siena, Hotel Le Fontanelle provides guests with an experience of medieval charm in a countryside location. Situated on the top of a hill in the valley of the Chianti Classico, surrounded by lush vineyards and olive groves, the property boasts scenic views of the landscapes, whilst preserving a long-time tradition of Tuscan hospitality.

Hotel Le Fontanelle was named after the ancient fountains that were used to collect spring water and are still preserved today. Originally built in the 13th century. The building was carefully restored to reflect its ancient medieval legacy, whilst incorporating Tuscany’s centuries-old heritage. The exterior of the property is characterized by a stone façade. Overlooking the countryside and built using local stones. Whilst the interiors feature a bright, traditional design that complements Tuscan tradition.

Le Fontanelle Hotel blends ancient medieval charm with traditional Tuscan landscapes

Le Fontanelle Hotel blends ancient medieval charm with traditional Tuscan landscapes

Hotel Le Fontanelle is decorated with antique furniture creating a warm and inviting ambience. Each of the 25 rooms is completed with terracotta tiled floors. Beamed ceilings all offering views of the Sienese landscapes. The overall interiors are distinguished by a burgundy color that is purposely reminiscent of the region’s Chianti wine.

Adding to the visual language of the interiors, the Tuscan experience is enhanced by the Hotel’s in-house amenities like the signature “Restaurant La Colonna”. Chef Daniele Canella offers a modern menu that inventively complements trademark Italian products including black truffle, Vin Santo and home-made Tortelli, which guests can also enjoy whilst gazing at the Chianti hills from the restaurant’s “Belvedere Terrace”. Additional amenities include a living area with private library, fireplace and piano; a Lounge Bar and Wine Shop featuring esteemed local wines; an outdoor panoramic swimming pool and a state of the art Wellness Centre.

Le Fontanelle Hotel blends ancient medieval charm with traditional Tuscan landscapes

Le Fontanelle Hotel blends ancient medieval charm with traditional Tuscan landscapes

Visitors have easy access to the historical cities of Siena and Florence. Known for its horse race “Il Palio” originated in 1656. Siena blends medieval cityscapes with a vibrant art and food scene. Similarly, Florence – birthplace of the Italian Renaissance. Melds tradition and modernity in a unique combination of architecture, art and gastronomy. Enabling hotel guests to catch a glimpse of the past, whilst fully immersing in the culture of the present.

Le Fontanelle Hotel blends ancient medieval charm with traditional Tuscan landscapes

Hotel Le Fontanelle is a five-star Hotel located in the Chianti region in Pianella, Castelnuovo Berardenga, 18km from Siena. The Hotel has 25 rooms divided into five categories and features a refined typical Tuscan design. The Hotel provides a vast array of amenities including its signature “Restaurant La Colonna.” An open-air “Belvedere Terrace”, a lounge bar, snack bar, an indoor pool, an outdoor panoramic pool. As well as a Wellness center proposing massages and spa treatments.


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