The farm is located on the top of the Montefiesole hill at 450 meters above sea level, only 18 km from Florence. It is situated in the charming landscape of the gentle hills of the Chianti Rufina, rich with vineyards and olive groves, between the towns of Sieci and Pontassieve.
Fattoria Lavacchio is and organic established farm extended on 110 hectares, of which 44 hectares are olive grove, 21 hectares are vineyard, 6 are wheat and 9 are woods, where you can even find truffles! There is also a large productive garden with fruit and vegetables.
While preserving the best organic agricultural and productive traditions, the farm has constantly evolved, combining the traditional methods with the most advanced technology in order to offer products of outstanding excellence.
The development of systems that guarantee quality have brought the Estate to obtain the certification of Quality ISO 9001-2000. We are also continually researching new systems to ensure an increase in the quality of the products and services we offer.
The Lavacchio farm has been completely redecorated and furnished with great
care in order to ensure the most unforgettable and comfortable stay to our guests. With all it's varied facilities the Lavacchio farm holiday resort offers 4 different vacation possibilities: it is possible to lodge in either comfortable rooms or suites with private bathroom in "Podere Casabella" and "Podere Casanova" or in independent fully equipped apartments in "Podere Monterifrassine, or in an independent villa "Casa del Mugnaio" with private garden and pool.
Fattoria Lavacchio offers many activities to its guests including horse and bike riding, hiking, truffle-picking, tours of the wine cellars, olive mill, and working windmill, and ceramic and cooking classes. Tours are open daily to guests and visitors. We also have a restaurant to offer our guests the best views of Tuscany with the best of Tuscan gastronomy. If you are looking more for a relaxing Tuscan vacation we have a pool open during the summer and a bar adjacent to serve lunch and drinks.
From the Motorway A1, even if you come from the north or from the south) exit at Firenze sud (Florence south) and follow the exit road until the final fork which is after you cross the Arno River. At the traffic lights, turn right and drive for about 9 km, towards Sieci. When you reach Sieci, this town, at the third traffic light turn left (following the brown sign for Lavacchio and Ristorante Mulino a Vento). Follow the road and drive for about 6,5 km following the direction for "Mulino a Vento". At the top of the hill turn right, drive for 200 mt and on your left you will find a large stone with "Agriturismo Casabella", there you find the reception.
If coming from Florence, drive east out of the city along the Lungarno in the direction of Sieci. When you reach Sieci, at the first traffic light turn right following the brown sign for Lavacchio. Than follow the directions as above.