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Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 22 July 2015

We rented a two-bedroom apartment for a family of four (we have two girls, age 5 and 2.5) and it was one of the best weeks of vacation we've ever had. The grounds are gorgeous (wonderful pool for kids) and the staff were extremely helpful and friendly. The nearby town of Barberino Val d'Este is stunning and has great food....

Thank Josh S
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 5 July 2015 via mobile

On the basis of internet reviews, we elected to do the family pasta making course here with our 4 year old and 2 year old girls and their aunty. It was a lot of fun- a real highlight of our trip to the region. The 2 cooks were really enthusiastic and engaging and helped us make some delicious pasta and...

Thank Emiline H
Los Angeles
Reviewed 29 June 2015

We have stayed in Tuscany for many years, all over; Al Gelso Bianco stands out among the region's very best options. Like any special place, its more than one thing that makes it what it is--really the combination of a lot of good taste and special touches. The first is that setting, south of Barberino, exemplifies the Tuscan landscape at...

Thank LikeNiceHotels
Reviewed 25 June 2015

We stayed in Al Gelso Bianco for one week with our two boys, 7 and 9. This place is a little paradise in a stunning setting in the heart of the Chianti region. Irene and her brilliant team looked after us incredibly well. We had a beautiful two bedroom apartment with terrace and views to San Gimignano. One of the...

Thank Grand_10
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 June 2015

Irene and her friendly and dedicated team have created a little paradise at Al Gelso Bianco. The apartments and pool are set within a beautiful and meticulously maintained garden with views all around over the Tuscan hills. When we visited in early June the garden was filled with beautiful roses and our terrace was scented with the jasmine that grew...

1Thank Liz K
Navi Mumbai, India
Reviewed 17 May 2015

We had a three night stay at Al Gelso in Mid 2015. We were a family of 8 and it was the end of our 15 days Italian Holiday. Perfect place to rest and recoup our energies before going to Venice. We had wonderful rooms and kitchen facilities for our family. For Dinner we went to Cafe Bijoy at Barberino,...

Thank Khushal J
Montclair, New Jersey
Reviewed 13 May 2015

We visited Al Gelso Bianco for a pasta cooking class. We wanted to stay at the property for our stay in Tuscany, but there wasn't availability for our entire stay. However, we did decide to visit for one morning to do a family pasta making class which was just a wonderful experience. We have 2 boys, ages 4 and 6,...

Thank Danielle B
Florence, Italy
Reviewed 9 May 2015

Our family visited Al Gelso Bianco for a cooking class (pasta making)--I had found them recommended as a "child friendly" environment. They exceeded all of our expectations! In fact, when we had additional family members come a few weeks later, we went back again to do the cooking class with this group! We had an amazing time on both instances...

Thank Susanlimo
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 October 2014

There is no other place for us to stay when we return to Tuscany. We received a good deal of assistance in the process of making the reservation with staff more than helpful in handling a number of enquiries. Vittoria was most attentive in handling any queries we had before arrival, and was most helpful in providing tips on what...

1Thank BennyB73
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 September 2014 via mobile

The search is over, you should stay here. We had our wedding at Gelso Bianco in June and hired the whole place. It was all was perfect, from the beautiful apartments and gardens to the wonderful staff. The setting is stunning and it is a little oasis of tranquility which works for friends, couples and families alike. There are some...

2Thank Kate H

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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Al Gelso Bianco is located in one of the most beautiful valleys of the Chianti area, the Val d'Elsa, just a stone's throw from the cities of Florence and Siena (16 miles from Florence and 19 miles from Siena). Arriving to the resort along the cypress lined avenue will give visitors a preview of the love and care that the owners give to this enchanted place. Practically a hamlet in itself, it enjoys the privileged position of sitting opposite the 10th century Romanesque church of Sant'Appiano (X a.C) and the soaring towers of San Gimignano in the distance. Al Gelso Bianco is immersed in the green of the Valacchi Agricultural Estate Typical products of this marvellous land, such as Chianti DOCG wine, Extra Virgin Olive Oil, Grappa and Vin Santa dessert wine, have been produced here for many years. During your stay at Al Gelso Bianco you can enjoy a wine and olive oil tasting in the cellar, a relaxing time at the swimming pool, a visit to the most important cities of Tuscany just few kilometres away, a cooking classes, a Tuscan dinner prepared in our amazing garden or having fun at a pizza party. We are available to help you in booking museums, licensed professional guides for private tours, restaurants, mountain bikes, baby sitters, and whatever you need to make your stay a pleasant, relaxing and true Tuscan experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort

Address: Strada di Sant'Appiano 47 | 50021 Barberino V.E, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa, Italy
Region: Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Barberino Val d'Elsa
Number of rooms: 6
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Al Gelso Bianco Farm-Holiday Resort Barberino Val D'Elsa, Italy - Tuscany
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