Halfway between Florence and Siena, Vignamaggio lies in an uncontaminated landscape of streams, forests and ancient hamlets scattered around the surrounding hills. Vignamaggio is an estate with magnificent gardens, forests and agricultural land that covers more than 400 hectares on the hills between Greve and Panzano in Chianti. The heart of the estate is its Renaissance villa, built in 1300 by the Gherardini family, and surrounded by gardens, rows of cypress trees, vineyards and olive groves. Although the refurbishment of the villa and gardens continues, the newly renovated farmhouses and La Pensione Hotel are ready to welcome you. The fresh style of the décor, walks in the countryside and fragrant forest air evoke a feeling of wellbeing that permeates the entire estate.


La Pensione

A classic, traditional name for an Italian hotel that is quite the opposite. Irreverent and colourful, La Pensione is a velvety refuge immersed in nature, with a panoramic swimming pool surrounded by olive trees and lavender bushes.




A peaceful corner in a clearing among oak forests and vineyards: three stone farmhouses surrounded by a thriving garden, with a private swimming pool and gym with a Turkish bath.




The small farmstead is surrounded by a maze of paths snaking through a garden flanked by strawberry trees, rosemary and jasmine, and leading to an infinity pool with a view of the olive grove.




Immersed in the rich vegetation of the Piano di Montagliari floodplain, and situated on a popular hiking trail, Case all’Orto is characterised by simple, functional, wide-open spaces – ideal for families and children.



Running or hiking

All four hundred hectares of the estate can be explored by walking or running through vineyards, olive orchards and along dirt roads bordered by forests or rows of cypress trees.


Bicycles are available for La Pensione hotel guests to explore the Chianti hills. With its rollercoaster of ups and downs, it is a training ground fir for the brave.


Restoration work may be preventing you from visiting the villa’s cellars, but you can still enjoy free wine and farm product tasting at our shop in Greve in Chianti: A welcoming little space opening onto the lively town piazza, where you can taste our products, page through a book or buy a gift.

Activities for children

The easy paths on the farm are ideal for family strolls! You will find books on the local fauna and flora on the bookshelves in Case al Prato and La Pensione Hotel reception area, so that you can identify all the birds and animals you will find on your walk.


Both the hotel and farmhouses have swimming pools exclusively for guests staying on the estate.


Vignamaggio falls within a robust ecosystem populated by many local species of animals, insects and plants. During your stay you may see deer and wild boar, but you could also catch a glimpse of a hoopoe, an owl or a fallow deer. Our Cinta Senese pigs and Pyrenean mountain dogs on the farm are not as shy and won't hesitate to venture out to greet you. During acorn season it is rare for them to abandon the woods though. Our pigs have access to over 11 hectares where they forage freely for the forest's most delicious offerings throughout the year.