The realm of terracotta from Tuscany, a vivid blend of lush scenery, tradition and divine flavors
Nestled between luxuriant vineyards and bountiful olive groves Relais Villa Olmo rises right by the thriving town renowned worldwide as the birthplace of Tuscan terracotta. Charming and bright the village of Impruneta, with its superb pottery, boasts a lively daily scene, colorful weekly market and heartfelt traditional festivals scattered throughout the year.
Strategically located at a pleasant scenic 30-minute drive from Florence, with its unrivaled art masterpieces, 1 hour from exquisite Siena and about 1 hour and 30 minutes from Pisa, the Relais is also an ideal set off spot to explore the surrounding hillside.
Enjoy exploring, savor the typical products and discover the many fascinating small villages! Vibrant and picturesque Chianti towns are all unique, each special for a signature product or distinctive feature.
Nearby Strada in Chianti boasts one of Italy’s best pasta factories, San Casciano Val Di Pesa, home to Machiavelli, beckons visitors with fairytale castles and ancient legends, and the whole area is dotted by award-winning wineries and generous fields yielding sublime blends and scrumptious fresh produce.