Discover Florence while you enjoy the gourmet pleasures of Villa San Michele.
The world-famous Vivoli ice cream parlour has been creating its delicious “gelato” masterpieces in Florence since 1930. Exclusively for guests of Villa San Michele, Vivoli opens the doors for an unforgettable experience in ice cream making, including the opportunity to meet the family and a mouth-watering ice cream tasting session.
Get a taste of the true Tuscan countryside on a wine-tasting day trip to a rustic Chianti farmhouse.
Surrounded by vineyards and cypress trees, set off on an outing to Azienda Vinicola Capannelle, recognised by connoisseurs for the exceptional quality of its wines and olive oil, and its innovative growing and blending techniques.
A dream trip for chocoholics, visit the workshop at Andrea Bianchini’s Bottega del Cioccolato and learn the delicious art of chocolate making.
While you are there, enjoy a two-hour course taken by master chocolatier Bianchini. Famous for his unusual flavour combinations, you are guaranteed some unique taste sensations.
Florence boasts a number of high-quality tennis courts.
Circolo Tennis del Firenze is a short drive from the hotel and has 10 courts, six of which have evening floodlighting and four are indoors. Hire rackets and balls on the day. 5km from Villa San Michele, Tennis Fiesole has five courts, three of which are floodlit.