Lodging review: Casolare di Remignoli
Located in the hills about 5 kilometres from San Gimignano, Casolare di Remignoli provides family-friendly lodging in Tuscany. This charming B&B is an ideal base for exploring Tuscany: Florence, Siena, Vinci, Monteriggioni and Volterra are all less than ½ hour away.
Italian country roads, especially the small, unpaved ones, aren’t always clearly marked. As a result, I got lost a few times and had some difficulty finding it in the dark. But even though we arrived after midnight (much later than planned), we were greeted warmly. My two daughters and I very much enjoyed our 5-day-stay.
A large renovated ancient farmhouse, its rooms are spacious with beautiful terracotta floors, wooden ceiling beams and wrought iron beds. Outside, surrounded by olive trees and grapevines, is a nice swimming pool overlooking Chianti and the towers of San Gimignano. It’s the perfect place to watch the sun set after a busy day of sightseeing. Especially with a glass of the local white wine, Vernaccia di San Gimignano. My girls (a seven-year-old and a teen) were perfectly happy to play with the cat, in the pool or at the ping-pong table. Casolare di Remignoli had all we needed.
With prices from EUR 80 for a double room (we paid nothing for the extra bed), the Casolare di Remignoli is affordable and family-friendly. In summer, continental breakfast is served outside on a pretty covered patio: cappuccino and delicious Tuscan bread with a fabulous view.
Here, as in most of Tuscany, you’ll need a bicycle or a car to make the most of your stay. The B&B has free parking (often next to a Lamborghini tractor).
This is not a sponsored post. We were there on a self-paid family holiday.