is a tower-house on the Florentine Hills in
Chianti, surrounded by olive trees and vineyards, facing
the Arno valley and the mountain of Pratomagno.
It is 16 kilometres from Florence and
only 3 from the
town of Pontassieve where shops, supermarkets, banks,
a post office and a railway station are near at hand.
The house, built in the XIIth century with white limestone,
was restored between the XVth and the XVIth century assuming its actual
aspect. Its location in an area with
many cultural and natural attractions makes it easy to
visit the famous touristic resorts near Florence.
Who is fond of sports may follow the itineraries in
the countryside directly from the
The maps with the itineraries and some mountain
are available for the guests (booking is recommended).
It is also possible to book dinners with special
food, with ancient medieval recipes or for those who wish to
improve their cooking abilities a course may be
organized. The guests of Montioni will find all the facilities
they wish for their stay together with an environment,
fascinating thanks to its history and its tradition.
Extra-virgin olive oil and honey
are produced on the
premises of Montioni.
Flats are available in the Torre Bassa and Torre Alta.