Palazzo Leopoldo is a manor house with style of the XIX century that is located in the historical centre of Radda in Chianti, a medieval town in the heart of Chianti Classico. The building is of the XIV century, but its most powerful period is during the Renaissance when the palace was owned by the noble family Minucci , that so rich to own 49 farmhouses around Radda in Chianti.
In the interior of Palazzo it is possible to find elements that remind the ancient richness: frescoes, pavements in cotto, fireplaces and the wonderful kitchen where every morning the buffet breakfast is prepared.
Palazzo Leopoldo has a beautiful terrace in front of the hills of Chianti. During sunny days the guests of Palazzo Leopoldo can have breakfast in this balcony.
Inside Palazzo Leopoldo the guests can use wellness and fitness spaces. There are the fitness romm, the indoor heated hydro massage swimming pool, sauna, solarium, aesthetic treatments and massages. Palazzo Leopoldo is glad to think personalized wellness programmes for its guests.
The Restaurant “La Perla del Palazzo“
The restaurnat of Palazzo Leopoldo , “La Perla del Palazzo”, offers to its guests the possibility to taste the typical dishes of the zone: home made pasta, sauces and seasonable vegetables, second dishes of meat, for example steak or stove and the special desserts like Tiramisu. The wine list has Tuscan and national wines. The staff of the restaurant will be glad to address to the guests the best choice.
The restaurant “La Perla del Palazzo” is also the perfect location for special events with personalized menu in order to discover the tastes of Chianti.
Open air swimming pool
The guests of Palazzo Leopoldo can freely use the outdoor swimming pool by the hotel L’Ultimo Mulino, 4 stars hotel of the Ross Hotels Group. L’Ultimo Mulino is located only 5 minutes by car from Radda in Chianti. By the swimming pool the guests can rent towels and snacks, drinks and lunches at the restaurant of the hotel!
Even in the rooms of Palazzo Leopoldo it is possible to breath the atmosphere of the ancient richness of the manor house, tank to the original pavements in cotto, the stoned fireplaces, the frescoes and the original stoves and the inscriptions that tell about the important guests of the past, like the Granduke Leopoldo of Tuscany.
All the rooms are equipped by:
Hydro massage shower
Telephone and internet dial-up connection
Palazzo Leopoldo is glad to offer to its guests the possibility of learning the secrets of the kitchen of Chianti and Tuscany. The course is organized in the ancient kitchen inside the manor house and is held by Anita and Valentina, two sisters that were born and grown up in Chianti, that tank top their family, owner of a restaurant, have learnt the typical kitchen of the zone. The lesson starts at 5.00 pm. The guests cook fro about 4/5 hours and then have the dinner to taste what they have just prepared, drinking a good red wine Chianti Classico.
Location : Via Roma, 33, - Radda in Chianti (Siena)
Sat Coordinates: Lat. 43.4865564 - Lon.11.3744925
Getting to Palazzo Leopoldo
Coming from the north:
Motorway for Florence, exit "Firenze Certosa". HIghway for Siena, exit "San Donato", signs for Castellina and Radda in Chianti
Coming from the South:
A1 Rome - Florence Exit "Valdarno" Signs for Gaiole in Chianti and Radda in Chianti
You can get off the train at the Florence/ Montevarchi Station or at Siena Station.
The hotel is about 50 khilometers from Florence Airport "Amerigo Vespucci".
If you choose Palazzo Leopoldo you can be in the heart of Tuscany and starting a wonderful tour through incredibly beautiful lands. After the visit of Radda, historical village of Chianti Classico, you can visit Siena. If your stay is not short, you can dedicate two days to the visit of Florence and Pisa.
Special Rate: € 199,00
Information regarding the rate: The rate is per person in Classic Double room including 10%VAT.
Description: Chianti, the heart of Tuscany between Florence and Siena, is famous of its traditional cuisine. Palazzo Leopoldo is glad to offer you the possibility to explore the dishes of this place under the professional guide of our chefs
■1 night in elegant double room
■1 cooking lesson for 2 people with recipes, dinner and wine included
The cooking lesson starts at 5.00 pm. A glass of sprkling white wine Prosecco just to begin!! Our chefs show and explain you how to prepare:
■a tipycal hors d'oeuvre
■home made pasta
■a second dish of meat with seasonable vegetables
■a traditional dessert
Then you will eat what you have prepared with a bottle of Chianti Classico red wine!!
Notes: During your stay we are glad to offer you the free use of the interior heated pool, the fitness room, the Wifi, the Internet point.
Reservation: this offer is available form 19-01-2012 to 30-12-2013.
Info: The rate changes for different room typologies. For booking triple or family room, please, contact directly the hotel: telephone number 0039 0577735605 or email address firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information please contact Palazzo Leopoldo for availability and rates OR VERIFY THE AVAILABILITY WITH BOOKING ONLINE
Palazzo Leopoldo organizes for its guests coking courses that mean a funny way to discover the traditions of Chianti zone.
The lesson takes place in the beautiful original ancient kitchen of the manor house.
It is prepared a 4 courses menu: first dish, home made pasta, second dish, dessert. The menu is decided following traditions and seasons, in order to offer fresh products. Moreover, at the booking of the course, the guests can address to the chefs their tastes and curiosities, so they will have a personalized menu.
It is also possible the booking of cooking course with vegetarian menu or special menu for people with food intolerances and allergies.
Usually the cooking lesson at Palazzo Leopoldo starts in the afternoon and ends with the dinner with the dishes made during the course and a good Chianti Classico wine.
It is also possible to organize it in another part of day. It is enough to ask for it during the booking.
The course lasts 4-5 hours and it is organized for a minimum of 2 people.
Wellness Centre Hotel Palazzo Leopodo Chianti : Nice relaxing times
The Wellness Centre of Palazzo Leopoldo
Palazzo Leopoldo is glad to offer to its guests the possibility to use the fitness and wellness spaces.
There are sauna, solarium, aesthetic treatments, massage, fitness room and the indoor heated hydro massage pool.
By the wellness centre of the manor house it is possible to book many different aesthetic treatments, like massages with the natural elements of wine and grapes or face treatment with olive oil. The qualified staff of Wellness Centre will be always at guests’ disposal in order to address to them the choice of treatments and to propose personalized packages, made for satisfying the needs and expectations of guests.
Palazzo Leopoldo can prepare personalized packages for special events like wedding or gala evening. In those occasions, Palazzo Leopoldo is glad to follow its guests in the preparations of all the details of the event with the choice of the right make up for that event.
The beauty centre of Palazzo Leopoldo can be also the opportunity for a special gift.
Why don’t you give to someone important a magic stay, where he can feel special and pampered?! Palazzo Leopoldo has also an indoor heated pool with hydro massage.
The pool is an ancient cellar, completely restored with all the comforts. In order to find relax, drinking special warm drinks chosen by hotel’s staff is the perfect way to fight against the ordinary stress.
In the fitness room the guests of Palazzo Leopoldo can use cyclette, tapis roulant and other gym equipments