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What features does the Poderi Arcangelo farmhouse have?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo is a complex of three farmhouses located on a hill facing San Gimignano, nestled in 25 hectares of native vineyards and olive groves, which make up the Poderi ArcangeloFarm producing Organic Wine and Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil.
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo is an eco-sustainable and self-sufficient farm for the production of electricity as it is equipped with a 50 KW photovoltaic system.In the recent renovation, a phyto-purification system was built to dispose of the farm’s wastewater.

The main structure, Casa Capezzano, is an old farmhouse from the late 1800s located at the top of the hill, where you can find the reception, the restaurant and 19 rooms, 5 of which are in the Bio House, the old barn that has been completely renovated according to the standards of Green Building.

Going down the hill you will come across Casa San Raffaello, a farmhouse surrounded by greenery, with a large swimming pool overlooking the towers of San Gimignano. Casa San Raffaello is divided into eight apartments sleeping 2 to 6 people each, ideal for families, with plenty of outdoor space for children.

Casa Arcangelo is located on Capezzano road, you will meet it on your left as you go up the hill to the Manor House. The farmhouse, a former convent from the late 17th century, is ideal for hosting groups of 18-25 people , friends or several families who wish to have exclusive use of the entire house and the beautiful garden with swimming pool.


What are the check-in and check-out times?
Check in is from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., and check out is by 10:30 a.m.

Is it possible to arrive outside the scheduled check in times ?
If you are unable to arrive at the scheduled time, please notify us by phone; in front of the front desk you will find an envelope with your name, keys, and directions to your room.
There will also be a phone number to contact for any emergency.

Is there luggage storage service in case of early arrival or late departure?
Should you need to leave your luggage due to early arrival or delayed departure, you can leave it during reception opening hours, with our staff.

What are the opening hours of the reception desk?
The front desk is open from 9:00 am-1:00 pm and 3:00 pm-7:00 pm, if you arrive after hours please notify us.

Is bar service available?
During reception opening hours, our staff will be happy to serve you coffee or cold drinks

Is parking available?
Our farmhouses that make up Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo are located on a hillside facing San Gimignano, in a very quiet location; all facilities have private, unattended outdoor parking.

Is it possible to bring animals with you? What size?
Our Farmhouse is Pet Friendly and 4-legged friends, up to 8 kg in weight, are welcome.
Pets, for an additional fee, are allowed in the accommodations and some of the common areas.

Is babysitting service available?
Guests can take advantage of a baby-sitting service upon request

It is possible to rent Vespas and bicycles
Upon request, we can make use of an external bicycle, mountain bike, and e bike and Vespa rentalserviceIs Argriturimo equipped with Wi-Fi?
Guests at Poderi Arcangelo can enjoy free Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas.

What services are included in the B&B stay?
Unlimited WI-FI access and dedicated parking for each property; during the opening months, March to October, a rich breakfast buffet, sweet and savory with typical products, is included; access to the swimming pool of the farmhouse where you are staying;
For those who stay on Saturday, they will have the opportunity to participate in a free tasting of products from our farm.


How many rooms does the farmhouse have?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo is a complex of three farmhouses located on a hill facing San Gimignano. In the total of the three facilities, the farmhouse has 30 rooms of different types and 8 apartments. Therefore, we are confident that we can offer you the most suitable accommodation for your needs

Are there any rooms with a view?
The three farmhouses that make up the Poderi Arcangelo farmhouse are surrounded by greenery, and almost every room and apartment has a beautiful view of the Sienese hills

Do the bathrooms have a bathtub or shower?
The bathrooms are equipped with comfortable shower stalls

Are there family rooms or connecting rooms?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo has different types of rooms and apartments that are ideal for families who will surely be able to find the ideal accommodation.

Up to what age do children not pay?
Children do not pay up to one year if they sleep with their parents; upon request, for an extra charge, guests will be provided with a crib.

Are cribs available for children?
Cribs are available at Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo, which can be requested at reception for a small fee.

Do you have rooms set up for disabled travelers?
Some of the rooms at Poderi Arcangelo are on the ground floor and therefore suitable for travelers with disabilities, but being located at the top of a hill, movement and access to some facilities can be difficult.
The recently renovated farmhouses are not equipped with elevators because we decided to respect the architectural features of the late 19th century structures during renovation

Do you have smoking rooms?
Smoking is not allowed in the rooms.

Are the rooms equipped with air conditioning?
All rooms in our farmhouses are air-conditioned

Is it possible to tune into international TV channels?
All rooms are equipped with Lcd televisions, and in addition to Italian-language channels, there is one channel in English, one in French, and one in German.


What are the opening hours of the restaurant and what kind of catering is done?
The Restaurant is open for dinner every day from March 01 to November 02. From November to February it is open only during bridges and holidays.
At 8 p.m., guests can enjoy typical Tuscan cuisine, with a set menu consisting of four courses prepared by the skilled hands of Ms. Maria.

Is it possible to have lunch at the Poderi?
The restaurant is open only for dinner, but upon request for guests staying at the pool we can arrange light lunch.

Are tastings planned?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo is also a Farm we are producers of Extra Virgin Olive Oil and Organic Wine; on Saturday afternoons we offer our guests a free tasting of our products.
On other days, private tastings with winery visit can be booked, to be arranged in advance, to which we can also add a walking tour of our vineyards, subject to availability.

Are themed dinners or food and wine events planned? Are the dinners also open for those not staying at the Farmhouse?
Mrs. Maria is the queen of the kitchen is makes, by reservation, customized or themed lunches and dinners, with special menus for special occasions or for groups of friends who enjoy sharing the pleasures of good food.
Under the ancient vaults of Casa Capezzano’s hall or on the beautiful panoramic outdoor terrace, or among the estate’s vineyards, genuine Tuscan dishes are served that will make your experience unique and unforgettable.

What time is breakfast served?
Breakfast is served from 8:00 am to 10:00 am.

Is breakfast included in the rate?
During the opening period, March to October, all our room rates include breakfast.

Do you offer vegetarian and vegan menus?
Poderi Arcangelo Farm is attentive to the dietary needs of its guests, offering vegetarian and vegan menus upon request.

Do you offer children’s menus?
The restaurant provides and prepares children’s menus upon prior request to the staff.

Are high chairs for children available in the dining hall?
Yes, the restaurant has high chairs for children.

Swimming pools

How many swimming pools does Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo have?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo consists of three farmhouses located on the same hill, 500 mt from each other.
Each farmhouse is equipped with its own panoramic swimming pool surrounded by greenery.
Casa Capezzano, a late 19th-century farmhouse features an 8 x 16-meter infinity pool with a depth ranging from 90 to 230 cm.
Casa San Raffaello and Casa Arcangelo, are recently renovated farmhouses each with its own pool, 500 mt from Casa Capezzano, the main farmhouse

Is it possible to buy cap and costume at the Farmhouse?


What are the characteristics of Azienda Agricola Poderi Arcangelo?
Azienda Agricola Poderi Arcangelo, founded in 1970, is located in the beautiful hills around San Gimignano, right in the heart of Chianti.
The Mora family has been producing wine and extra virgin olive oil for 3 generations and currently has 25 hectares of native and organically grown vines. The main production concerns Vernaccia San Gimignano DOCG ,Trebbiano, Malvasia , Chardonnay and Sangiovese, Colorino, Ciliegiolo, Merlot and Cabernet Sauvignon grapes. We are listed in major wine guides and our most prestigious wines, such as Supertuscan Granbaccano IGT and Vernaccia San Gimignano Riserva DOCG , have received international awards.

What farming techniques are used on the farm?
Our philosophy is that a good farmer leaves the land better than he found it, and for this reason we have chosen organic management of the entire farm since the year 2000.
The technology we use in the winery is a great help to our still traditional winemaking practices

Is it possible to buy organic products from the Poderi Arcangelo Farm?
At the room located next to the reception, it is possible to buy the products of our production such as Chianti wine, Vernaccia, different types of IGT also passed in barrique, as well as organic extra virgin olive oil, as well as grappa, spirits and vinsanto.
You will also be able to buy typical products from our area, strictly from organic farming, such as jams and honey, as well as the entire Idea Toscana organic olive oil-based cosmetics line.
So that you can take the flavors and scents of Tuscany with you!

Are tastings planned?
On Saturday afternoon we offer our guests a free tasting of our products. The tasting is also an opportunity to learn about the history of our family understand how the wine and olive oil we have been producing for 45 years are born.
Tastings include tastings of three representative wines, the selection of which may change depending on seasonality and availability, and “organic extra virgin olive oil” on “tozzetti” of Tuscan bread.
On other days, private tastings can be booked with a winery visit, to be arranged in advance, to which we can also add a walking tour of our vineyards, subject to availability.

Is it possible to visit the Winery?
By reservation, we organize guided tours, in Italian and English, combined with tastings of typical products lasting about an hour. A journey to understand how a wine is made, with special attention to the stages of the production process and winemaking while admiring from above the rows of vines that surround our Casali.
The visit to the winery is accompanied by a tasting of our own and typical Tuscan products.

What to see

What can we visit during our stay?
The Farmhouse in San Gimignano Poderi Arcangelo, is halfway between Siena and Florence in a strategic position for those who want to visit the beautiful world-famous Tuscan art cities of Certaldo Alto, Volterra, Monteriggioni, Pisa, Lucca, Arezzo, Pienza and Montalcino; let’s discover it together…

What are the Cities of Art that we can visit? How far are they from Poderi Arcangelo?

  • San Gimignano known all over the world for its towers, is only 10 minutes by car from Poderi Arcangelo, but it can also be reached on foot (about 10 km) crossing our picturesque territory.
  • Certaldo Alto is one of Tuscany’s most beautiful medieval villages, off the beaten path of mass tourism. Just a 5-minute drive from Poderi Arcangelo, reached via the convenient funicular railway that departs from Boccaccio Square or on foot.
  • Monteriggioni medieval castle dating back to 1200, just a 25-minute drive from Poderi Arcangelo.
  • Volterra where historical tradition coexists with nature in harmony, creating a truly impressive heritage.
  • Siena famous throughout the world for the Palio, is about 35 minutes by car from Poderi arcangelo; also conveniently accessible by train. Ask for times at the front desk.
  • Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance, is only 50 minutes by car from Poderi Arcangelo, or by train. Schedules available at the front desk.
  • Lucca one of Italy’s leading art cities awaits you with its intact 15th-17th century city walls, which describe a perimeter of about 4,223 mt around the city’s historic core.
  • Pisa and its Leaning Tower
    One of the most famous monuments in the world, it is only 1 hour from Poderi Arcangelo Farmhouse, which can also be reached by train.
    http://boxoffice.opapisa.it – Tel. prenotazioni visite +39 050 835011 / 12

What does the Chianti area in which the farmhouse is located offer?
The Poderi Arcangelo farmhouse is located in the heart of the Chianti lands, numerous wineries where you can taste the world-famous Chianti wine.
You will also be able to visit the various characteristic towns: Radda in Chianti, Gaiole in Chianti, Castellina in Chianti, Greve in Chianti, Panzano in Chianti, Vertine and the typical Tuscan castles such as Brolio Castle, Meleto Castle and Verrazzano Castle.

Are there places to visit outside the mass tourism circuit?
Tuscany is full of small villages, enchanted corners and unexplored wonders! Some examples: the beautiful village of Certaldo Alto within walking distance Poderi Arcangelo , the views of the small Barberino val d’Elsa, the Jerusalem of Tuscany in Montaione, the uninhabited Petrognano Semifonte, the dome of Semifonte etc. …

What museums and monuments can be visited?
In addition to the beautiful art cities of true open-air museums, you can also visit:

  • The Abbey of San Galgano and the Sword in the Stone
    Then, about 1 hour’s drive from the Archangel Estates, a short walk from the abbey, in the Chapel of Montesiepi is the sword in the stone whose legend is intertwined with the saga of King Arthur’s knights!
  • Museo Leonardiano – Leonardo Da Vinci museum – Vinci
    Leonardo Da Vinci is the man who revolutionized the world with his groundbreaking ideas. In Vinci it is possible to visit the museum and his birthplace.
    museoleonardiano.it – Tel. Ph. +39 0571 933251 – info@museoleonardiano.it

What to do

Are there any Spa Centers nearby?
Tuscany is a land rich in hot springs; within a 40-minute drive, the most famous: Montecatini Terme, Casciana Terme, Venturina or even the beautiful and wild free hot springs of Saturnia!

Acque Termali – Termal water
Terme Antica Querciolaia – Rapolano Terme – www.termeaq.it – Tel. Ph. +39 0577 724091
Monday/Friday 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. – Saturday 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Sunday and holidays 9:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Terme e Spa della Via Francigena in GambassiTerme
Terme della Via Francigena – Gambassi Terme – https://www.termeviafrancigena.club/

Is it possible to spend a day at the beach? How far is it?
Poderi Arcangelo is only about an hour from the Tuscan coast!
Among the many are the most famous Cecina, Castiglioncello, Vada, Viareggio, Forte dei Marmi, Marina di Castagneto Carducci-Donoratico, and San Vincenzo.

Are there any Trakking trails?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo is nestled in the green hills of Siena, numerous Trekking trails at your disposal. In addition, a short distance from the Agriturismo you can meet the Via Francigena and walk the stage from Gambassi Terme from the Church of Cristo Re to San Gimignano in Piazza della Cisterna; an easy stretch to walk in about 4 hours for about 13 kilometers.

Are there any Bike and Montainbike routes?
Lovers of two wheels who will stay at our facility will also be able to find a variety of itineraries with which to explore the Tuscan territory by riding along the winding roads among the cypress trees in the Sienese hills, or going into wilder trails with mountain bikes.

Is it possible to rent Vespas and visit the area?
Piaggio 125 cc or 300 cc two-seater Vespas for both paved and country roads that can give you unforgettable memories.
Vespas are also rented individually, with or without an escort, and escorts for groups and guided tours are available upon request; documents required: driver’s license, credit card, document with residence address. Reservation required.
Bellini Bruno s.r.l. – San Gimignanowww.bellinibruno.com – Tel. Ph. +39 0577 940201 / +39 348 4125488 / +39 348 8273156

Is it possible to play golf?
About a 30-minute drive from Poderi Arcangelo you will find the Golf Club Toscana – Montaione, Loc. Castelfalfi with an extension of 1,100 hectares of green fields, vineyards, olive groves and other local crops. In this beautiful natural setting are two golf courses: the Mountain Course (par 72, 6351 meters) and the Lake Course (par 37, 3171 meters).
Tel. Ph. +39 0571 890200 – golf@castelfalfi.it – Closed Mondays from November to March

Is it possible to take a Hot Air Balloon Trip?
Thanks to theItalian Aerostatic Association – Tavarnelle val di Pesa you can experience An exciting hot air balloon flight over the rolling hills of Chianti!
From 2 to 6 passengers; departs at dawn from base in Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, about a 20-minute drive from Poderi Arcangelo. The experience lasts about 3 1/2 hours including about 1 hour of flight time. A rich breakfast with typical products awaits you on the ground. You fly in any season but not in inclement weather.
Reservation required. www.flyballoon.it – Tel. Ph. +39 055 8077940

Is it possible to take walks in Cavalo?
It is possible to book horseback rides and excursions in the tranquility of the Tuscan countryside, choosing from nature, scenic and historical itineraries.
Individual lessons, and basic riding lessons for adults and children can also be booked.

What days are typical weekly markets held? In which cities?
In typical Weekly Markets in Tuscan villages and towns you can find clothing, shoes, bags, local products, food, fresh fruit, etc. …
Tuesday in Poggibonsi
Wednesday in Certaldo and Siena
Thursday in San Gimignano and Empoli
Friday in Colle di Val d’Elsa
Saturday in Castelfiorentino
Every day from Tuesday to Saturday in Florence the San Lorenzo Market

Are there any outlets nearby? How far apart are they?
Thanks to the strategic location of Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo about an hour’s drive away you will find several outlets:

Barberino Outlet Village – Barberino del Mugello (FI)
More than 100 stores, info points, bars, restaurants, children’s play area, disabled access, free wi-fi, parking.
www.mcarthurglen.com/it/barberino-designer-outlet/it Tel. Ph. +39 055 842161 – info@barberino@mcarthurglen.com

Valdichiana Outlet Village – Foiano della Chiana (AR)
More than 140 stores, info point, bars, restaurants, ice cream parlors, children’s play area, disabled access, ATM.
www.valdichianaoutlet.it/index2.php?pagina=outlet Tel. Ph. +39 0575 649926 – ufficioinformazioni@valdichianaoutlet.it

The Mall – Leccio Reggello (FI)
Info point, bar, restaurant, disabled access, ATM.
www.themall.it – Tel. Ph. +39 055 8657775 – info@themall.it

Prada Outlet – Montevarchi (AR)
Tel. Ph. +39 055/9789481

How to reach us

What is the best way to reach the Farmhouse?
Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo is located on top of a hill surrounded by greenery, facing San Gimignano; the best way to reach us is by car, to move freely and enjoy the beauty of our territory.

What is the nearest highway exit to the Agriturismo?
The nearest A1 highway exit, coming from the north, is Impruneta about 50km away, while for those coming from the south the reference exit is Valdichiana about 95km away.

How can I get to your Agriturismo?
For those coming from the north, the nearest A1 highway exit is Impruneta. Once you leave the highway, take the Florence-Siena freeway, exit at Poggibonsi Nord and follow for Empoli-Certaldo (SS 429). Once in Certaldo continue to San Gimignano, for about 3 km, until you come across our signs “Capezzano – Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo” , turn left and climb to the highest point of the hill.

For those reaching us from the south, the reference junction is Valdichiana. Once you leave the Autostrada del Sole, take the Siena-Bettolle freeway to Siena where, without exiting the freeway, continue in the direction of Florence. Exit at Poggibonsi north. Continue to Empoli-Certaldo along State Road 429. Once in Certaldo follow for San Gimignano, about 3 km, turn left for Capezzano and follow the signs “Capezzano – Agriturismo Poderi Arcangelo,” climb to the top of the hill.

Is it possible to rent a car?
For those reaching Tuscany by plane, landing at Pisa or Florence airport, we recommend renting a car directly at the airport.
It is also possible to rent a car from
Maestrini Auto
, but we recommend that you check the availability of the vehicle in advance [se c’è metterei il link al sito]

What is the nearest airport?
Florence’s “Amerigo Vespucci” airport is the closest at about 67 km from our Agriturismo, a little further away at about 75 km is the international airport of Pisa, Tuscany’s first airport.

What is the nearest train station?
For those who will reach us by train, the nearest station, about 3 km away, is Certaldo

Can a Transfer service to the airport or station be arranged?
If necessary, we can arrange an ad hoc transfer on request in cooperation with our local partners.


What do room rates include?
Unlimited WI-FI access and dedicated parking for each property; during the opening months, March to October, a rich breakfast buffet, sweet and savory with typical products, is included; access to the swimming pool of the farmhouse where you are staying;
For those who stay on Saturday, they will have the opportunity to participate in a free tasting of products from our farm.

Is there a tourist tax? What is the daily cost?
Tourist tax is €1.50 per day for the first 5 days, and is in effect from March to October

What credit cards are accepted?
American Express cards, all cards using the Visa and Mastercard circuits are accepted. Diners, JCB and Amex cards are not accepted.

Up to what age do children not pay?
Children do not pay up to one year if they sleep with their parents; upon request, for an extra charge, guests will be provided with a crib.