Podere le Cave Bed and Breakfast lies
between the green hills of Impruneta, a small and nice
town located between Florence and Greve in Chianti, very
famous in the world for the handcrafted pottery and the
local production of wine and olive oil. Booking your room
in Podere le cave, there are a number of things you can
do: you can take a stroll along the vineyards and explore
the groves of the big olive trees, as well as you can take
horseback riding lessons, or even learn how to cook
delicious Italian typical meals.
Learn how to cook Italian meals
We offer a cooking lesson which
consists of typical Italian meals and a number of other
menus. Now you can learn how to cook crostini di fegatini
(chicken liver patè), pappa al pomodoro (tomato soup with
bread), roast pork, fagioli all' uccelletto (beans with
tomato sauce and sage), and biscottini di Prato e vin
santo (cookies with almonds).
Do you wish to know how Italian pasta
is cooked? Join Dante's homemade pasta lessons and
learn to cook meat sauce, lasagne, tagliatelle with cream
and prosciutto, and ravioli (ricotta and spinach filling)!
For those who would like to know how to make ciabatta
bread, pizza, focaccia di Recco (filling of fresh cheese),
bread with nuts, lard and cheese, you can join the
Pizza, bread and focacce lesson!
Are you visiting us during the summer?
No worries. Dante can teach you how to cook meals which
are perfect for summer -tomato pudding, creamed pepper
soup with goat cheese, escalope and zucchini marinated
with wine vinegar, fuite brulè, fiori di zucchine ripieni
di ricotta (ripe zucchini stuffed with ricotta cheese),
tagliolini with lemon sauce, meat rolls, strawberry
Look for local products
If you are looking
for handcrafted pottery or the best wines and olive oil,
then Impruneta is the place to go. You can also go on wine
tours in Chianti and visit the manufacturers of the best
wines in the world.
Attend cultural events and
festivals, go sight seeing
Impruneta also has
a couple of cultural events and festivals you can attend.
You can socialize with new friends and watch live theater
or you can bring your kids to a live concert. You can also
visit several historical sites and museums in Florence.
Play golf and other sports
10 minutes away from Podere le Cave is
Florence Gold Club Ugolino. Built on its current location
by 2 English architechs, the golf course is considered as
the oldest in Italy. It hosted the 1993 Italian open which
was won by Bernard Langer in a playoff against Steve
Ballesteros. To get information on pricing and their
calendar, you can visit the Golf Ugolino
Other sporting activities you can enjoy
includes a game in tennis, mountain biking, hiking, and
snow sports during the winter.
Located in the lush countryside of
Tuscany, Podere le Cave has everything you want from a
vacation. It offers all the comforts you can find in your
own home. Experience the life that Italy is known form,
book a room at Podere le Cave today for your next holiday!
Horseback riding through olive groves and vineyards, with exclusive views of the Tuscan countryside and the city of Florence, or riding lessons in our manège with a spectacular view of Florence.
Walking with the gig for children with Dante as exceptional guide.
Foot and body massage reflexology performed by the excellent Fredy Lesay. The health according to reflexology begins from feet which are a real map of the our body’s organs and relies on your inner and outer well-being to a very old science, stimulates the nervous system, lymphatic and blood giving immediately a feeling of well being.
Tasting of typical Tuscan products, including renowed wines and extra virgin olive oil in our small but typical cellar that dates back to the 800.