Panoramic swimming pools a few minutes from Florence
A dive of beauty through these addresses open to the public!
The summer heat of the city afflicts you and you dream of a cool shelter where you can jump into "panoramic" waters? Never mind going to the sea! Here are 5 addresses near Florence where you can book your day between beauty and relaxation, strictly by the pool!
VILLA SAN MICHELE
Shower Street, 4
Tel. 055 567 8200
Fancy a panoramic dip in one of the most beautiful views in town? The panoramic swimming pool on a grassy plateau above the gardens of the Villa awaits you! A perfect place to daydream, relax and feel on holiday even in your own town. From your own sunbed you can order drinks, snacks and a light lunch to enjoy under your own umbrella. (Reservation required. Hours 19-19:00. Daily entrance: euro 50,00).
FONTE DE’ MEDICI
Via Santa Maria a Macerata, 31
Tel. +39 055 82 44 700
Fonte de' Medici is a village dating back to 1400, in the heart of the Chianti Classico area, nestled among the vineyards of the Antinori family who produce some of their most famous wines in this area: Tignanello and Solaia. It owes its name to a fountain to which pilgrims used to refresh themselves on their way from Florence to Rome. And speaking of water, do not miss the swimming pool elegantly nestled among the vineyards of Chianti. (Package: 70 euro per person with swimming pool from 10.00 to 18.30 with double bedroom support and lunch at the restaurant).
RELAIS VILLA OLMO
Via Imprunetana per Tavarnuzze 19 - 50023 Impruneta (FI)
Tel. 055 2311311
By the pool among the olive trees. Just 20 minutes from Florence on the hill of Impruneta stands Relais Villa Olmo, an exquisite Boutique Hotel with twelve elegant units including villas with private pool, suites and rooms. The Relais has a panoramic swimming pool for all guests as well as the Diadema Wine Bar & Restaurant, led by Alessio Leporatti, overlooking the olive grove and the entire Tuscan countryside. The perfect place to cool off in the hottest days, but also to taste the dishes of the special "pool menu", or the "surprise tastes" curated by the chef and his brigade as the freshly baked Tuscan "schiacciata" or a fresh fruit salad, to enjoy an aperitif in front of the sunset.
BORGO I VICELLI
Via Roma n. 588
Bathroom A Ripoli (FI)
Tel. +39 055 69 90 03
On the hills of Florence, a Tuscan country chic relais nestled in Chianti, the perfect destination for evocative days in search of well-being and happiness. Among the wonderful services offered a swimming pool in the centre of the 17 hectares estate, mainly planted with olive trees and bordered by woods. (Among the rich offer fans: umbrella with 2 sunbeds € 90,00 with support room (max 2 pax). Daily entrance € 30,00 per child from 3 to 14 years old. Cost pouffon in addition to umbrella € 30,00. The offer includes: use of the swimming pool from 11:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., day use of a charming double room with all services and private bathroom for max 4 pax, swimming pool towel, umbrella with two sunbeds + pouffon.
VILLA OLMI FIRENZE
Via del Crocifisso del Lume, 18
Via degli Olmi, 4-6
Bathroom in Ripoli - Florence
Tel. +39 055 63 77 10
A context in perfect balance between history, that told by the walls of the Villa of the eighteenth century, and modernity, in the services offered. An optimal compromise between the city, the historic center of Florence is only 4 km away, and the country atmosphere recalled by the park and lush gardens in which Villa Olmi is set. Upon reservation, the POOL&SNACK package with entrance from 10.30 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. where is included entrance to the swimming pool and a quick lunch at the restaurant (choice of water and coffee) at a cost of 35 Euro. And finally POOL&APERITIF with entrance from 2.30 p.m. to 7.00 p.m. and aperitif at the price of 25 Euro.
Via Grotta Giusti 1411
Monsummano Terme (PT)
Tel. +39 0572 90771
Ancient tradition for the Grotta Giusti of Monsummano Terme, in the Pisa area. Villa and park belonged to the family of the poet Giuseppe Giusti. A natural turkish bath, considered immediately saving for joint pains and respiratory ailments to which famous personalities such as Garibaldi and Verdi came. Now, in the century-old park, there is a large swimming pool of 800 square meters, a smaller one, a hotel with frescoed halls, period furniture, and white marble baths that also distribute thermal water. There is also a restaurant, a café by the swimming pool, an equipped gym, a tennis court, a golf course nearby and the possibility of excursions and trekking in the surroundings. Swimming pool open to the public except Tuesdays and Wednesdays: on weekdays 24 euros per person and on holidays and pre-holidays 28 euros. Booking on www.grottagiustispa.com and firstname.lastname@example.org
COMO Castle Del Nero
Strada Spicciano 7, Barberino Tavarnelle
+39 055 8064701 | +39 055 0981946
Reopens June 11 this historic home of the twelfth century located in the heart of Chianti. 300 hectares in the heart of which stands a castle where the Renaissance frescoes are combined with contemporary design. Among the novelties, the new Spa designed by Paola Navone, where treatments and classes can be integrated with the healthy proposals of COMO Shambhala Cuisine: nutritious and balanced dishes, tasty and good for you at the same time. Three gastronomic proposals: La Torre, awarded with a Michelin star, La Taverna, for a more informal experience and the Pavilion, where you can relax outdoors.