Every season has its own magic, and Tuscany offers different but still enchanting scenarios in every moment of the year!
Winter in Tuscany, at Hotel Certaldo
A warm, sweet and delicate embrace…Tuscany in wintertimeoffers all the magic and warmth of the festivities. The Christmas Tuscan markets, the atmosphere of joy, lights, colours and the original gifts made in Tuscany for your loved ones… Here are some appointments not to be missed: the German-style market in Florence, the Christmas market in Pisa and Siena in Piazza del Campo, the small Tuscan villages with their own nativity scene and Christmas tree, the main streets lit and the background of Christmas choirs.
Your room at Hotel Certaldo, elegant and welcoming, is equipped with adjustable heating to have the temperature you prefer. And while air outside may be chilly, how about a relaxing bath in the Tuscan thermal waters in the open air? Tuscany is a land rich in Spas, a true blessing for body and soul, and wintertime is the best time to enjoy it!
A small distance from Hotel Certaldo you find the Terme di Petriolo (Petriolo’s Spas) and the Terme di Rapolano (Rapolano’s Spas) the Spas of Grotta Giusti and many others! Only 10 minutesdriving from Hotel Certaldo you can find the brand new Terme della Via Francigena.
And coming back to the Hotel, how about a delicious slice of home-made pie with a scented infusion or a tempting hot chocolate?
At dinnertime, a relaxing evening in Hotel with our tasty dishes from our light dinner menu (limited service, on request) or in some local Tuscan restaurant a few steps away from Hotel Certaldo. And who knows, will you maybe be so lucky as to see the Tuscan landscape magically cloaked in white by snow?
Spring in Tuscany, at Hotel Certaldo
Spring in Tuscany is an explosion of colour, scent and taste! Imagine the green Tuscan hills, amongst vineyards of Chianti and olive groves, the typical Tuscan cypresses, the blue sky, the smell of wild flowers, the sun until late in the evening, long walks in the open air enjoying the unique Tuscan landscape, the medieval Tuscan villages embellished by the local handcrafted goods, enriched by the scent of local Tuscan products…
Bike lovers will find that spring in Tuscany as the best season to discover the wonderful Tuscan landscapes through the many paths available or, for walking lovers, the Via Francigena is a charming path full of history, which will lead you until the magnificent San Gimignano!
In the morning, when the temperatures are gentle enough, you can enjoy our rich breakfast directly in the private garden of Hotel Certaldo slowly coming back to life after winter sleep…
Summer in Tuscany, at Hotel Certaldo
Summer in Tuscany: time for outdoor holidays, nature and culture! The season of events, local festivals with some appointments you cannot miss. It is the time of ripe wheat, sunlight on your skin and shooting stars… Agood breakfast in the garden of Hotel Certaldo, in the warmth of morning’s sun, and then ready to discover the most beautiful Tuscan villages and the Tuscan cities: Florence, Siena, Pisa and the villages of Certaldo, San Gimignano, Monteriggioni, Volterra, the Chianti area and so on…
If you are motorbike lovers, this is the best moment for you to enjoy Tuscany! During the most scorching hours, a bit of relax under the high poplars in our garden at Hotel Certaldo, a refreshing plunge in the pool, or – for the laziest – a little rest in your comfortable room at Hotel Certaldo with adjustable air conditioning in the room.
For dinner, a relaxed evening with the delicious dishes of Hotel Certaldo, served under the cool shade of the trees in our garden or inside, in our bar with air conditioning!
Autumn in Tuscany, at Hotel Certaldo
One of the best times for a holiday in Tuscany or a romantic weekend in the Chianti! The weather, still warm, is ideal to visit the beautiful Tuscan villages and the Tuscan cities. In this period – as in low season – you will find the places to be much less crowded and you will be able to fully enjoy the Tuscan beauties!
During this period you can find a lot of wine and food events related to the Tuscan territory and to its local products, as for example The Market Show of Truffle in San Miniato, Volterragusto in Volterra, both easy to reach from Hotel Certaldo, where you will find many delicacies of the Tuscan cuisine: the truffle from San Miniato, the Tuscan wines like the Chianti wine and the Vernaccia of San Gimignano wine, honey and Tuscan chocolate, local cold cuts and cheeses, Tuscan extra virgin olive oil, jams and marmalades like the famous onion marmalade from Certaldo, local Tuscan desserts and much more!
Upon returning to the hotel, an aperitif served in the comfort of our room or to sip at the bar, or in the welcoming hall of Hotel Certaldo. And for dinner, one of the many local restaurants a few steps away from Hotel Certaldo or the delicious Tuscan dishes we can prepare for you here in the Hotel!