About Holiday Velvet
Holiday Velvet specialises in online booking of Tuscany holiday accommodation in different locations including Castellina in Chianti.
We pride ourselves on the easiness of our booking system and after-sales experience. Find a Tuscany apartment or villa you like, if it shows available for your travel dates click "book now", pay a down payment to reserve and... that's it!
Now you'll be presented with an online booking confirmation that you will be able to save using a barcode reader on your phone or share with your friends on Facebook.
We also offer travel insurance and in some destinations a car pick up to take you to your Tuscany accommodation.
Choose a holiday apartment in Tuscany Castellina in ChiantiPicturesque Castellina in Chianti is perfect for anyone who wants a holiday apartment in Tuscany. Close to Siena and Florence, Castellina, in the heart of classic Chianti wine country, offers impressive views of Tuscan vineyards and olive groves. The town has a medieval ambience, as do many of the farmhouses in the surrounding area. Castellina in Chianti apartments are much sought after, in an incomparable area, and easily reached by car, or by daily bus service to and from Siena.
Enjoying your Chianti holiday
Enjoy everything the town has to offer from your own Castellina in Chianti accommodation. Relax and enjoy the view, or explore historic sites. Via delle Volte, an impressively arched underground walkway was used by guards in ancient times to watch for approaching enemies. Today, visitors enjoy the view as they browse its shops. A 15th Century fortress is now the town hall, housing a display of Etruscan artifacts. The Church of San Salvatore's Medieval and Renaissance art includes a 15th Century Madonna and Child fresco, and just outside town is a 6th Century B.C. Etruscan tomb. Rent a car and see the Tuscan countryside, or try a guided wine tasting tour. Don't miss Enoteca Antiquaria, one of the premier wine shops of the Chianti region. Its collection boasts over a century's worth of Chianti wines. Saturday morning is the traditional market day with local cheeses, fruits, vegetables and other goods sold from stalls and wagons.
Dining Out In Castellina in Chianti
Many local restaurants offer alfresco dining, and they vary from casual to sophisticated. Ostella alla Piazza gets great reviews and offers impressive food and terrace dining with spectacular views. Sotto le Volte, a small, romantic restaurant in the medieval walkway, has budget prices and a limited but delicious menu. Ristorante Le Tre Porte, specializing in grilled meat entrees, is popular with locals and tourists alike. Gelateria l'Antica Delizia is one of many popular gelato shops.Renting An Apartment In Castellina in Chianti
Castellina in Chianti apartments let you feel more at home, with more privacy than a hotel visit. Holiday apartments in Tuscany are ideal for those who want to feel more like residents than tourists. Castellina in Chianti apartments are roomier than a hotel room, and combine the freedom of a Tuscan holiday with the comforts of home
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