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Accommodations & Logistics

Getting to Gaiole

There are many options when traveling from the United States to Gaiole in Chianti. Having made the journey numerous times ourselves, we're here to assist with any questions you may have. Don't hesitate to email or call us; we're more than happy to help!

Option A: Fly into Florence (FLR)

  • This requires at least one connection in Europe.  There are no direct flights from the US to Florence Airport.

  • From Florence (Aeroporto di Firenze-Peretola, formerly Amerigo Vespucci Airport) you can rent a car and drive 1h to Gaiole in Chianti or get a car service from the airport. 

Option B: Fly into Rome (FCO)

  • There are plenty of direct flights from NYC to Rome daily. To get to Gaiole in Chianti from Rome you can either take the train or drive.

  • Train From Rome: From the Rome airport (Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport) you will need to take the Leonardo Express train to Roma Termini train station. This train takes about 30 minutes.  If you don’t want to take the Leonardo Express you can get a taxi that will take you directly to the train station.  The drive is around 45 minutes.  From Termini you will catch the the train to Florence train station (Santa Maria Novella).  This is the Roma-Firenze line and takes roughly 1h30m. From the Florence train station you can either rent a car and drive 1h to Gaiole in Chianti or get a car service to drive you there.

  • Drive from Rome: From the Rome Airport you can get a rental car and drive directly to Gaiole in Chianti. The drive is approx. 3 hours.

Option C: Fly into Bologna (BLQ)

  • This requires at least one connection in Europe.  There are no direct flights from the US to Bologna Airport (Aeroporto di Bologna-Guglielmo Marconi).

  • From the Bologna airport you can rent a car and drive 2h to Gaiole in Chianti or get a car service to drive you there. 

 

Option D: Fly into Milan (MXP or LIN)

  • There are plenty of direct flights from NYC to Milan. There are 2 Milan airports - Malpensa (MXP) and Linate (LIN).  You can either take the train from Milan train station (Stazione di Milano Centrale) or drive directly from MXP or LIN airports.

  • Train From MXP: From the MXP airport you will take the Malpensa Express train to Centrale Station (main train station in Milan) this train takes about 50 minutes.  If you don’t want to take the Malpensa Express you can get a taxi that will take you directly to the Train Station.  That takes about 50 minutes.  From Centrale you will catch the Milan to Florence Train.  This train takes roughly 2h. From Florence Train Station you can rent a car and drive 1h to Gaiole in Chianti or get a car service.

  • Train From LIN: From LIN airport you will take the Linate Shuttle to the Milan train station (Milano Centrale Station) this train takes about 30 minutes.  If you don’t want to take the Linate Shuttle you can get a taxi that will take you directly to the Train Station.  That takes about 20 minutes.  From Centrale you will catch the train to Florence train station (Santa Maria Novella), this is the Milano-Firenze line. This train takes roughly 2h. From the Florence Train Station you can rent a car and drive 1h to Gaiole in Chianti or get a car service to take you there.

  • Drive from MXP or LIN: You can get a rental car from either MXP Airport or LIN airport and drive directly to Gaiole in Chianti.  The drive is approx. 4 hours.

Our Notes:

  • There are no Lyfts or Ubers in or around Gaiole in Chanti.  If your plan is to relax by the pool and hang out around the hotel then a car may not be necessary as we will be providing transportation to and from each event.

  • If you want to explore the surrounding Tuscan area there are 2 options.  You can either rent a car at any of the airports and drive in, or you can schedule a car service/ tour to take you around. We have a list of car service companies you can use in the Travel Recommendations Section.

  • There are plenty of parking spots at all the recommended hotels, for those who decide to rent a car.

Castello di Meleto Address

CCXH+J7, Località Castello di Meleto, 53013 Gaiole In Chianti SI, Italy

Castello di Tornano Address

Tornano, 53013 Loc. Tornano, SI, Italy

Castello di Spaltenna
Address

Via Spaltenna, 13, 53013 Gaiole In Chianti SI, Italy

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