Photo contest at hotel Villa le Barone

Anyone staying at Villa Le Barone, a four-star boutique hotel in Panzano in Chianti, Tuscany,

has the opportunity to participate in a photo contest just by sending his/her pictures taken during vacation.

Villa Le Barone, a member of “Historic Hotels of Europe”, is located near Greve, between Florence and Siena, in the wonderful and famous Chianti region.

It is an ideal place for photography lovers who have the opportunity of photographing beautiful landscapes, flowers, plants, birds, as well as capturing  the colorful typical local markets or details of Tuscan medieval and Renaissance architecture.

The 2011 photo contest, the third edition organized by hotel the Villa Barone, is open to all who stay there until October 31, 2011.

The deadline for submitting photographs and entering the photo contest is December 31, 2011.

Ten prizes will reward the winners selected by a panel of photographic experts. First prize is a two-day stay for two at Villa Le Barone to be enjoyed between Easter and October 31, 2012, second prize is a one-day stay in the same period. Chianti bottles are also to be won. If you have never stayed at the Villa Barone, book now this historic four-star hotel in Chianti!

If you love photography, spend a weekend or longer vacations at Villa Le Barone, and enter the photo contest!

Various special offers are available. Discover them!

Chianti Holidays – A short break to discover spring in Tuscany

Dreaming about Chianti holidays? We have prepared the ideal spring break for you!

Book now a short break for your Chianti Holidays

April and May are wonderful months in Tuscany, and in particular in Chianti :  nature explodes; the rosemary, iris, wisteria, tree peonies, roses, but also the wild flowers  are in bloom. The breathtaking landscape exhibits a full range of greens. Birds are nesting and singing.

At Villa Barone, you will enjoy this spectacular natural environment, but you will also be able to admire the man-made country side, and to discover the famous “Primavera “by Botticelli. Continue reading “Chianti Holidays – A short break to discover spring in Tuscany”

Watercolor workshop in a former property of the Della Robbia’s

A unique experience in Chianti. I cannot count the artists who found inspiration within my walls, in my protected environment, in the middle of olive trees, vineyards, flowers, with the incomparable view that I have on the San Leolino church. So, more and more painters, confirmed or novice, come from all the continents to Villa le Barone to paint our Chianti, our Tuscany. Continue reading “Watercolor workshop in a former property of the Della Robbia’s”