Fodor’s Choice 2010 Distinction

Villa le Barone, the charm 4 star hotel located in Panzano, Chianti, Italy, has been recognized by Fodor’s Travel, the foremost name in travel publishing, as a 2010 Fodor’s Choice selection.  This distinction represents a remarkable achievement and recognizes Villa le Barone  as a leader in its field for service, quality, and value.

Life is good in Tuscany, life is good in Chianti, a blessed part of the world, where a friendly smile always welcomes you..

2010 Fodor’s Choice selectionwhere greeting guests is a tradition and where one will always find good food and good wine.  Fodors ‘choice distinction, for which we are all proud at Villa le Barone,   clearly shows that  our  boutique hotel   has become, by responding to guests’ expectations,  one of Chianti’s leading charm Hotel, faithful to its original family values of hospitality, refinement  and “Buongusto ” say Corso and Jacqueline  Aloisi de Larderel, owners of Villa le Barone.

Since 1988, Fodor’s Travel has been awarding the Fodor’s Choice distinction to only the very best hotels, restaurants and attractions around the world. Every year, Fodor’s writers’ experience, examine and evaluate thousands of hotels, restaurants and attractions in their travels across the globe. While every business included in a Fodor’s guide is deemed worth a traveler’s time, only fifteen percent of those selections are awarded the very highest, Fodor’s Choice designation by Fodor’s editors.

As a 2010 Fodor’s Choice recipient Hotel Villa le Barone receives special recognition in the current Fodor’s guidebook to Tuscany  and on

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