Modern luxury meets Renaissance splendour

Nestled in the Fiesole hills, this former medieval monastery perfectly captures the romance of Florence

Blending 14th-century artistry with the region’s ethereal beauty, Belmond Villa San Michele is as inspiring as the city’s greatest cathedrals and galleries. Our facade, attributed to Michelangelo, is hugged by lush woodland and terraced gardens. Step outside and gaze down across Florence and to the Chianti hills beyond. 
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Sleeping in this unique hotel is an indulgent affair. Warm-toned fabrics, custom-made furniture and the soft glow of paper lamps make each room an irresistible sanctuary.

The scent of flowers drifts through open windows, overlooking lush woodland, terraced lawns or Florence itself.


The Gallery

From the beautiful facade attributed to Michelangelo to the endless colours in our terraced gardens, every detail will take your breath away.

Maurizio Ammazzini, Concierge
Maurizio Ammazzini, Concierge

One of the best ways to zip around Florence is by vintage ’50s Ape Calessino.

Enjoy cutting-edge culture? Exhibitions mixing Renaissance masterpieces and contemporary street art define the hotel’s pioneering spirit. Further afield, head sky high in a hot air balloon; learn to sculpt marble; or seek out sweet treats at a gelateria.


Wining and Dining

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Buono Buonissimo! Cookery School

Cook Italian style with our lively lessons

The Art of Tuscan Cuisine

Small classes and a hands-on approach make for an intimate cooking adventure

A foodie haven, our culinary school has established a worldwide reputation in record time. This is the place to uncover the closely-guarded secrets of Italian cooking, passed down through generations. Through a series of hands-on classes, let Chef Attilio Di Fabrizio guide you right to the heart of Tuscany.

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