Artimino is a 732 hectare estate deep in the heart of the Tuscan countryside, just 24 kilometres from Florence.
The property offers seductive wonders, such as the famous Medici Villa La Ferdinanda, UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2013.
Built in 1596 according to the plan of the court architect Bernardo Buontalenti, the Villa owes its name to Ferdinando I de’Medici, Grand Duke of Tuscany, who wanted it as summer residence for going hunting.
It boasts 5 plenary rooms from 100 to 250 square metres and 23 smaller annexing rooms, equipped with all kinds of facilities: from audio and light services to the most innovative tools for organising any type of meeting or event.
The charming four-star hotel Paggeria Medicea offers 102 units: 37 rooms and 65 apartments in Artimino Hamlet, only 300 meters (980 feet) away from the mail building.
Inside spaces completely renovated and equipped with cable and Wi-Fi internet connection, TV, and air conditioning, outside a breath taking landscape, a large garden, two swimming pools and a tennis court.
The Biagio Pignatta Restaurant provides high class hospitality marked by Tuscan tradition. The structure, boasts seating for 180 people, set out over two levels and a terrace facing out onto a breath taking panorama. In addition, an exclusive gazebo where guests can hold small events.
This unique offer is completed by the Artimino farm, dedicated to producing oil and wine, including the famous Carmignano DOCG and Chianti DOC wine.
Private and complimentary parking for car, bus and helicopter landing.
Villa "La Ferdinanda”, designed as a hunting lodge of the Grand Duke Ferdinando I de 'Medici in 1596, has always amazed its guests for its rare beauty. The "Villa of the hundred chimneys", as it is also called, is surrounded by a breathtaking landscape in the heart of the real Tuscany and it’s the ideal location to host events in a setting of charm.
There are many solutions offered to organize a tailor-made wedding helped by the professional and caring staff. Those who want a more lavish wedding can choose the spacious and elegant rooms of the villa (about 200 seats each) or the panoramic Belvedere garden, with its famous staircase. For a more intimate ceremony, however, a cocktail can be arranged at the poolside or the Biagio Pignatta’s gazebo can host a reception overlooking the valley.
The banqueting service is looked after by the home chefs: a Tuscan and creative cooking, prepared with genuine Km0 products and accompanied by wines from the estate of Artimino, as the famous Carmignano Docg.
You can choose to celebrate the civil marriage or symbolic both indoors and outdoors, while not far from the villa there is the lovely Romanesque church of San Leonardo, built in the eleventh century.
Upon request, the staff offers also a wedding coordination service so that the couple can enjoy without stress their best day.