Ostello del Chianti
The Chianti youth hostel is in Chianti Tavernelle - about 23kms south of Florence in the heart of the Chianti region, where the most famous of Italian wine is made.
The SITA buses run very frequently on weekdays ( less frequently on Saturdays and Sundays ) from the SITA terminal beside the central train station in Florence reaching the Hostel in Tavarnelle in less than an hour.
The location offers you the opportunity to enjoy beautiful scenery, excellent wines and cuisine and delightful medieval villages. There are beautiful treks to do and it is also possible to rent bycicles and horses.
ROOMS ARE AVAILABLE AFTER 4:00 P.M.
RECEPTION CLOSES AT 11:30 P.M.
Please note, if you are not a Member of Hostelling International there is an extra charge of €3 per person per night. Once you have stayed 6 nights at a HI Hostel you become a HI member, and no extra charges apply for future stays.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 hour security
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Breakfast not included
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Free Parking
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Outdoor Terrace
- Wheelchair Accessible
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
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How to get to Chianti youth hostel:
From Florence take the superstrada in direction of Siena; take the Tavarnelle exit and once in town follow the Ostello indications.
From Siena take the superstrada in the direction of Florence and take the second Poggibonsi exit; from there follow the indications for Barberino and then Tavarnelle. The hostel is at the entrance of the town on your left.
from Florence S.M.N. train station, leaving the trains behind you take the steps down to your right and the SITA bus station is just 3 minutes away around the corner. The last bus leaves florence at 7.50 p.m. and reaches Tavarnelle Val di Pesa at 8.37 p.m.
Do not get off the bus until you see the towns houses as the first Tavarnelle sign is 5 km out of the town itself. In Tavarnelle get off at stop N 012 ' Mocale ' cross the street and walk up via Garibaldi.
The back of the hostel is right ahead of you.
From Siena take the SITA bus from the terminal in via Tozzi, wich is just 5 minutes walk from the famous Piazza del Campo.
In Tavarnelle all SITA bus stops are less than 300 metres from the Chianti youth Hostel.
The nearest train station is in Poggibonsi which is 11 km from Tavarnelle Val di Pesa,; from Poggibonsi it is possible to reach Chianti youth hostel by SITA bus.
Poggibonsi can be reached from Pisa in one hour and twenty minutes by train.