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Strada delle Ginestre 12, 50021, Barberino Val d'Elsa Italy See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Family Rooms
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Il Paretaio five times no, and every time has been just fantastic. It is like coming home. The atmosphere is very relaxing and cosy, it is like being part of a big family. The riding lessons are on a high level,...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent some wonderful days in Paretaio. I took riding lessons and my husband had a cooking course. There are many horses and the quality is high. Teaching is very sensitive and caring; they want that you feel yourself safe and in the same time...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fabulously situated, lovely horses and owners! Katharine was a great instructor and made every session so enjoyable. Rode a variety of different horses, learned so much from each of them. Food was great, pasta making session was very entertaining. All my numerous email enquiries answered...More

Thank Sally C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have to say when we were looking for a holiday destination two years ago and I Googled “classical dressage, Tuscany” - I didn’t expect to find anything! And when Il Pareteio came up it seemed too good to be true! However, we soon discovered...More

Thank cjaffe2018
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For 15 years I keep returning annually to il Paretaio because I can learn so much from their horses and instructors. It is not often that you find a classical dressage riding centre where there are horses of different levels suitable in other words for...More

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Description
IL PARETAIO is a classical riding centre situated in a picturesque valley surrounded by vineyards, olive trees and woods. Its central location, in the Chianti area, makes it a good base for touring the area More without changing accomodation (Florence and Siena are just 30 min. by car; San Gimignano only 20 mins). We offer riding programmes for all levels of riders from beginners to advanced or hacking out in the wonderful tuscan countryside. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free Parking
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$84 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Il Paretaio Italy/Barberino Val D'Elsa, Tuscany
Location
Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Barberino Val d'Elsa
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
8
Price range
US$84 - US$124 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Il Paretaio Italy/Barberino Val D'Elsa, Tuscany
Location
Italy > Tuscany > Province of Florence > Barberino Val d'Elsa
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Traveller (273)
Room & Suite (25)
Dining (13)
Pool & Beach (7)
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"Rooms each have their own character, choose depending on whether you are a family or a single person as..."
Lusitan0s
3 weeks ago
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"Some rooms are close to dining area, so if you are a late sleeper go for the small room outside, the tower..."
justinlR7210XI
Jul. 18, 2017
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"I love all the rooms - Each one has a particular character"
260Marianne
Jun. 22, 2017
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"The rooms are nice, but the beds are awful! the mattresses are old, thin, uncomfortable and the springs are..."
leonorv547
May 17, 2017
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