Palazzo Leopoldo

Hotel in Radda in Chianti

Like the idea of staying in a luxury hotel in an elegant 15th-century building but fear your budget won't stretch that far? This meticulously presented hotel may well be the answer. Well-equipped rooms and suites are located in the main building and an annexe; many have valley views. There’s an indoor pool, outdoor hot tubs and a restaurant (meals €35).

The hotel's spa (guests/non-guests €20/25) has a sauna, steam room and plunge pool and offers a range of massages and treatments. There's also a small fitness room for guest use. Room rates are slashed in winter.