Fall in love with golf in Florence
The capital city of Tuscany, Florence is a must visit for golf fans, as just outside of the city walls, you’ll come across magnificent parkland golf resorts and courses. Two of the most popular resorts in the area, UNA Poggio Dei Medici and Toscana Resort Castelfalfi, have onsite golf courses that cater to both high and low handicappers.
Why play golf in Florence?
- Recognised as the birthplace of the 'Renaissance'
- UNESCO declared the Historic Centre of Florence a World Heritage Site in 1982
- Recognised as one of the most beautiful cities in the world
- 3 fantastic resorts within 1 hour of Florence - UNA Poggio dei Medici, Toscana Castelfalfi & La Bagnaia
Discover why Florence is one of our favourite golf break destinations
If you’re considering an Italian golf break, we cannot recommend Florence enough. Easily accessible from major UK airports, perfect playing conditions and spectacular scenery are just some of the reasons why its perfect for you.
The onsite course at UNA Poggio Dei Medici is one of our favourites and despite being a long championship course, the multiple choice of tees caters for every golfer. It is recommended you use a buggy during your round to help save your energy for any evening activities.
Considered to be one of the better courses in the area, you’ll understand why when you arrive at Castelfalfi Golf Club. It is the ultimate golf complex with state-of-the-art practice facilities and a course that weaves its way seamlessly through the countryside, with plenty of water hazards and exciting hole layouts. As you step on each tee you’ll find it hard not to be impressed with what lies ahead of you, the course is as unique as it is exciting, all you need is a straight tee shot to keep you in play.
Most Popular Golf Resorts in Florence
Art, culture, golf & more
Although Florence is more well-known for its incredible artistic and cultural heritage, the golf courses on offer here are beginning to receive wider recognition as some of Italy’s best and it is beginning to see more footfall from golfers across Europe who are drawn to Florence golf courses immaculate fairways. Notable courses of region include the excellent Poggio Dei Medici course and the beautiful Golf Club Castelfalfi in Tuscany’s glorious countryside.
The climate on offer in Florence means its suitable to visit most of the year-round for golf, however to make the most of Florence’s courses the best time to visit is in late spring to early summer, although great deals can be found in late summer when the weather is still excellent. Due to its sheer popularity golfers can expect to find a multitude of different flights available into Florence from across the UK.
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Base yourself in the stunning Italian countryside
In terms of accommodation, Florence is a city which has it all and golfers who visit will never be short on the choices available to them ranging from inner-city hotels to countryside-based resorts.
Toscana Resort Castelfalfi is one of Florence’s best golf resorts and those who visit are blown away by the beauty of the area this resort inhabits. With 120 modern rooms giving you that all-important Italian feel, three onsite restaurants, two bars, pool and spa, Toscana Resort Castelfalfi is a great choice for golfers who want to unwind away from the hustle and bustle in the glorious Tuscan countryside.
UNA Poggio Dei Medici Golf Resort is another excellent choice if you choose Florence as your next destination for a golf holiday. The resort is located 25km from the city centre of Florence and boasts some marvellous views of the rolling countryside as well as views of the superb onsite 18-hole championship golf course. With 70 well-outfitted rooms with a range of great Italian furnishings along with modern amenities, the resort has great leisure facilities including an onsite restaurant and bar its easy to see why UNA Poggio Dei Medici Golf Resort is so popular amongst groups and couples who venture out to Florence.