Relais Villa il Sasso is close to the famous Golf Course of Florence, the Ugolino Golf Club.
Over the hills of Florence both the Relais Villa il Sasso and the Golf Club are in strategical position between Florence and the starting point of the Chianti area. Relais Villa il Sasso is just in the middle between the Golf Course and Florence.
The tradion of the Golf game in Florence date back to 1899 when the firs golf club of the city was founded in the Cascine park, this course was later abandoned. Today a golf practice area, is in its place, just at the end of the historical center of Florence.
The Ugolino Golf Club, founded in 1933, is the oldest golf club still open in Florence. This Club is considered one of the most suggestive natural courses of the world, the fame is due to the good level of difficults, diffences in levels, handicaps, small and well defended greens and due to the position, over the beginning hills of Chianti, that gave it a charming and unique atmosphere.
Relais Villa il Sasso is in strategical position to visit Florence, and take time to play Golf in a charming atmosphere in a course of excellent level. The Relais is very comfortable as point of departure to visit Florence, the Chianti Area and Siena, or to make other tuscany tour by car, driving alone or renting a chauffeur driven car.