This year we are particularly proud to introduce our newest VERY LUXURIOUS adventure set in the exclusive winemaking region of Chianti Classico just 12km south of Florence. Mangiacane is set within 600 acres of flourishing vineyards and olive groves. The classic beauty of Mangiacane combined with its history, art, and idyllic countryside setting create the perfect backdrop for an unforgettable Pesach. Luxurious facilities complement the private villa, two swimming pools, unique sculptures gardens and breathtaking Tuscan views of the Duomo in Florence. A stay at Mangiacane allows for easy exploration to Florence, San Gimignano, or the magnificent city of Siena. Come and experience our warm hospitality where you will experience the joy of modern day convenience seamlessly combined with the splendour of the Renaissance.
The Synagogue (Shul)
There is a synagogue on the premises where services will be held three times a day throughout Pesach. Shiurim delivered by our unbelievable Guest Rabbonim are available to attend, as well as interactive workshops, which are conducted daily by residents and guest Rabbis, lecturers and visitors.
The Food – The Sedorim
Our sedorim are evening events of elegance and Grandeur. They are held in the finest banquet halls where you will
experience lavish cuisine in the ultimate opulent setting. There will be the option of joining the festive communal seder in our banquet hall or having a private family seder in a reserved setting. Guests will be provided with all seder accoutrements including shemurah matzah, wine and all other essentials.
Our menus are designed to delight the most sophisticated palette while at the same time, satisfying those with a more traditional taste. We work together with our expert and professional chefs to adapt specialties for Pesach. Our chefs go the extra mile to ensure you are served the finest dishes, prepared with the finest Pesach ingredients, while never compromising on the taste. All of our meals are cooked and prepared on site in a specifically dedicated kitchen. We stock a wide selection of the finest Mevushal wines and kosher for Pesach soft drinks.
The entire experience is provided with strictly Glatt Kosher meals and the highest standards of Shechita and Shemura Matza only. The highest level of Kashrut will be maintained under strict, expert Rabbinical supervision through the Av Beth Din of Milan.
For your Entertainment
Let your senses be ignited by the rich beauty and culture of Italy. If it is a love of art that brings you to Mangiacane, you may visit the works of some of the Renaissance masters in Florence at the Uffizi Gallery, Considered to be one of the most famous and extensive museums in the world, the Uffizi holds many of the greatest works by Michelangelo, Leonardo Da Vinci, Botticelli, Raphael, and Rembrandt. Piazzale Michelangelo this quiet square dedicated to Michelangelo offers some of the best panoramic views of the city and Tuscan hills. The Ponte Vecchio was built in 1345 spanning the Arno River in the centre of Florence. Overhanging shops line the pathway and showcase some of the best jewellers in the city. A visit to the Ferrari museum is sure to excite all ages. For the outdoors there are cycle tours to see the city as well as hot air balloon rides to view the magnificent city from above. Among countless of other wonders this romantic city holds.
No need to worry about kids ruining the serene tranquillity of the luxurious Villa, kids will be entertained with daily children’s programs that are led by qualified and dynamic leaders. Some of the activities include: sports, exercise, music, drama, arts and crafts, indoor and outdoor games, treasure hunts, storytelling and workshops. We also offer babysitting services during meals, and throughout the evening, offering our guests quiet time to kick back and relax.