- Situated within homes from the 17th and 18th centuries, Castello Banfi – Il Borgo is a luxury boutique hotel built alongside the medieval village of Poggio all Mura. The historical fortress, known today as the Castello Banfi, serves as the hospitality center of this prestigious vineyard estate, and the wine-focused property offers a variety of cultural and gastronomic amenities.
- The Hotel, the two Restaurants, the Enoteca, the Balsameria and the Glass Museum surrounded by famous vineyards and olive groves offer an authentic, multi-sensory experience in one of the most beautiful places in the world.
- Each of the luxurious 9 rooms and 5 suites is distinctly designed and original, embellished and decorated by hand, with premium fabrics and exclusive accessories which underline the inherent.
- La Sala dei Grappoli offers an elegant and refined atmosphere with traditional Tuscan seasonal cuisine & outstanding Brunello wines served al fresco on the terrace with superb views.
- Taste a bespoke wine tasting tour of the the award winning vineyards, winery & cellars. Delve into the rich history of glass in our “Museum of Wine and The Bottle” or discover the secrets of a unique condiment in our Balsameria.
- Indulge in exclusive vino-therapy products, derived from our Sangiovese Brunello during a spa session.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
The hot air balloon ride takes place only with good weather conditions. The balloon will ﬂy at an altitude between approximately 300 and 500 meters (1000 and 1200 feet). The lenght of the flight and direction are determined by the wind and cannot be controlled by pilot. The duration of the flight time can be reduced or extended for safety reasons; this will not influence the cost of the flight.
The starting point is in the historical town of Montalcino, which dominates the valleys of the Orcia, the Arbia and Ombrone river. Through the Brunello vineyards, a landscape soaked with history and with stunning views. On the way guests can stop in the winieries for a wine tasting.
A unique experience following the Florentine artist Roberto Guarnieri, handling speciﬁc materials and antique techniques to make a contemporary artwork.
Enjoy a visit at a local olive oil mill and taste the authentic Tuscan flavours. The experience lasts about one hour and a half, including: guided tour at the olive mill, tasting of extra virgin olive oil, aperitif with local cheese, honey, bruschetta and red wine.
A private traditional barbecue in our cozy farmhouse, surrounded by the Tuscan landscape. You will enjoy the lunch following the Chef preparation of sharing his passion and secrets of the traditional Tuscan cuisine, to be enjoyed with fine Banfi wines selected for you by our Sommelier.
Ride through the vineyards and enjoy the Tuscan countryside. 3-hour horse ride, from 10.00 am to 1.00 pm.Daily rides for advanced equestrians are available.Gait: mostly walk and some part of trot; canter and gallop for more experienced riders. participants will be required to have riding experience in the countryside.
A wonderful adventure in a private truffle land, learning how to identify the different species of tees, the ideal habitat for the truffles growth with a professional guide. The experience includes a 1 hour of truffle hunting and a Tuscan lunch.
An experience dedicated to our wine-making and culinary tradition.
8-hour tour with private English speaking driver by air-conditioned car or van with free WI-FI, soft drinks and newspapers and lunch at a typical Trattoria.
Learn with fun how to prepare and present an excellent home cooked four-course meal, using fresh and local ingredients. Put the apron on, have your glass of wine and the cooking begins with the starter, hand making pasta, followed by the main course of meat or fish and side dishes vegetables, ending with the dessert preparation. Finally you deserve to take seat at the table and enjoy your culinary masterpiece, with a fine selection of Banfi wine pairing.
A private dinner with the Chef. Have the opportunity to enjoy a wine pairing dinner with the privilege attendance of the Chef, who will be pleased to explain the plates preparation adding a peculiar value to the experience.
Situated within homes from the 17th and 18th centuries, Castello Banfi – Il Borgo is a luxury hotel built alongside the medieval village of Poggio all Mura. The historical fortress, known today as the Castello Banfi, serves as the hospitality center of the vineyard estate, and the wine-focused property offers a variety of cultural and gastronomic amenities. A historical Castle: a luxury hotel, a classic tuscan restaurant, an elegant wine shop, a beautiful glass museum and much more. Surrounded by vineyards and olive groves, Il Borgo will pamper you with its luxurious rooms and its manicured gardens ideal for enjoying the comfortable tranquility of the Tuscan countryside and helping to intensely discover a more authentic Tuscany.
You can completely relax, enjoying our discrete attention or take advantage of our complete involvement to help you intensely discover a more authentic Tuscany. At the Castello we will also advise you on how to immerse yourself completely in our enological and culinary traditions, tasting our noble wines and our refined delicacies in the Enoteca and tasting our lovingly prepared Tuscan dishes in the Taverna. You could also delve into the rich history of glass in our “Museum of Wine and The Bottle” or discover the secrets of a unique condiment in our Balsameria. And, last but not least, to perfect your own personal Pursuit of Excellence, you certainly cannot miss a tour of our state of the art winery. Enjoy an extraordinary Tuscan Experience!
Each of the ample rooms and suites is distinctly designed and original, embellished and decorated by hand, with premium fabrics and exclusive accessories which underline the inherent elegance of Il Borgo. Gathering spaces within the Borgo structure alternate between larger spaces and more intimate niches, allowing for thorough indulgence in relaxation and pleasure that will become a lasting memory of your time at Il Borgo. The entire premises have been furnished and decorated by Federico Forquet, one of the most renowned architects in all of Italy.
Deluxe Room Riserva
Supreme refinement and Tuscan elegance for the Deluxe Riserva with the resplendant Tuscan countryside panorama.
Elegance, comfort and refinement in Tuscan style characterize the Junior Suites.
Extremely comfortable suites, from 66 sq mt to 77 sq mt/710 sq ft to 829 sq ft, include a large bedroom with king size bed (200 x 200 cm/79” x 79”), Tuscan style wardrobe and dresser, separate living room with a sofa bed, bathroom with heated towel racks, double sink and large walk-in rain-fall shower. From the suite windows you can admire the breathtaking view pf the Tuscan countryside.
A frame overlooking the stunning views of vineyards and surrounding Tuscan countryside.A splendid Suite of 85 sq mt/914 sq ft, includes an extremely large bedroom with king size bed (200 x 200 cm/79” x 79”), Tuscan style wardrobe and dresser, a living room with a sofa bed, two bathrooms with heated towel racks, double sink and large walk-in rain-fall shower. Its windows overlook the stunning views of our vineyards and surrounding Tuscan countryside.
Suite Poggio all'Oro
Extremely elegant and wide, 110 sq mt/1.184 sq ft, this magnificent location includes an extremely large bedroom with king size bed (200 x 200 cm/79” x 79”) and separate sitting area, large Tuscan style wardrobe and dresser, bathroom with walk-in rain-fall shower and separate bathtub, double sink and heated towel racks; a living room with a sofa bed with direct access to a second bathroom with large walk-in rain-fall shower, double sink and heated towel racks.
For dining, the property has two restaurants with authentic and creative Tuscan cuisine paired with a selection of the property’s Castello Banfi wines. La Taverna serves traditional lunches in a historic setting with an ancient vaulted ceiling. While dinners are served in the Sala dei Grappoli, with an elegant and refined atmosphere.
Sala dei Grappoli
Located in the shadow of the historical Castello Banfi, La Sala dei Grappoli welcomes you in an elegant and refined atmosphere. In the summer, weather permitting, dinner is served al fresco on the terrace from which the spellbinding sight of the lights of the historical Castello Banfi can be enjoyed. A seasonal menu allows you to select among traditional Tuscan dishes, presented with a modern touch and accompanied by outstanding Banfi wines.
A classical Tuscan restaurant in the shade of our medieval castle of Poggio alle Mura.A classical Tuscan restaurant in the shade of our medieval castle of Poggio alle Mura. La Taverna Banfi, open for lunch, is positioned beneath the vaulted arches of the former barrel cellars of the castle where Brunello once rested in large oak casks.
The Enoteca/Wine Bar recreates the atmosphere of a true Tuscan wine shop where, alongside our estate still and sparkling wines, grappa, extra virgin olive oil and Condimento Balsamico Etrusco, are available numerous local artisan food and crafts.
Wine Cellar Dining
There’s also the Museum of Wine and the Bottle within a historic building, plus massages, and an outdoor pool. Concierge services and tailor-made experiences include wine tastings and winery tours, hot air balloon rides, yoga, hiking, bicycle tours on mountain bikes and e-bikes, cooking classes, private tours, and a chef’s table.
Our heated swimming pool lords luxuriously over the Sangiovese vineyards which produce our prestigious cru Poggio alle Mura Brunello di Montalcino. The peace and serenity of the Tuscan countryside, above all, is perhaps best enjoyed from our swimming pool which, from its envious position, dominates the bucolic vineyards of Brunello.
For well being of body, mind and spirit.One hour class to be enjoyed either outside or insiede.The best way to fuel youself for energy.