This ancient stone hamlet rose in the 1700s under the nurturing shade and protective walls and towers of Castello di Poggio alle Mura and served as the dwelling of farmers who toiled for the noble landowners. Today is has been re-styled into the luxurious rooms and suites of this crown jewel of Tuscan hospitality.
At Castello Banfi – Il Borgo you will find a refined and exclusive atmosphe where you can relax immersed in the Tuscan countryside, in one of its most historic, evocative and best preserved sites.
On the exterior, the historic Tuscan architectural style, unchanged over the centuries, can be appreciated; while renovations have enriched the interior with all modern comforts.
Each of the ample 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 elegance of Il Borgo. Each detail was looked after by Federico Forquet, one of the most renowned interior designers of Italy.
Guests may indulge in exclusive vino-therapy products, derived from the Sangiovese Brunello and idealized for the pleasure and well being of the body.
Strategically positioned just over 12 miles from the town of Brunello, and 44 miles from Siena or, in the opposite direction, the marvelous Tuscan seaside, Il Borgo offers the pleasure of living and discovering Tuscany at its most authentic.
A classic Tuscan restaurant in the shade of this medieval castello. Taverna Banfi is positioned beneath the vaulted arches of the former barrel cellars of the castle where Brunello once rested in large oak casks. The menu offers the traditional dishes of Montalcino and Tuscany, enhanced by the freshness and simplicity of local ingredients.
During the summer months, in the evening, the Taverna is pleased to offer seating on the evocative terrace alongside the castle ramparts where you can taste seasonal Tuscan dishes.
Ther Enoteca/Wine Bar recreates the atmosphere of a true Tuscan wine shop where, alongside the estate still and sparkling wines, grappa, extra virgin olive oil and Salsa Etrusca, you will find numerous local artisan food and crafts.
Here, surrounded by the imposing views of the adjacent Castello di Poggio alle Mura, you will have the opportunity to taste outstanding local sheep’s cheese and classic Tuscan prosciutto paired to the estate wines.
The building lies below the castle itself, once serving as a wine cellar of sorts in medi...
To celebrate the most important day of your life, your birthday, an anniversary or to arrange a corporate event, Castello Banfi is a perfect venue for that.
Guests of Castello Banfi - Il Borgo can make use of a miniature gym furnished with training equipment: exercise bike, elyptical machine, and weight bench with dumbells. Stretching and yoga can be undertaken in outdoor spaces, and the weights and mats can be taken to the courtyard or gardens to make the most of fresh Tuscan air.
The team at Castello Banfi - Il Borgo is at your service to organize private spa treatments in your room, as well as to assist you in choosing and booking services at some of the most prestigious spa in this are...
Given that wine culture is so closely tied to this region’s gastronomic traditions, the chefs are available to reveal the secrets of the Castello Banfi kitchen, based on the high quality of main ingredients used in traditional Tuscan cooking and the simplicity with which traditional dishes are prepared.
The flavorful local foods, just as for those more innovative preparations, are complemented by the wines of Castello Banfi, which in turn show their best when paired to local flavors.
All of this combines to make a visit to C...
It is possible to organize a rich selection of activities customized for guests at Il Borgo, such as a bicycling excursion on the private roads of the estate, a balloon flight, a visit to nearby natural thermal spas, or tours of local cities famous for their history and shopping.
In the comfort of about 430 square feet, the Double Room Classic, with its ample Italian King Size bed (79 x 79 in.), is furnished in the refined style of the Tuscan countryside.
This warm environment is characterized by rich fabrics and exclusive accessories. The bathroom includes a spacious waterfall shower. Every room is endowed with an extraordinary view of Castello Banfi’s Borgo or the resplendant Tuscan countryside, and include complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen LCD television, and Honor bar.
Absolute refinement and Tuscan elegance define the Double Room Riserva.
Set within a charming and spacious area of 593 square feet, the rooms include an Italian King size bed (79 x 79 in.) and sitting area. The bathroom includes a spacious waterfall shower.
Every room is endowed with an extraordinary view of Castello Banfi’s Borgo or the resplendant Tuscan countryside, and include complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen LCD television, and honor bar.
An extremely comfortable environment of about 754 square feet in which there is space for an ample and elegant bedrooom with an Italian King size bed (79 x 79 in.) and a small living room furnished with a comfortable sofa bed. The bathroom includes a spacious waterfall shower.
With every smallest detail looked after, from the suite windows you can admire the tranquility of the Tuscan countryside and that charm of Castello Banfi – Il Borgo. Every room includes complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen LCD television, and honor bar.
A splendid apartment of 862 square feet, including a spacious bedroom with an Italian King-sized mattress (79 x 79 inches) and an ample sitting room equipped with a comfortable sofa bed. The warm atmosphere, furnished with the finest fabric and materials, also features two bathrooms, each with an amply sized waterfall shower. Its windows open up to stunning views of the vineyards and surrounding Tuscan countryside, in addition to looking over the relaxing and charming Borgo of Castello Banfi. The rooms include complementary Wi-Fi, flat screen LCD television, and honor bar.
Spacious and resplendant at an impressive 1,076 square feet, divided between a bedroom, a comfortable sitting area, and separate living room, a separate environment with a luxuriant sofa bed. The grand space with an Italian King size bed (79 x 79 in.) leads directly into the main bathroom, furnished with bath tub and separate, spacious waterfall shower. The second bathroom, with spacious waterfall shower, is accessed from the private living room.
The entire area enjoys light filled windows looking out onto the tranquil Tuscan countryside. The elegance of the furnishings and their precious fabrics tell the story of elegant Tuscan tradition.
The suite includes complimentary Wi-Fi, flat screen LCD television, and honor bar.
Poggio all’Oro is the world’s only suite with its own private wine cellar, containing rare and otherwise impossible to find vintages of the three Brunello di Montalcinos crafted on the Castello Banfi estate. From the most “classic” Castello Banfi Brunello di Montalcino produced for the first time in 1978, to the cru Poggio alle Mura, and the single vineyard Riserva Poggio all’Oro.
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