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.