The Castello Banfi Il Borgo is a five-star hotel, set in a beautifully renovated castle nestled among the hills of the Italian region of Tuscany; The castle stands on the district of the famous wine-growing town of Montalcino south of Siena.
Castello Banfi Il Borgo introduction
At Hotel Castello Banfi Il Borgo (almost) everything revolves around wine! Vineyards surround the castle, and the family owners of the hotel also operates viticulture. In the bathrooms of the 14 suites and guest rooms there are high-quality cosmetics containing ingredients of Sangiovese grapes, a typical wine villages of Tuscany. All rooms and suites are bright and friendly furnished in country-house style and have a minibar and a flat-screen TV. At one of the suites the guest have theirs own connected small wine cellar! In the morning, the hotel staff will prepare a delicious breakfast for guests. Lunch, preferably Tuscan dishes, combined with wine from its own vineyard, is served at the restaurant „Taverna Banfi“ and dinner in the ballroom „Sala dei Grappoli“. With fine weather, guests can have dinner also on the terrace. In well-tended park Castello Banfi Il Borgo are lots of cozy lounge chairs; it is also very relaxing to swim a few laps in the outdoor pool! Those who want to exercise more, can do so in the fitness room of the hotel.
What makes the hotel Castello Banfi Il Borgo one of the best in the world?
The history of the castle Poggio alle Mura, as the old name of Castello Banfi – Il Borgo is, goes back to the Middle Ages. The first mention falls into 1318. The castle, a former noble residence in the typical Tuscan style, is since 1983 owned by the Mariani family, which also operates a winery in the region. The family has the palace lovingly restored and transformed into a hotel. But guests feel at almost at every step that he is located in a historic building. The courtyard makes quite nostalgic for example, and at a wine tasting in the wine cellar „Cantine Banfi“ so many guests will feel as if he had been displaced in earlier times! In an outbuilding of the castle with its beautiful „Enoteca“ one can buy lots of local weine. Here guests can not only wine from Tuscany, but also other tasty souvenirs such as Ham or olive oil search.
The location of the hotel in Montalcino, Tuscany, Italy
The Castle Hill Hotel Castello Banfi Il Borgo rises about ten kilometers southwest of the municipality of Montalcino. The environment is quiet and peaceful! But a visit to Montalcino is also worthwhile, because there is a fortress from the 14th century and the magnificent, embellished with many paintings, Cathedral to visit. If you have enough condition, you can use for the trip to Montalcino one of the hotel bicycles. The Tuscan hills with vineyards and olive groves is also a beautiful hiking area! How about a five-kilometer long hiking trip to the winery „Banfi“? There tours are available (please reserve in advance at the hotel reception!).
|Castello Banfi – Il Borgo
|Poggio alle Mura, 53024 Poggio alle Mura
|1000h experience hotel
|Overall score hotel
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