La Torre alle Tolfe is a third-generation family-run property located a few kilometers from Siena, in Tuscany. The whole complex is run as a certified organic farm and produces a variety of wines and excellent olive oil. It stretches over 100 hectares, including vineyards, olive groves, fields, and forests. You can discover the surrounding woods, either on foot or by bicycle, to admire the rich local flora and fauna thanks to the diversity of habitats and the lack of intensive farming. Nearby is the former monastery of Pontignano and its famous Italian gardens, the Parco delle Sculture del Chianti, Castello di Brolio, the village of Monteliscai, and the Palio di Trecciolino. The medieval city of Siena is only 3 km from the estate, with its magnificent Duomo, the beautiful Piazza del Campo, its museums and the cultural activities associated with the two world-famous Palio races. Not far away in the Chianti countryside, you can admire other ancient villages such as Monteriggioni, San Gimignano, Greve in Chianti, Montepulciano, and Volterra. South, you will discover the driest landscape of the Crete Senesi with nature reserves and spas. The Via Francigena is also within easy reach. Each location will offer you festivals associated with holidays or the seasons and their products: grapes, olives, porcini mushrooms, chestnuts, truffles.
La Torre alle Tolfe is an agricultural estate located near Siena, Tuscany, centered on an ancient watchtower under renovation, which will be opening in March as a suite spread over three floors, and a magnificent villa with 17 rooms, built on a hill, preceded by an avenue of tall cypress trees, surrounded by a beautiful Tuscan garden and nestled in a landscape of vineyards, woods, and meadows, with extraordinary views of Siena and Chianti. Furnished by the Castelli family, the villa bears witness to the owners’ love of Tuscan history and art. On the ground floor, you will discover an elegant dining room and two comfortable lounges. Upstairs there a large pool room overlooking the garden. Each room is named after one of the 17 districts of Siena. The spacious rooms are split over three floors, equipped with a lift. You can relax by the poolside admiring the breathtaking view of the Tuscan landscape or play bowls or tennis in the shade of centuries-old trees. On request, the villa can be rented exclusively.
At La Torre alle Tolfe, in Siena, Tuscany, The Castelli family tries to live in a sustainable way, producing excellent organic wines and cold-pressed organic extra virgin olive oil. You can take part in tastings of both wines and oils. An on-site chef and a restaurant are at your disposal for breakfast, lunch, and dinner to discover local specialties based on fresh and seasonal ingredients from the area, including fruit and vegetables from the estate. You can also choose from menus with dietary and vegetarian options. To the delight of gourmets, the kitchen is fully equipped to host cooking classes during which there are fruit and vegetable picking walks and visits to the market to discover typical products.