Live the Italian Style

BBQ evening

Our brazier masters will prepare for you pig “costoleccio”, sausages and chicken on two big BBQs and while you are awaiting for the right cooking time a rich buffet with cold pastas, salads and "bruschette" will satisfy your appetite. All will be washed down with excellent red and white wine.

Pizza evening

An enjoyable evening for children and adults with lots and lots of pizza. In our antique wood stove, our Pizzaiolo (pizza maker) prepares delicious pizzas in many different ways. The pizzas are served in slices on wooden cutting boards and the Pizzaiolo will go on till you tell him to stop. A buffet based on salads, bruschetta, beer, red and white wine will complete this cheerful pizza night.

Typical Tuscan dinner

In a fascinating panoramic scenery of the antique walls of the farm, you will have the possibility to taste characteristic Siena dishes. Our excellent cook will delight you with typical meals of our area, from antipasti to first and seconds courses up until dessert. A very good tuscan doc red wine and an excellent white wine will accompany your unforgettable experience among tastes.

Olive oil tasting

Learn to appreciate and to compare the quality of Montestigliano's olive oil versus commercial Olive Oils, we will explain in depth the traditional way of production. In November being the normal time for the Olive harvest, it is possible to have special guided tours of the Olive groves and visit the "Frantoio" pressing works, where our golden nectar is produced. A taste of bruschetta on the run will be a must! (For groups of 12 minimum, based on our property, special olive oil tastings)

Cookery courses and wine tasting

Tailor-made "Gourmet Holidays" at Montestigliano. Learn to cook like a true Italian. Our chef will show you how to prepare wonderful Italian dishes, using only the best and freshest ingredients, while our guest manager at Montestigliano will guide you to the best wineries in the region. Cookery courses can be arranged for families, children and adults.

The Royal Golf La Bagnaia

Finally opened 18 holes international golf club!
The Royal Golf La Bagnaia Course is the first Tuscan, 18 holes designed by renowned architect Robert Trent Jones, Jr. It is a Par 71, which is 6,101 metres long, covering an area of 1300 hectares, perfectly harmonized within the gently rolling hills of Siena. The Tuscan landscape is a typical example of Inland Links, which refer to the Scottish Highlands with the "Rough" that waves in the wind. The course is enhanced by beautiful lakes and a majestic Club House, where you can enjoy a unique view on all 18 holes and the towers of Siena. Playing on this course is a unique and exciting experience not just thanks to the mastery of Trent Jones, but also to the incredible views across nature and the medieval city of Siena that are available from every hole. The Royal Golf Club has a special discount on the Green Fee for all our guests.

Wellness in the heart of Tuscany

The Buddha SPA by Clarins is a modern and exclusive wellness centre in Tuscany where you can enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating experience. The warm and precious natural thermal waters, channelled into swimming pools decorated with classical columns and antique vases, are a beneficial source of minerals, used in the past for their remarkable therapeutic properties. Their medical team will guide you with professionally tailored courses to make your health-giving holiday in Tuscany unforgettable. The Buddha SPA has created a special offer for Montestigliano and our clients can now enjoy a pleasant immersion in a healthy, stimulating and regenerating experience. All that remains is to choose from among the wealth of treatments on offer.

Cycling in Montestigliano

Cycling in Tuscany is an unforgettable experience of fun and entertainment that will lead you to discovery true gems of our area. Cycling is a perfect way to practice eco-tourism, respecting our surroundings and taking the opportunity to find the best physical and psychological condition. Montestigliano is the perfect place to explore by bike and a great starting point for the more adventurous traveller. We are surrounded by beautiful woodlands with great trails and lovely spots for picnicking. You can have a day with a guide or we can provide itineraries for those who want to venture further a field alone. Four of our itineraries are available to download at the bottom of this page and you can purchase at your arrival the local guide "Val di Merse by bike" with all the cycling itineraries around Siena at the price of € 15. Rentals are available by the day or week whichever takes you fancy or fits into your itinerary. The cost of a tour with a qualified guide of the Italian Mountain Bike Association is of € 150 per excursion. The bikes can be rent: mountain bike € 40 per day; road bike € 40 per day (helmet and repair kit included), Hybrid €20.

Walk in Tuscany - Stay at Montestigliano

7 days of easy hiking and experiencing “Terre di Siena" – the lands of Siena

 A journey between the wondrous countryside and its unique people

 The province of Siena is probably one of the most beautiful areas in Tuscany and a paradise for hikers with its stunning views, soft hills, wild forests, medieval castles, hamlets, hidden Romanesque abbeys and gorgeous little towns.

The landscape changes within the few miles from the famous Chianti hills to the majestic woods of the Sienese Montagnola.  From the almost unreal and vast landscape of the Crete Sienese to the magical Val d'Orcia with its breath taking spaces.  But beyond admiring all this beauty and richness of nature, art and culture, we will get to know the people of land.

An all-inclusive week; a unique blend of hiking and precious encounters with local people who will welcome guests into their homes, part of these wondrous landscape.  A journey between exclusivity and essentiality, between past and present. Artists will open their studios, estate owners will show us private areas of their castles, villas and vineyards.

And last but not least... we will discover the town of Siena, experiencing urban hiking through off touristic routes.
Join us on the next scheduled dates: 12-19 May or  6-13 October 2018

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