- Breakfast (free for kids under 12 years)
- Trekking amidst the vineyards of the Canalicchio di Sopra Estate
- Visit to the cellars of the Canalicchio di Sopra Estate
- Tasting of Canalicchio di Sopra's wines:
standard, premium or vertical
- Rental service with a Driver
- Booking of Restaurants and Wine Dinners with Canalicchio di Sopra wines
- Daily cleaning and linen
- Kitchen complete with accessories
- LCD TV (in every bedroom and in every lounge)
- Air Conditioning
- Private parking
- Internet (Ethernet and Wi-fi)
- Small refrigerated wine cellar
- Swimming Pools &Hydromassage bath (open from 15/04 to 31/10)
Montalcino Gold collects the artistic and cultural resources of the city of Montalcino.
It is possible to download the ORO DI MONTALCINO mobile app through the ticket of the Sant'Agostino complex to be guided through uses texts, videos, photo gallery, as useful support for visiting the main places of interest of the region.
In the complex you will find the Brunello Temple, the Civic and Dicesano Museum, the Archaeological Museum, Sant'Agostino church and the exhibition of the Montalcino Golds.
The ticket office is also an information and booking point for tourist services such as guided tours and bicycle rental.
The Temple of Brunello: Tel. +39 335 1576289
Orario: From Monday to Sunday from 10:30 am to 7:30 pm (depending on season)
Type: Museums and Guided Tour
Jazz and Wine
Every July for over 20 years, Jazz & Wine returns, a fixture for lovers of jazz and great wines.
The festival, born from the collaboration between the Banfi winery, Rubei's family of Alexanderplatz (Rome) and the Municipality of Montalcino, and bring to the stages of Castello Banfi and the Fortress of Montalcino, a rich calendar ranging from various jazz forms with famous international and national artists.
Info, reservations and tickets:
With the Benvenuto Brunello, Montalcino is the center of the world.
Every year the "Complesso di Sant’Agostino" hosts Benvenuto Brunello where over 140 producers of the Consorzio del Brunello di Montalcino present their wines and the latest vintages to the press, professionals and wine lovers.
Consorzio Brunello di Montalcino
Alessandro Pierangioli Taxi Service & Luxury Wild Tour Operator
Alessandro Pierangioli is based in Montalcino and organize transfers by car or minivan with driver service in Montalcino and not only. The services are upon reservation available that we suggest doing in advance. English and Italian spoken and payment in cash or by credit card. He actively partners with the Montalcino Wine Tours by Luxury Wild Tour Operator specialized in wine tours that organize exclusive tours for group and individuals to discover the artistic and food-wine Italian heritage.
Type: Rental And Excursions
Toscana In Bike
Book on line the E-Bike with possibility to deliver it to Borgo Canalicchio di Sopra Wine Relais
Team Orso on Bike
Expert guides will drive you on all types of bikes along the most beautiful paths of Montalcino and Val d'Orcia. Here are some suggested tours:
- The trails of Brunello (30 km - medium difficulty);
- Montalcino and its medieval villages (40 km - medium / easy);
- The magic of the Val d'Orcia... Pienza, San Quirico, Bagno Vignoni (50 km - medium difficulty).
All excursions can start from Borgo Canalicchio di Sopra (from a minimum of 2 to a maximum of 8 participants).
Type: Rental And Excursions
Lunch with Raffaella
Raffaella always use seasonal products for the dishes she proposes in her cooking class, in harmony with the characteristics of the Italian regional recipes. For each dish the start point are the raw materials, chosen among the best that are on the market. Her cuisine is mainly Tuscan style, that also includes recipes from other Italian regions: for example the Milanese saffron risotto or the Sicilian eggplant parmigiana.
The lessons are in English or in Italian at her kitchen house, immersed in the Tuscan countryside, a stone's throw from Montalcino village.
In addition to the lessons, it is possible, to book on request “My secret table”, only one table restaurant from 2 to 10 people where in an informal and relaxed atmosphere you can agree on a personalized menu and enjoy an experience dedicated exclusively to you and yours guests.
Lunch with Raffaella
Loc. Villa due porte 248/a, 53024 Montalcino (SI) - Italia
Tel.+39 348 31 75 230
The white truffle (tuber magnatum Pico) of the Crete Senesi is considered one of the finest truffles from Italy. Its excellent quality depends on the particular environment of the Crete Senesi: the lack of large industrial facilities, the distance from the major roads, the presence of forests and the intact and wild landscape, are the ideal environment for the growth of the precious white truffle. Paolo and his dog will drive you in the forest of the Crete Senesi region, to hunt the most precious variety of truffle, on reservation walk and lunch with tasting set menu. During some weekends of November, in San Giovanni d'Asso is also organized the Truffle Exhibition with events, gala dinners and food stands based on truffles
Piazza Gramsci - San Giovanni d’Asso (SI) . Italia
Tel. +39 347 03 78 750
The Artistic, Natural and Cultural park of the Val d'Orcia
The Artistic, Natural and Cultural park of the Val d'Orcia has been declared a Unesco World Heritage Site since 2004.
Along the numerous paths in the backroads (including the famous Via Francigena) to do by foot or by bike, you will encounter wonderful landscapes, appreciating the cultural values, environmental and historical areas of the area.
Discover the itineraries on the official website.
The Artistic, Natural and Cultural Park of the Val d'Orcia
Type: Rental and Excursions
Vintage Tours in Val d'Orcia
The idea Vintage Tours comes from the love for vintage at 360 °. It is a rental and tour organization service on vintage vehicles (Vespa, Lambrette, Motorcycles and vintage cars) with the aim of convey the pleasure in living the days as they once were; a slow tourism, thanks to our vehicles of the 60s, 70s, 80s. Spending a day with them will be romantic and will make you go back in time... it will give a different flavour to your holiday!
Le Terme Spa & wellness of Bagno Vignoni
The Wellness centre offers hot spring water baths, hydromassage and Roman Sauna in addition to many beauty and SPA treatments. Surrounded by the calm that characterizes this corner of Val d'Orcia, you can book a day with a Spa entrance, a variety of treatments and a nice meal at the Bistrò le Terme overlooking the bath in the main square of the village of Bagno Vignoni
The Garden of La Foce
Villa La Foce was built in the late 15th century as a hostel for pilgrims and merchants traveling along the Via Francigena. The garden was later designed in the 1900s by the owners, the Origo family, together with the English architect Cecil Pinsent.
A wonderful example of an Italian garden that is still today a magical place overlooking the biancane of the Val d’Orcia, rugged gullies that draw the splendid landscape that extends up to the profile of the extinct volcano of Monte Amiata.
Visit the web site for info and visits.
Il Destriero ASD Riding-Center
We offer a pristine landscape, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which on one hand has as its protagonist the Crete Senesi, and then the Merse river valley, a wild land covered with forests and crossed by numerous small paths ideal for all horse riding lovers.
Riding school, Pony club, possibility to organize lunch and wine tasting, carriage ride.
Silene · Still Life Jars* Michelin
The one Michelin star Restaurant “il Silene” offers today Still Life Jars * Michelin that propose in a jar traditional receipt and dishes cooked by Silene’s Chefs.
The dishes require a few minutes for the completion of the cooking or to be heated; with the delivery you will receive the recommendations for these last steps. The pleasure of expectation, the delight when the food arrives, and the moment of enjoyment when you and your guests savour the flavours. You can find some of the Jars at our Reception or you can order at least one day before sending an email to email@example.com
Silene · Still Life Jars* Michelin
Tel. +39 0564 950805
Type: Local food
Saffron of Pura Crocus
The Pura Crocus farm was founded in Montalcino in 2014 and today is already one of the largest producers of saffron in Italy. The cultivation of bulbs takes place in the heart of the Val D’Orcia, in lands located in Montalcino and San Quirico d’Orcia. Most of the work is carried out throughout the year manually, as it has been handed down for generations. The collection of the flowers is between October and November, only in the early morning when the flowers are still closed, to avoid that direct sunlight can alter the organoleptic characteristics of the stigmas, then follows the drying at a temperature not above 40 ° -45 ° C. It is possible to visit the famr just 700 meters from the center of Montalcino, with the possibility of tasting the typical products saffron-flavored as beer, honey, herbal teas and cantucci, that together with the precious stigmas are available for purchase at the shop and online on their website. Their products are also offered in the restaurants of Montalcino, including Osteria Porta al Cassero, where you can taste the famous Trippa alla Montalcinese, a typical recipe strictly prepared with saffron.
Strada Provinciale della Badia di Sant'Antimo
53024 Montalcino (SI) · Italia
Tel. +39 348 7784102 www.puracrocus.com
Type: Local food
Percorino Cheese Farm of Fior di Montalcino
The family-run farm is only 3 km from us, breeders since the 1970, they produce Pecorino Cheese, goat cheese, fresh cheese, ricotta, yogurt and dessert with sheep milk.
Cheese tasting and snacks are available in the shop of Buonconvento.
On them Ecommerce website, it is possible to request the shipping of them products directly to your home.
Fior di Montalcino
Farm: Podere Macina . 53024 Montalcino (SI) . Italia Tel. +39 389 1214228
Shop: Località Ceramital, 3 · 53022 Buonconvento (SI) · Italia Tel. +39 0578 69101
Type : Local food
Honey of Villa I Cipressi
Montalcino as well as being the city of wine has been known since ancient times as the city of honey. The family-run farm is located just outside Montalcino, on the side of a hill in the direction of San Angelo in Colle. They started as beekeepers about 40 years ago and during the 1990s they added the Sangiovese vineyards and olive trees. Since then, honey production has grown and the Ciacci Family has experimented with various honey-based products (as liqueurs and gluttony) together with Brunello di Montalcino DOCG, Rosso di Montalcino DOC, Grappa di Brunello and Olive Oil. On reservation they organize visit with tasting of the farm’s products.
Villa I Cipressi
Loc. Villa i Cipressi, Via Bellaria . 53024 Montalcino (SI) . Italia
Tel. +39 0577 848640
Type: Local food
Is a non-competitive historical cycling race, organized at the end of May in the enchanting area of the 209 km route of Eroica, south of Siena between Val d'Arbia, the Crete Senesi and the Val D'Orcia. It is an event dedicated to cyclists with vintage bicycle clothing, on Heroic Bikes or Vintage Style Bikes before 1987 which includes a program of public events in the historic center of Montalcino.
For info: www.eroica.cc/it/montalcino/
The Brunello Crossing is an event organized in mid-February that includes competitive marathons and walks with tastings of wines and typical products in the winery (as also Canalicchio di Sopra) along the white roads in the Brunello di Montalcino region. To participate it necessary the registration in advance through the web site.
For info: www.brunellocrossing.it/
Verdidea Baby Sitting Service
Verdidea offers you babysitting service in Italian, English, French and German. The service is offered by young university students with experience in management and children’s entertainment, besides the excellent knowledge of foreign languages. Availability of recreational material for group activities. The girls are self equipped and also available for the evening.