The central Italian region of Tuscany has always been home to royalty. This is the land of the Medici’s, home of the renaissance movement, territory of kings, queens and impressive castles that pop up on every notable hilltop. Here no matter the season, colour is everywhere. Cobalt blue skies contrast expressively against solitary Cyprus tree’s that lead up to earthy coloured farmhouses with dark green shutters.
Eye catching swathes of colourful flowers catch the eye around every turn of windy narrow roads.
Here you can take a unique journey through the heart of the Tuscany discovering and understanding the areas rich history and natural beauty on foot, mountain bike or horseback.
Twelve Tuscan style farmhouses on the property have been divided into specially designed holiday appartments by a selection of architects to provide each of our clients with the best possible match for their relaxing Tuscan Holiday. Each Tuscan style appartment has been tastefully renovated to include all modern amenities while maintaining traditional Tuscan charm and style.
Castellare di Tonda estate was once the property of the noble Florentine family ‘Strozzi’ during the renaissance period and is now entirely dedicted to responsible tourism, wine production and horses.
These classic Italian villa's have been superbly renovated and enjoy magnificent locations overlooking the wonderful countrysde. These villas display simple sophistication with cotto floors, Tuscan wood beams, and panoramic vistas of the farm around it. Each farmhouse has its own pool and each appartment has a seperate garden terrace area to enjoy the balmy warm evenings and stunning morning views.
There is a strong emphasis at the farm on horses. With 52 Quarter,Paint and other breeds of horses this is one of the most professional yards in the area (with indoor arena, horse walker etc).
Our restaurant, La cucina del Castellare, welcomes you for a candlelit dinner, business gatherings or for a meal with your friends, every day from 7 pm onwards.
Our wellness area, a 200 square meter space that was inaugurated in 2008 and offers sauna, Turkish bath, scented showers etc. Our qualified staff will help you to create a perfect experience and recommend special and customized natural treatments and massages.
Come try out the driving range, which overlooks breathtaking views. Enjoy a quiet afternoon of practice in a location of perfect beauty. Hear nothing but the sound of a golf club, perfectly hitting a ball and sending it soaring over the horizon.
The area offers rich and diverse landscapes, allowing you to choose your itinerary: easy walks, challenging hikes, alone or with a group.
A true mountain bikers’ paradise.
Castellare di Tonda features three main bike trails: water, wine and forest.
The longest trail is “water” and it runs along the banks of the river Carfalo. It will take you to the edges of the property. Uncover series of striking vistas, scents and colors along the way.
The “wine” trail will take you through the local vineyards, where you can experience the unique and rare aroma of the San Giovese vines.
Our wine cellars welcome visitors for tours and tasting experiences, for a truly informative and fun afternoon.
Discover the art of Tuscan gastronomy at a countryside table laden with typical dishes from unique lands. Your senses will be delighted by the rich fragrances of ancient traditions, something you will never forget. Make the most of your stay with culinary classes, organized right at our property.
Closest airports Florence and Pisa
Train station: Castelfiorentino
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Castellare di Tonda is a privately owned guest ranch nestled between Florence, Pisa and Siena in Tuscany, Italy. If you love the idea of horseback riding through magnificent Tuscan scenery; our knowlegable staff, expertly trained horses, and magnificent terrain make for an incredible horseback riding experience.
Renowned for its spectacular scenery, fine food, wine, and enviable culture, Castellare di Tonda has something for everyone. 12 tastefully decorated farmhouses located throughout 280 hectares of vineyards, forest and olive groves offer clients incredible 360 degree views of the Pisan/Florentine hills.
Non riders can enjoy cooking classes, wine tasting, mountain bikes, pottery classes and tennis - or perhaps just enjoy lounging by the pool under the legendary Tuscan sun.
For horse riders the Chianti wine region offers varied and challenging trails for all levels of rider. The soft Tufo sand trails allow the opportunity to enjoy long canters even during the dry summer months when the ground elsewhere is hard. At Castellare di Tonda, there are 52 different horses with some gentle enough for beginners and others more spirited horses suited to experienced riders. The speed is mixed, and experienced riders can be guaranteed some lovely canters on each ride, as well as interesting mixed terrain.
The estate has its own wellness center and spa to relax in after long days in the saddle. Two expert massage therapists are available to offer a selection of relaxing treatments to resident clients.
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