Surrounded by picture-perfect hills in Tuscany, Italy, Castel Monastero is a vacation getaway for those who enjoy beautiful natural surroundings. The hotel has 76 individually furnished guest rooms and luxury suites overlooking scenic Tuscan countryside. There is also a two-story villa, located close to the spa. Accommodations feature views of the village square (piazza di Castel Monastero) and of the surrounding fields and vineyards. Rates from around 600 Euro per night.
For aspiring chefs, the hotel offers cooking classes created by the famous chef Gordon Ramsay and Resident head chef Alessandro Delfanti. Guests get to prepare their won Tuscan dishes from the freshest local ingredients. Two to three-hour classes are followed by a delicious lunch or dinner.
The hotel is located in the Ombrone Valley in Tuscany, 23 km from Siena, surrounded by Chianti vines, corn fields, chestnut forests and long rows of cypress trees.
Take a romantic walk, book a soothing massage and enjoy a candle-lit dinner on your vacation to Tuscany. Cultural attractions include Etruscan ruins and frescoes of Piero della Francesca. You can also take a day trip to Florence, Pisa and Siena from Castel Monastero. Look for spa and other packages in Italy to save.