Castello di Gargonza
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|Located over the rolling hills of Tuscany, the Castle of Gargonza is a fortified village dating back to the 1200's, only 10 minutes from Monte San Savino, near Arezzo. Enclosed within the ancient city walls, the apartments have the trademark of country life that was maintained thanks to the careful restoration efforts of the property owner Roberto Guicciardini Corsi Salviati. Today, the Castle of Gargonza welcomes guests within the village's homes and ancient olive press cellars; offering rooms and apartments, halls and meeting rooms, a bar and restaurant, common areas, gardens and a panoramic swimming pool, within one of the most stunning areas of Tuscany.|
The Castle consists of:
Rooms and apartments with bed & breakfast service
A restaurant featuring typical Tuscan cuisine
Halls for business conferences and small meetings
A swimming pool for moments of relaxation
And a Romanic church for weddings and ceremonies.
All surrounded by a landscape which displays the rare beauty and tranquility that has come to characterize of the rolling hills of Monte San Savino and Arezzo. The Castle of Gargonza is the ideal setting for those who wish a quiet retreat, far from the fast pace of the city and crowded areas, where you may enjoy the pleasure of a good book, strolls amidst nature, and small villages rich with the artistic history of the Tuscan hills, as well as the opportunity to savor the delicacies of traditional Tuscan meals and wines.
|The rooms of the Castle of Gargonza are located over various buildings within the village. There are 13 buildings which maintain their authentic structure and original atmosphere thanks to a careful restoration process. The comforts are modern while the atmosphere retains the feel of a long ago. There are three types of accommodations; comfort, classic, and superior, housing from one to four guests in utmost comfort.|
The Castle of Gargonza apartments display the genuine nature of Gargonza's residents. Each house is named after its original inhabitants. Therefore, today we have the Fattore house, the house of the seamstress Niccolina, the house of the gamekeeper Celso, the Palle house, etc. The restoration process maintained the original atmosphere and structure, while enriching the vacation apartments with all the modern comforts. Classic or superior, each apartment is unique from the others. The smaller apartments accommodate 1 or 2 guests, while the large house located on the outskirts of Gargonza can accommodate up to 10 guests.
|Double and twin rooms.|
|Typical Gargonza houses.|
|Typical Gargonza house living-room and bedroom.|
|Guests have at their disposal a panoramic swimming pool and restaurant located just outside the main city walls. When good weather permits, a snack bar is served within the lemon tree green-house.|
|Breakfast is severed in the Olive Press Cellar (buffet breakfast).|
|The Gargonza church and conference facilities.|
|The La Torre di Gargonza Restaurant is the crown jewel of Castello di Gargonza, open for guests of our bed and breakfast, Castello's vacation apartments as well as external clients. The restaurant is located just outside the Gargonza city walls, near the swimming pool, where one can enjoy the views of Gargonza's woods and Val di Chiana. The setting is truly stunning: an internal dining hall that accommodates 50/65 persons within an antique tractor shed, while the outdoor terrace accommodates up to 185 guests and boasts breathtaking views.|
|The cuisine consists of authentic traditional Tuscan dishes made with simple, genuine ingredients chosen personally by chef Andrea Russo among those available fresh each season. The pasta is home made, the Chianina meat is cooked over embers, the wines (over 60 labels) are from the region, including Chianti Classico, Colli Senesi, Montalcino, Montepulciano and are stored within the wine cellar.|
Castello di Gargonza
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