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4 Fantastic Tuscan Getaways at Poggio al Casone

20 Apr, 2015

In the heart of Tuscany is one of the most beautiful retreats for wine lovers – Poggio al Casone. The estate, sat atop the Tuscan hills, invites guest to experience la dolce vita during their stay at the hotel and winery

Upon arrival, the gates open to reveal the long driveway flanked with cypress trees leading up to the estate, and the impressive views from the property of the rolling hills and surrounding vineyards are enough to take your breath away. 

The Poggio al Casone vineyards are grown using organic methods, according to the philosophy of natural farming, whilst the hotel’s apartments are elegant yet homely, and the friendly, accommodating staff are on hand to make your stay one to remember. 

During your stay you can swim in the hotel’s pool, join one of the fun cooking classes, and enjoy delicious wines from the winery. Not only is it a great place to rest and relax, but it makes a great base for explore the many things to do in Tuscany including the main cities of Pisa and Florence.

Poggio Al Casone offer a number of special discounted getaways during March – May and September – November, as well as some fantastic last minute deals throughout April and into May 2015. Check our packages below and get in touch if you would like to book one, plus anyone spending a week at the resort will be pampered with two complimentary bottles of wine (one Chianti Superiore and one Super Tuscan), breakfast on the first day offered for free and 10% off on all massages. Offer is valid for a weekly stay during May 4th to 22nd.


Poggio al Casone Swimming Pool

Gone with the Wine – Spend two relaxing days at Poggio al Casone staying in the elegant apartments and surrounded by scented vineyards. Relax with a combination of wine tasting and Ayurvedic massages designed to relax and rejuvenate you.

Who For? Wine lovers!

Included:

  • 2 nights in a deluxe apartment
  • Breakfast for 2 days
  • A total-body massage per person (lasting 50 minutes each)
  • Access to the relaxation room and sauna
  • Welcome bottle of Chianti Superiore

Price and Validity: €215 per person. Offer is valid between 20th March – 15th May, and 15th September – 15th November (bank holidays excluded).


Cycling Tour near Poggio al Casone

On Your BikeStaying fit on wine holiday is a big concern for holiday makers. Our favourite solution to this conundrum is cycling! Not only is it a great way to keep up your fitness regime, but it’s also a fantastic way to explore the Tuscan countryside. Stay 3 nights at Poggio al Casone and ride through the hills with a local expert guide. The routes are designed for any level of cyclist – the Tuscan hills suit everybody.  

Who For? Health conscious wine lovers!

Included:

  • 3 nights in a deluxe apartment
  • Breakfast for 3 days
  • One half-day excursion by bike (5 hours) with a private guide. Inclusive of coffee-break and light meal, bike and equipment, insurance.
  • Access to the relaxation room and sauna
  • Welcome bottle of Chianti Superiore

Price and Validity: 2 persons – €340 per person. 4 persons (in one apartment) – €275 per person. Offer is valid between 20th March – 15th May, and 15th September – 15th November (bank-holidays excluded).


Florence

Turn a Wine Break into a City Break – A trip to Tuscany calls for a visit to its most famous cities: Florence and Pisa. Enjoy two nights at Poggio al Casone and explore Florence and Pisa with a private driver during a full day tour.

Who For? Culture vultures!

Included:

  • 2 nights in a deluxe apartment
  • Breakfast for 2 days
  • One full-day excursion to Florence and Pisa (9 hours) with a private driver
  • Access to the relaxation room and sauna
  • Welcome bottle of Chianti Superiore

 Price and Validity: For 2 persons – €350 per person. For 4 persons (in one apartment) – €230 per person. Offer is valid between 20th March – 15th May and 15th September – 15th November (bank-holidays excluded).


Cooking classes at Poggio al Casone

A Taste of Tuscany – Spend four days at the Poggio al Casone estate and taste the most authentic Italian cuisine. During your relaxing stay you’ll learn how to cook like a true Italian with a hands-on cooking class. Use only fresh, organic products as you master the Tuscan dishes with experienced chefs.  

Who For? Aspiring chefs and foodies!

Included:

  • 4 nights in a deluxe apartment
  • Breakfast for 4 days
  • A Tuscan cooking class for adults and children
  • Access to the relaxation room and sauna
  • Welcome bottle of Chianti Superiore

Price and Validity: For 2 persons – €470 per person. For 3-4 people (in one apartment) – €400 per person. Offer is valid between 20th March – 15th May and 15th September – 15th November (bank-holidays excluded). Please note – the cooking course will consist of a group of 2-6 people; other guests at the resort may take the course on the same day depending on demand.


To book any of these, please get in touch with us. 

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