Where: Montalcino, Tuscany
What: Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco is set within a 5,000-acre, 800-year-old estate in the heart of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Val d’Orcia. The property’s twenty three suites exude harmony with antique furniture, genuine textiles and artisanal pieces. In addition, there are ten one-of-a-kind luxury villas created from restored 17th- and 18th-century farmhouses, which dot the Tuscan landscape and feature private heated pools. Terraces, pergolas and gardens frame the setting’s outstanding natural beauty.
On the Itinerary:
♦ Brunello tasting with the finest producers in the area
♦ Yoga or Pilates in your private villa
♦ Cooking Class led by a Michelin starred chef at the prestigious Osteria di Passignano in Chianti, followed by a cellar tour and complete dinner with wine pairings.
Tip: Castiglion del Bosco is not just for honeymooners — its fantastic complimentary kids club keeps the littles busy too. Activities for kids include: horseback riding through the Tuscan countryside, Italian cake making and a Farm Tour of the estate’s very own farm where kids can meet and feed the animals, including the Cinta Senese (a special pig breed), rabbits, chickens and horses. Minimum age: three – Maximum age: 12. For more info: Rosewood CdB Kids Club