Castello di Gargonza is located in the heart of the Tuscany region, only 8 kilometers and a half from Monte San Savino and 28 kilometers from Arezzo, between the rolling hills that border the Chianti region and Val di Chiana. With the option to choose from a bed and breakfast or vacation apartments, a vacation in Castello di Gargonza is characterized by tranquility, nature, art, history, and even shopping (within the antique markets of Arezzo and Cortona and the nearby brand-name outlet stores). 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.
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.
When vacationing in Castello di Gargonza one cannot miss the Etruscan Via, an itinerary through Arezzo, Castel Focognano, Castglion Fiorentino and Cortona that allows you to discover the mysterious people who are thought to have inhabited and named Gagonza; as well as the works of art of Piero della Francesca, a renaissance Tuscan master, located amidst Arezzo, Monterchi and Sansepolcro; Lucignano, another enchanting village of Val di Chiana located after Gargonza and Monte San Savino; the wine trails of Chianti, Terre di Arezzo, Montepulciano etc., to discover wine, olive oil, and the traditional flavors of this area of Tuscany.