Badia a Coltibuono



Gaiole in Chianti (Siena)

Restaurant, Cooking Classes, Tastings






Tuscany, Siena, Chianti: the proposal of Badia a Coltibuono to special hospitality
Staying in the old rooms of an ancient monastery dedicated to the hospitality of travelers, this is certainly a singleness of Badia a Coltibuono, a charming vacations in an important architectural context and full of suggestions. An original place of prayer and reconciliation that retains its special charm and which today has been enriched by contemporary idea of ​​hospitality. Badia a Coltibuono, thanks to its many initiatives, tells the visitor and brings to life the best essence of Tuscany: its beautiful landscapes, its picturesque places and its people, the food and wine tradition and territory. Details about 'The Farm Farmhouse Badia a Coltibuono is designed to offer differentiated and flexible living solutions. The accommodation Coltibuono - organized for short and long stays since the weekend to multiple weekly stays - offers a choice of different types of rooms or spacious apartments comfortable and much appreciated for the style of the furnishings. Breakfast is a service that is paid much attention to the selection of local products and all 'homemade' proposed in a spectacular scenic setting. Badia a Coltibuono is also known and appreciated for its restaurant, which has been able to raise artfully Tuscan cuisine through innovation and refinement, but always with respect for tradition and taste. There are many initiatives and special experiences that you can live a Coltibuono, related to wine and tastings, gastronomy and cooking classes, visits and discovering the Tuscan territory. Badia a Coltibuono, a charming country house at the gates of Chianti, in a strategic position near Siena, is the location for a unique and memorable look at our rates and use our booking engine certificate.
Set in the former stables and remodeled with contemporary taste of the Badia a Coltibuono restaurant offers an elegant, warm and friendly, surrounded by a romantic garden featuring an infinite panorama. In the warm months you can eat outdoors under a bower of roses. Here the gourmet can savor a cuisine of Tuscany strong imprint, characterized by the search for characteristic flavors, seasonal and local ingredients, enhanced by the careful use of herbs and vegetables. fresh pasta hand made with organic flour, typical meats such as rabbit, lamb, poultry and amazing steak. goat cheese and locally produced sheep and homemade cakes to close the meal on a sweet note. To complete the winery offers wines of Badia a Coltibuono and other famous Tuscan wines. The restaurant offers almost all of the first Resident of Tuscany and many organic materials. We are thus able to ensure the freshness and quality of our dishes and help sustainable development.
One of the first schools in the kitchen of its kind, founded by the famous writer and cookbook writer Lorenza de Medici over 20 years ago, the cooking course of Badia a Coltibuono offers an idyllic setting where guests can discover the secrets of the authentic Italian regional cuisine. The courses, lasting one to three days, from March to November, they offer an important opportunity to immerse yourself in the lifestyle and unique hospitality of the abbey, a thousand years old, as well as the occasion to enjoy the flavors and visual that this beautiful region offers. Our chef, with a style naturally quiet, the simple approach, friendly and practical, ensures that students learn the recipes and the authentic Italian menu, suitable for any type of occasion. On request and for pre-formed groups of at least 6 people, we can organize cooking classes in Italian. The Blessed kitchen Coltibuono Today classes are taught by the Florentine chef Benedetta Vitali, founder of the restaurant Cibrèo with Fabio Picchi in 1979 and Zibibbo in 1999. The author of several cookbooks, in Italy and in the United States, Benedetta has always occupied power compatible with the environment and health. From weather holds seminars for nutrition education and cooking classes. Blessed with a simple and friendly approach, involving guests in a fun and educational activity, teaching them the skills necessary for the success of some popular Tuscan dishes. The Tuscan cuisine is recognized worldwide for its healthiness and lightness, for the simplicity of the dishes that brings out the best raw materials. Vegetarian recipes will take center stage in this menu. The garden, great wealth of Tuscan cuisine, will be the master. Healthy but also good.
Guided tours to discover the "secrets" of the historical cellars, the cloister, the frescoed rooms and the monumental Italian garden. And 'possbile appreciate wines and organic oils Chianti Classico in the homeland through tasting sessions for both amateurs and experts in the field.