Enjoy the best of Tuscany this summer with Hotel Savoy and Hotel Castello di Casole
Florence, June 2013 – Rocco Forte’s Hotel Savoy in Florence has partnered with Hotel Castello di Casole for their ‘Tuscan Hills & City Thrills’ package, a break perfectly combining the hustle and bustle of this vibrant city with the peace and quiet of the beautiful Italian countryside.
Located on the Piazza Repubblica close to Florence’s renowned landmark the Duomo and just a short walk from the Ponte Vecchio, Hotel Savoy makes for the ideal location from which to explore this historic city. As part of the package, guests will receive tickets to the Uffizi, one of the Western world’s oldest museums, after which they can absorb the cosmopolitan atmosphere with a complimentary three course lunch on the terrace of the hotel’s L’Incontro Restaurant.
After the excitement of the city, guests can escape – by private transfer – to the tranquility of Castello di Casole, one of Italy’s largest private estates located a mere 50 minutes away and set among 4,200 acres of rolling hills, sweeping valley, Tuscan vineyards and olive groves. Here, guests will be able to unwind at the spa housed in the former wine cellar, join one of the cooking class, take in their surroundings during a hike or guided wildlife tour or enjoy a complimentary three-course dinner at the elegant Ristorante Tosca.
The Tuscan Hills & City Thrills package starts from €2,968 (VAT included) and includes two nights in a Deluxe Room at Hotel Savoy in Florence and three nights in a Studio Suite at Castello di Casole, based on two people sharing.* The package, available until 31 October 2013, also includes: Hotel Savoy
• Daily breakfast
• Two entrance tickets to the Uffizi Museum
• One three course lunch for two at L’Incontro Restaurant, inclusive of wines selected by the sommelier
• A bottle of Vin Santo and typical "Cantucci" biscuits in room upon arrival
• One way private transfer to/from Castello di CasoleCastello di Casole:
• Daily breakfast
• Three course dinner for two at Ristorante Tosca, inclusive of wines selected by the Sommelier
• Bottle of Estate Wine in suite upon arrival
• Complimentary in-suite movies, complimentary in-suite mini-bar and complimentary Wi-Fi
To book or for more information, visit www.roccofortehotels.com
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Notes to EditorsTerms and Conditions Tuscan Hills & City Thrills
*Other room categories available. Rates include 10% VAT, city tax not included. Rocco Forte Hotels
Rocco Forte Hotels is a family of 11 individual hotels and resorts. Each property has a unique style, reflecting its nationality and location, but all share Rocco Forte Hotels’ trademark attention to detail, high quality and immaculate service.
Established by Sir Rocco Forte in 1996, Rocco Forte Hotels comprises: Hotel de Russie, Rome; Hotel Savoy, Florence; The Balmoral, Edinburgh; The Lowry Hotel, Manchester; Hotel Astoria, St Petersburg; Hotel Amigo, Brussels; Brown’s Hotel, London; Villa Kennedy, Frankfurt; Hotel de Rome, Berlin; The Charles Hotel, Munich; Verdura Golf & Spa Resort, Sicily. Future openings: Jeddah; Marrakech; Cairo; Luxor.
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