GREEN HEART OF ITALY
In Central Italy Umbria region has the nickname of "Green Heart of Italy" that describes its characteristic. Other characteristic features are the renovated Medieval boroughs, quality wines, genuine food, ceramics, and high-quality clothing production such as cashmere. Famous towns are Assisi , the hometown of Francis of Assisi, -an important spiritual centre-, and Perugia with its charming old town.
Umbria also gave birth to some superb painters such as Perugino, Pinturicchio and the great Raphael.
In less than an hour from Umbria, you reach the Southern Tuscany e.g. Pienza and the surrounding countryside that were shaped according to the Renaissance ideas of ideal town and landscape. A real postcard image of Tuscany. In the area, there is also Montalcino famous for its excellent red wine Brunello.
Another half an hour's drive and you'll reach the legendary Siena and La Bagnaia Golf & Spa Resort.
In this part of Tuscany there are hot springs, many of which gush out today in beautiful spa hotels. One of the most elegant is Terme di Saturnia where you can enjoy accommodation in the first-class hotel with the thermal spa, next to Saturnia Golf Club.
18 holes par 71
The 18-hole golf course is positioned under the magnificent Antognolla Castle and surrounded by wild and wooded hillsides. The natural beauty of the terrain has been exploited in the design resulting in a golf course featuring large undulating greens that require accurate approaches. The course has been subject to a thorough renovation in 2018 under the supervision of the original course architect Robert Trent Jones Jr.
Accommodation is available in nearby villas, in the 4* country hotel, or in 4 or 5-star partner hotels in Perugia. In 2023 the castle will be ready as a 5-star luxury hotel. Antognolla is a real luxury experience you shouldn't miss!
LA BAGNAIA GOLF & SPA RESORT
18 holes par 71
La Bagnaia Golf&Spa Resort by Hilton Curio is located in the heart of Tuscany with rolling hills, cypress trees and rich cultural heritage, only at a 15-minute drive from Siena. Once you pass the gate you are immersed in a world of captivating stories from the original medieval village to the modern first-class resort full of character and originality. The beautiful spa area invites to relax in the pool and treatments.
The Royal Golf La Bagnaia golf course, designed by renowned golf architect Robert Trent Jones Jr., offers an 18-hole course in an area of over 130 hectares of wooded hills and relaxing landscape.
TERME DI SATURNIA NATURAL SPA & GOLF RESORT
18 holes par 72
Saturnia golf course is the only one in Italy signed by Californian architect Ronald Fream. A spectacular course, designed safeguarding the local flora and fauna and respecting the natural lie of the land. It is not unusual to come across roe deer, porcupines, hares, pheasants and the numerous bird species which inhabit the area.
The guests of Terme di Saturnia Natural Spa & Golf Resort have access to the millenary thermal spring from which unique and extremely powerful water has been gushing for 3,000 years. The vapours of the spring, the therapeutic properties of the water, and the spa treatments allow reaching positive, relaxing and regenerating effects.
A stay at Terme di Saturnia Natural Spa & Golf Resort is an exclusive and unforgettable experience.