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Strada di Leonina, 5 Loc. Leonina
Asciano 53041
Siena
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Castello di Leonina Relais - Profile

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Castello di Leonina Relais, situated in the heart of Siena Clays, is a 13° century fortress, once the home of the Chigi family it was used as a summer residence by Cardinal Fabio Chigi who later became Pope Alexander VII, and today, after the 2003 renovation, has come back to life. The structure comprehends 21 rooms (Standard, Deluxe, Senior, Junior Suite and Suite), furnished and provided with every comfort, the restaurant “he balcony of Leonina that offers the local tradition best plates, a meeting room suited for small conferences and a Wellness Center where, in addiction to sauna and Turkish bath, it is possible to take advantage of numerous treatments. It is the ideal place for amusing work and leisure sojourns, and it represents a splendid frame in which to celebrate all the important events. The Castle is located between Siena and Asciano, in the territory of Siena Clays, a beautiful area, included by UNESCO in the World Heritage sites list. The name Clays derives indeed from the clay that confers the peculiar grey-light blue colour to the landscape and an appearance described as lunar. Moreover, here are located medieval villages and villas, castles, churches and monasteries, museums and archaeological sites; here are possible naturalistic excursions on foot, by bike and by horse. You can easily reach the city of Siena, medieval centre of outmost importance, as it is evident from the urban setting, well-known for its enormous historical and artistic heritage, which historic centre is under the UNESCO protection, and famous all over the world for its Palio.

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Castello di Leonina Relais, situated in the heart of Siena Clays, is a 13° century fortress, once the home of the Chigi family it was used as a summer residence by Cardinal Fabio Chigi who later became Pope Alexander VII, and today, after the 2003 renovation, has come back to life. The structure comprehends 21 rooms (Standard, Deluxe, Senior, Junior Suite and Suite), furnished and provided with every comfort, the restaurant “he balcony of Leonina that offers the local tradition best plates, a meeting room suited for small conferences and a Wellness Center where, in addiction to sauna and Turkish bath, it is possible to take advantage of numerous treatments. It is the ideal place for amusing work and leisure sojourns, and it represents a splendid frame in which to celebrate all the important events. The Castle is located between Siena and Asciano, in the territory of Siena Clays, a beautiful area, included by UNESCO in the World Heritage sites list. The name Clays derives indeed from the clay that confers the peculiar grey-light blue colour to the landscape and an appearance described as lunar. Moreover, here are located medieval villages and villas, castles, churches and monasteries, museums and archaeological sites; here are possible naturalistic excursions on foot, by bike and by horse. You can easily reach the city of Siena, medieval centre of outmost importance, as it is evident from the urban setting, well-known for its enormous historical and artistic heritage, which historic centre is under the UNESCO protection, and famous all over the world for its Palio.

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