We know that often times, you won't want to go out every single night to a restaurant; sometimes home cooking just hits the spot like nothing else. Thats why at Montecastello we offer a cook service, giving you the opportunity to enjoy delicious home cooked Italian food using fresh, locally sourced ingredients. We are also
If live music is something you enjoy, or maybe want to experience more of, then what better event to attend than the Lucca Summer Festival. Taking place throughout July, the Lucca Summer Festival has been running now for 20 years and has played host to a huge variety of artists from all kinds of genres,
Mushrooms, Funghi, a truly traditional Tuscany experience. Whilst enjoying your stay at Montecastello, why not get stuck into some foraging in the form of hunting delicious mushrooms. Throughout the months of June to September the countryside surrounding Montecastello is rich with all kinds of mushroom, such as the famed Porcini mushroom. Experience a true taste of
A wonderful time of year, take in the breathtaking views as Spring time flowers in May are in abundance. Truly a beautiful time as the Spring bloom provides beauty and fragrance to the many walking trails around the mountains. Come and experience this incredible time of year at Montecastello.
A fantastic opportunity to explore the " Gulf of poets," La Spezia Bay and the famous Cinque Terra by boat. Skipper Martin will take you by private hire from the marina at Bocca Di Magra for a whole day's adventure around the bays and inlets, stopping of at a well known waterfront restaurant on the
Autumn time at Montecastello is a wonderful period, especially during the first weekend of October each year when celebrations take place for the Sweet Chestnut Harvest. Make your trip something to remember by experiencing these celebrations, meeting some of the locals who take part, and enjoying the taste of the delicious sweet chestnuts grown right
Fancy a dance and some live music? Why not spice up your stay at Montecastello with the International Jazz Festival of La Spezia, held in July for 10 days across various locations between La Spezia, Lerici and Porto Venere. The event is renowned as being the longest running Italian jazz festival, and always hosts a number of exciting cinematic
During your stay at Montecastello, it would be foolish not to venture out and enjoy some of the traditional Tuscany cuisine provided by many restaurants nearby. Or perhaps something more contemporary might take your fancy. Whatever your Italian food desires we can recommend the ideal restaurants to visit during your stay with us at Montecastello.