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Castellare di Tonda Resort & Spa - Childcare and activities

Childcare – recreational fun for kids

Childcare is provided by the Mini Club at Castellare di Tonda. The lovely childcare staff put together a varied and age-appropriate programme that is equally as fun, exciting and entertaining. Sport, culture and art: these aspects are part of the childcare at the family hotel in Tuscany.

Variety-packed childcare programme

The childcare staff put together a colourful programme of activities so your children never get bored. Pottery, cooking, crafts, games, excursions into nature, art and theatre are just a few of them.

Even though you're on a family holiday in Italy, you don't have to worry that you or your children will have any language problems. Because there are extra German-speaking childcare staff who will do everything they can to ensure that your little ones feel safe and secure. Your loved ones will also get to know children from different countries and cultures. However, various educational games and the professional childcare staff manage to remove any language barriers so international friendships can be made quickly.

Mini Club facilities

Childcare at the family hotel in Tuscany takes place in the Mini Club. The Mini Club is fully equipped to meet the children's needs to make sure your little ones don't miss a thing while you're away:

  • Small kitchen
  • Children's bathroom
  • Playground with Indian tipi
  • Theatre stage
  • Climbing facility
  • Outdoor play area

Horse riding holidays in Tuscany

Horse riding lessons for children and adults are offered at Castellare di Tonda in the family hotel's huge riding hall. The riding hall is the second largest in Tuscany and promises pure fun for all horse lovers.

The horses are professionally trained and their calm nature makes them particularly suitable for children and beginners. Riding lessons are conducted in western riding style. If smaller children under seven want to ride, this is possible on Pongo the pony.

The Familotel Castellare di Tonda Resort & Spa area is partly a nature reserve and so huge that it is possible to ride on the marked riding trails on the grounds.

Swimming and wellness

Castellare di Tonda has a total of 12 farmhouses, each with its own swimming pool. Three of these houses are family houses, which means that they also have a children's pool.

There is also a 200-sqm wellness area that can offer you a great deal:

  • Massage offers
  • Ice grotto
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath
  • Foot baths
  • Heated Jacuzzi with panoramic view
  • Steam baths
  • Aromatherapy showers
  • Relaxation room with breathtaking view

General plan of Castellare di Tonda Resort & Spa

Recreational activities around Castellare di Tonda Resort & Spa

The area around the Castellare di Tonda family hotel in Tuscany offers a variety of recreational activities.

  • Cycling: there are 30 kilometres of cycle paths that you can conquer by bike around the children's hotel.
  • Hiking: you will enjoy the fabulous views along the river Carfalo during a hike.
  • Fishing: there is a beautiful lake that is perfect for fishing on the family hotel's property. Fishing rods and maize can be hired for a fee.
  • Playing golf: you can practice your golf swings on the hotel's own driving range. You don't need to worry about the golf equipment because Castellare di Tonda hires out complete golf sets.

Excursions with the tractor

One-hour excursions are taken by tractor together with other families. Here you can spend a few beautiful hours with your loved ones and simply enjoy the fabulous view. You explore the area around the Tuscan family hotel and visit vineyards, olive groves and the children hotel's lake.

Day trip tips in the region

In addition to the fantastic landscape, Tuscany also offers many cities steeped in culture. These cities are very suitable as excursion destinations for families as you reach them easily and experience the Italian flair even more through them.

Tip 1: Florence

After a one-and-a-half-hour drive you will reach the capital of the Tuscany region. Florence is famous for its numerous Renaissance art and architecture masterpieces. You and your family can experience culture, stroll through the streets, enjoy an original Italian ice cream and let the city work its magic on you here.

Tip 2: Pisa

The beautiful city of Pisa is just an hour away by car. Naturally, you have to visit the unique and world famous Leaning Tower here. This tower is 56 m high, made of white marble and has been tilted since its completion in 1372.

Tip 3: Volterra

You have reached your destination after just 40 minutes. Volterra also offers you the full range of culture. You have a breathtaking panoramic view over the whole city from the bell tower. It is part of the central Palazzo dei Priori, which is decorated with medieval frescoes. Volterra cathedral is definitely also worth a visit.