Alpine chateau with Polo Club and suites welcomes guests to the Italian Dolomites
The mansion still embodies an exclusive Polo Club with suites, the laidback feel of a hunting lodge, the faded grandeur of a historic chateau and the bespoke service and alpine location of a ski chalet. While playing polo remains central to Valcastello, it welcomes both polo players and non-polo playing guests.
Guests staying at the family-run alpine chateau of Valcastello can now:
…Hire the entire country house, using it as a convenient base for a sportive break, thanks to its convenient location in the stunning UNESCO Dolomites Sexten World Heritage area of Italy’s South Tirol province.
Two local Golf clubs and Valcastello’s private tennis court are at guests’ disposal, while 1,200kms of downhill ski pistes and crosscountry alpine trails extend from Valcastello’s doorstep. The estate is less than a half-hour drive from the famous chic ski resort of Cortina d’Ampezzo, which featured in the famous thrilling ski chase sequence in the James Bond film ‘For Your Eyes Only’.The area’s striking alpine backdrop was also immortalized in the movies ‘Cliffhanger’, ‘Krull and ‘The Pink Panther’.
…Play or watch polo tournaments on the Alps’ only permanent private polo field at Valcastello. The industry-leading Battros-managed grass/snow arena is open all yearround for friendly chukkas to professional tournaments, including ‘Snow Polo’ in the winter months.
Valcastello Polo Club welcomes all standards and types of polo, from complete beginners to advanced players.
…Use Valcastello’s Club House floor for relaxing in and entertaining guests, staying overnight in the faded grandeur of historic suites and their adjoining bedrooms, which can accommodate a party of up to 10 guests. Additional guests ,children and/or staff including nannies and a private chef can also stay.Valcastello is perfect for families, couples or for a group of delegates wishing to enjoy the property’s enviable alpine location. The mansion has its own in-house chef who creates bespoke menus for guests.
…Stay in a former royal residence: The chateau’s most prestigious room, The King’s Suite, accommodated The Prince and the Princess of Piedmont when the Countess d’Acquarone’s grandfather hosted their royal hunting party in the 1930s.
…Book a bespoke events package at Valcastello.The property’s unique party venue The Trophy Room has hosted a number of prestigious events, including a VIP xmas corporate dinner for jeweler Patek Philippe .Valcastello was also the photoshoot location for Cavalli , Etro , Dior, Moncler Group latest fashion collection campaign .The Trophy Room was built in the 60s by Architet Busiri Vici with furniture of Rowland Ward and Gio’ Ponti, has its own entrance, bar, fireplace and can be adapted into a banqueting hall, or a private cinema for corporate presentations or film screenings and premiers.
For further information contact Valcastello on:
Ph: +39 335 227 536
Via Valcastello, 15 - 39034,Toblach (BZ), Italy