RISTONCHI
Creators Castle

Corporate

Team Building RetreaTS in Tuscany

Ristonchi Castle can host up to 70 attendees in their own beds while offering gorgeous & unique locations for meetings, parties & team building events. Our meeting room with 30/3Mb wifi comes complete with tables, chairs, projector & screen, printer, flip charts and a white board.
We even offer pizza & pasta making, guided hikes, meditation, yoga, improv & other fun activities for to get your team inspired!

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Your team will enjoy healthy, fresh Italian-style food prepared by our in-house chef. Guests love our Make Your Own Pizza Party in the castle’s stone oven, a 3 course traditional Tuscan meal, or fun BBQ with live music. Choose our food package which includes 3 meals a day plus a coffee/tea/snack break in the afternoon. Vegetarians and allergies are accommodated.

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Add some fun to your meetings! Ristonchi will help you with the basic planning of your event including transportation and food - then we can get to the fun stuff! We’ll recommend some live entertainment, improv workshops, DJs, party themes, wine tastings, Florence tour guides, cycling trails, kayaking experiences and more to make your retreat personal and memorable.

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Ristonchi Castle can host everything for your attendees accommodation in 28 bedrooms and 12 shared living areas.
With a total of 70 beds and 29.5 bathrooms. Extra single beds can be added to larger rooms if needed. The castle has a rustic, cozy vibe and is surrounded by a forest and olive groves.
Apartments go from ground level to 5 flights up.

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What do the company retreat organizers have to say?

“Stefanie and Rasmus did everything they could to make sure the planning of our annual company trip was easy and exciting. In the months leading up to the event we were in regular contact, discussing the logistics of food, room allocation and transport options but also the more fun aspects of parties, pizza making and activities! On a Wednesday evening in June, 70 of us arrived at Ristonchi at sunset, and were greeted by live music, beautiful lights and a BBQ feast. It set the tone perfectly for the following few days, in which we spent the daytimes working as a company on our business and team building in the beautiful surroundings of the castle, and the evenings either relaxing by the pool, making our own pizza or partying in the rave cave! On our final day we split off to do activities including a trip to Florence, kayaking, cycling and wine tasting, all of which were within easy access of the castle. Ristonchi is a magical place and we were all so happy to have had it as the inspirational backdrop to our business planning!”
Sarah, Consultant at GATEONE

"I can highly recommend you visit Ristonchi and if you’re thinking about having an event there, I can assure you will not be disappointed at all, more likely you’ll be amazed at the wonderful service you will get. We decided to have our sales meeting for our with 50 participants at Ristonchi and the experience was absolutely amazing!  All that we asked for was delivered and if we had any new ideas or requests on the spot, they were executed once again with excellence. The staff were so welcoming and embraced us with all their heart, a true family feeling. Last but not least - the wonderful & very tasty food, we had a make our own pizza night and people are still talking about the pizzas they made in the castle's stone oven."
Ksenia, Marketing Coordinator at Coopervision

”Thank you for a great time, great food and easy service. All the planning from rooms, food, transportation and even a guided tour in Florence was all done through Ristonchi. Our participants had a nice experience and enjoyed staying in an ancient medieval castle.”
Faye, Assistant Manager Strategic Planning at Hitachi

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Sample Itinerary:
Day 1:
Airport pick-up
Afternoon guest arrival with welcome drink and meat and cheese boards
Meeting Time with Improv Workshop
Free Time
Dinner: Make Your Own Pizza Party with Wine
Chill with Live Music and a fire pit on the Terrace

Day 2:
Optional early morning Yoga Class
Breakfast (served buffet-style)
Meeting Time
Lunch (served buffet-style)
Meeting Time
Coffee, tea and snack break
Group Activity (Hiking, Foraging, Team Building, etc)
Dinner (Tuscan Menu outside under the bistro lights)
Karaoke or Talent Show in the Chapel with Bar

Day 3:
Optional Yoga Class or Morning Hike
Breakfast
Meeting Time
Lunch
Pick-up from Ristonchi Castle to Florence for a guided tour and dinner out. Vans can return at different times (12am, 1am, 2am…)

Day 4:
Optional Yoga Class
Breakfast
Meeting Time
Lunch
Meeting Time - break off in smaller groups outside
Coffee, tea and snack break
Pool Party
Dinner - BBQ by the pool with live music
Farewell Party in the Rave Cave with open bar and DJ

Day 5:
Optional Yoga Class
Breakfast
Meeting Time
Coffee, tea and snack break
Farewell!