Castello di Casole
Castello Di Casole – a timbers resort, is located in the heart of Tuscany on a historic 4,200 acre private estate.
Perfectly located near the historical cities of Florence, Siena, San Gimignano and Volterra, the estate encompasses vineyards, olive groves as well as a model game preserve.
Castello di Casole is a luxurious 41-suite hotel in the Tuscan countryside, commanding the highest point on the property, parts of this restored castle date back to the 10th century.
Since 2005, Timbers Resorts has lovingly transformed these ruins into a boutique hotel in the grand European tradition, with impeccable suites, premier services and exceptional amenities.The hotel has an incredible destination spa, fabulous food and beverage opportunities in three incredible venues. The estate is completed by an offering of private villas and farmhomes perfect for larger groups and multi-generational family travel.
Castello di Casole was recently ranked the #1 hotel in Europe by Travel + Leisure readers for the second time in a row.
- Italian Language Class or Painting Class
- Complimentary upgrade
- Bottle of estate wine upon arrival
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Food and Drink
Experience a true taste of Siena, Italy. Restaurants at Castello di Casole offer something for everyone.
The focus is on simple, rustic food that blends Italian tradition with modern innovation. Whether you choose to dine in the elegant restaurant or on the terrace with gorgeous views, each moment is one to cherish.
Tosca mixes old world favourites with modern influences. The focus is purely Italian—homemade pasta, locally sourced meat, exceptional seafood and garden-fresh produce. Freshly baked bread pairs perfectly with our estate-grown extra virgin olive oil.
Our cool bar is named after the illustrious Visconti family, former owners of the castello. Overlooking the serene pool area, it’s one of the best lounge bars in Italy to enjoy the sunset over the hills.
Classic marble details, a frescoed wall and built-in banquette seating invite intimate conversation. Or take a seat outside for a drink beneath the stars.
Sit back and stretch out as you savour a delicious cocktail paired with views of the rolling hills. Indulge in delicious light bites including artisanal sandwiches, gelato, smoothies and milkshakes from our ice-cream cart. Our bar is just steps from the hotel’s gorgeous infinity pool. Chase-up a cooling dip with a sip of your favourite refreshment—there’s no better way to soak-up panoramic views of Tuscany’s wild side.
Located in the hotel courtyard, our cellar houses a rich collection of local and Italian wines. Allow our sommelier to introduce you to the region’s grapes and guide you through a tantalizing tasting. The ideal spot for an exclusive dinner or private wine tasting session.
APERITIF AT THE ENCHANTED TABLE
Enter the world of fairytales with an enchanted picnic in the heart of our ancient forest. Our floating table awaits in a secluded glade, lit with a grand candelabra and hundreds of twinkling lights. Savour a delicious selection of canapés and aperitifs as the sun sets over the Tuscan hills.
This magical setting is ideal for romantic occasions or a special celebration with an intimate group of friends.
Afterwards, why not head to the Visconti terrace for a romantic private dinner for two? Alternatively, a family-friendly sumptuous afternoon tea can await.
You’ll find our tranquil spa at the heart of our hilltop estate. Housed in what was once the wine cellar, today it is a serene setting within one of the most dramatic spaces on the property. Barrel-vaulted ceilings and restored stone walls create a timeless atmosphere, while views across the lush valley capture your imagination.
Befitting one of the most enchanting Tuscany spas, our treatment menu is inspired by local ingredients such as rosemary, grape and olive oil. We use luxury products from Comfort Zone, and our spa and wellness experts offer an extensive collection of Etruscan, traditional and modern therapies and treatments.
Find your inner balance surrounded by the beauty of the rolling Tuscan hills. A calming and reviving Yoga session in our Spa garden is the perfect way to start your day. The scenery at dawn is especially breathtaking.
Stretch, flex and strengthen your body. Our expert trainer will be on hand and happy to tailor classes to your interests and needs.