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Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa is a 12th-century castle that’s been turned into a five-star luxury hotel, which is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World.Tuesday, 4 June 2019

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Castello del Nero Hotel and Spa.
Castello del Nero Hotel and Spa.

Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa is a 12th-century castle that’s been turned into a five-star luxury hotel, which is a member of the Leading Hotels of the World. It sits on the gentle sloping Florentine hills of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, in the heart of the Chianti area. Just 20 minutes’ drive from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano, the hotel is the perfect base from which to explore Tuscany.

Original frescoes, vaulted ceilings and fireplaces feature in public areas and guest rooms alike, exuding the charm and history of the noble estate. A complimentary shuttle bus service to and from the centre of Florence or Siena at scheduled times is available year-round.

The 50 rooms and suites are all different, and offer the services and comforts of the most luxurious hotels. The hotel’s Michelin-starred La Torre restaurant can be found in the ancient castle stables. Diners can savour the chef’s signature dishes, all based on typical Italian and Mediterranean flavours, while enjoying attentive and discreet service. The restaurant is open for dinner only, and during summer, service moves to the Garden Terrace from which diners can enjoy magnificent views of the countryside. At La Taverna restaurant — located in the castle’s former kitchen — guests can enjoy typical Tuscan dishes, while during summer, lunch and dinner are served by the pool overlooking the vineyards.

The ESPA-branded spa is a huge space that features heated benches, a natural ice fountain, sauna, Turkish bath, vitality pool and relaxation areas. The signature treatments featuring seasonal produce grown on the estate — including extra virgin olive oil and soothing lavender — have been designed together with ESPA. The Fitness Suite is adjacent to the spa and is equipped with the most modern and sophisticated technology.

The outdoor heated swimming pool is in front of the spa and has an enviable view of the valley and lakes below. There are two tennis courts, illuminated for night play. The 700-acre estate, which is cultivated with vineyards and olive groves, also features multiple hiking paths and a Vita Parcours fitness trail.

 

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The reconnect package — a chance to disconnect from stresses with healthy cuisine, exercise regimes and time to unwind

NEED TO KNOW

KEY FACILITIES

• 50 rooms and suites
• Michelin-starred restaurant La Torre
• Tuscan restaurant La Taverna
• Bar
• Wine cellar
• ESPA-branded spa
• Fitness suite
• Swimming pool
• Tennis courts
• Hiking paths
• Meeting room

KEY TREATMENTS

• Castello del Nero relaxation ritual
• Facial treatments
• ESPA mindful massage
• ESPA mindful facial
• ESPA sleep ritual

GET IN TOUCH

castellodelnero.com

T: +39 055 806470

E: info@castellodelnero.com

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