High in the hills down an unassuming farm road you'll find a medieval castle that embodies the spirit of rural Tuscany.
Heading high into the hills around Casole on an unassuming farm road, sat between leafy banks and tall trees you will catch your first glimpse of the medieval castle that you’ll proudly call home for a few days. Here you’ll discover the irresistible spirit of rural Tuscany in each breath of fragrant, sunbaked air.
Nestled deep within Tuscany’s tranquil heartlands, Belmond Castello di Casole stretches into the Tuscan sky as organically as the ancient vineyards and regal cypress trees at its base. Sun-starched stonework and rusty tones preside over the untouched landscape while blending seamlessly with the enchanting rural surrounds.
Step over the threshold into a thousand years of history, settle in and head to the heated infinity pool for a spot of relaxation. Sunbathe in the balmy warmth or swim to the edge, gazing across the painterly rolling hills.
Those seeking quiet bliss will not be disappointed, but Belmond Castello di Casole is also alive with activity. Take a day exploring the rolling Tuscan hills by mountain bike, or perhaps hunt for truffles with a local expert, whatever you have in mind we are certain your adventurous free spirit will feel at home.
For deeper indulgence, descend to the former wine cellar to unwind at the Essere Spa. You’ll discover a peaceful Eden for sanctuary seekers, with a decadent menu of rejuvenating rituals featuring heavenly natural ingredients like rosemary, grape, olive oil and honey.
Sample Tuscany’s world-famous cuisine, with an evening at Tosca. Dining creating with locally sourced produce served under the shimmer of Murano glass chandeliers, thoughtfully combined with traditional Tuscan specialties.
WINING AND DINING
Treat yourself to a sumptuous fine dining experience at Tosca. Enjoy a sophisticated yet relaxed ambience among vibrant Italian textiles and sparkling Murano chandeliers. Executive Chef Daniele Sera’s signature à la carte menu combines the freshest local and organic produce with Tuscany’s finest delicacies. Dinner 19.00-22.00. Reservations recommended.
CIP’S CLUB BY BELMOND HOTEL CIPRIANI
Immerse yourself in the flavours of Venice in the elegant yet informal restaurant, inspired by the legendary Cip’s Club at Belmond’s Venetian sister hotel. Soak up the breathtaking views over the hills from the alfresco terrace and dine on classics such as tender carpaccio, tagliolini verdi and gamberi in saor, as well as a selection of sumptuous Tuscan specialities. Dinner 18.30-22.00. Reservations recommended.
Named after the castle’s former owner, this stylish lounge bar affords spectacular panoramas over the countryside. Settle into the banquette-style seats or dine outside on the terrace. We serve an array of cocktails, wines and spirits alongside rustic Italian fare. Indulge in unforgettable dishes while watching the magical Tuscan sunset. Food served all day, 11.00-midnight.
Master mouthwatering dishes in the castle’s ancient kitchen. Admire the well-preserved open fireplace and remarkable Etruscan artifacts as you unearth the secrets of Tuscan cuisine from their expert chefs.
RELAX AND KEEP FIT
Treat your body, mind and spirit to a soothing treatment in the spa, set in the ancient wine cellars with spectacular vaulted ceilings. The menu of indulgent therapies is inspired by local ingredients including rosemary, grapes, honey, and olive oil. Enjoy seven treatment rooms, a lavish couple’s treatment suite with deep soaking tub and shower, pools, steam rooms, and lush, secluded gardens.
FITNESS CENTRE AND CLASSES
Work out on state-of-the-art TechnoGym equipment or avail yourself of the wellness opportunities around the estate. Pedal off on road and mountain biking adventures, join a group yoga or pilates classe on the lawn or consult the personal trainers for a customised fitness plan.
Relax and soak up the views from the heated infinity swimming pool. Full bar service is available.
This hotel is also perfect for family adventures or relaxing stays with your little ones. Offering children’s menus and highchairs in the restaurants, babysitting service on request and an array of activities, including horseback riding, painting classes, and cookery lessons.
FLORENCE AIRPORT (FLR) – 60km; 50 minutes by car.
PISA AIRPORT (PSA) – 92km; 1 hour 40 minutes by car.
ROME AIRPORT (FCO) – 255km; 2 hours 55 minutes by car.
FLORENCE AND BELMOND VILLA SAN MICHELE – 60km; 50 minutes by car.
SIENA – 40km; 45 minutes by car.
SAN GIMIGNANO – 30km; 45 minutes by car.
PISA – 92km; 1 hour 40 minutes by car.
LUCCA – 135km; 1 hour 35 minutes by car.
Hop on the complimentary shuttle bus to visit celebrated sister hotel, Belmond Villa San Michele, in the hills of Fiesole overlooking Florence. Take advantage of this regular service to enjoy the benefits of both hotels with ease.