The beautifully converted 12th century COMO Castello del Nero is nestled in the undulating hills of the Chianti region of Tuscany. Siena, Florence and Pisa are just a stone's throw away and you can take your pick from superb local Chianti wineries.
Castello del Nero is perfectly located right in the Chianti, a stone's throw away from Florence, Siena and Pisa
Michelin-starred restaurant, La Torre showcases the best of Italian and Tuscan gastronomy
The clever blending of 12th century castle and modern comforts are an unbeatable combination
The Castello del Nero wine estate produces some excellent red wine which you can sample
COMO Castello del Nero boasts an enviable location within easy reach of Florence, Siena and Pisa, as well as benefiting from a setting within 650 acres of prime Tuscan countryside. This destination is a veritable Tuscan retreat.
A sojourn at COMO Castello del Nero is like a journey back in time. Many of the 12th-century features of the castle are still evident with vivid frescoes, adornments bearing the family crest, charming vaulted ceilings and original furnishings. A selection of sumptuously decorated rooms and suites skilfully combine old and new décor ensuring comfort and luxury are key without compromising on charm.
Outside the castle, your eye will be drawn to the incredible panoramic vistas of olive groves and vineyards. Day trips to Siena, Florence and Pisa can be planned as well as wine tasting, horse riding excursions and cookery classes. You can even go truffle hunting in season.
COMO Castello del Nero is home to COMO Shambhala Retreat, an elegant, cocooning sanctuary for therapeutic treatments including massage, yoga and Guinot facials.
The hotel features the La Torre Gourmand Restaurant, awarded with 1 Michelin Star. La Torre offers diners a unique gastronomic experience; guests are pampered by attentive and discreet service while savouring the signature dishes of our Executive Chef. The cuisine is all based on authentic Italian flavours, using home-grown ingredients and local produce. A sumptuous breakfast is provided each morning offering a vast array of fruits, cereals, cheeses and homemade pastries, as well as an a la carte selection.
La Taverna, which offers typical Tuscan recipes, is open for lunch and dinner. During the warm summer months, guests may enjoy meals al fresco at “La Taverna by the pool” and enjoy the beautiful landscape views while dining.
A complimentary shuttle bus operates on alternate days to Florence and Siena with a morning departure and evening return, perfect for exploring both of these stunning cities.
When to visit
Hosted by the hotel’s Sommelier, wine tasting in the cellar is a must for all wine lovers.
Castello del Nero is situated in the town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa, in the heart of the Chianti wine region in Tuscany.
British Airways and Air France fly direct from London City to Florence, while Vueling fly direct from London Gatwick to Florence with a flight time of around two hours. Castello del Nero is then a 35-minute drive from Florence airport.
Alternatively there are direct flights from London Heathrow, Gatwick and Stansted to Pisa airport, which is a one hour drive from Castello del Nero.
Cycling in the Val d'Orcia
Visit the charming town of Pienza and explore its picturesque streets before cycling through the spectacular Val d'Orcia on an e-bike with your private guide.
Explore Pienza and the Val d'Orcia
Located in the Val d'Orcia, Pienza is a charming town boasting a wealth of beautiful Renaissance architecture. Explore the town with your private guide and enjoy incredible views across the Tuscan countryside.
Private tour of Siena and San Gimignano
Explore Siena and San Gimignano, two of Tuscany's most picturesque cities, both UNESCO World Heritage Sites packed with beautiful medieval architecture and fascinating history.
Tuscan cooking class
Discover the art of Tuscan cuisine with a private cooking class at a local farm. Under the guidance of a local cook, you'll learn how to prepare traditional recipes and then enjoy your dishes for lunch.
Wine tasting in Chianti
Travel through the beautiful Tuscan countryside to discover the wines of Chianti, the area's most celebrated wine region. Visit two wineries to taste the local produce and enjoy a delicious lunch.
Wine tasting in Montalcino and Montepulciano
Spend a day discovering the delights of Tuscan wine as you explore the charming towns of Montalcino and Montepulciano, both renowned worldwide for their wine production.