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Castello di Casole: Fall in Tuscany

Nestled in the hills and surrounded by oaks, Castello di Casole is an elegant jewel located in the Tuscan countryside, alive with history and deeply rooted in its agricultural past. Explore this historic Italian castle and visit its stunning rooms where every step brings a new discovery.

​Castello di Casole is one of the most storied resorts of Tuscany. Dating back to the 10th century, the property lies on a stunning historical site, with a curious past that stretch back to the Bronze Age. Today the palace is infused with the same decadent charm and represents one of the most intriguing examples of antique sophistication of the region. Vibrant Italian textiles, sparkling Murano chandeliers and precious pieces of history create a unique atmosphere, an elegant blend of rustic charm and contemporary flair.

The story of Castello di Casole as we see it today, begins in the 18th century, when the noble Bargagli family gives start to the restoration works. The estate becomes a small independent village, with its own farm: here the family produces grain, wine, olive oil, cheese, wool and even silk. As the years go by, the hamlet became a luxury lodging, hosting royalty, movie stars and political luminaries and today keeps the same spirit cherishing the storied past while offering every modern indulgence.

Entering the castle, the guest feels the vibes of a place where the time has stopped, and you can live the perfect Italian fantasy. Each space has been painstakingly restored using the original materials found on the estate, featuring antique details, wood-beamed ceilings and stone walls.

The hotel’s grandeur and dramatic presence were once the backdrop to a distinguished way of life, which today can still be felt throughout the castle’s rooms. The beautiful interiors are the perfect backdrop to a stunning collection of authentic vintage treasures and handpicked curiosities coming from the region and recalling the past lives of Siena.

The rustic charm of a typical house in the Tuscan countryside is what makes Castello di Casole authentic. The suites are conceived to be refined and sophisticated, honoring the estate’s rich history with a unique antique style where colorful handmade drapes, vintage chandeliers and classic carved wooden furniture tell the story of a family making this place a real temple of Italian culture. Each room of the castle offers a splendid view on the countryside landscape: vineyards, lush gardens and spectacular green hills are the backdrop of this characteristic Tuscan dwelling.

Boasting more than 25 acres of organic vineyards, this is the perfect place where to taste some of the most famous wines of Italy: from Cabernet to Sangiovese and Merlot, here you can savor the pleasure of local products of the earth. The majestic castle overlooks a spectacular natural reserve where it is possible to explore the unspoiled nature, watch the beautiful local fauna and flora and go truffle hunting to enjoy the luxury of Italian countryside life.

Here the guest can truly experience a true taste of Siena at the Castle’s Restaurant, where the main focus is a mix of old-world favorites with modern influences. Purely Italian, the cuisine offers handmade pasta, excellent wine from the family cellar and locally sourced ingredients coming from the surrounding fields. This timeless refugee deep in the countryside is a place where to experience the wonders of rural Italy.

Castello di Casole

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Località Querceto, 53031 - Casole D'elsa (SI)

+39 0577 961501

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