The ideal Tuscan retreat for B&B and special events.
The thousand year old castello stands proud on the highest point between Florence and Siena admist the rolling hills and verdant valleys of the Chianti region, with unspoilt 360 degree panoramic views. It is ideally situated to visit the many historically important towns and cities like Siena, Lucca, San Gimignano, and Florence. It is about 30 minutes from Florence Airport and 60 minutes drive from Pisa airport.
It was carefully restored and modernised by the current owners with the participation of local builders and artisans reflecting the style and original tradition of this unique site. This magnificent historic monument hosts weddings, family reunions, executive board meetings and other special events. The castello is family run, and sisters Livia and Marta Zanzotto along with their cordial staff will welcome you and ensure you have the perfect stay.
So whether you would like to have weekend away, or organise an event, you will be looked after in true Italian style and everything will be done to ensure you have a memorable stay.
The castello estate, 250 acres of vineyards and olive groves, is a working farm and produces it’s own wine, extra virgin olive oil, Vin Santo and honey.
Accommodation & Facilities
Sumptuously styled in a combination of modern and antique furnishings, the castello’s individually designed guest rooms feature sitting areas and unique architectural accents reminiscent of a different world: exposed oak beams, terracotta tiles and winding staircases.
All guests rooms are comfortably furnished in harmony with the style of the castello and feature private bathrooms, a direct telephone and are non-smoking.
Various common lounges with satellite television reception and bar are scattered throughout the castle.
You can choose to stay in one of the 19 elegant double rooms and suites of various sizes with private bathroom. Each is unique and has it’s own character with it’s own spectacular view of the woods or the valley.
We can help with every aspect of your stay, suggesting or organising activities, or you can decide to simply use the Castello as your base from which to explore the stunning surrounding countryside, towns, and cities. And during the warm months you are of course welcome to just spend your days relaxing by the pool or under the magnificent tree just outside the Castello door listening to the song of cicadas.
Swim, sunbath and relax by the infinity pool with majestic Tuscan valley views and the castello as your backdrop.
Court yard , Terrace and garden sitting area
The unique architecture of the Castello with it’s central courtyard fosters an ease of closeness amongst guests and creates an ideal environment for coming together. The use of the courtyard for your event can be as versatile as your imagination: From outdoor dining to classical music concerts, dancing, flag throwing and more.
Just outside the Castello wall is a beautiful and private panoramic terrace with views over the vineyards where a meal or apperitivocan be enjoyed.
And the garden area just outside the entrance with it’s magnificent and ancient cedar tree is the perfect setting for a relaxed gathering
Atop the rolling hillsides are panoramic views of the Tuscan countryside including the famed towers of San Gimignano. The castle is next to the small village of Fiano, 35 km south of Florence and 38 km north of Siena.
The area offers relaxation and tranquillity, yet it is close to many places of interest, including Florence, Siena, Lucca, San Gimignano, Volterra, Pisa and more.
Fun Local Activities
wine and oil tasting farms
golf (various golf courses located 30 minutes to 1 hour’s drive)