COMO Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa

‘Grand Castle, Olive Groves, Wine Cellar & 2 Lakes’

Surrounded by 750 acres of private estate, including its own valley with two lakes, COMO Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa overlooks vineyards, rolling hills and olive groves in the heart of the Chianti wine region. Formerly a 12th-century castle, the hotel houses a collection of Tuscan-style guest rooms and suites with medieval frescoes, vaulted ceilings and marble bathrooms. Traditional Tuscan cuisine is served at Michelin-starred La Torre Restaurant and La Taverna serves Tuscan signature dishes as well as an extensive selection of wines from the Wine Cellar. The Bar has a panoramic terrace with views across the estate. Facilities include an outdoor swimming pool, two tennis courts, aromatic Turkish baths and an outdoor vitality pool.

In Our Opinion

‘The castle itself is simply stunning, as are the surrounding gardens. You can see the sprawling hills of Chianti in the distance’

La Torre Restaurant

This is a Michelin-starred restaurant serving food using locally sourced ingredients. Reservations are required.

Wine Cellar

This wine cellar is available for private wine and polive oil tastings by request.

La Taverna

La Taverna is located within the castle's original kitchen and has an open fire whic offers warmth and comfort in winter. Serving Tuscan dishes.


This is open during the summer months and offers all-day dining featuring Mediterranean cuisine and international dishes.



  • Heated outdoor swimming pool
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Two tennis courts
  • Bike rental
  • Four hiking paths and VITA Parcours
  • Group yoga classes
  • Thermal suites
  • 10 treatment rooms




  • Free parking
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • 24hr concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Babysitting service available
  • Courtesy shuttle to/from Florence/Siena
  • Hotel and airport transfers
  • Vespa or car rental
  • Heliport
  • Babysitting service

This former 12th century castle just oozes romance which is why we’ve included it in our exclusive honeymoon collection. There are so many reasons why it will make your hearts race but perhaps these are the highlights?

• Extensive views across lakes and valleys
• Aromatic Turkish bath
• Ancient wine cellar
• Situated in the heart of the Chianti wine region
• Only 30 minutes from Florence
• Courtesy shuttle to Siena and Florence
• Suite with bath-butler service


COMO Castello del Nero Hotel & Spa is in the town of Tavarnelle Val di Pesa in Tuscany, in the heart of the Chianti wine region. It is a 30-minute drive from Florence, Siena and San Gimignano. Florence Airport is about a 60-minute drive.

Nearby attractions
• Piazza Matteotti – 6.8 miles
• San Gimignano – 9.3 miles
• Florence Airport – 17.3 miles/60-minutes’ drive
• Florence – 30-minutes’ drive
• Siena - 30-minutes’ drive
• San Gimagnano - 30-minutes’ drive