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COMO Castello del Nero

Tour Duration 5 Nights
Starting from 1.960 €
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Description

COMO Castello Del Nero in Tuscany is a 740-acre historic estate in Italy's famous Chianti wine region, a 30-minute drive from both Florence and Siena. COMO's first property in continental Europe offers the same high standard of service, therapeutic wellness experiences and exceptional food for which the brand is known globally. In addition to the utmost attention to sustainability and territorial issues, COMO has made corporate social responsibility the soul for running the accommodation business by supporting and investing in the COMO Foundation.

4-night itinerary at COMO Castello del Nero

COMO Castello del Nero is centrally located in the heart of the Chianti region, surrounded by extensive vineyards, ideal for exploring Tuscany's most iconic places, starting with Florence. The nearest airports are Florence Peretola, 30 minutes, and Pisa, just over an hour. However, it is advisable to combine your stay with car rental (or your own car) to easily visit even the small towns scattered throughout the Val d'Orcia and Chianti countryside.

Itinerary

Day 1: COMO Castello del Nero

Arrive at COMO Castello del Nero in the afternoon and check in. Devote the rest of the day to discovering the estate, starting with the 12th-century castle that has been finely restored in a modern style while retaining period features such as the precious frescoes. Lipari. You will enjoy the COMO Shambhala Retreat spa, a wellness sanctuary overlooking the Tuscan hills that benefits from thermal waters and the Shambhala philosophy, Sanskrit for "peace," which combines the holistic approach, ancient practices and modern science.
Dine at one of the Castello's restaurants, the Pavilion, which specializes in Mediterranean cuisine; the Taverna, with its relaxed and classic ambiance; or spoil yourself at the Michelin-starred restaurant, La Torre, where innovation and inventiveness of Italian cuisine at the highest level.

Day 2: San Gimignano and Volterra

After a delicious breakfast at COMO Castello del Nero you can devote the day to the medieval towns of San Gimignano and Volterra.
San Gimignano with its 13 towers and fine medieval architecture has been a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 1990. Volterra, renowned for its alabaster production and for being one of the settings for the Twilight saga, boasts important buildings ranging from Roman to medieval times as well as a striking viewpoint over the Pisan countryside. Return to COMO Castello del Nero for relaxation in the spa or in the estate's park.

Day 3: Florence

Nearby Florence is certainly worth a visit. A city of art full of priceless treasures in the Accademia and Uffizi museums, just to name the most famous, and along the streets of the historic center. You can't help but walk nose-up to admire the splendid Renaissance palaces, the Duomo and the most famous churches that attract millions of tourists from all over the world.
Overnight stay at COMO Castello del Nero.

Day 4: Siena and Val d'Orcia

You cannot say you have seen Tuscany without a tour that includes the Val d'Orcia, Siena and the Tuscan wine capitals Montalcino and Montepulciano.
It will be a pleasant drive through rolling hills covered in sunflowers, in the right season, and furrowed by rows of cypress trees. You will visit the many wineries along the way for tastings and to learn about the world of Tuscan wine.
Overnight stay at COMO Castello del Nero.

Day 5: Goodbye

After breakfast depart for your next destination.

Notes

The tour can be combined with a stay at the Ecoluxury Retreat " Oasyhotel" , in the province of Pistoia, an exceptional base for excursions in upper Tuscany and the forests of the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines.

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