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Rustic authenticity in the Italian countryside overlooking the rolling hills of Tuscany.

COMO Castello Del Nero, Tuscany, is a 740-acre, historic estate in the world-famous Chianti wine region of Italy — and COMO’s first property in continental Europe, offering the same precise service, therapeutic wellness experiences and exceptional food for which the brand is known globally.

At the property’s heart stands a twelfth-century Castello featuring 50 rooms and suites with interiors by Milanese designer, Paola Navone. Navone has brought a light and modern ‘COMO’ aesthetic, to complement and enhance the period architecture of the Castello, without losing any of the deeply authentic historic texture.

The Michelin-starred La Torre restaurant is located in the original stables of the Castello in the winter, transferring to the garden terrace in summer. All menus are overseen by Executive Chef, Giovanni Luca Di Pirro, and showcase gourmet Italian cuisine, using the finest Tuscan produce, much of it from the estate’s kitchen-garden.

The estate also has its own vineyard, beehives and olive groves. There are two informal restaurants, La Taverna and the Pavilion, as well as a wine cellar, which dates back to the twelfth century.

COMO Shambhala Retreat offers daily complimentary yoga, therapeutic massages and expert guidance in holistic wellness, while the garden features two tennis courts and a large outdoor swimming pool. The Renaissance cities of Florence and Siena are both within a 30-minute drive.


Room types

Castello Del Nero offers 50 luxury rooms. No two rooms are the same, and each one provides a glimpse into the past, with exposed beams and original tiled floors. Guests staying in a Suite can also enjoy complimentary ESPA heat experiences in the award-winning spa.

Room types include:

  • Presidential suite with vast private living room
  • Royal Galway suite with expansive private terrace
  • Two bedroomed suite with wraparound shared terrace
  • Deluxe Frescoed suites with stunning Chianti views
  • Duplex suite with a mezzanine loft-level bedroom
  • Superior open-plan suite
  • Double deluxe room with panoramic view
  • Double superior room inspired by the beauty of nature
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  • Luxury spa
  • Cooking classes
  • Walks and hikes
  • Tennis courts (2)
  • Handcrafted jewelry shop
  • 25m outdoor heated pool*
  • Technogym fitness suite
  • Cycling tours
  • Yoga classes
  • Wine tasting
  • Women shoes experience
  • Pottery courses
  • Stargazing
  • Fiat 500/Vespa tours
  • Horse Riding
  • Gelato classes
  • Helicopter tours
  • Art & architecture tours
  • Nearby golf clubs

* Open during summer months

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Food & drink

La Torre

A Michelin Star restaurant inspired by Tuscany’s fresh and bountiful ingredients.

Spend the summer dining al fresco with stunning views over the Tuscan hills. Cosy up in winter in the warm, inviting dining room by the heat of the fire, sipping wine and eating chestnuts, truffles, succulent wild boar and enticing mushrooms.

Booking is essential.

La Taverna

If rich simplicity and the best Italian cuisine made by hand is your thing, La Taverna is for you. Elegant tables are set in a beautiful authentic Italian country garden where guests can enjoy homemade pasta and the freshest salads, in the warmth of the Tuscan sun.

La Taverna is open to pool guests throughout the day, with a cosy dining room tucked away inside for dining during the colder months.

The Bar

Nothing beats an aperitif or cool cucumber gin before you head out for an evening in a quaint local village. Or why not enjoy a refreshing glass of sparkling wine or summer surprise cocktail before your meal in one of Castello Del Nero’s famed restaurants.

The bar is open from 11am until midnight, so there’s plenty of time to sample the local gems of the Chianti region.

  • Dedicated baby and kids menus.
  • Welcome pack with crayons, books, sweets and a small toy for younger children.
  • Child-sized bathrooms and slippers.
  • Kids play areas.
  • Treasure hunts and child access (with parents) to the Spa Vitality Pool for children aged 4+.
  • Angels massage (with parents) and a selection of tweenies spa treatments for children aged 11+.
  • Lots of family activities available, including cooking classes, hot air ballooning, stargazing, pottery course and horseback riding.

Approximately 40km from Florence and 90km from Pisa airport by private helicopter.

35 minutes drive from Florence and 60-90 minutes drive from Pisa airport.

Dress code

Italian chic or comfortable linens by day, or riding gear if you’re off out on your bike. Casual swimwear for those staying by the hotel pool. Dress for dinner in La Torre Michelin-Star restaurant, or smart/casual in La Taverna and the bar.

COMOCastello Del Nero location map
Strada Spicciano, 7
50028 Tavarnelle Val di Pesa

Those in the know stay because...

Unique location 12th century history, breath-taking views, comfortable rooms, mouth-watering food, incredible staff, laidback vibe, they just can’t do enough for you.

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