Castello di Vicarello

Castello di Vicarello

Maremma, Tuscany, Italy

Castello di Vicarello, is a 12th century luxury castle turned estate country retreat nestled in the untouched region of Maremma, Tuscany with sweeping views over rolling hills facing the Tyrrhenian Sea - positioned halfway between Rome and Florence. Thoughtful and personalised service attracts discerning travellers looking for an authentic Tuscan experience. Castello di Vicarello offers a choice of eight creatively appointed suites, two swimming pools, two kitchen gardens and exquisite terraces surrounded by 40 hectares of vineyards and olive groves - where guests can also experience massage treatments set in pure Tuscan nature. The characterful yet contemporary design, family-run castle retreat captures the charm of a bygone era, with modern influences exuding a luxurious, yet your home away from home feel. The head Chef and team create wholesome authentic Italian cuisine, using generations old recipes and ingredients from the organic gardens and local farmers produce.

hotel Guide

Facilities

  • Nine exclusive suites offer a fusion of quintessential Tuscan aesthetics carefully styled with furnishings and materials working in harmony with the original medieval architecture
  • The castle hotel comfortably sleeps up to 22 people in total, making it a popular choice for exclusive hire and weddings
  • Two infinity pools with outdoor bars and dining
  • Two historic-yet-modern Tuscan kitchens, offering cooking classes
  • Organic gardens, vineyards and olive groves
  • Exquisitely maintained 360 panoramic terraces and estate gardens
  • Main castle lounge room with fireplace and bar
  • High speed WIFI available in everyone room and around the hotel grounds
  • Smart concierge phone technology for F&B in-room and poolside

Our Favourite

  • Experiences include cooking classes, wine tastings, truffle hunting, outdoor massage treatments, picnic and bbq outdoor dining, yoga classes, horse-back riding, private boat tours, leather-working courses, and natural thermal bath tours are all available to guests, upon request.

Wine & Dine 

  • Restaurant serves classic italian dishes, candlelit tables with crisp white linens
  • The hotel offers a farm to table approach, whereby the culinary staff prioritise producing dishes that include ingredients from the hotel’s estate, and small local food producers.
  • Highly successful award-winning vineyard managed by son Brando - Castello di Vicarello and Terre di Vico wines
  • Organic focus on olive oil production and other products produced from the land such as jams, preserved tomato and sauces, pickles and wild bore sausages.

Dresscode

  • Linen during summer months

Budget

  • Suites from EUR. 490 / night

Local Guide

Lovely Restaurants

  • Canapone, meat and fish dishes, Grosseto (+39 05 6424 4546)
  • La Vecchia Hosteria, classical tuscan cuisine, Gavorrano (+39 05 3351 4980)

When to go

  • Spring and autumn are lovely times for exploring the countryside and hill towns

What to see

  • Worth getting out of bed for is a trip to the charming hilltop villages of Montalcino, Bolgheri and Massa Marittima
  • If you don't feel like driving, the hotel can organize boat trips

Don't miss

  • A must do is visit the Castiglione Della Pescaia beach, which is about half-an-hour away

How to get there

  • Nearest airport is Pisa, 190km from the hotel, Roma Fiumicino and Firenze airport are 2 1/2 hours drive
  • A transfer can be arranged
  • We suggest you hire a car at the airport
  • Nearest train station is Grosseto, 45 minutes drive

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October 2020

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