Castello di Vicarello

Tuscany, Italy

Deluxe Grotta suite

Giardino Segreto suite

Sprone suite

Chinese room

Sprone suite

Sheer romance and rural bliss in Tuscany at an award-winning castle with a panoramic wellness centre – breakfast included

Expect total immersion in all things Tuscan at Castello di Vicarello, an award-winning boutique castle in the stunning Maremma hills. The setting is typical of the region, as the property sits in splendid isolation atop a forested hillside, covered in ancient olive and lemon groves, where finger-like Cypress trees point skywards and inspirational 360-degree views roll out all around. Dating back 900 years, the this bolthole boasts a fascinating history, with interiors filled with objects and curios amassed from the owners’ extensive world travels. Even better, the property's very own vineyards and land produces an abundance of organic farm-to-table goodies that will enchant you from the very moment you arrive.

This is a sublime year-round destination – springtime sees the fragrant aroma of myriad herbs, jasmine and roses, while summer visitors can cool off in one of two panoramic swimming pools, caressed gently by the breeze. The autumn is truly a season of mellow mists and fruitfulness, when olives and grapes are harvested and you can forage for wild mushrooms and truffles in the surrounding forests. Winter is all about cosying down beside your very own crackling log fire in one of the seven to-die-for suites.

Days can easily be spent drinking in the inspirational views, which resemble a dreamy landscape painting. Or you can indulge in wine-tasting or cookery classes run by your genial hosts. Make sure you bring a healthy appetite too, as the hearty and authentic Tuscan fare on offer here is hard to resist. It all makes for a blissful experience, earning Castello di Vicarello a host of rave reviews on TripAdvisor.

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Due to its remote location a car is highly recommended when staying here, with complimentary parking available on-site.

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We like

  • Staying in a picturesque authentic hilltop castle in the heart of Tuscany
  • A welcome glass of home-produced wine begins your stay in convivial fashion
  • Delicious Tuscan farm-to-table cuisine lovingly created by the owner – a cookbook writer

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