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Castello di Casole is a luxury Belmond hotel located in a 10th century, beautifully restored castle. Surrounded by a 4.200-acre domain of vineyards, olive gardens and forest – it is one of the largest privately owned estates in Italy. In fact, it is more than a castle – it has the vibe of an entire Tuscan village from the middle ages  – making it a perfect venue for private events when renting the entire property.

Immersed within rolling hills of breathtaking Tuscan nature and featuring a rose garden with 6000 blooms of more than 50 rose species, Castello di Casole, A Belmond Hotel, is an authentic farm estate that invites guests to live from the land. Approached along a winding road lined with statuesque cypress trees, the restored medieval castle offers a sanctuary in which to disconnect from modern-day living. Vineyard walks, cycling trails, stargazing and sustainable cooking classes are among the activities.

The magnificent vaulted spa, set in the former wine cellar, offers grape-inspired treatments. A serene infinity pool affords spellbinding vistas of the undulating hills. Enchanting rooms and suites boast exposed brickwork and open fireplaces. Organic produce, oil and wine from the estate form the basis of Casole’s menus. Late-night cocktails are enjoyed at glamorous Bar Visconti.

Can also be used in combination with Villa San Michele.

Key Facts

Ideal For
  • elopements with a symbolic ceremony possible on the grounds of the hotel (civil ceremonies possible at the Town Hall – 9km away and religious ceremonies at the churches nearby)
  • full wedding weekends, with all or some of the events taking place on-site
  • weddings with up to 150 guests, with a legal, symbolic or religious ceremony, cocktail hour, dinner and party, taking place outdoor
  • welcome dinners or after-wedding brunches, birthday parties, baptisms, or any celebration for up to 150 guests, depending on the desired setup and event flow
  • accommodation and getting-ready photos for couples having their wedding at this or another venue
Venue Type and Aesthetics
  • Privately owned luxurious 10th-century historical castle, surrounded by 4200 rolling acres, including vineyards and olive groves
  • Combines historical architecture with modern and luxurious comfort.
  • Also available for exclusive rental
  • Usually open from April to October, with variations of opening times from year to year:
    • 2023 April 1 – November 12
    • 2024 March 28 – November 9
    • 2025 from March 1
  • Considering weather conditions in Tuscany, the best time to have an event at Castello di Casole is between May-October
  • Wheelchair accessible rooms are available
  • Parking available on the property
  • Easy to reach by taxi and airport transfer service
  • legal in the nearby town hall
    • Casole d’Elsa 9 km away, 150 guests
    • Siena 40 km away, 15 guests
  • religious ceremonies are possible in one of the Catholic churches nearby, like Casole d’Elsa, 9 km away, up to 200 guests
  • symbolic ceremonies are possible in several locations on the property like – The Amphitheather, or San Tommaso Chapel
Event Spaces
  • Indoor
    • San Tommaso Chapel – 90 sqm – Dinner 36 / Standing 60 / Ceremony 58
    • Wine cellar
  • Outdoor
    • Amphitheatre
    • Tosca Terrace – 276 sqm
    • Limonaia Terrace – 595 sqm – up to 200 standing / 150 seated
    • Visconti Terrace
    • Courtyard
    • Floating Enchanted Table
  • The hotel offers 39 suites.
  • Top class catering offered by the hotel restaurants
    • Restaurant Tosca
    • Pool Grill and Bar
    • Lounge Bar
Event Timing and Technical Conditions
  • Music and noise limitations – up to 23:00 outside
  • Dancing – allowed in all event rooms
  • Dance floor – not mandatory
  • Smoking indoor – not allowed
  • Real candles – allowed
  • lush Italian gardens
  • outdoor panoramic heated infinity swimming pool
  • fitness center
  • spa

Some of the activities which can be organized at or around the hotel:

  • vineyard tours
  • wine tastings (in the hotel’s wine cellar or at nearby wineries)
  • olive oil tastings
  • cooking lessons
  • stargazing
  • rose picnic
  • aperitif around the floating enchanted table
  • truffle hunting
  • foraging
  • hiking and biking
Booking Options
  • Events with up to 25 people can be organized with partial rental:
    • Amphitheatre – ceremony
    • Visconti Terrace – Cocktail
    • San Tommaso Chapel – banquet
    • Tosca Terrace – banquet
    • Minimum room booking requirement for partial rental: 10 rooms
  • Events with 26-150 guests can be organized only in case of a buyout of the property. Available event spaces in this case:
    • Amphitheatre
    • Visconti Terrace
    • San Tommaso Chapel
    • Tosca Terrace
    • Courtyard
    • Limonaia Terrace
    • Gardens
Pricing Structure 2023
  • Rental fee of the entire property – prices upon request
  • The fee is dependent on the selected season ental costs per event space in case of partial rental
    • Davanzati Room and TerraceAmphitheatre – 1500 €
    • Visconti Terrace – 700 €
    • San Tommaso Chapel – 4000 €
    • Courtyard . 4000 €
    • Limonaia Terrace 3500 €
  • Wedding F&B average pricing 400-600 € per person

Event Spaces

Enchanted Table

Ideal for aperitifs in the garden

Photo by Tyson Sadlo

Suite Impressions

Venue Vibes

Recommended Minimum Budget

This is a very generic minimum budget recommendation a buyout for 2 nights, with one main wedding day and potentially one smaller event at this venue. For more accurate cost estimations matching your requirements, get in touch to discuss your particular needs.

The amounts mentioned here are in EURO, including VAT, and can include some or all of the following cost categories. Actual costs will vary depending on quantity and quality of chosen services, equipment, food and drinks, and duration of the event.

  • venue and catering budget including basic furniture, linens, tableware, staff, welcome drinks and canapes, 3-4 course dinner menu, basic beverage package during dinner, basic open bar package, simple wedding cake
  • wedding vendor budget = minimum recommended spend for all other vendor categories: photo, video, entertainment, decoration, stationery, make-up and hair, local wedding day transportation, planning, design and coordination by High Emotion Weddings
Elopement for 2

Minimum total wedding budget from 30.000 €. Including 2 nights’ accommodation.

10 Guests

Minimum total wedding budget from 75.000 €. Including 2 nights’ accommodation for 10 people in 5 rooms.

20 Guests

Minimum total wedding budget from 100.000 €. Including 2 nights’ accommodation for 20 people in 10 rooms at the venue.

25 Guests

Minimum total wedding budget from 130.000 €. Including 2 nights’ accommodation for 25 people in 13 rooms at the venue.


Tuscany, Siena Province

Florence Peretola Aiport (FLR): 50 minutes drive (60 km/37.3 miles)
Pisa International Airport (PSA): 1 hour & 40 minutes drive (92 km/57 miles)
Rome Leonardo da Vinci International (FCO): 2 hours & 55 minutes drive (255 km/158.5 miles)
Florence and Villa San Michele: 50 minutes drive (60 km/37.3 miles)

Already dreaming of a wedding at this Tuscan Belmond castle hotel?

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