Chianti is the best known area of Tuscany, both for its scenic and unforgettable landscapes, and for being home to the fine Chianti red wines, among some of the best and appreciated wines in the world. Its strategic location in the verdant countryside between Florence, Siena, and Arezzo, makes Chianti a great home base to explore the best sights and attractions of Tuscany.
Chanti is literally full of beautiful accommodations, very special places to stay for an unforgettable vacation in Tuscany! Medieval castles are typical of Chianti landscapes, they rise here and there amid rolling hills and countless vineyards. Staying at a castle in Chianti is a great experience we suggest you try at least once!
The Castle of Meleto is simply magical! One of the most beautiful castles of Chianti. This is a majestic and enchanted place, boasting an ancient history; it dates back to the 11th century and today you can take a guided visit by which to admire the beautiful rooms with frescoes on the main floor, the suggestive 18th century Theatre, and the old underground wine cellar.
Accommodations in Tuscan Style and 2 Wonderful Swimming Pools
The Meleto Castle in Chianti offers lovely and refined accommodations both inside the castle and in the surroundings buildings. You can choose one of the very romantic rooms within the castle or one the fully equipped apartments furnished in typical Tuscan style, or one of the many independent country houses of castle’s estate. You’ll be spoilt for choices 🙂
And if that was not enough, you can relax under the sun in the 2 wonderful infinity swimming pools of the castle and enjoy great Tuscan dishes at the restaurant “La Fornace di Meleto”.
Farm producing Chianti and organic products
At the end of a secret passageway carved into the rock, in the old wine cellar, you reach the wine shop in the subterraneans of the castle, here sit and relax by sipping a superb red wine.
The castle is also a working farm producing high quality organic products, from fine Chianti wines and extra virgin olive oil, to honey and traditional Tuscan salami from Cinta Senese.
Among the many activities and facilities you can enjoy at the castle you’ll find: wine and olive oil tastings, cooking classes, guided tours of the castle, tours of the farm, and the possibility to organize great events, like your wedding in Tuscany!
The Castle of Meleto…the holiday of your dreams in Chianti 🙂