The only Castle with its own Thermal Spring, Brunello di Montalcino wine, and organic olive oil.



Castello di Velona: Unforgettable Stay in an Authentic Tuscan Castle

Welcome to Castello di Velona, a magical place where you can enjoy a unique experience: a stay in an authentic castle in Tuscany. Enjoy the charm and history of Tuscany as you immerse yourself in luxurious rooms overlooking the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Val d'Orcia and the renowned Brunello di Montalcino vineyards.

A Masterpiece of the Tuscan Middle Ages Nestled in the timeless beauty of Tuscany, Castello di Velona, with more than a thousand years of history, is a true masterpiece of the Middle Ages. Built as a fortress in the 11th century, the castle offers a 360-degree view of its ancient olive groves and vineyards, providing a unique experience of art, nature, beauty, taste and style.

Memory of the Epic Battles of the Past Still intact from its construction in the 12th century, the Watchtower represents the memory of the epic battles between Siena and Florence. The back part of the castle, dating from the late Middle Ages, bears witness to the passage of time and historical eras.

The Renaissance and the Transformation into a Residential Villa During the Renaissance, Castello di Velona underwent a significant transformation, becoming a residential villa. The Main Loggia, dating from that era, still tells the stories of an era of splendor and refinement. Maps frescoed in the Vatican by the famous Ignazio Danti depict the "Velona" as a symbol of prestige.

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From Ruin to Luxurious Relais After centuries of obscurity, Castello di Velona saw its magnificence resurrected in 1997 thanks to a careful renovation that preserved the original structure. From ruin to luxurious relais, the castle has been reborn, offering a new life and experience to its visitors.

The Discovery of Thermal Waters and the Return to Light Beginning in 2003, the castle underwent further work on the discovery of thermal waters within the property and the related expansion. This phase marked a new chapter in the history of Castello di Velona, transforming it into the renowned Castello di Velona Resort, Thermal SPA & Winery, ready to welcome global audiences with timeless luxury and hospitality.

Book your stay at Castello di Velona today and treat yourself to the unforgettable experience of staying in a castle in one of the most fascinating places in Tuscany.