Our Chef Bacciottini is Best Italian Young Chef of 2017

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An unrepeatable experience of taste.

With the aromas of the herbs and spices and typical colours of the tuscan countryside, the vineyards and olive groves surrounding the castle, the hotel’s wine and food offer fully satisfies the body and soul, both in the rustic Il Brunello in the historical part of the castle, and in the modern setting of the Settimo Senso Restaurant, created in the new wing.

The rooms inside look onto the val d’orcia thanks to the panoramic terraces of the Castle’s two restaurants, one to the east, exposed to the first rays of the sun, the other to the west, pointing towards the sunset.

Here guests experience complete sensory emotions, immersed in the silence and romance of the landscape, sampling fine wines and the olive oil produced by the castle estate, and tasting the specialities of regional tuscan and mediterranean italian cuisine, a blend of creativity in the kitchen and respect for the seasons and for genuine ingredients.

The chef also accepts special requests, preparing the menu directly with the guest, in order to create a unique gourmet experience.

Brunello di Montalcino, produced in the 5 hectares of vineyards on the estate, is top of the wine list, to be tasted in the internal cloister, the veritable hub of Velona Castle, enclosed overhead by a glass dome.

There is also the Dolce Vita Pool Restaurant, in the swimming pool and wellness area, where at any time of day it is possible to find a refreshing drink, aperitif, barbecue, pizza and other tasty dishes.

With 6 restaurants (3 inside the Resort and 2 outside) and its own production of Brunello wine and extra virgin olive oil, Castello di Velona is ideal for enjoying the best of Italian food and wine culture.

We are the only Resort in Tuscany with a Dine Around program: our customers have the possibility to use the half-board package also outside the Resort in the 5 partner restaurants, of which one is Michelin star rated.


You will be able to find electric charging.

Settimo Senso (In House)

A sensory journey through a refined cuisine, but inspired by the Italian and Tuscan culinary tradition.

Il Brunello
(In House Gourmet)

The path of our chefs who express themselves with dishes that constitute a story of history and culture of the Amiata and beyond.

Dolce Vita Pool Restaurant
(in house)

Situated in the swimming pool and wellness area, throughout the day guests can go to the Pool Restaurant for a break, with tasty light snacks or typical Tuscan and Mediterranean cuisine with barbecue, fresh fish and pizza and refreshing drinks on offer.

Il Silene Michelin (external)

External Restaurant of the Resort.

20 minutes drive from Castello di Velona Resort.
The two most crucial components in Silene’s cuisine are the simplicity of the precious basic ingredients and strong roots in the Seggiano Tuscan territory.
Indoor&outdoor environment, historical traditional cuisine, home made pasta and bread, its own greenyard.

Walter Redaelli (external)

External restaurant of the Resort.

40 minutes from Castello di Velona Resort.
Italian regional cuisine, countryside environment, traditional cuisine.