Destination of the Day…..


Tuscany, like a fine wine, has been some time in the making.  It is a region in central Italy, its capital is Florence, and is home to some of the world’s most recognizable Renaissance art and architecture, including Michelangelo’s “David” statue, Botticelli’s works in the Uffizi Gallery and the Duomo basilica. Due to it’s many treasures, Tuscany is possibly the greatest repository of art in the world, from extraordinary paintings and sculpture to frescoes and architectural masterpieces.


Visitors to Tuscany travel here for many reasons. Many come in search of fine art, others to explore the extraordinary countryside. Gourmet and wine buffs descend on Tuscany to enjoy the simple yet wonderful cuisine and wine.  tuscany-tours-heroIts diverse natural landscape encompasses the rugged Apennine Mountains, the island of Elba’s beaches on the Tyrrhenian Sea and Chianti’s olive groves and vineyards.  It is a walkers paradise with mountain paths, cyclists love the rolling hills, summer vacationers enjoy the sea coast and islands. Students come to learn the beautiful Italian language and culture.

There is a lot to see and do in Tuscany, the difficulty is really where to start. A great place to start would be Florence, then possibly continue on to Siena and Pisa. The more you come to know the region, the more extraordinary Tuscany appears.

Castello del Nero – Tuscany – 30 min South of Florence and North of Siena

castello del nero

Castello del Nero – Tuscany- 30 minutes South of Florence & North of Siena

Castello del Nero is the historic home of Florentine noble families Del Nero and Torrigiani, restored to the highest levels of luxury while preserving its 900 years of architectural heritage.  Travelers seeking authentic Tuscany will find themselves immersed in the renowned beauty of the Chianti wine region. They will discover the rich flavours of seasonal harvests in the Michelin starred restaurant, and uplifting therapies amidst the natural beauty of ESPA at Castello del Nero.

Their team live in the surrounding villages, so it is with a truly personal warmth that they are able to welcome all their guests to make the castle your home in Tuscany.  At the same time the castello is designed for the most sophisticated and exceptional stay in Tuscany. No detail has been ignored, the interiors retain all the historic features while being utterly up to date in technology and comforts for the modern traveller.

Historic architecture features a 12th century wine cellar and the extraordinarily pretty family Chapel San Michele which was built in the 1700s. Leisure facilities include tennis courts, a 25 metre pool and ESPA at Castello del Nero,

a leading spa in Tuscany.  Executive Chef Giovanni Luca Di Pirro has gained a Michelin star for La Torre, where guests can taste Tuscany’s seasonal harvests, subtly transformed by his magic interpretations.

Castello del Nero is one of the Leading Hotels of the World, a prestigious list of the world’s most distinguished hotels who maintain the highest standards of luxury and embody the essence of their destination. Your trip to Tuscany won’t be complete without a stay at Castello del Nero.  #XperienceTravelTheTaylorWay by having Taylor & Co. Travel plan your next travel xperience.  Your Taylored Custom Xperience will be unlike any other and will create memories to last a life time.

castello del nero by night

Castello del Nero – by night