Castello di Spaltenna - Gaiole in Chianti, Italy

There’s nothing more quintessentially Tuscan than staying in a historic castle surrounded by picturesque vineyards, and the astonishing Castello di Spaltenna offers just that and so much more. One of Chianti’s most sought-after addresses, this hotel is actually a charming medieval complex whose rooms and suites lie in the old hamlet’s church, castle and ancient houses. Simple and elegant, the interior design mixes rustic charm with modern amenities, ensuring guests a welcoming and traditional atmosphere with a chic contemporary twist. Additional features include two delightful swimming pools (indoor and open-air), a tennis court and an excellent Italian restaurant with its own wine cellar.