The Castle of Oliveto is an ancient manor built in the 15th century located in the heart of the Florentine hills, 30 km from Florence, 50 km from Siena and well connected with the most beautiful and picturesque areas of Tuscany, today esclusive venue for special wedding receptions, typical Tuscan dinners and wine tasting, farm holiday resort accommodations, cooking courses and more ...
Lorenzo de' Medici; the popes, Leo X, Clement VII, and Paul III; the Grand Duke of Tuscany, Ferdinand III; and the King of Italy, Vittorio Emanuele III are only some of the Castello di Oliveto's illustrious historical guests.
Built in 1424 by the noble Dei Pucci family of Florence, the Castello di Oliveto is one of Tuscany's most beautiful historical residences. What's more, it provides the ideal setting for unforgettable, history-making events of your very own.
Combine six hundred years of history, the panorama of the Florentine hills, and the flavors that render Tuscany a gourmet's paradise, and you'll have the perfect combination: a distinctive and welcoming ambience in which your event stands above all the rest.
The Castello di Oliveto is located in Castelfiorentino in the Valdelsa Valley, between Florence and Siena and near some of Tuscany's most beloved destinations, including Pisa, Volterra, and San Gimignano.
Open-air banquets and receptions can be hosted in our outdoor areas or in our charming historical salons. At Castello di Oliveto, there is no shortage of settings to astound you. The magnificent frescoed reception rooms, the open arcade, the courtyard and its splendid gardenbecome the perfect stage for prestigious and charming events.
Centuries of history and art will help you organize and celebrate your unforgettable day. A wedding at Castello di Oliveto is a true coup de coeur for those who admire beauty. The Castello's private hall is ready to host your wedding ceremony; the view of the hills from its towers promises unforgettable photographs; and the Castello's reception rooms, Renaissance arcade, and Italian garden provide an ideal setting. For those who admire style, the thrill will take you away.
The Castello di Oliveto's estates produce extra-virgin olive oil and wines singled out for their quality in the best Italian wine guides. The fascination of a visit to our antique wine cellar will envelop you in the aromas of the finest Tuscan traditions.
An "event" the dictionary tells us, is something extraordinary, perhaps even a once-in-a-lifetime experience. The setting for such a moment can be no less original.
Castello di Oliveto's historic ballrooms and salons provide the ideal environment for a wedding reception or an elegant gala supper. The ambience communicates good taste and distinction and ensures that each guest experiences being a part of a once-in-a-lifetime event. A pleasure in every sense of the word, Castello di Oliveto is synonymous with attention to service in an exquisitely aristocratic setting.
Castello di Oliveto's cooking classes are among our specialties. Our kitchens become a school where our guests learn to create traditional Italian menus, from typical Tuscan appetizers to the most exquisite desserts. When the cooking is done, it's time for everyone to gather in convivial company to sample their creations.
Beyond the walls of Castello di Oliveto lies the Residence San Romano, nestled in the hills among vineyards, olive groves, and sunflower fields. Experience an authentic rural getaway. The Residence is composed of ten apartments, each furnished in classic country style. Sports enthusiasts can relax in our panoramic swimming pool or head out on mountain bikes among woodlands and hills, following trails that connect the historical villages of this exquisite corner of Tuscany.