Press & Accolades

  • Hotel Interactive Cover

    "The wine list, said Federico Galligani, general manager at Casali di Casole – Timbers Resort in Casole dʻElsa SI, Italy," is often a direct reflection of the restaurantʻs overall quality and reaffirms guestsʻ thoughts on whether they chose the right place to dine.
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  • Travel + Leisure Magazine Cover

    Travel + Leisure

    Once you get there, stay at the stunning Casali di Casole, a castle on an olive estate that’s a perennial T+L reader favorite. Finally, no trip is complete without a visit to the area’s famed vineyards, which is best arranged through a local guide.
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  • The Daily Telegraph Cover

    The Daily Telegraph

    Dominating glorious wooded countryside from its hilltop near the town of Casole Val dʻElsa, the Casali is surrounded by its own 4,200-acre estate: guests can trek or mountain bike on miles of marked trails without ever leaving the property. Levels of comfort and service are extremely high, and thereʻs a generally sophisticated atmosphere.
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  • About Time Cover

    About Time

    About Time were lucky enough to pop down to La Cucina Caldesi in Bray for a special, one-off event in partnership with Casali di Casole – A Timbers Resorts in Tuscany. Inspired by the beauty of Tuscany, a special menu was devised by their amazing Head Chef.
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  • The Knot Magazine Cover June 2, 2016

    The Knot

    Destinations are changing the face of souvenirs, giving travelers the chance to handcraft keepsakes with local pros. At Casali di Casole in Tuscany, Italy, guests work with an artist to design ceramic pieces like vases...
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  • Peter Greenberg Cover

    Casali di Casole — ʻA Timbers Resort is a restored Italian castle-turned-boutique-hotel on a 4,200-acre country estate in Tuscany. The castle dates back to the year 998 AD, when it was known as Querceto Manor and often hosted Siena’s political exiles until it fell into decline in the 15th century... Today, the estate includes 41 hotel suites, the Bargagli Penthouse, the Farmhouses, the Tuscan Hotel Villas, a game preserve, 88 acres of vineyards, and 13 acres of olive groves.ʻ
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  • The Sunday Telegraph Cover

    The Sunday Telegraph

    Five-star Casali di Casole, a 50-minute drive from Siena, offers a b&b package including suite accommodation, a three-course dinner at the hotel, a three-hour tour of Siena, dinner in a contrada (city quarter) and balcony seats near la mossa (the start and finish line).
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  • Brides Magazine September 2016 Cover


    Casali di Casole, once the private estate of an aristoratic family, and the ʻ60s home of glamorous Italian film Director, Luchino Visconti. This resotred Estrucan castle commands a hilltop position, tucked away in the picture-perfect Tuscan countryside surrounded by cypress tress, olive groves and Chianti vineyards.
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  • Harper's Bazaar India August 2016 Cover

    Harperʻs Bazaar

    The Casali di Casole is a dazzling revelation in stylish living: The rooms are exqusitely done up, the staff is enthusiastic and obliging, and its dramatic pool overlooks rolling Tuscan hills. At sundown, as I head for a meal in its Michelin-blessed restaurant, Tosca, the estate is aglow in saffron light.
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  • Destination I Do Cover

    Destination I Do

    If you’ve decided on or are considering a honeymoon in Italy, there are countless amazing resorts and hotels to choose from. To help narrow your search, why not take your trip over-the-top and book accommodations that also offer romantic, bonus packages? Luckily, there is one resort in Tuscany that checks all the honeymoon boxes – Casali di Casole – A Timbers Resort. The historic 4,200-acre estate features restored Tuscan farmhouses, a 41-suite boutique hotel (complete with a world-class spa), ten hotel villas and a luxurious penthouse. Once you’ve checked in, you might not want to go anywhere else since the estate also includes a model game reserve, 88 acres of vineyards, 13 acres of olive groves and an expansive trail system.
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