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The Castello di Meleto is in the center of an ideal geographical triangle formed by the cities of Siena, Florence and Arezzo. Surrounded by six beautiful houses, painstakingly restored in 2000, preserving its rustic Tuscan style. Each house has a...more
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53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 10 November 2005

Recently my husband and I visited Chianti during the harvest period. Instead of staying in a hotel we opted for what the Italians call an “Agriturismo” called Castello di Meleto in Gaiole in Chianti. It was actually a very old castle (about 800 years old!)...More

4  Thank andreadoria
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 16 July 2004

Castello di Meleto is one of the major castles in Chianti, but that could not make up for the utterly unprofessional service, or lack there of, that we encountered. The rooms were unkept: very dusty with spider webs. They were unhelpful and exhibited an attitude...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to see a castle and went first to Brolio which was lame and disappointing because its just walking around outside. We asked what castle is close by we can go inside and she suggested Meleto. We did the tour for 15 Euro each...More

Thank Kelly B
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

Went for a wine tasting. The wines were excellent and while the young lady that was conducting the wine tasting was a bit rude at first she quickly became friendlier when she noticed that we showed interest in the wines and she could make a...More

Thank Javier L
Reviewed 18 September 2018 via mobile

Drove up to the Castello. Parking was good. The venue is obviously designed for weddings etc as there was heaps of parking and a separate area for functions. I can see why as it is a beautiful area. The wine shop was well presented and...More

Thank rodneyc692
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We had two nights here in the castle The rooms are not as shown on the webpage and their appears to be conflicting information about the room rates. The wee tour they is informative and gives you a good on-site it its past The breakfast...More

Thank kruuza
Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

Visit Castello di Meleto for an insight into how the Tuscan’s protected their land. Look for the holes in the castle walls where the arrowheads would be released to protect the Castello. Also a great wedding venue!

Thank Burmadutch
Reviewed 13 July 2018

Just a day visit to this Nice spot. Possible to live there too which may be interesting. Nice outside eating area. Touristy.

Thank AinaK2013
Reviewed 10 July 2018

We had the castle and its buildings to ourselves over a three day period for the wedding of one of our friends and had a fantastic time. Great accomodation, fantastic food and wine and great staff. Highly recommended

Thank richardsV3754DW
Reviewed 25 June 2018

We had a three day celebration of our wedding at Meleto, and it was just fantastic. Siena allow civil ceremonies, so we could have a full legal marriage on the beautiful grounds overlooked by the stunning castle. The catering at the castle is wonderful, with...More

Thank scroogio
Reviewed 28 April 2018

If you are staying in the region, it is interesting to pass by and do their wine tasting. Very good experience!

Thank Leonardo F
Reviewed 9 March 2018

We went on a wine tasting and enjoyed it. We were sad to find out that the tour cost extra, and the day we went, there was a wedding so we couldn't do it. But, we totally understand that they make money by doing tours,...More

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