The best luxury hotels for a holiday in Tuscany and Umbria

Looking for a luxury hotel in Tuscany and/or Umbria for a holiday or honeymoon? We have listed our favorite addresses for a super-luxurious holiday.

Como Castello del Nero

1. Como Castello del Nero

Embark on a journey to Castello del Nero in Tuscany, a 12th-century castle adorned with ancient art, transformed into a luxury hotel with a fine dining restaurant, spa, and outdoor pool. Roam through the hotel's extensive estate and unwind by the picturesque 25-meter pool surrounded by nature, offering shaded lounging spots and breathtaking views of the Chianti landscape.

Recommended for: luxury, relaxation

Pieve Aldina

2. Pieve Aldina

Privacy guaranteed at this quiet and romantic hotel in Tuscany. With its beautiful design rooms, charming appearance and nice swimming pool, it is a wonderful place to stay. The hotel is affiliated with Relais & Chateaux and high-quality dining is certainly possible.

Recommended for: charm, privacy, relais & chateaux

Borgo Pignano

3. Borgo Pignano

Experience the ultimate luxury vacation at the fairytale-like Borgo Pignano castle hotel, where relaxation and delightful Italian cuisine blend seamlessly. Indulge in the exquisite cuisine while overlooking the stunning Tuscan countryside. This idyllic retreat is also perfect for a romantic honeymoon.

Recommended for: Italian cuisine, view, romance

Castello di Reschio

4. Castello di Reschio

In Umbria, on the border of Tuscany, you will find the luxury hotel Castello di Reschio. A heavenly place where they know how to execute the art of slow living in a luxurious setting down to the last detail. The extensive estate offers space for many outdoor activities. The attention to detail shines through. Here you can really relax.

Recommended for: unique setting, nature, outdoor activities

Villa di Piazzano

5. Villa di Piazzano

Stay in a romantic estate hotel where you will be welcomed with love and where they understand the art of hospitality. The hotel is ideally located near the famous Tuscan town of Cortona. A must see during your trip through Tuscany.

Recommended for: honeymoon, small scale and charm

Castello di Vicarello

6. Castello di Vicarello

Intimate and romantic luxury hotel in Tuscany, offering a dream-like stay. Personalized attention, homemade Italian cuisine, privacy, and a unique ambiance make this a dream destination in Italy.

Recommended for: honeymoon, privacy

Vocabolo Moscatelli

7. Vocabolo Moscatelli

One of the newest additions in Umbria is this unique address. A true gem that exudes charm, hospitality and tranquility. Enjoy a homemade Italian dinner on the terrace or relax by the pool. This spot is unforgettable!

Recommended for: interior, small scale, eye for detail

Castello di Casole, a Belmond hotel

8. Castello di Casole

The beautiful luxury hotel Castello di Casole, part of the renowned Belmond chain, is known as a true classic! This enchanting hotel exceeds all expectations, as one would expect from a true Belmond hotel. Let yourself be captivated by the beauty of Tuscany and enjoy an unforgettable stay in this magnificent castle.

Recommended for: honeymoon, ultimate luxury, classic setting

La Roqqa

9. La Roqqa

Do you want to discover the coast in addition to the Tuscan countryside? Then stay in this luxurious boutique hotel located near the marina of the famous town of Porto Ercole. The stylishly decorated hotel opened in the summer of 2023 and is a true hidden gem.

Recommended for: interior, small scale, sea view

Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

10. Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco

Another classic in Tuscany is Rosewood Castiglion del Bosco. The place you must visit for the ultimate luxury holiday in Tuscany. The high-quality hospitality starts even before your trip begins. What music do you want upon arrival? What are your favorite flowers? Everything is thought of. Tip: plan a picnic on the grounds, enjoy the dream view and your trip is complete.

Recommended for: ultimate luxury, special occasion, view


11. Lupaia

Lupaia is such a 'home away from home' destination. A place where charm abounds, where you can indulge in delicious Italian cuisine in a rustic setting with outstanding service and magical views over the Tuscan countryside. Even from the pool, you can enjoy those same vistas and refined service. Staying here means staying at one of the best addresses in Tuscany.

Recommended for: intimacy, Italian cuisine, honeymoon

Tuscany; the ideal place for a luxurious holiday or honeymoon

Tuscany is the ideal region to enjoy a luxurious holiday or honeymoon with your loved one. You will find a variety of luxury hotels in Tuscany where you will be welcomed with love and pampered. Add to that the beautiful scenery, picturesque villages and great Italian cuisine, and you have a holiday dream.

Discover the regions of Tuscany and Umbria

The luxury hotels in Tuscany and Umbria are usually found in enchanting surroundings that are rural and quiet. Enjoy dreamy vistas and rolling hills as you lounge by the pool. Would you like to go out for a while? Then plan a visit to one of the many villages and towns in Tuscany and Umbria.

1. Siena

The historic city of Siena is definitely worth a visit. Here you will find the ecclesiastical showpiece of Tuscany, Cattedrale di Santa Maria Assunta. End your day with a pizza at Il Cavaliere Errante. The pizzas here are everything a pizza should be; crispy, with tasty ingredients. Add a delicious house wine and enjoy!

2. Cortona

Cortona is one of the most charming villages in the southern part of Tuscany. Are you looking for a refined restaurant for lunch or dinner? Then plan a visit to the unique restaurant Osteria del Teatro, where many famous people have gone before you. In the evening it is pleasant to relax on the square.

3. Montepulciano

Put on your walking shoes and climb up through the sloping cobblestone streets. From the city walls you have a wonderful view of the surrounding area. You will also find plenty of entertainment within the city walls, from nice boutiques, cozy terraces, bars and restaurants. Or get a gelato at one of the many ice cream shops. You can also combine Montepulciano very well with a visit to Pienza. Both villages are located close to the Val' d Orcia, one of the most beautiful nature reserves in Tuscany.

Tip: Plan a balloon flight over Val d'Orcia and complete your luxury holiday or honeymoon.

4. Orvieto

The picturesque town of Orvieto is located in picturesque Umbria, best known for its impressive cathedral. Explore the charming streets and enjoy a refreshing drink on a terrace surrounding the square near Orvieto Cathedral. But there's more! Be sure to visit the underground caves of Orvieto, where you can descend into a fascinating labyrinth of corridors and chambers that bear witness to the city's rich history. Don't forget to enjoy the local specialties, such as the famous Orvieto Classico wine and the delicious Umbrian cuisine, in one of the cozy trattorias.


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