enuta di Ricavo is a medieval hamlet that has been transformed into a 4-star hotel immersed in a 160-hectare nature reserve, located in Castellina in Chianti, in the locality of Ricavo.
In this extraordinary location in the heart of Tuscany, the style of the hamlet, the church, the small cemetery and the stone houses have the magical power to transport us back to the past.
Exactly halfway between Florence and Siena, the Tenuta offers an authentic living experience and the ideal accommodation for those wanting quality relaxation and comfort in a refined and evocative setting, perfect for the discerning and curious traveller, sensitive to the charms of history and culture.
Careful and attentive service awaits you upon arrival at Ricavo. Whether you want to arrange a wine tasting, book a museum visit...
Historical notes on Ricavo
The name "Ricavo" is derived from the Latin "Rivus Cavus" (riverbed). It is a recurring name in Tuscany, although, from both a historical and an economic point of view, the locality of Ricavo..
Beyond the estate
Gentle rolling hills, vineyards and olive groves, a sky that has inspired famous painters: this is the landscape that surrounds the Tenuta.
A landscape that still bears the marks of history, castles, churches...
The exterior of the hotel, immersed in the greenery of the Chianti countryside, reflects its origins as a small medieval hamlet, with the church, little cemetery and piazza, around which are...
Tenuta di Ricavo Hotel Furnished in a Tuscan style, the rooms at Ricavo are in perfect harmony with the history of the place and its surroundings. Here, the brick and wood that is typical of farmhouses appears alongside marble and stone, combined with high ceilings to create a unique environment in which every room is different, each rich in individual details and characteristics. La Pecora Nera restaurant serves typical Tuscan cuisine along with more refined menus, accompanied by top local wines.
LUNCH From Monday to Saturday, La Pecora Nera offers a fresh and simple Light-lunch menu. An opportunity to enjoy a moment of relaxation and plan the rest of the day.
Lunch hours: 1:00 pm-2:30 pm On Sundays and outside of dinner hours it will instead operate as a café with a reduced menu, so as to always be able to cater to you.
The authenticity of the homemade products, the fresh flavours direct from the garden, the extra-virgin olive oil and local wines are the foundation of the à la carte menu at La Pecora Nera restaurant, where a special dish is added daily, always in tune with the changing seasons and the sourcing of best local ingredients.
Dinner hours: 7:00 pm-9:30 pm On Sundays and outside of dinner hours it will instead operate as a café with a reduced menu, so as to always be able to cater to you.