Tenuta Ricavo

Tenuta di Ricavo



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Tenuta di Ricavo



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Tenuta di ricavo

Tenuta 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... Read more

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... Read more

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... Read more

The Exterior

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... Read more

L'anima libera e' rara ma quando la vedi la riconosci: soprattutto perche' provi un senso di benessere, quando le sei vicino.

A free spirit is rare, but instantly recognisable, especially because it provides a sense of well-being in its presence.

Charles Bukowski


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.


Our Classic rooms offer a comfortable and warm atmosphere, situated either within the main villa...


Our Superior rooms, located within two of the farmhouses that make up the hamlet...

Family Accomodation

Our Family rooms are spacious and designed to suit a larger number of people, with two or three ...

Junior Suite

Our Junior options are situated in different areas of the hamlet, the largest of which is located in the main villa...


Our Suites, with an evocative and elegant private terrace, are equipped with a separate bedroom and living room...

Suite Cottage

Our Cottage Suite, characterised by Tuscan tradition and contemporary elegance, is split over two levels...

"la pecora nera" Restaurant



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.


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.



La Pecora Nera restaurant serves typical Tuscan cuisine along with more refined menus, accompanied by top local wines.


La Pecora Nera Restaurant
Lunch: 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.
Dinner: 7:00 pm-9:30 pm