Castello di Montauto

Wonderful Castle in the heart of Chianti hills


A Castle on the Florentine Hills

The castle is located 168 meters above sea level on the top of a cone- shaped hill that dominates the Chiantigiana road. It was built in the year 980 for defensive purposes by the powerful Gherardini family and between the thirteenth and fourteenth centuries was object of harsh disputes between the factions of the Guelphs and Ghibellines first and then among those even more violent between the White and Black Guelphs. The toponym comes from a contraction of the name “Monte Acuto”.
The oldest nucleus of the castle is the high thirteenth-century tower, still existing in the center of the property, surrounded by a kind of rustic keep, with stone parameter exposed.

The Castle offers various medium/large opportunities of use, both inside and outside. The interiors are frescoed and furnished in style.

The property is surrounded by a romantic park of cypresses and holm oaks that hide it, wanted by Bellucci Mascagni (owners since 1982), with a small chapel outside the first circle of walls, with austere and simple appearance on the outside and decorated inside by a fresco attributed to the school of Giorgio Vasari. The lunette is decorated with a terracotta depicting Santa Lucia, from the school of Luca della Robbia.


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+39 055 4222446

Suitable for

 For events and weddings receptions as well as for lunches and dinners.


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What We Offer

Kind of location


Do you host more than one event per day ?

NO all the weddings and events are exclusive

Are there any time restrictions for the reception?

2.00 a.m.

Do you offer bridal suite ?

Yes, upon request.

Exclusive photographer?

We have our own, but it is possible to bring your favourite photographer.

Exclusive musician?

We have our own, but it is possible to bring your favourite musicians.

Le Cirque Firenze Catering

Do you offer American Bar service?

Yes, the American Bar service can be set up in most oft he spots of the venue

Is it possible to dance with music until late? What time?

Yes, until 2.00 a.m.

Is there an internal equipped kitchen?

Visa, Master Card, Diners, Amex, Bank Transfer and PayPal

Do you apply a fee for the exclusive use of the location?


Which is the payment method

Credit card, bancomat, cash, wire transfer

Is there an access for disabled people?

We are a very old castle, unfortunately we are not organized to accommodate guests with motor disabilities

Any facilities or services for children?

On request we have a baby sitter and entertainment service.
We also provide baby chairs, cots and changing tables for babies.

Are pets allowed?

Yes all pets are welcome at Castello di Montauto

Is it possible to perform the ceremony in your venue?

Yes, it is possible to perform civil, religious and symbolic ceremonies in our old chapel

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

1.000 euros

What months are included in your off-peak season?

Low season: January, February, March, April, November and December (except for Easter, Christmas and New Year’s Eve) and week days all year around (Monday to Friday)

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

2.000 euros

What months are included in your peak season?

May, June, July, August, September, October, Easter, Christmas day and New Year’s Eve.

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

The venue offers 4 big rooms that can accommodate from 40 up to 150 people and 6 open air spaces.

In case of inclement weather conditions is there a covered appropriate space for all guests?

The venue offers covered spaces which are appropriate in case of bad weather for the entire wedding events.

Describe the “plan B” solution

We have internal space in many large rooms, lounges and dining rooms of the castle

Maximum capacity of the main internal lounge

Up to 130 people can comfortably sit.

Is there an outdoor green garden?

There are several gardens available:

– a big trees grove with garden sofas and armchairs
– Parco: a beautiful trees with a 300 year old

Garden description

as above

Capacity of the outdoor garden

Up to 150 people

Internal parking facility?

parkings are available, even if it’s not very simple

How many parking spaces are there?


Internal equipped cloakroom?

Several clothes trolleys are available and can be positioned in each spot. Up request, it is possible to organize a cloakroom service.

Equipped smoking area?

Only open-air smoking is permitted.

Available electrical power

There are various electrical power spots of maximum 8 kw

Air conditioning

Castello di Montauto is situated on a 400meters ventilated hill and in summer, the entire location is quite fresh, especially in the evenings.


Heating is available in all the indoor rooms.

Audio and video system / microphony


Wi fi connection available?

Free WiFi is possible indoor

Will I be followed by a referent in location from start to the end?



Why should you
choose us ?

We are an ancient, authentic Castle … where Princes and Princesses really lived and where numerous movie have also been shot

Our successful
feature is…

the refinement, the style, the class of having your reception in a real home of Princes of Florence

Review the Location


Castello di Montauto
Via Montauto, 124,
50023 Impruneta FI

+39 055 4222446


  • 5 km from Ponte Vecchio, Piazzale Michelangelo and Church of San Miniato al Monte
  • Train Station SMN 5 km approx
  • Train Station CM 4 km approx
  • Florence Airport Peretola 10km approx
  • Highway A1 (Firenze Sud exit) approx 2 km
  • Bus Ataf : n.31 at entrance, other busses at approx 600 mt

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