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Night at the castle. Fairytale stays from the north to the south of Italy

posted by Home In Italy on May 30th, 2016

Return to the past, our childhood dreams, populated by fairy tale castles with queens and knights. A dream and a privilege coming true in one of the Italian castles, turned into private residences.
Here are some of the most beautiful castle where is possible to spend fabulous nights!

Umbria, Castelvecchio
This luxurious castle is situated near Perugia. Full of antique furniture, tapestries and precious silks, the castle, dating back to 1400, is now a private residence where you can stay for a week and enjoy the beautiful pool set in a commanding position at 600 meters high. Wellness room, chef service and everything you need to relax breathing pure air in a fairytale setting.
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Umbria, Castello Ducale
Carbonesca is a small village not far from Perugia, and 30 minutes from Gubbio. And here the Castello Ducale stands.
Nestled in a pristine landscape, dotted with forests, meadows and water, the castle was built in the Middle Ages to defend Gubbio against Perugia.
Then the Duke Federico da Montefeltro, around the fifteenth century made it his favorite hunting lodge. It is said that the Duke took pleasure in organizing hunting parties that invariably ended in tasty banquets with truffles, a precious ingredient in this land.
Today the castle is back to its former glory and offers weekly stays for up to 30 people. The castle, just for its romantic aspect, also is chosen by couples who intend to get married here, celebrating their wedding in this amazing location.
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Veneto, Castello Bevilacqua
A castle of the fourteenth century, near Verona, ideal starting point for visiting the city and nearby Mantova, Verona, Vicenza, Padova, Rovigo and Lake Garda. Conceived as a fortress to defend against the Carraresi and the Este. It lost its defensive purposes during the Republic of Venice and turned into a noble residence. It was attacked and restored several times, occupied by the Germans during the war and later became a Salesian College. It was eventually sold to a private and today it belongs the Iseppi-Cerato family.

Veneto, Castello di Lispida
This former monastery is situated in a quiet and secluded location among the hills, an ideal and fascinating destination for a getaway. Within the 90 hectares of the property, there is a spa lake with hot springs which produce therapeutic mud.

Marche, Castello Montegiove
Located near Fano, it is a fine country house built in the late ’800 in the Gothic Revival style. Around the structure a large park, once a hunting reserve, and other buildings such as the caretaker’s house, stables, warehouses, greenhouses.

Sicilia, Castello di San Marco
This princely residence of late seventeenth century is adorned with Sicilian baroque details and offers warm and friendly accommodation for those who want to relive the atmosphere of the past. It is a luxury hotel immersed in the countryside and attentive to energy saving.

medieval castle wedding

posted by Home In Italy on December 22nd, 2010

Hidden by vegetation or in positions that dominate the valleys, medieval castles in Umbria and Tuscany can make your wedding dream come true.

Who among us has not dreamed of becoming the Queen or King of a castle for one day?

Medieval castles can recreate the perfect location for any type of wedding reception you have in mind, ensuring memorable photographs in private corners between the walls lit by the fire for traditional weddings.

A wedding in a castle can be ideal for a Medieval themed wedding, with guests and waiters in period costumes.

A Medieval castle is also the ideal wedding location for a stylish wedding reception.
The choice of two dominant colors, such as white and black, could provide the starting point for many details of your wedding, such as themed décor, flowers, candles menu’s, wedding favors etc..

For any setting you want to recreate, it is necessary to study in detail menus, flowers, lighting, music, wedding cake to create a homogeneous and high-impact reception.
To achieve this, it’s important to work together with an experienced and professional wedding planner, who can make sure that all the details for your wedding abroad are taken care of and ensure that bride and groom are the King and Queen of the castle that day.

Castello Ducale     I Palazzi Casale     Il Maniero

Christmas and New Year in a luxury villa in Italy

posted by admin on November 24th, 2010

Why not rent a luxury staffed villa in Italy and let a private chef cook Christmas or New Years eve dinner for you and your family?

During the week you can visit the region’s nicest villages and towns, all decorated for the festivities, go to Christmas eve mass in a beautiful lit church, see a live Christmas Crib, do some shopping or relax with a book in front of a lit fireplace.