Castles & Hamlets in Italy

A selection of hamlets and historic castles to visit and learn. You can plan a holiday with accommodation in the most beautiful castles and villages in Italy. In addition to hospitality, these historic buildings are a unique location for weddings, stays, visits, private or corporate events. Live the history of medieval castles and villages for a new experience of knowledge of this important part of the Italian cultural heritage.

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Badia San Sebastiano

Badia San Sebastiano

Alatri - FR
The mansion is part of the unitary ensemble of buildings and courts located in Alatri, in the Badia fraction, which will be further looked into in the subsequent paragraph (n. 3), and is formed by the following rooms and spaces: Ground Floor: 1) A 1000 square meters garden which is adjacent to the open-sky, enclosed parking lot, complete with two - [...]
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Pieve di Caminino

Pieve di Caminino

Roccastrada - GR
Pieve di Caminino is unique demeure within the Tuscan Maremma beacuse of its historical and architectural value, toghether with its exclusive landscape. The residence is the ideal destination for holidays in a charming farm, for those who love history and nature;it is located in the heart of the Maremma, a romantic and wild untamed land, in a panoramic - [...]
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Rocca Isolani

Rocca Isolani

Minerbio - BO
This monument, so rich in history and charm, is the refined, ideal location for important private and business events: from conventions, congresses, concerts and conferences to weddings and private receptions, also on a grand scale. In fact, as well as the six frescoed rooms which can seat up to two hundred people, La Rocca can also offer its splendid Renaissance - [...]
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Castel Porrona Relais & Spa

Castel Porrona Relais & Spa

Cinigiano - GR
In an enchanting medieval village from the XII century, with two dozen inhabitants, surrounded by Tuscan hills dotted with olive groves, cypress trees and vineyards in the heart of Maremma, in Tuscany, lies Castel Porrona Relais & Spa, an elegant and charming 5* boutique hotel perfect for relaxing stays and food and wine experiences. The property is - [...]
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Castello Macchiaroli

Castello Macchiaroli

Teggiano - SA
The Macchiaroli Castle is located in the ancient city of Teggiano at the center of the Valley of Diano in the province of Salerno. Built in Norman times, it is among the most important sites in Southern Italy. Belonging to the Princes of Sanseverino, the Castle has been the center of important historical events, including the conspiracy of the barons in 1485. Over - [...]
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Torre Volpe

Torre Volpe

Prignano Cilento - SA
The Volpe Tower is located in the hill area around Melito, which is the oldest town in Prignano Cilento. It is few kilometres away from Paestum and from the blue-flag seaside of Agropoli. According to local tradition, it dates back to the eleventh century, even though it is probably of later construction. The tower has a quadrangular structure built with - [...]
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Castello Durini

Castello Durini

Alzate Brianza - CO
Villa-Catello Durini is one of the largest and more ancient monumental complexes in the north-western pert of the Brianza region. It rises on a hill top surrounded by its 300 hectare estate that overlooks the surrounding scenery amphitheater from which the Monte Rosa Mountain, the chain of the Alps, the Grigne and the Resegone can be admired. Built from the - [...]
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Castello Banfi

Castello Banfi

Montalcino - SI
The luxury rooms and suites of Castello Banfi – il Borgo are nestled into the buildings built in the 17th and 18th centuries alongside the medieval fortress, historically known as Poggio alle Mura, when it became safe to live outside of the thick walls and locked gates but prudent to be close for protection. The castle, since re-named Castello Banfi, is - [...]
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Tenuta di Fiorano Estate

Tenuta di Fiorano Estate

Roma - RM
The complex of buildings, starting from the Appia Antica, includes the “Casale di Fiorano”, formerly owned by the Convent of San Saba in the tenth century, named as “fortified house” in the twelfth century, which is the oldest part of the estate. Going inward, you can see the “Fioranello Casali” buildings dating back to - [...]
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Castle Ginori in Querceto

Castle Ginori in Querceto

Montecatini Val di Cecina - PI
In the heart of the Cecina Valley, between Volterra and the Etruscan Coast, the Ginori Castle perches on top of a hill in Querceto an enchanting medieval village whose long and rich history has blended for over two centuries with the history of the Marchesi Ginori Lisci, a noble Florentine family who are famous throughout the world for their precious porcelain - [...]
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Castle of Bornato

Castle of Bornato

Cazzago San Martino - BS
In the heart of Franciacorta, among the gentle hills of vineyards, dominates the Castle Bornato and Villa Orlando, rare example of a Renaissance villa built in a medieval castle. The location is absolutely stunning and the view glimpse on the Po Valley and on clear days all the way to the Apennines. The original core was an ancient Roman castrum built to - [...]
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Borgo Riccio in Cilento

Borgo Riccio in Cilento

Torchiara - SA
Borgo Riccio is located on the perimeter of the historical center of Torchiara and is overlooked by the church-fortress of Saint Salvatore built in the XII century. Torchiara is a medieval town situated a few kilometers from Paestum, the blue flag see of Agropoli and the city of Salerno. Borgo Riccio is plunged into a vast park characterized by typical - [...]
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Villa della Genga

Villa della Genga

Spoleto - PG
Villa della Genga is settled above the small hamlet of Poreta, nestled among olive grove and dominating the valley. Build by della Genga family on the second half of 1600, it has played an important role as an agricultural center, with its rural annex and vast land, but at the same time played a role as hunting lodge, its sophisticated paintings and fine - [...]
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Borgo della Marmotta Farm Resort

Borgo della Marmotta Farm Resort

Spoleto - PG
Borgo della Marmotta Farm Resort, in the hamlet of Poreta, shows off its medieval origins through the attentive restoration that brought it back to the surface. The square, the stables, the sheepfold, the mill, the granary and the great outdoor courts host 11 rooms, 7 apartament suites,, a restaurant, living rooms, wellness area, large lawn and a swimming pool - [...]
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Castle of Gabiano

Castle of Gabiano

Gabiano - AL
Situated in the Piedmont Region of north-west of Italy, boasts more than a century of history. In the 8th century, the document signed by Carlo Magno already testify the presence of a “Cortem magnam nominam Gabianam”. In the remote 1164, Federico the 1st granted the investiture to the Marquis Guglielmo II of Monferrato. From this time the Castello di Gabiano - [...]
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Castle of Miradolo

Castle of Miradolo

San Secondo di Pinerolo - TO
The Cosso Foundation was born in 2008 in Pinerolo and aims at developing culture and art, scientific and humanistic research and at promoting the territory in Piedmont. Most of the projects such as exhibitions, performances, concerts, educational trainings and social activities are held in the areas that are in under repair in Miradolo Castle. The Foundation - [...]
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Marquis Castle of Auletta

Marquis Castle of Auletta

Auletta - SA
The Auletta’s Marquis Castle is one of the most ancient residence in Salerno’s province. During its history the Castle has been house of many noble families and it is now house of the Maioli Castriota Scanderbech. The building has medioeval origin and it got its current configuration in the 1240 when the Castle became part of the defense fortress of the - [...]
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Castle of Porcia

Castle of Porcia

Porcia - PN
The Castle of Porcia is one of the emblematic locations of the history of the Friuli region. The complex is made up of a central keep, a Renaissance wing and a Venetian-style structure. Built to serve the military purpose of protecting the territory from Barbarian invasion, in the 13th century the Castle became the permanent residence of the noble Porcia e - [...]
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Castle Odescalchi in Santa Marinella

Castle Odescalchi in Santa Marinella

Santa Marinella - RM
This charming property of the Odescalchi family is located north of Rome, on the Via Aurelia, in the old town of Santa Marinella, known as one of the loveliest seaside resorts of Lazio area. Located overlooking the sea in the oldest part of the village, the castle was part of the system of maritime defensive fortresses of the Holy See. Important example of - [...]
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Castle of Fonterutoli

Castle of Fonterutoli

Castellina in Chianti - SI
Historic home of the Mazzei family since 1435 as many as 24 generations, the village of Fonterutoli today keeps intact its medieval origins appearance. Its origins are ancient, attested by an Etruscan necropolis near the village and a Roman road that passes through it, the famous Via Romea. A small number of stone buildings, the church of San Miniato in the - [...]