Historic hotels of Italy in ancient castles and fortresses!
Who among us has not dreamed to live in a Royal realm? To feel the Royal grandeur stone of the facades and to enjoy the beauty of the interiors, filled with Antiques…
Dreams come true – here is a selection of six historic hotels in Italy, who settled in these old castles and fortresses. You can stay in any of them and feel truly special titled.
Castello Banfi — Il Borgo (Castello Banfi — Il Borgo) — elegant and luxurious castle hotel with a good wine!
Castello Banfi — Il Borgo is a farming village (ital. Il Borgo), founded in the 18th century, which has grown around a medieval castle Banfi. It was restored and transformed in luxurious hotel, which became part of the estates area of about 3,000 hectares, which produces high quality red wine. This rich heritage is reflected in the names of hotel rooms, each of 14 rooms is named after a noble drink produced here.
In the castle there are many authentic architectural details – stone walls, wooden beams, brick arches, terracotta tiles. The hotel has 2 restaurants, a wine shop, a glass Museum, and gorgeous pool with stunning views of the vineyards.Fans of excursions should take note that Siena and Montepulciano are an hour away by car.
Castello di Petrata — hotel-castle with a picturesque landscape in Umbria region, Italy
Four-star hotel complex with 23 rooms, organically blended in the scenic Umbria landscape. Though he is only 8 kilometres from the historical centre of Assisi, there is a sense of real calmness and serenity. A huge stone mansion, built in 1340, is surrounded by a lush vegetation of olive groves and orchards, there is a lake.
Guests come in superior guest rooms, some still preserved wooden beams and medieval stonework. Among the many services: Spa, sauna, outdoor pool and Jacuzzi overlooking the valley of Assisi.
Castello Bevilacqua is a romantic castle hotel in Verona, Italy
In a romantic castle-hotel of the 14th century with 7 Junior Suites. Each is decorated in its unique style, but certainly with beautiful antique furniture and paintings worthy of Museum collections. All this accompanied by a flat-screen TV and wireless Internet, many of the bathrooms has a Jacuzzi.
Gourmets will appreciate the hotel’s restaurant with medieval decor – this is a very atmospheric place with exquisite cuisine. In walls of sufficient premises for conferences and weddings.
Castello di Monterone — hotel located in an ancient fortress in Perugia, Italy
This impressive castle fortress from the 13th century, well preserved its medieval appearance — the best decoration for a romantic getaway for two. From many points of — terrace, outdoor pool and some rooms overlook beautiful countryside of Umbria. The hotel restaurant, which gets a mostly positive assessment of guests, offering prices not higher than in other local establishments.
In the castle there are many other cozy places, for example, a wonderful bar with stained-glass Windows. From the observation platform on the roof it is interesting to observe the surrounding terrain, but lovers of Hiking will enjoy well-kept garden area.
Castello delle Quattro Torra castle hotel for family travelers near Siena, Italy
The Castello delle Quattro Torra is a very affordable option for family travelers and a real alternative to elegant castles in urban area of Italy. It is located close to Siena and offers accommodation in three rooms based on Breakfast. To book an apartment or two-story tower room — tower room, on one night, and at a discount for a whole week.
There is no special entertainment, so guests most likely will need a car, though outdoor enthusiasts will be able to reach Siena in about 45 minutes.
Castello di Petroia — hotel located in an 11th-century castle with this medieval spirit in Scritto, Italy
On the hill, right at the valley of the Topino river, rises the estate, sprawling over 300 hectares of land. Guests of the majestic Castello di Petroia castle grows from the 11th century with the medieval spirit in its walls really felt the whole history of Umbria. It was first restored in the 1980s by equipping track, outdoor pool, and a gourmet restaurant. The hotel has 13 rooms, each room is unique and furnished with taste.
This is a very popular place among lovers of relaxation in a luxurious historic atmosphere, but it is worth noting that the hotel has multiple services and has a slightly remote location.