12th Century Wedding venue in Tuscany

1200 Century Castle with accommodation

This is a fortified village dating back to the 1200's, only 10 minutes from Monte San Savino, near Arezzo.

This a medieval village from the 1300’s and is privately owned and managed by the my family who restored the village starting 40 years ago and slowly transformed it from a farm to a wedding venue. It is ideal for weddings since all the houses inside the village are actually the rooms for your guests.

Breakfast is located inside the village and restaurant and swimming pool are located just outside the walls at the bottom of the hamlet.

There is a church for religious weddings and two gardens inside the village for symbolic ceremonies and congratulation cocktail plus a nice area by the pool for an outdoor welcome dinner.

For weddings it is requested from 2 to 3 nights of minimum stay.

This is characterized by its romantic tranquility, ideal for those who wish to celebrate their wedding or organize a reception within a striking scenic setting.

The church, The town hall for private functions, garden, swimming pool, reception halls, restaurant and guestrooms of the bed and breakfast as wells as the vacation apartments that lodge the newlyweds and guests, make this a functional and enchanting location where to celebrate your special day.

The ceremony takes place in the Romanic Parish of St. Tiburzio and St. Susanna or in the municipal palace of Monte San Savino.

The setting of the Castle can accommodate the newlyweds and their guests within the garden of the lemon tree green-house or by the swimming pool for an aperitif meanwhile the Restaurant can accommodate wedding receptions of 50/65 guests within an internal hall, and the patio lounge with its breathtaking panoramic views welcomes up to 150 guests for an outdoor reception.

The morning following the wedding celebration, a brunch may be enjoyed either by the swimming pool, or the countryside setting and villages of Chianti, Val di Chiana, Arezzo, or near the outlets of Prada, Gucci etc. allowing guests to enjoy a pleasant afternoon.

Ceremony:

  • Civil Ceremony, Municipal Palace of Monte San Savino, in 8,5 km.
  • Religious Ceremony, Church of St. Tiburzio and St. Susanna

Catering:

  • Pool-side buffet and aperitifs
  • Aperitifs within the garden of the lemon tree green-house
  • Reception and dinner in the restaurant La Torre
  • Lodging: 45 units (apartments and guestrooms)
  • Beds for up to 102 guests

Enclosed within the ancient city walls, the apartments have the trademark of country life that was maintained thanks to the careful restoration efforts of the property owner Roberto Guicciardini Corsi Salviati. Today, the Castle welcomes guests within the village's homes and ancient olive press cellars; offering rooms and apartments, halls and meeting rooms, a bar and restaurant, common areas, gardens and a panoramic swimming pool, within one of the most stunning areas of Tuscany.

Rooms and apartments with bed & breakfast service; a restaurant featuring typical Tuscan cuisine; halls for business conferences and small meetings; a swimming pool for moments of relaxation; and a Romanic church for weddings and ceremonies: all surrounded by a landscape which displays the rare beauty and tranquility that has come to characterize of the rolling hills of Monte San Savino and Arezzo. This is the ideal setting for those who wish a quiet retreat, far from the fast pace of the city and crowded areas, where you may enjoy the pleasure of a good book, strolls amidst nature, and small villages rich with the artistic history of the Tuscan hills, as well as the opportunity to savor the delicacies of traditional Tuscan meals and wines.

It is located in the heart of the Tuscany region, only 8 kilometers and a half from Monte San Savino and 28 kilometers from Arezzo, between the rolling hills that border the Chianti region and Val di Chiana.

With the option to choose from a bed and breakfast or vacation apartments, a wedding and a vacation here is characterized by tranquility, nature, art, history, and even shopping (within the antique markets of Arezzo and Cortona and the nearby brand-name outlet stores).

When vacationing in the castle one cannot miss the Etruscan Via, an itinerary through Arezzo, Castel Focognano, Castglion Fiorentino and Cortona; as well as the works of art of Piero della Francesca, a renaissance Tuscan master, located amidst Arezzo, Monterchi and Sansepolcro; Lucignano, another enchanting village of Val di Chiana located after Gargonza and Monte San Savino; the wine trails of Chianti, Terre di Arezzo, Montepulciano etc., to discover wine, olive oil, and the traditional flavors of this area of Tuscany.

The castle is near:

  • Monte San Savino, 8,5 km
  • Thermals baths of Rapolano, 18 km
  • Outlets of Prada, Levane, 26 km
  • Arezzo, 28 km
  • Siena, 35 km
  • Cortona, 48 km

 

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