In this section you will find a selection of fascinating locations where you can organize dream events. The Tuscan Castles are perfect for organizing weddings, private parties, meetings and conferences in a unique setting.
The Castle of Gargonza is a magnificent archetype of a fortified Tuscan agricultural hamlet, crowning a hilltop above the Chiana Valley, it is one of the most well-preserved fortified complexes in the entire Aretine territory.
The Castello dell’Aquila [Eagle's Castle], a mighty fortified stronghold adapted to residence by the Marquises Malaspina, dominates Gragnola, a medieval village situated at the confluence of the streams Aulella and Lucido.
The Oliveto castle, really more a fortified villa than a castle, was built in 1424 on the top of a hill dominating the inner valley of the Pescaiola stream, tributary of the river Elsa, by the Florentine nobleman Puccio Pucci, to protect his properties and to be used as country residence or refuge in case of politic bitterness in Florence.
The 'Castelletto di Villanova' is nowadays an unusual neo gothic building erected on the ruins of the ancient Villanova Castle. Of the original medieval structure remain a rectangular shaped tower, two gates and little part of the walled curtain.
Il castello di Poggio alle Mura fu eretto, nella sua forma attuale, su un poggio presso la confluenza dei fiumi Orcia ed Ombrone nel 1438. La sua posizione e la storia del territorio circostante fanno supporre che l'origine possa addirittura risalire ai Longobardi.
The origin of Meleto was in the 11th century, as a possession of the monks of the near Coltibuono Abbey. The first vassal of the castle results to have been a certain Guardellotto. This was stripped of all his possessions for some contrasts born with the emperor Federico Barbarossa that entrusted Meleto.
The very first mention of the 'Palagio' castle dates back to 1252. Events of different nature have distinguished the story of this important stronghold, whose proportions and impregnability have enabled it to hold out against the several raids during the centuries.