Rent a castle: two interiors of ancient Italian hotels in Umbria

April 20, 2012 Comments Off on Rent a castle: two interiors of ancient Italian hotels in Umbria


Most travelers in the old Europe can fall into two categories: those font of hiking and the others who like the “free style”. In the first case, you get acquainted with every beautiful nook and get an overall impression of the country. In the second , you can fell the excitement that is typical of the discoverer’s feelings.

In today’s journey we invite you to look at a couple of small towns that retain their specific charm.They are located in the green part of Italy, the Umbria region, which is still famous for its pristine nature, the lack of big cities and large industrial enterprises. You like the carpet of olive groves, thick forests, rivers and lakes, hills and mountains. If you consider this all against the backdrop of the scenic beauty and then add the impressive ancient castles, telling you a local romantic legend, I am sure that you will fall in love from the first time you touch this heaven.

And, of course, some of these castles are rented out to tourists who want to take a “dive” into the atmosphere of old charming Italy. The price is not as much affordable as it seems at a first glance, and often it is comparable to the cost of 5-star hotel in Rome.

Hotel-castle “Castello Ducale” is a magnificent building, dating back to the early Middle Ages (13th century). In 2009, after 4 years of renovation, it was opened as a hotel. It is said that the current owners are the descendants of the family estates of Napoleon Bonaparte This perhaps is not far from the truth, given the elegance of the particular building and the aesthetics that can be felt everywhere.

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