7 Best Castles in Italy You Can Actually Book on Your Next Trip

Castello Banfi Il Borgo:

Nestled in Tuscany s rolling hills, this 13th-century castle offers 14 exquisitely designed rooms, a pool, Michelin-star dining, and activities like wine tastings and tours of medieval Siena.

Castello di Monterone:

This 11th-century Umbria castle features 18 modern rooms, a stunning rose garden with 250 varieties, a serene outdoor pool, and a restaurant offering farm-to-table dishes with breathtaking countryside views.

Castello di Velona:

Perched above the Val d Orcia, this renovated 11th-century castle blends historic charm with modern luxury. Enjoy five restaurants, a spa with panoramic views, and its own Brunello wine production.

San Domenico Palace Hotel:

Set in a 14th-century convent with original frescoes, this Four Seasons hotel features a cliff-top infinity pool, luxurious gardens, Michelin-star dining, and breathtaking views of Mount Etna.

Castello di Gabiano:

On a 260-acre estate, this historic Piedmont castle offers elegantly appointed rooms, vineyard tours, wine tastings, and a gourmet restaurant with ingredients from its own organic garden.

Castello di Guarene:

Overlooking the Langhe region, this 18th-century castle boasts opulent rooms with antique decor, an underground pool, a luxurious wellness center, and gourmet dining with sweeping views of rolling vineyards.

Castello di Roncade:

Just an hour from Venice, this Renaissance castle offers lush gardens, extensive vineyards, and accommodations from cozy tower rooms to spacious villas, alongside rich historical tours and wine tastings.