7 Best Castle Hotels In Umbria, Italy - Updated 2024

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Umbria is a beautiful Italian region that borders Le Marche, Lazio, and Tuscany. From dense forests to medieval hill towns, it is home to places that seem frozen in time, making it an ideal destination for getaways and retreats. Nature lovers flock to Parco Regionale del Lago Trasimeno, offering unforgettable lake views, watersports activities, and a chance to see migratory birds. Parco Acquarossa invites globe trotters to its annual balloon festival. Are you into sightseeing and touring? You might be interested in exploring Perugia, the capital of the Umbria region. Don’t forget to swing by Piazza IV Novembre and admire its Renaissance paintings. Besides historic attractions, Umbria is filled with lavish accommodations, such as luxurious villas. Here, you can also stay in a splendid castle with old-world charms. If you’re interested, browse through this list of the best castle hotels in Umbria, Italy.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on April 14, 2024.

1. Castello Di Monterone, Perugia (from USD 227)

Perched atop a hill, Castello Di Monterone boasts an idyllic country setting that tourists seeking relaxation appreciate. The medieval stone castle, while exuding old-world charm, is packed with modern-day pleasures - thanks to a series of renovations that started in the 19th century. Elegant rooms with wooden finishes ensure a restful sleep. Internet access, whirlpool tubs, and room service are at guests’ disposal. Wellness buffs can expect a spa and even a fitness center.

Feel free to also blow off steam in the sauna and swim in the outdoor pool. While on the hotel grounds, be sure to check out the dreamy rose garden.

If you’re looking to branch out the adventure, Perugia’s center can be reached on foot.

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Castello Di Monterone

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Strada Montevile, 3
32.91 km (20.5 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Garden Terrace

2. Castello Di Petroia, Mengara (from USD 181)

Castello Di Petroia sleeps vacationers in a medieval castle with a history that stretches far back to the 9th and 10th centuries. While restored in the late 20th century, it has maintained its quintessential charm. The surrounding vegetation completes the fairytale-like setting. Rooms here are Pinterest-worthy, showcasing uniquely designed walls, wooden furnishings, and intricate chandeliers. Workaholics can take advantage of internet access, and room service is accessible, as well.

For leisure, guests can enjoy outdoor activities, including swimming in the outdoor pool and going horseback riding. With expansive grounds, the property provides plenty of space for your and your fur baby’s playtime.

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Castello Di Petroia Dimora d'Epoca

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Località Petroia
37.99 km (23.7 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace

3. Castello Di Postignano Relais, Postignano (from USD 277)

Castello Di Postignano Relais is a charming and luxurious hotel in Umbria, Italy, that seems frozen in medieval times, home to restored houses turned into cozy accommodations with rustic details. It is a beautiful retreat, where natural greenery merges with the vast blue skies, and the fresh air breezes all day. When not exploring the idyllic garden, you can enjoy some laps in the outdoor pool or spoil yourself with delicious fares at La Tavola Rossa. Culinary buffs can sign up for cooking courses at Vincenzo Guarino’s Academy of Cuisine at Castello di Postignano.

From massages to beauty services, the spa is packed with pleasurable delights.

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Castello Di Postignano Relais

Wifi Available

Address: Postignano
16.47 km (10.3 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Garden

Other castle accommodations in Umbria, Italy

4. Porta Della Rocca, Montefalco (from USD 902)

This 14th-century medieval wonder is brilliantly renovated and equipped with modern amenities. With its luxurious living areas set inside the original castle walls, this retreat ensures a unique and magnificent experience for its guests.

During your stay at the castle, you can wake up to stunning views of the hills and rolling vineyards. The space is well-appointed with a kitchen and laundry facilities, making it ideal for a hassle-free stay. You can also find a dedicated workspace and free Wi-Fi, which makes this castle for rent in Umbria perfect for a charming workcation.

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Montefalco, Umbria, Italy
5.86 km (3.7 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico
12 reviews   Wifi Available
Castle 3 Beds 6 Guests 3 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 6

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great facilities beautiful views a few minutes walk from the centre of montefalco
they take care of each detail: flowers on the tables linen sheets bath foam with hargan oil
elena was very helpful
both shante & elena were remarkable hosts incredibly responsive helpful and very attentive
the two individuals running the small wine/restaurant were extremely welcoming friendly helpful
the location was perfect
the accommodations were amazing the location was perfect for traveling the umbrian countryside
a wonderful place to stay
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5. Castello Di Perchia, Perchia (from USD 125)

Set amidst the lush hills of Umbria, the Castle of Perchia boasts the perfect confluence of nature and historic elegance.

This castle accommodation in Umbria features original walls and towers that date back to the 14th century, allowing you to walk back in time. Tucked between the castle structure and the hills, the glistening pool is where you can take a refreshing dip while relishing the views. You’ll also love to rejuvenate with a relaxing soak in the private hot tub. For a complete stay, the property includes a fully equipped kitchen indoors and an outdoor dining area with a barbeque grill.

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Perchia, Umbria, Italy
22.13 km (13.8 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico
14 reviews   Wifi Available
Castle 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
this place is amazing would definitely come back with friends
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6. Castello Di Giomici, Valfabbrica (from USD 74)

Castello Di Giomici is nestled in a 160-ha (395.37-ac) parkland where guests can easily reconnect with Mother Earth and enjoy doses of vitamin D to their heart’s content. With a long history that goes way back to the 11th century, the property was once a fortress constructed in defense of Chiascio Valley from its enemies. At present, you can still admire some of its original features, including the medieval towers and the 12-century church.

Besides history, Castello Di Giomici is rich in modern pleasures. Rooms come with ensuite baths with hydromassage showers and WiFi access. A seasonal pool, alfresco dining, and table tennis are available for leisure.

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Castello Di Giomici

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Piazzetta San Atanasio 2
32.66 km (20.3 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

7. Relais Castelluccio Palusse, Città della Pieve (from USD 188)

Relais Castelluccio Palusse’s hilltop setting and old-world vibes are two of the many reasons tourists come here to recharge and unwind. From its construction in the 19th century, it has maintained some of its original charms. What was once an estate for breeding animals and cultivating exotic plants is now a retreat for travelers seeking refuge in nature and some much-needed pampering.

A seasonal outdoor pool completes guests’ Mediterranean summer holiday. A roomy hot tub and on-site dining are present at Relais Castelluccio Palusse, too. WiFi is accessible throughout the property.

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Relais Castelluccio Palusse

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Vocabolo Castelluccio, 13
58.98 km (36.7 mi) from Flex Beach il parco Acquatico

Parking Pets allowed Room service Bar Sauna Garden Terrace Non-smoking rooms

Fall in love with Umbria

Umbria is a gorgeous region worth discovering, especially if you’re into natural landscapes and historic attractions. Plus, you can live your fairytale fantasies here. Book one of these magnificent castle hotels, which are some of the most charming places to stay in Umbria, Italy.

However, if you are looking for a homelike stay in Umbria, you can also find several Vrbo accommodations that capture the essence of the region just as well.

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