Sleep where Dante slept. Beautifully appointed castle overlooking the Casentino valley in Tuscany.
Savor the peace of the ancient hamlet of Porciano with its stone paved walkway and breathtaking views.
Restored and decorated by the castle owner, Castello Di Porciano is the perfect place to explore the Tuscan countryside and the Casentino Valley.
The Castle was originally restored and decorated by the castle owners, Flaminia Goretti de Flamini and George Specht, as their “dream come true”. Today, their daughter Martha keeps alive this dream, offering the family home in the castle for rent to discerning travelers looking for the unusual and unexplored.
Beautiful vistas, quiet, very comfortable, private and relaxing. Your chance to live in a restored medieval castle that once hosted Dante and to sleep where Dante slept!
This gem conjugates the uniqueness of a medieval keep furnished with antique artworks and modern comfort and is located on the upper floors of the fortified tower.
It is composed of a large living and dining room area, with an antique fireplace, cozy sofas and a table which accomodates 12 people. On the same floor, a separate fully equipped kitchen, with wooden custom made cabinets and hand made ceramics. Above the living room a mezzanine offers an elegant studio area with a comfortable couch and a small guest toilet.
On the upper floor, the family bedrooms, two double and one single, furnished with beautiful antique objects, and two bathrooms with bathtub and shower which are decorated with traditional hand painted tiles.
The two guest bedrooms, one double and one twin, share a large private terrace and a bathroom with bathtub and shower. Adjoining is a fully equipped laundry area. At the top of the tower a breathtaking terrace, overlooks the Casentino Valley and offers unforgettable sunsets.
For larger groups, the Castle can be rented together with La Torretta, the ancient guard tower which has come back to life as a unique little cottage.
Placed in the perimeter of the castle walls, the Torretta is located in front of the castle. It is on three floors connected by wood stairs.
On the first floor is an equipped kitchenette with gas burners, fridge and microwave etc. A washing machine is available for guests in another building of the estate.
On the second floor a tiny living room with a large window set up as a comfortable reading nook. Writing space.
On the third floor bedroom with dormer window (roof) and two single beds which cannot be pushed together. En suite small bathroom with shower.
Very special and fascinating. Nice private garden area beneath the Torretta set up with table, chairs and deck chairs.