VILLAGES THAT BECAME HOTELS

5 Ancient Villages Are Back in Business

  1. Borgo Argenina (011-39/0577-747-117, borgoargenina.it)
    The path leading to the inn's breakfast room. (Amanda Marsalis)
  2. Borgo Argenina (011-39/0577-747-117, borgoargenina.it)
    Owner Elena Nappa with her "two angels," Desy and Cianie. (Amanda Marsalis)
  3. Fattoria di Titignano (011-39/0763-308-000, titignano.it)
    Workers tending the estate's vines. (Amanda Marsalis)
  4. Fattoria di Titignano (011-39/0763-308-000, titignano.it)
    The main dining hall at the hotel, where seven-course lunches and dinners are served. (Amanda Marsalis)
  5. Fattoria di Titignano (011-39/0763-308-000, titignano.it)
    The pool overlooking the Parco Fluviale del Tevere. (Amanda Marsalis)
  6. Fattoria di Titignano (011-39/0763-308-000, titignano.it)
    A doorway in the 1,000-year-old town square. (Amanda Marsalis)
  7. Castello di Fonterutoli (011-39/0577-741-385, mazzei.it)
    In the winery's tasting room, guests can sample the four cabernet sauvignon, Sangiovese, and merlot blends made by the Mazzei family. (Amanda Marsalis)
  8. Castel Pergine (011-39/0461-531-158, castelpergine.it)
    Modern sculptures around a tower on the outer defensive wall. (Amanda Marsalis)
  9. Castel Pergine (011-39/0461-531-158, castelpergine.it)
    The coats of arms of the castle's owners in the stained-glass windows of the bar. (Amanda Marsalis)
  10. Castel Pergine (011-39/0461-531-158, castelpergine.it)
    A candlelit dinner in the main hall. (Amanda Marsalis)
  11. Castel Pergine (011-39/0461-531-158, castelpergine.it)
    The neo-Gothic furniture in the guest quarters. (Amanda Marsalis)
  12. Castello di Montegridolfo (011-39/0541-855-350, montegridolfo.com)
    The 16th-century frescoes in the Fresco Bedroom in the main house were restored during the renovations. (Amanda Marsalis)
  13. Castello di Montegridolfo (011-39/0541-855-350, montegridolfo.com)
    The clock tower was rebuilt in the 1300s after being destroyed in a war. (Amanda Marsalis)

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