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Castle of the Artillery Captain

Il Castle of the Artillery Captain rises in the gentle hilly landscape of the Tosco-Romagnolo Apennines near Castrocaro Spa in the hinterland of Adriatic coast.

It is an integral part of the fortress city of Land of the Sun, very rare example of an ideal city, built by Cosimo I ° of the Medici in 1564 located on the road to Florence, in defense of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.

The Castle overlooks the Fiorentina gate, which was defended by a drawbridge placed halfway up the bricked arched bridge by a sturdy iron gate, a gate and a system of drains from which to drop hot liquids on the assailants.

The castle, which has always remained private property, today opens its halls, for private events while in the Medicee cellars and in 'Tavern, among the copper alembics of the end '700, you can taste them enogastronomic specialties Tuscan-Romagna.

Il B & B offers two suites located in the Castellano residence.

Location exclusive for stays, holidays o private events in a historic castle dell 'Emilia Romagna.

History

Il Castle of the Artillery Captain it rises in the sweet hilly landscape of the Tosco-Romagnolo Apennines at the Terme di Castrocaro in the hinterland of the Adriatic coast.

It is an integral part of the fortress city of Terra del Sole, a rare example of an ideal city, built by Cosimo I ° of the Medici in 1564 located on the road to Florence, in defense of the Grand Duchy of Tuscany.

The Castle overlooks the Fiorentina gate, which was defended by a drawbridge placed halfway up the bricked arched bridge by a sturdy iron gate, a gate and a system of drains from which to drop hot liquids on the assailants.

The original complex includes: the captain's district, a collection of residences and representative rooms with beautifully painted and dated wooden ceilings 1587 - the crossing tunnel that allowed the garrison to move from one bastion to another and different environments for the guardhouse and military prisons.

The external façade is of a starry shape and is crowned by a gallery supported by stone corbels and terracotta arches used by watchmen on patrol.

Il Grand Duke of Tuscany Cosimo I ° de Medici (1519-1574) entrusted the project in addition to the Buontalenti, to Genga, to Camerini, in Baldassarre Lanci originally from Urbino, a universal genius who, besides building six fortresses in Tuscany, Valletta in Malta, was a civil architect, religious, botanist, hydraulic engineer, painter set designer.

Terra del Sole or Heliopolis was his masterpiece.

The services of the Castle of the Captain of the Artillery in Castrocaro Terme and Terra del Sole

Prices:

Single room price per day: 150 / 200 €
Single room price per week: 500 / 600 €
Single room price per weekend: 250 / 300 €

Event prices: to be agreed

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Pets allowed
Park or garden
Beds: 6
Events Salons: 3
Set In Outdoors: Si
Set In Interior: Si
Set In Garden: Si
Vehicles accessibility for Events: Si
Address: Via Felice Cavallotti, 4
Postal Code: 47011
Country: Italy

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