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Castello di Santa Cristina

Localita Santa Cristina, 01025 Grotte di Castro Italy
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Located at the borders of Lazio, Umbria & Tuscany, one and a half hours from Rome, half way between Orvieto and Siena, the breathtakingly splendid 17th century castle, Castello di Santa Cristina, (complete with fairytale turret) has been the property of the noble Caterini family for generations. Over the past ten years, the castle' s nearby 18th Century ivy-covered farmhouse and out-buildings have been carefully restored to retain their authenticity and separated into 8 self-catering cottages and 14 bedrooms with Bed & Breakfast for guests, furnished with original pieces, can offer you unique country holidays. A perfect location if you are looking at farmhouse holidays where you can explore the various neighboring historic towns including Orvieto, Sorano, Acquapendente and Grotte Di Castro. We offer sensational Tuscan cuisine, fantastic cooking courses and unique weddings in the castle grounds. The Castello di Santa Cristina is also an ideal place for a horse riding holiday. On our exciting trail excursions, we travel as far as Proceno, Lake Bolsena and to the beautiful nature reserve Selva Del Lamone. Riding lessons are something you should not miss when on a holiday with children. Always on the spot you find our swimming pool, the tennis court, a mini football pitch & the possibility to rent bikes.
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Tennis Court
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Multilingual Staff
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Sant Egidio Airport42 mi
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All reviews santa cristina horse riding my daughter during our stay table tennis made us feel wine tasting the cottages couple of days castle grounds thermal spa last week beautiful surroundings my opinion short drive food was great wonderful place
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

This is not just a horse riding holiday. Although they clearly do that very well. It's also just simply a beautiful historic castle in Lazio. The location is right where Lazio, Umbria, and Tuscany meet. So, if you travel outside the property, you will certainly...More

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

I cannot recommend Castello di Santa Cristina highly enough. I chose it for the riding but there is plenty to do for those who are not into horses; be it relaxing by the pool, exploring the area by bike or just using it as a...More

Date of stay: August 2018
1  Thank TomWade383
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

The place and staff are amazing, this was my 1st horse riding holiday and it could not have been better. Everyone is extremely nice, location and local areas are stunning, food and service outstanding. Enjoyed trail rides and had time to take riding/jumping lessons with...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Natalia M
Reviewed 31 March 2018

I spent the last week in March here. A perfect base for exploring this beautiful part of Italy. Only an hours drive from Rome, the countryside dotted with beautiful old villages. You can bike, swim, play tennis and more, but for me this was a...More

Date of stay: March 2018
1  Thank Mette Eggen K
Reviewed 21 March 2018

Part of our riding team came over for the first part of our spring break and the girls have not stopped raving about it! We stayed in the apartment and had a great time, they were able to accommodate us and keep us entertained with...More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Response from Anne W | Reviewed this property |
From memory I think Orvieto is the closest main railway station and I'm sure the castle will be able to arrange transfers for you, however I strongly recommend that you hire a car while you're there as the castle is a bit... More
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"If you are looking for great riding experience be sure to book this property."
SandiK_11
10 May 2016
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"The cottage was awesome"
ninasl
10 May 2016
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"Ask for room at the cottage near the small pool. There are also rooms at the main building but we never had..."
pims2007
30 Sep 2015
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"Not sure there are any 'bad' rooms. Specify self catering if wishing to cook yourself!"
kiwinflight
22 Sep 2015
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PRICE RANGE
US$95 - US$228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
ItalyLazioProvince of ViterboGrotte di Castro
NUMBER OF ROOMS
21
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