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Gatteschi Palace

A meticulous renovation of of the eighteenth-century residence has made possible to enjoy comfortable and welcoming rooms, full of history.  The ideal retreat for those who like to devote to the discovery of ancient Tuscany. Castles, churches, monasteries, museums and green forests surround the area and offer the visitor a feeling of tranquillity and peace: the priceless artistic heritage and the spectacle of nature are ready to be lived.

The main body of Villa Gatteschi, on the ground floor, consists of a welcoming lobby and a beautiful breakfast/dining room overlooking the garden.

An imposing ancient oak staircase allows the descent into the cellars through the ancient stone walls of the eighteenth century.

A historic sandstone staircase allows us to reach the two upper floors, where you can find six suites equipped with services and furnished with antique furniture that characterize them from each other and a large living room with frescoed ceilings for relax.  

The park and the swimming pool

The external area of the Villa is characterized by a colorful garden, green lawns, cool and shaded areas in summer and landscapes with orange and red colored leaves in autumn.
 
In the center there is a beautiful secular park full of oaks, horse chestnuts and cypresses, while on the sides you can find on one side the sunny swimming pool of recent construction and on the other the reception room suitable for weddings, anniversaries and conferences.

Emma Room

This room located on the first floor, completely overlooks the park, bright and welcoming. Inside, oak floors and ceilings with ancient wooden beams will make the stay for a couple intimate and pleasant.

If necessary, it can also be used as a triple.
The en suite bathroom has a walk-in shower, a toilet with linen and personal hygiene products.

Antonietta Room

 

BEDROOM CARLOTTA

This room is named after one of the noble women belonging to the Gatteschi’s dinasty, as shown on the board in the main lobby.
It is located on the second floor, on the left side, in front of Room Matilde.
It features a double bed with two antique nightstands made out of old chairs with an original lamp inserted on them.  
The en suite bathroom, preserving its original shower, offers first quality linen and toiletries.
The decor reflects the philosophy of Superplum studio, the leitmotif of the entire restructuring.
The room overlooks the beautiful countryside of Casentino alongside the road.

bedroom MATILDE

This double bedroom is located on the second floor, right across room Matilde.  It is particularly enriched with recycled items such as old farm machinery or tools, all perfectly renovated in every detail to provide the room with its unique character.  The bathroom is refined yet unpretentious; towels and toiletries are included. 
The view is lost in the countryside up to the Casentino  churches, all accessible from the street below.

bedroom CAMILLA

Located on the second floor of the villa, this room with terracotta floors and wooden beams is very large and bright. Its double views of the park of the Villa make it welcoming and fresh, suitable for a couple in intimacy or for a family of three.
The en suite bathroom is equipped with every confrot, shower cubicle, linen and personal hygiene products.

bedroom ISABELLA

This room is dedicated to the most recent noble woman of the Gatteschi family who belonged to this century.
Also called the "Bridal Suite" of the Villa, as the most spacious and intimate of the building and often dedicated to the bride and groom on the day of the wedding reception. Terracotta floors, old wooden beams, a splendid 18th century wardrobe and the view that the room enjoys make it certainly unique. .
Ideal for couples but also for families with children.

APARTMENT VIRGILIO

The Virgilio apartment located on the ground floor is a two-room apartment composed of a dining area and a living room with two single beds useful for hosting up to four people and a bright and spacious double bedroom overlooking the splendid centuries-old park.
The kitchen is equipped with a hob, fridge and washing machine.
The heating is autonomous.
The bathroom and bedroom are equipped with linen and personal hygiene products.
In the outdoor area there are table and chairs for comfortable relaxation.

APARTMENT DANTE

The Dante apartment located on the first floor is a two-room apartment composed of a dining area and a living room with two single beds useful for hosting up to four people and a bright and spacious double bedroom overlooking the splendid centuries-old park.
The kitchen is equipped with a hob, fridge and washing machine and instead overlooks the Casentino countryside.
The heating is autonomous.
The bathroom and bedroom are equipped with linen and personal hygiene products.

APARTMENT BEATRICE

The Beatrice apartment located on the first floor is a two-room apartment composed of a dining area and a living room with two single beds useful for hosting up to four people and a bright and spacious double bedroom overlooking the splendid centuries-old park.
The kitchen is equipped with a hob, fridge and washing machine and instead overlooks the Casentino mountains.
The heating is autonomous.
The bathroom and bedroom are equipped with linen and personal hygiene products.
 

Things to do at Palazzo and out door activities

 

In order to offer you a very special and pleasant stay here, in the suggestive land of Casentino, we have the pleasure to propose you our excellent services.

· Cooking Class organized by our chef, where you can taste excellent typical dishes made with genuine products, prepare and cooked together
· Hiking and e-biking experience on the ridges of Foreste Casentinesi, among places steeped in spirituality and peace, like the monasteries of Camaldoli and the Sanctuary della Verna.
· Excursions with horseback ride to discover the lesser known paradises and the mystical places subject to religious pilgrimage.  

For the little guests:
· Cooking classes for children
· Excursion with donkeys

We remain at your disposal for all the details, costs and booking services 

 

EVENTS

The charm of Palazzo Gatteschi is the ideal setting for ceremonies, parties, weddings and events to remember.
The historic church adjacent to the park of the Villa is often used for religious ceremonies.
The annex of the Villa together with the park in front are ideal spaces for organizing events and parties.
Our staff is available to offer you a complete service from the personalization of the fittings, to a menu that suits your needs and to the realization of all the details that will make your event unique and special.
For information on costs and availability, please contact us by phone or email


How to reach "Palazzo Gatteschi"

By car
-From Florence:  Pontassieve  > S.S. 70 > Passo della Consuma > Porrena
-From Arezzo:  S.S. 71 > Bibbiena > Poppi > Porrena
-From Forlì    :  S.S. 310 Passo della Calla > Stia > Pratovecchio > Porrena
-From Cesena:  E 45 > Exit Bagno di Romagna > Mandrioli Pass > Badia Prataglia > Soci > Poppi > Porrena

From the highway
 - from South and from North:  A1 exit Arezzo > S.S. 71 > Bibbiena > Poppi > Porrena

By Bus
from Florence: from SITA station (S.Maria Novella square) Sita line for casentino > Porrena

By train
- from Florence: FFSS line for Arezzo > LFI line for Stia > Porrena Station
- from Arezzo: LFI line for Stia > Porrena Station

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Palazzo Gatteschi

Via Falterona 104
52014 Porrena di Poppi
Arezzo, Tuscany, Italy
Tel: +39 389 9094452
info@palazzogatteschi.it

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