Castiglione dei Pepoli is a small town located in the Tuscan-Emilian Apennines immersed in nature. It is the ideal place to spend a relaxing holiday outdoors, visit nearby Bologna, and enjoy the lakes and other nearby attractions. And the Hotel La Torretta is the ideal place for your stay!
Hotel La Torretta
Hotel La Torretta is located in Castiglione dei Pepoli, a town exactly between Florence and Bologna and surrounded by lush, green hills and mountains. It is just 3 km off the Badia Autostrada exit. The 14 rooms are very spacious and equipped with desks and flat-screen TVs. There is also free Wi-Fi. An elevator allows all guests to comfortably and conveniently access their room.
If you are traveling as a family, the hotel has family rooms and offers an evening entertainment program and play area.
And when you are a guest of La Torretta you’ll be able to enjoy the beautiful swimming pool as well.
The Restaurant and Pizzeria
In addition to the cafe with an outdoor patio that offers excellent breakfasts and aperitifs, La Torretta has an excellent restaurant and pizzeria serving traditional, local cuisine. Let yourself be pampered by the welcoming staff who are anxious to have you try the local delicacies.
La Torretta prides itself on its quality products that are locally sourced and made from scratch. You can try their fabulous tortellini, lasagna, tagliatelle, roast beef, Florentine steak and much more. Many of the dishes include porcini mushrooms and truffles.
Castiglione dei Pepoli
The historic center is truly lovely with its buildings constructed from local stone. The San Lorenzo Church dates to the 16th century and the tower to the 18th.
Get in Touch with Nature
When you choose La Torretta for your relaxing holiday or weekend, you choose Mother Nature. A short distance away is the renowned Regional Park of Lake Brasimone and Lake Suviana where you can enjoy the water and numerous trails both on foot and by mountain bike. Bike rental is another service offered by La Torretta to its guests! Nearby Santa Maria basin is even closer and you can enjoy fishing, hiking, or even horseback riding.
In the Area
In addition to nature, La Torretta is very close to the Boccadirio Sanctuary, a very important pilgrimage destination.
Rocchetta Mattei Castle is only 40 minutes away and is one of the most interesting castles in Italy. Designed by the eccentric Cesare Mattei beginning in 1850, the Castle is a mix of architectural styles from Middle-Eastern to Gothic to Medieval. A must-see!
For those who love shopping and discounts, Castiglione has quite a few shops, and the Barberino outlets are just 25 minutes away by car.
As if all this weren’t enough, the fantastic art cities of Florence and Bologna are easily reachable in a short time.
Castiglione dei Pepoli hosts numerous events throughout the year. In the summertime, you can enjoy some cooler weather and mountain temperatures when the porcini mushroom harvest takes place. In July, there is also an annual rally car event that has been going on for over 40 years. For foodies, the month of August brings the major event “Montagna in Fiera” and “Tartufest” in October which celebrates the local truffle harvest.