Hotel Castello di Septe, considered one of the most beautiful in central Italy, after important restorations that lasted several years, is ready to offer its prestigious structure with accommodations suitable for every need. The castle restaurant offers original reinterpretations of the local traditional cuisine and the premises of the structure are ideal to set up any type of event with services and attention to the high level details.
Castello di Septe History
The picturesque Castle of Septe, rises in the territory of Mozzagrogna located on the west bank of the Sangro on a rocky hillock. Among the medieval castles of the area is certainly the most famous and perhaps even the most evocative, given its troubled history that has seen him protagonist.
Built by the Lombards at the end of the 8th century, it was owned by the Counts of Chieti until the Normans conquered the feud. Around the year one thousand, the Theatine counts, to be present in the markets always alive and thriving in the city of Lanciano, used to stay here, not far from the splendid Abbey of San Giovanni in Venere, which Count Conrado owes much of his system. In 1259 King Manfred donated its properties to the city of Lanciano. In 1308 Count Philip of Flanders, who in the meantime had married the cousin of Charles I, Catherine of Courtenay - received the castle taking up the old tradition but was driven out by Lanciano for his arrogance and for the castle began a period of decline.
Sold to the private in the seventeenth century in 1721 the baroness Chiara de Osses, being devoid of heirs, decided to donate it to Antonio Genoino, whose descendants lived in the castle until the middle of 1900, when the last of the heirs disappeared under mysterious circumstances during the second World War.
After a careful restoration that took place recently, after which it was declared a National Monument by the Ministry of Cultural Heritage, the castle is now home to a four-star hotel with 49 rooms, all furnished with taste and refinement, with stylish furniture classic and equipped with every comfort to satisfy even the most demanding guest. Of these 6 are Junior Suites and 6 Suites, spacious and elegant, located in farmhouses adjacent to the castle.
The Castello di Septe provides its spaces and the many years of experience of its staff to organize events, weddings and various ceremonies, making every party perfect. The preparation of the event is followed in every step, providing a wide range of creative and original services, providing, for example, specialists for floral decorations, sommelier and photographic service, baby-sitter and animators and much more. The kitchen artists will be able to prepare a personalized, exclusive and irresistible menu, to guarantee a banquet and a pleasant aperitif; classic cuisine is masterfully revisited with touches of innovation, combining gastronomic tradition with international choices. In addition to the choice of raw materials, particular attention is paid to the choice of wines, with a cellar provided with the most prestigious labels of Abruzzi and Italian origin.