Castrum of Serravalle, Italy
Ever dreamed of staying in a Medieval castle? Well now you, and three friends, can! This apartment in the main tower of the Castrum of Serravalle, a bone fide ancient fortress in the centre of Italy’s Vittorio Veneto, is an architectural wonder.
Stay in its confines and live like a Queen or King for a few days, or use it as your starting point to explore the nearby delights of Venice, Treviso and the Dolomites to name a few. With a hectare of private parkland lined with ancient walls, there’s plenty to discover on your doorstep, too.
Then, if you’re feeling a bit hot, cool off in the solarium with its upside down shower – which must be seen to be believed. Light the BBQ in the evening and relax on the exclusive terrace, sampling the fabulous food and wine this region has to offer.
There’s a three night minimum stay here, costing around £137 per night. But with so much to explore, and hello, it’s a castle, you certainly won’t get bored. It just remains to be seen if you’ll strut around the turrets channelling your inner princess or prince…