We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Intimate Yet Grand

The ambiance of this place is pure 'life-in-the-country' Renaissance and a wonderful place to stay... read more

Reviewed 5 December 2016
San Francisco
Home away from home

We love this place, we have stayed there on three different vacations and will go back again. The... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2016
Sheila M
Read all 38 reviews
All photos (27)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good31%
  • Average13%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible0%
5 Dec 2016
“Intimate Yet Grand”
3 Sep 2016
“Home away from home”
Porciano, Stia, Italy
+39 337 671 277
Improve This Listing
Reviews (38)
Filter reviews
6 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
See what travellers are saying:
Updating list...
Reviewed 5 December 2016

The ambiance of this place is pure 'life-in-the-country' Renaissance and a wonderful place to stay for a few days to simply relax and enjoy the countryside. The castle has been lovingly cared for and is shows! Providing a beautiful and authentic experience of castle life...More

Date of experience: January 2016
1  Thank HamletAlive
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We love this place, we have stayed there on three different vacations and will go back again. The owner and her Manager are so gracious, they absolutely make you feel special and at home during your visit. The town of Stia is small however an...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Sheila M
Reviewed 8 July 2015

A friend of mine had stayed there and became friends with the owner Martha. She now goes back frequently and stays a month! I had to see for myself and our 1 day visit became a week long experience of a life time. There is...More

Date of experience: May 2015
4  Thank Laurie_Burell2
Reviewed 9 June 2015

We wandered up to this castle without expectations and were very pleasantly surprised to meet there the current owner. There is a fascinating story about how a WWII American intelligence officer met a Florentine lady whose family owned the castle and together restored it as...More

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Taking a ride into the country after three days in sweltering cities, we drove up to this tower perched on the top of a hill near Stia. Stia was dead, it was a Monday and we didn't have much hope that the castle would be...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank John L
Reviewed 24 March 2015

Just go! Call the owner, Contessa Martha, and make an appointment. You will not regret it. Either Martha or one of her staff will give you a tour and most likely you can get up to the top and have the most amazing views ever...More

Date of experience: September 2014
1  Thank MuttiB2013
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Albergo Falterona
205 reviews
1.41 km away
I Tre Baroni
437 reviews
8.45 km away
Hotel Ristorante Miramonti
37 reviews
8.74 km away
Locanda dei Baroni
176 reviews
9.99 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 11 nearby restaurants
415 reviews
1.53 km away
Ristorante Falterona
143 reviews
1.37 km away
L'Ospitale Dei Brilli
123 reviews
1.46 km away
Ristorante La Rana da Filetto
191 reviews
1.23 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 15 nearby attractions
Museo dell'Arte della Lana
92 reviews
1.34 km away
Associazione Adrenalina Parco Avventura Casentino
19 reviews
1.00 km away
Palagio Fiorentino
20 reviews
1.48 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Castello di Porciano staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines