Castello Della Manta – FAI

Northern Italy - Piedmont - Manta - (CN)

Historical Mansion

Thanks to its unique atmosphere, Castello della Manta, property of FAI, is the perfect scenery for concerts, film sets, events, gala dinners, private parties and exhibitions.

  • PositionOut of town, Countryside
  • Openingfom March to November
  • N° Meeting halls4
  • Plenary capacity300 seats
  • Further halls/rooms from 60 to 300
  • Spoken Languages Italian, English, French
  • Affiliations: FAI – Fondo Ambiente Italiano
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The Alps in Cuneo area, Piedmont as the background of a stunning medieval castle, surrounded by a park where first dwelt Valerano, lord of the Marquis of Saluzzo.

The Baronial Hall (Salone Baronale) preserves one of the most astonishing testimonies of courtly painting of the 14th century: nine heroes and nine heroines, covered in sumptuous clothes and precious armors, parading in front of the fountain of eternal youth.

The Castle is the ideal scenario where to set a fairytale wedding. The old church of the Castle is available for religious ceremonies and during summer, the garden boasts the perfect atmosphere for aperitifs and unforgettable cut of the wedding cake.

Companies and privates may organize:
– private events, exclusive lunches and dinners
– business meetings, conventions and team building
books presentations e products launches
fashion shows and concerts
– film sets and photo shoots
weddings (church is available inside the property)

FAI properties nearby: Castello e Parco di Masino. (Masino Castle and Park)
Points of interest in the surroundings: Saluzzo and the ancient Marquisate.
Saluzzo is located in Monviso valley and it is a wonderful example of medieval and piedmontese architectures as it preserves the urban characteristics of different eras within the ancient walls. Saluzzo was the capital of the indipendend Maquisate for 4 centuries and it is considered a city of art thanks to the testimonies of its noble and rich past. Palaces, hidden squares and historic streets offer extraordinary views. Do not miss San Giovanni Church, Casa Cavassa and the Cathedral.
Staffarda Abbey is an impressive and articulate complex of buildings dating back to the twelfth century, including the abbey church, the cloister, the guest quarters, the covered market. It is less than 15 km away.

Photos ©: Dario Fusaro.

Awards

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Atmosphere

The severe medieval fortress preserves its austerity despite many renovation works transformed it into a luxury mansion. Impressive Gothic frescoes decorate the lounges. Legends and ghosts still seem live in the castle

History

Built in the twelfth century as a military outpost, it first turned into a real stronghold. In the fifteenth centuryit was transformed into a noble palace by Marquis Valerano, founder of the Saluzzo della Manta family.

Surroundings

In a strategic position close to wild valleys of Cuneo dominated by the Monviso, the refined Turin (1-hour drive)and the Langhe renowned for wine and for being a very "gourmet" area

Spaces

  • Number of halls4
  • Plenary capacity300
  • Further halls/roomsfrom 60 to 80
NOTES: Guided tours (italian, english, french, german available); tours with actors; themed tours.
Outdoor public parking.
Catering on request.

Services

NOTES: Hostess.
Fotocopie.
Fax dedicato.

Meeting rooms

Giardino
mq 3000

  • Theater300
  • Dinner/Tables300
  • Buffet300

Sala delle Grottesche e Galleria
mq 120

  • Theater80
  • Dinner/Tables120
  • Buffet70

Cantine
mq 120

  • Theater70
  • Dinner/Tables60
  • Buffet100

Cucinone Cinquecentesco
mq 90

  • Theater60
  • Dinner/Tables70
  • Buffet50

Restaurants

  • Restaurants

Distances

  • Airport

  • Highway

  • Rail Station

  • City

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