Castello di Lispida
(Historical Residences) Monselice
A historic hideaway in the Euganean hills
Three reasons why you'll love it here
- A monastery transformed into a luxury manor
- A tour of Lispida's historic wine cellars
- Mucking about in the thermal mud
Situated right in the heart of the Euganean Hills Nature Reserve, yet within easy reach of great Italian cities the likes of Venice and Padua, Castello di Lispida is an idyllic place in which to enjoy a truly unique vacation.
From monks to grapes
Castello di Lispida dates back to at least 1150; when an edit issued by Pope Eugene the 3rd declared it to be the property of the Augustine Monastic order.
Lispida remained a monastery until the close of the 18th century when it was purchased by the Corinaldi, the family responsible its transformation in palatial residence and for the addition of the cellars needed to store the great quantity of wine produced with the grapes grown on the 90 hectare estate.
Rooms fit for a king
Today, guests sojourn in tastefully furnished and well equipped apartments in the Castello, Torretta and Granaio.
All rooms feature beautiful pieces of antique furniture and a number of fascinating etchings and prints.
Thermal water, mud and massages
As the great number of world-class spas in the vicinity might suggest, the area is known for its thermal water and indeed, within the extensive grounds of the Castello di Lispida itself, there is a lake, the water of which is warmed by natural hot springs. The mud lining the lake is renowned for its therapeutic properties.
In what was once the Castle's greenhouse, a fabulous swimming pool complete with hydromassage and jet-streams has been created
For elite social gatherings and top level business events, Castello di Lipsida offers a number of unique and well-appointed function rooms.
Via IV Novembre, 4 - 35043 Monselice (Padova)
Tel. +39 042 9780530
Fax +39 042 9780530
Castello di Lispida amenities
Food and drink
- "La Cantina di Lispida" wine bar
- Tasting room
- Indoor pool with hydromassage
- Park and garden
- Weddings and banquets
- Meetings and conventions
- La Torretta
- Il Castello
- La Camera Castello
- Il Portico
- La Dimora del Re
- La Camera Granaio
- Car park
- Mountain bikes