Castello di Ugento, Ugento

Destination

Salento

Accomodation

Hotel
A majestic 17th-century castle in the heart of Puglia, Castello di Ugento has only nine suites, a cooking school and beautifully manicured gardens

A majestic 17th-century castle in the heart of Puglia, Castello di Ugento has only nine suites, a cooking school and beautifully manicured gardens

  • The castle is set on a hill in the charming town of Ugento and is close to Gallipoli and Lecce, with their baroque cathedrals and lively squares
  • There are nine individually designed suites, with exposed stone walls, star-shaped vaulted ceilings, antique furniture and private terraces with views across Ugento’s rooftops
  • Dinner from the on-site restaurant, Il Tempo Nuovo, takes place in the chef’s high-tech kitchen, in the courtyard or on the roof terrace, and is normally a six-course feast
  • Visit the property’s 18th-century herb garden with more than 100 aromatic and medicinal plants