There are many legends about the Castello di Rosciano. For example, one says that the “seeker friar’s ghost” appears to people that go into the woods looking for mushrooms. Another says that the noble Tancredo’s ghost hunts the castle, especially during the banquets, therefore there is always an extra place at table for him. And the very sad legend of the Tower Lady, who has shut herself up in her room wavering and waiting for her husband coming back from Crusades in the Holy Land.
Apart from this, if you cross the threshold of this majestic castle, which from the hills between Torgiano and Bettona dominates the entire Valle del Tevere, you can perceive a clear and strong echo of history. An intense and vibrating history, which dates back to the Etruscan, Roman, and Longobard periods, till the Year 1000, when the fortalice used to be considered an impregnable place, thanks to its high walls and the presence of two deep ditches surrounding it. Anyway, the greatest period for the Castle was during the Early Middle Ages, when it hosted the noble and powerful family of Scifi.
The castle has recovered its ancient splendour, thanks to a scrupulous work of restoration that has preserved its original structure. Nowadays this majestic and austere building represents one of the most exclusive and famous locations for weddings in Central Italy. Castello di Rosciano is surrounded by silent holm oak forests, and offers the newlyweds many typical interiors and spaces around the Mastio. The refined halls, which are kept fresh in Summer thanks to the thick walls, and warm in Winter thanks to the big fireplaces, can hold up to 200 people. Salone Tancredi (Tancredi Hall), located on the old defensive walls, can host up to 300 people. During the sweetest months, the cosy and refined garden, the main square, and the terrace are lovely place for aperitifs and after parties with music, while the halls are the ideal locations to organize candle-lit banquets.
The great variety of interiors and exteriors give the opportunity to create always different and original events, according to the newlywed’s needs. The castle, in fact, offers the possibility to organize itinerant receptions, in order to benefit from the many and evocative settings that characterize it. The receptions can be organized in different ways: sumptuous and refined decorations, or very essential and cosy ones, to create in any case a very effective atmosphere. Everything is supervised by the careful and meticulous staff of the castle, whose high experience and services offered are always available for the bride and the groom, so as to let them live a unique, unforgettable, and custom event.