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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £25 /night

£171 - £642 / week

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  • Nearest beach 100 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
Luxury stylish and wide Apartment with breathtaking view o the Valley and sunset. High level furniture, comfortable livings, 1 bedroom,1 bathroom with shower, equipped Kitchen. Host 2 persons Pool is shared , full servicing. Welcome breakfast basket on arrival The perfect home for independent Travellers who like to have a comfortable retreat after a touring day.  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £80 /night

£556 - £736 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Enjoy the magic of living in a historic house, among amazing frescoes, and in the very heart of Tuscany: Villa Di Lupo Parra is a lovely place for a peaceful holiday of culture and good life.  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

3 Nights min stay

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from £93 /night

£650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A country hideaway with traditional comforts. Excellent equestrian, golfing and spa activities, hiking and biking. Kids Club. Excellent for touring art cities and Chianti and Brunello wine countries. For nature lovers, artists and photographers. Full concierge services. Please request for Formignano B&B, Horse Riding & Golf, Spa Days, Art City & Local Tours, Weddings & Events.  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Very Good 4/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £49 /night

£342 - £385 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Umbrian castle tower with two bedrooms, two bathrooms, full kitchen, dining terrace, garden, living room with fireplace, 30 minutes to airport Perugia-Assisi. Self-catering holiday home near Spoleto, Montefalco, Spello, Bevagna, Campello. Nature walks and museum tours. Hiking to Assisi or rafting the Nera. Unesco World Heritage Site of Campello, wine tours, truffle hunts.  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £93 /night

£650 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A country hideaway with traditional comforts. Excellent equestrian, golfing and spa activities, hiking and biking. Kids Club. Excellent for touring art cities and Chianti and Brunello wine countries. For nature lovers, artists and photographers. Full concierge services. Please request for Formignano B&B, Horse Riding & Golf, Spa Days, Art City & Local Tours, Weddings & Events.  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 3

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £92 /night

£642 - £795 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Lovely apartment in a famous 18th-century castle, among amazing frescoes, and in the very heart of Tuscany. At Villa Di Lupo Parra you will find an unequalled atmosphere of beauty and peace for a romantic and unforgettable holiday.  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £64 /night

£445 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A country hideaway with traditional comforts. Excellent equestrian, golfing and spa activities, hiking and biking. Kids Club. Excellent for touring art cities and Chianti and Brunello wine countries. For nature lovers, artists and photographers. Full concierge services. Please request for Formignano B&B, Horse Riding & Golf, Spa Days, Art City & Local Tours, Weddings & Events.  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £48 /night

£331 - £626 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
The Gate House is a grade II listed mini gothic castle conveniently located for Dover Castle, the seafront, trips to France and exploring east Kent. Full of period character: exposed beams, a turret, brick fireplaces, and canopied bed. Perfect for a romantic break  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 4

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £92 /night

£642 - £847 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
Charming apartment in a 18th century castle,among breathtaking frescoes:an ideal stay for artists and art lovers.Three centuries of painting and history enclosed in these walls,a piano just for you to play and the beauty of Tuscany will make your holiday unforgettable. No matter if you come in Summer or in Winter, any season is perfect to love every moment of your stay here.  …see more

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Castle | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £342 /night

£2394 - £3591 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 32 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Rogheta ancient Agostinian hermitage is now a charming country house with swimming pool and Jacuzzi (dipped into a natural reserve area) in the very heart of the etrurian Tuscany, between Volterra and the sea. A specially "neat place" since it has been constructed with bio-compatible material.  …see more

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Castle | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 7

3 Nights min stay

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from £122 /night

£851 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A country hideaway with traditional comforts. Excellent equestrian, golfing and spa activities, hiking and biking. An excellent base for touring art cities and Chianti and Brunello wine countries. For nature lovers, artists and photographers. Full concierge services. Please request for Formignano B&B, Horse Riding & Golf, Spa Days, Art City & Local Tours, Weddings & Events.  …see more

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Castle | 11 Bedrooms | sleeps 24

1 night min stay

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from £660 /night

£4617 - £5984 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
16th cent Chateau in Normandy near the landing beaches  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £30 /night

£204 - £1124 / week

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Key info:

  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Relais chianti, luxury apartment chianti, hamlet chianti, medieval village, infinity swimming pool ,outdoor dining area , barbecue grill.  …see more

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Castle | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £52 /night

£360 - £958 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 75 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Holidays in an original Castle near Siena! Castello di Capria offers the perfect location for history and nature loving guests. Space for up to 10 people in comfortable rooms, self catered or with catering. Special Getaway for smaller groups for up to 10 people. Golf nearby, Horse riding nearby, swimming nearby.  …see more

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Castle | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Excellent 5/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £92 /night

£642 - £684 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 5 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
I would like to mention that if you bring bikes, surfboards… There's space to leave it. There's space to clean them after use it. You're inbetween the Alt and Baix Empurdà, so you have lots of places to stay and visit. The place is really good have a family time. CHECK OUR VIDEO FOR MORE DETAILS: http://youtu.be/-Ak2z6g2aO4  …see more

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Castle | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

2 Nights min stay

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from £171 /night

£1193 - £1817 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Kitchen: Dishwasher, oven, 4 ring ceramic hob, extractor fan, American fridge freezer, microwave, prof.snijmachine, fryer, waffle baker, toasti, Toaster, kettle, Krupps Nespresso (bring your own cups) Philips Senseo (bring your own pads), normal coffee maker, Food p The Castlevilla is situated on the border of a national park with his forests and fans.  …see more

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Castle | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 11

Excellent 5/5 

4 Nights min stay

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from £275 /night

£1924 - £2821 / week

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Key info:

  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 20 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
For Italian art lovers: the famous 18th-century Villa Di Lupo Parra, which has been home to arts and artists, will welcome you to show its breathtaking frescoes and be your home in the very heart of Tuscany for a romantic and relaxing holiday of culture and good life.  …see more

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Castle | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £220 /night

£1539 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
As one of our guests said, 'in the castle we rediscovered the joy of talk and storytelling .. and a little bit of singing around the fire at night'.  …see more

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Castle | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £312 /night

£2180 - £4659 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 125 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
The Château offers: Holiday accommodation for 2 to 15 guests in 6 bedrooms, private 9 hole par 27 Golf Course, Heated Swimming Pool, Finnish Sauna, Golf Clubs, Trampoline Children's Play Corner, Table Tennis, Table Football, Pool biljard. France, Dordogne, Castle, wedding, golf holiday, vacation, south of france  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 5

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £80 /night

£556 - £684 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Castle Tower Above Spoleto Valley: Italian Design and Pool Access, 2-bedroom, 1 1/2 baths, sleeps 3-5. 5-minute drive to large private pool, 1 free pass for 2 to nearby spa: sauna, steam room, heated pool. Other spa treatments available. Outdoor dining. Campello, Umbria  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 3

3 Nights min stay

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from £80 /night

£560 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 50 km
  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
A country hideaway with traditional comforts. Excellent equestrian, golfing and spa activities, hiking and biking. Kids Club. Excellent for touring art cities and Chianti and Brunello wine countries. For nature lovers, artists and photographers. Full concierge services. Please request for Formignano B&B, Horse Riding & Golf, Spa Days, Art City & Local Tours, Weddings & Events.  …see more

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Castle | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

1 night min stay

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from £68 /night

£471 - £2650 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
5 large rooms with private bath each and toilets, the small castle is situated along the river where bikes pass (85 KMS). We also have a restaurant just near to Le Clos Belle Rose,private parties catered for. We speak English. We can use the kitchen if you need Possibility to reserve hot stone massage, or with rose oil  …see more

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Castle | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 12

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £231 /night

£1613 - £2420 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Fanningstown Castle offers self-catering accommodation & is perfect for small family groups, gatherings & celebrations, intimate civil wedding or blessing ceremonies, couples or friends looking for a unique place to spend time together touring the Shannon region,Ireland  …see more

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Castle | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 18

Very Good 4/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £159 /night

£1112 - £1197 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Beautiful castle for rent on a unique location Many possibilities. Celebrations like weddings, team buildings up till 300people. Prices on demand.  …see more

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Castle | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 17

2 Nights min stay

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from £550 /night

£3847 / week

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  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
16th cent Chateau in Normandy near d-day beaches (17 pers)  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 4

1 night min stay

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from £11 /night

£77 - £342 / week

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Key info:

  • Nearest beach 40 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
A 17th century historical building in the heart of Sardinia, in the middle of the Nuraghi towers Valley, at less than one hour by car from Alghero beaches. Thiesi village is well known for its food and cheese, you will be welcome in lots of factories and cottages  …see more

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Castle | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

2 Nights min stay

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from £50 /night

£349 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Si quieres disfrutar de la naturaleza y todas sus posibilidades, como por ejemplo rutas a caballo, pistas de esquí, escalada, senderismo, ciclismo o simplemente de su tranquilidad a cuerpo de rey, te ofrecemos la posibilidad de hacerlo en el Castillo de Llaés!  …see more

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Castle | 6 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £454 /night

£3175 - £6885 / week

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  • Nearest beach 18 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Balbegno Castle is a spectacular L plan Castle with a Georgian Wing and a magnificent Great Hall with an unusual vaulted heraldic ceiling. It sleeps 13 and offers exclusive access to Fasque Lake for trout fishing. Activities nearby include, golf, shooting, beaches..  …see more

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Castle | 4 Bedrooms | sleeps 13

Short stays welcome

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from £152 /night

£1060 - £1484 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Villa Filitsa is a stone built property listed in the historical home registry in Greece. The property was renovated in 2001 and in 2010 further changes were made. The main entrance to Villa Filitsa is located within a private, inner courtyard tiled with stone slabs. T  …see more

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Castle | 9 Bedrooms | sleeps 20

1 night min stay

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from £750 /night

£5247 - £5830 / week

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  • Suitable for children over
  • Car essential
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
the chateau is solely for the use of each group of guests and is in its own private grounds has been restored to a very high standard in a traditional manner  …see more

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Castle | 3 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

Short stays welcome

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from £86 /night

£599 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 0 km
  • Not suitable for children
  • Car advised
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
Romantic and Historic apartment in front of the Castle of Otranto and the sea. Salento Italy  …see more

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Castle | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

2 Nights min stay

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from £587 /night

£4104 - £5813 / week

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  • Nearest beach 35 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
  • Private garden
Exclusive rental of the Castle - Bed & Breakfast - Room in the castle . Your hosts look forward to welcoming you to a truly memorable stay in the beautiful, atmospheric surroundings of their family home. possibility domestic staff (maid, cook etc.), hosts' table dinner on request, bedrooms can be double/twins  …see more

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Castle | 18 Bedrooms | sleeps 40

Very Good 4.5/5 

1 night min stay

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from £909 /night

£6360 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Lunga House and Castle offers you the freedom to add the detail that you want; the chance to host a 2 night exclusive castle party with personality; a coastal castle wedding in one of the most magical, romantic spots on this planet and fabulous local and seasonal food.  …see more

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Castle | 2 Bedrooms | sleeps 6

1 night min stay

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from £184 /night

£1283 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Not suitable for children
  • No pets allowed
Il castello di Coazzolo è un luogo intimo e immerso nel verde, ideale per gli amanti dell'eleganza e della privacy. Le Langhe sono terra di storia, di vini, di tartufi e di buon cibo.  …see more

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Castle | 10 Bedrooms | sleeps 27

3 Nights min stay

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from £7118 /night

£49820 / week

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  • Not suitable for children
  • Car essential
  • Air conditioning
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Reward Yourself: The exceptional location of this Elegant Chateau enables its distinguished guests to plan and enjoy a diverse variety of stimulating sports and leisure activities both within the premises and the region. As the distance is only 30km from Paris,  …see more

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Castle | 1 Bedroom | sleeps 2

3 Nights min stay

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from £47 /night

£325 - £330 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Not suitable for children
  • Some pets are welcome - please contact the owner
The charming interior, the 13th century arches and walls make Il Castello di Dante the ideal place to immerse yourself in the magical atmosphere of this unique land.  …see more

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Castle | 5 Bedrooms | sleeps 10

Excellent 5/5 

3 Nights min stay

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from £477 /night

£3334 / week

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  • Beach / lakeside relaxation
  • Nearest beach 4 km
  • Suitable for children over
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Rent the Pavillon of the Château de Tocqueville, home of Alexis de Tocqueville, in Normandy next to the landing beaches. Available for your pleasure, you will experience a luxury stay with the 5 double bedrooms and the spacious ground floor living room  …see more

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Castle | 11 Bedrooms | sleeps 24

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £572 /night

£4000 - £7500 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
Winner of Top vacation rental Edinburgh Award huge baronial beautifully decorated country mansion house. 45 mins to Edinburgh 10 acres of grounds Beautifully decorated ideal for family groups,corporate, events- Butler/catering on request. Short breaks.Dogs welcome. The perfect house for entertaining and celebrating.  …see more

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Castle | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 14

Excellent 5/5 

2 Nights min stay

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from £550 /night

£3850 - £5250 / week

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  • Nearest beach 15 km
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • No pets allowed
  • Private garden
Glentruim Castle is a stunning nine bedroom property which is set in 53 acres of beautiful mixed woodland with abundant wildlife, and is situated in the Cairngorm National Park, in the heart of the Scottish Highlands. An ideal location for large house parties. Beautiful rooms, in a stunning location, with a host of facilities to suit all ages.  …see more

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Castle | 8 Bedrooms | sleeps 16

2 Nights min stay

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from £1286 /night

£9000 - £10000 / week

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  • Swimming pool
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car advised
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden
The C17th Castle is a Grade II listed detached hill top property. It boasts glorious 360 degree views over wooded North Somerset countryside on one side and across the Bristol Channel to Wales on the other. It is a spectacular castle ideal for memorable holiday.  …see more

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Castle | 7 Bedrooms | sleeps 15

Very Good 4/5 

Short stays welcome

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from £322 /night

£2250 - £4500 / week

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  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car essential
  • Pets welcome
  • Private garden