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  • WEDDINGS

    Celebrate your wedding in a castle in Puglia and turn Castello di Ugento into your private home. Special celebrations are curated with the highest level of care in the idyllic setting of Ugento near the stunning Ionian beaches of Salento, the tip of Italy’s heel.

    Make Castello your home and be the Host for any Private event: weddings, birthdays, anniversaries, family or corporate reunions. The uniqueness of Castello is palpable when you enter through the gate.

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    Situated in the beautiful southernmost tip of Puglia known as Salento, Castello di Ugento is a family owned castle filled with 900 years of history and art. The impressive sustainable restoration together with the contemporary comfort and style reveal a unique balance between the old and the new.

    The 17th century walled kitchen garden is an ideal setting for an exchange of vows. Aperitivo and Dining can be held in the garden or the central courtyard, the heart of the castle, and will enchant both day and night.

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    Situated in the beautiful southernmost tip of Puglia known as Salento, Castello di Ugento is a family owned castle filled with 900 years of history and art. The impressive sustainable restoration together with the contemporary comfort and style reveal a unique balance between the old and the new.

    The 17th century walled kitchen garden is an ideal setting for an exchange of vows. Aperitivo and Dining can be held in the garden or the central courtyard, the heart of the castle, and will enchant both day and night.

    >> Ask us for details


    The Castello offers 8 beautifully renovated Suites and sister property Masseria le Mandorle only five minutes from the castle, is available with 12 more rooms and shuttle service. The exclusive experience is amplified by the synergy created between our two properties, Castello & Masseria, as they offer different tastes of Pugliese and Italian living.

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    We are delighted to help you plan all your wishes: floral decorations, Open Bar, DJ, live music, photography, and when it’s time to say goodbye choose a magical farewell brunch in the garden. You tell us your wishes and dreams, and we’ll do the rest. Weddings at Castello di Ugento require a minimum stay of 2 nights.

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    We are delighted to help you plan all your wishes: floral decorations, Open Bar, DJ, live music, photography, and when it’s time to say goodbye choose a magical farewell brunch in the garden. You tell us your wishes and dreams, and we’ll do the rest. Weddings at Castello di Ugento require a minimum stay of 2 nights.

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    Hosting a wedding in our castle in Puglia means a most exquisite culinary experience. Organic and locally sourced seasonal ingredients together with the passion and talent of Exec. Chef Tommaso of Il Tempo Nuovo and Head Chef of The Puglia Culinary Centre will surprise you.

    Let him create a special menu with you, while our sommelière will guide you through the numerous and fine grape varieties of the Salento region and on. And for late night dancers, nothing better than a midnight “spaghettata”!

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    Our newlyweds find nothing more romantic than choosing the Master Suite Alcova di Diana. This Suite is located on the “Piano Nobile” of the ancient Castello in the private apartments of the d’Amore family and offers a terrace with views of the castle, the cathedral and the “centro storico” of Ugento.

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    Our newlyweds find nothing more romantic than choosing the Master Suite Alcova di Diana. This Suite is located on the “Piano Nobile” of the ancient Castello in the private apartments of the d’Amore family and offers a terrace with views of the castle, the cathedral and the “centro storico” of Ugento.

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    Whether in the 17th century kitchen garden, in the courtyard, or in the company of the Norman fresco in the Ballroom, Castello di Ugento offers many distinctive spaces for different parts of the day while you host your wedding in the castle… your home during your very special days.

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    Whether in the 17th century kitchen garden, in the courtyard, or in the company of the Norman fresco in the Ballroom, Castello di Ugento offers many distinctive spaces for different parts of the day while you host your wedding in the castle… your home during your very special days.

    >> Learn more


    The beautiful seventeenth-century Courtyard, is the center stage of the mansion, and can receive up to 90 seated guests. It reveals itself as the heart of the castello, and its walls will wrap you in a cozy and festive feeling for the dinner or for a cake cutting. The dining halls just adjacent to the courtyard, where the 900 year old Norman tower was uncovered in 2015, is a perfect area nicely air conditioned and visible through imposing glass doors and floors.

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    The 18th century Kitchen Garden, a marvel of fruit trees, flowers and aromatic herbs offers 1,500 m2 of space with lovely views of the castle and of the Piano Nobile adorned with frescoed ceilings. It is organized around a central arbor shaped like a cross, and is the ideal setting for a welcome aperitivo, an exchange of vows or religious rite, or an open bar accompanied by music. The enchantment in this “giardino secreto” is quite spectacular.

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    The 18th century Kitchen Garden, a marvel of fruit trees, flowers and aromatic herbs offers 1,500 m2 of space with lovely views of the castle and of the Piano Nobile adorned with frescoed ceilings. It is organized around a central arbor shaped like a cross, and is the ideal setting for a welcome aperitivo, an exchange of vows or religious rite, or an open bar accompanied by music. The enchantment in this “giardino secreto” is quite spectacular.

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    The large “Sala delle feste” or ballroom, is situated in the castle’s most ancient tower. Once the Armory in Norman times, it is the ideal place for the evening festivities where you will dance the night away as long as you wish. The ancient stables lead the way to the Ballroom and are a perfect setting for an open bar and in the sala delle feste you may make use of a large screen Smart TV, offering the possibility of projecting any media you wish.

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    You may also choose to host your castle wedding celebrations under the frescoed ceilings of the museum wing on the Piano Nobile. These stunning rooms, with vaulted ceilings painted al fresco in the late 1600s, were originally the living quarters of the d’Amore family. The imposing size and historical decor will enchant you and your guests as you stroll from one fresco to another uncovering the stories the noble family wished to tell. And why not treat yourselves as newlyweds to a private candlelit dinner under the fresco of the Salone dei Putti, surrounded by music and flowers after your guests leave… this will be the true beginning of your honeymoon and the d’Amore cherubs will be your sole company.

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    You may also choose to host your castle wedding celebrations under the frescoed ceilings of the museum wing on the Piano Nobile. These stunning rooms, with vaulted ceilings painted al fresco in the late 1600s, were originally the living quarters of the d’Amore family. The imposing size and historical decor will enchant you and your guests as you stroll from one fresco to another uncovering the stories the noble family wished to tell. And why not treat yourselves as newlyweds to a private candlelit dinner under the fresco of the Salone dei Putti, surrounded by music and flowers after your guests leave… this will be the true beginning of your honeymoon and the d’Amore cherubs will be your sole company.

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    Situated only 5 minutes from Castello, Masseria le Mandorle lends itself perfectly to host a most Salentino welcome dinner with Pugliese dancers interpreting the traditional folkloristic movements of La Pizzica. Come and enjoy other moments with friends by the pool during the days leading to the wedding or after. Le Mandorle is one of the preferred wedding masserie in Italy due to its fine authentic touch, Culinary excellence and proximity to Castello di Ugento. The restaurant at Masseria is in fact under the direction of Castello’s Chef Tommaso Sanguedolce, and it is ideal to mix evenings on both properties so as to truly enjoy all the richness of Pugliese cuisine.

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