Enter Castello di Gabiano’s labyrinth of senses

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Ideal for a special venue for your exclusive event or simply for your last minute romantic getaway, Castello di Gabiano has stories to tell.

The perfect retreat for quality time the retreat’s Luxury Suites are nestled in 260 hectares estate, characterized by natural elements of rare beauty. The open view on the Alps and the river Po, the vineyards, the private lake, a beautiful park with native and exotic trees, the mysterious boxwood maze and the exclusive swimming pool placed among Italian style orchards, the Italian beauty will mesmerize you.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

The Suites, Apartments and Rooms are located in the castle grounds with the hunting lodges, ateliers and dependences have been restored with great care and attention and here every corner is unique; on top of all Castello di Gabiano is the ideal spot to savour and get to know the fascinating wines together with the thousand-year old history of Castello di Gabiano.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

“Castello di Gabiano”, situated in the Piedmont Region of north-west of Italy, boasts more than a century of history.

In the 8th century, the document signed by Carlo Magno already testify the presence of a “Cortem magnam nominam Gabianam”. In the remote 1164, Federico I granted the investiture to the Marquis Guglielmo II of Monferrato.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

From this time the Castello di Gabiano was an important strategic and economic place, theatre of wars, passing over to the Montiglio, the Paleologo and the Gonzaga until the duke Ferdinando gave it to Agostino Durazzo Pallavicini in the year 1622, granting him the title of Marquis of Gabiano.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Today Giacomo Cattaneo Adorno, the last Marquis of Gabiano, together with his wife Emanuela, passionate and determined, directly engaged in an intensive wine production, are above all committed to capture the flavors and aromas of the terroir. In this way they can assure the wine making tradition of the family, updated with the current oenology knowledge.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

The labyrinth of the Gabiano castle, historical monument, is one of the rare examples documented within the framework of historic gardens of Italy. This has an exceptional importance not only for its rarity but also for the historic period in which it was realized which dates back to the 1930’s when the already dominating taste for landscape integrated with formal gardens put nearby the residence but never in the form of a labyrinth.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

The Gabiano labyrinth evokes the return to the past and finds its place within the framework of the restoration project assigned by the marquise Matilde Giustiniani to the Parma architect Lamberto Cusani to whom we owe the actual neo-medieval aspect of the castle and surroundings.

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

Enter Castello di Gabiano's labyrinth of senses

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