Odescalchi Castle rises just outside Rome, on the lake of Bracciano.
The medieval lanes of this private feudal property are romantic and worth exploring. Built during the XV the century, this castle is a perfect example of both military and civil architecture. Upon arrival you will find yourself in a place that time seems forgotten by time. Due to its atmosphere, the castle has been the location for celebrity weddings. Hollywood stars Tom Cruise and Katie Holmes held their wedding party there and it is regularly hired out for grand events.
Depending on the season, the private garden’s surrounding the medieval San Liberato church can also be visited. Designed in the 60s by the landscape architect Russel Page, who was enraptured by the beauty of the area, it is a great experience for garden lovers. It boasts rare plant specimens from all over the world, as well as the most charming of ancient rose gardens and a herb garden inspired by the medieval tradition. The evergreen hedges add a typical Italian individuality to the whole.