The Rooms

The Relais has eleven guest rooms available, all on the first floor that is served by a lift. They have a simple elegance, and are furnished with all the comforts and with attention to detail, the modern style installed during the renovation works integrating pleasingly with the period furnishings and with the magnificent sixteenth century panelled ceilings.

The great windows provide pleasant glimpses of the meadows and the mighty river. Each room is equipped with a working fireplace, services and full size baths (standard and superior) the wash basins are the work of master craftsmen from the area as also are the poplar wood duck boards for the showers.

The soaps, which are also hand-made, are produced from an aromatised olive oil base with various wine essences. A basket of seasonal fruit and a mini-bar with water and home produced fruit juices are put at our guests’ disposal.

The Suite

The two suites have been created inside the castle’s old towers; arranged on two floors they offer guests a living room with a hearth and sleeping accommodation on the floor above.

The Galeazzo Room

“Galeazzo distinguished himself as the leader of a Milanese unit in the army of the anti-French league, in 1495 and, appointed by Lodovico the Moor in 1499 as defender of Piacenza against Louis XII, on this occasion he abandoned the duke to his fate and remorsefully crossed over to the side of Louis who rewarded him with the fiefdoms of Fontanella, Polesine, Soresina and Romanengo…”

Pricing information
 € 290.00 suite, € 260.00 single occupancy – breakfast included.
 Additional bed € 30.00.

The Cardinal’s Room

Cardinal Ranuccio Pallavicino, one of the most illustrious of prelates of the Roman Church. He was appointed by Alfonso as his ‘universal heir’ jointly with his brother Girolamo.Thus began the process that would lead, in the space of little more than 50 years, to the extinction of the Marchesi di Polesine branch of the family of Giovan Manfredo senior…”

Pricing information
 € 290.00 suite, € 260.00 single occupancy – breakfast included.
 Additional bed € 30.00.

The Superiors Room

The Room for Dukes

In August of 1447, during the time of the war between Venice and Milan, Count Sforza and his wife, Bianca, daughter of Duke Filippo Maria Visconti, stayed in Polesine spending the night there and then staying on also for lunch…

Pricing information
 € 230.00 suite, € 200.00 single occupancy – breakfast included.
 Additional bed € 30.00.

The Newlyweds Room

In 1599 the marriage was celebrated of Alfonso and Vittoria Gonzaga of Novellara, a wedding in perfect accord with the established noble tradition on the matter since the middle ages. The long letters exchanged between the newlyweds, often far apart, were accompanied at times by the sending of a modest present, a “sturioncello” or a “Carpana” caught in the waters of the Po at Polesine…”

Pricing information
 € 230.00 suite, € 200.00 single occupancy – breakfast included.
 Additional bed € 30.00.

La Stanza di Vito Modesto

“On 30th June 1712, with Cardinal Ranuccio’s passing on to a better life, Marquess Vito Modesto, who at that time was only 14, having been born in Polesine on 30th March 1698, reunited under his control the entire ancestral estate, of which he was invested by Duke Francesco Farnese…”

Pricing information
 € 230.00 suite, € 200.00 single occupancy – breakfast included.
 Additional bed € 30.00.

The Standard Room

The Abbots’ Rooms

Brothers and children of Ottaviano and Bianca Cattaneo of Cremona: Dario abbot of the monastery of San Sepolcro in Parma, Serafino abbot of the monastery of S. Giovanni of Parma, Carlo abbot of the monastery of Santa Maria degli Umiliati of Borgo San Donnino…”

Pricing information
 € 230.00 standard, € 150.00 single occupancy – breakfast included.
 Additional bed € 30.00.

 

Noble Floor

Some of the rooms on the Noble Floor are left at the complete disposal of our guests, perhaps to relax drinking a herbal tea from the Capuchin monks at the abbey in Torrechiara or reading a good book! While in the tower with the signs of the zodiac, you can browse through our collection of books dedicated to the pig and everything related to this area.