Castle of Catabbio Semproniano

What is now known under the name Castle of Cantabbio, started its existence as a fortress. In the course of the centuries, it was first transformed into a villa, then a summer residence and, finally, a farm. The complex is located in the suburb of Catabbio in Semproniano.

Castle of Cantabbio Semproniano

Useful information

Address: Via G. Matteotti – 58055 Catabbio (Semproniano).

History and description

The Castello di Canobbia was constructed in the 12th century, by the Aldobrandeschi family.

In the 15th century, when it had been abandoned and fallen into ruin, it was transformed into a villa. The compex was given to the bishops of Sovana, who made it their summer residence.

In the 17th century, it was sold to private individuals.

The structure has now been converted into a farm. The southern part still retains some medieval characteristics.

Castle of Catabbio, Semproniano


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