31st of May 1178, the order of Camaldoli
decreed that Ugolino da Casciano become
Viscount of Pianettole further enchancing
the strategic position of the
14th Century, the Castle was owned by
Tartati di Pietramala untill 1385 when it
was assigned to the Medici of Florence who
owned it until it was invaded by the
village of Sansepolcro. The next record
shows that the inhabitants of Pianettole in
the year 1833 was 102 people.
the 16th century, the castle was owned by
an Abbott named Testi and was used as a
spiritual retreat. The Castle remained in
his family untill it was purchased by its
current owners who began its restoration
in the 1960's.
the second world war, the Castle was used
as a base firstly by the German army and
then by the English army and the Castle
sustained substantial damage during this
period. Now it is lovingly under going a new restoration process. We look
forward to welcoming you .