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SAND17 Italy Venue

August 8 – 14, 2017

Titignano Castle
Titignano 7, 05010 Orvieto, Italy

The SAND17 Italy Retreat will be held again on the fantastic property of the small medieval village of Titignano. Titignano today, is a modern estate surrounded by 2,000 hectares of forest, woods, vineyards and olive groves.  Located on the hills between Orvieto and Todi, Castello di Titignano holds a favorable vista position, dominating the valley below and overlooking the enchanting Lake Corbara.





The medieval village can host up to 110 people in 40 bedrooms. For more information and additional photos of Titignano castle please visit

Shared room in the castle, accommodating from 2 and up to 5 people, price varies. Shared for two people, €480 per person, per week, shared room for 3 people €300 per person, per week. Shared room for 4 or 5 people €240 per person, per week.

In addition to the rooms in the castle, there are three other options for staying on the Castle grounds:

1. Teepee like Tents, sleeps 2 people, with mats, sheepskins lanterns with candles.€300 (per teepee). Please bring your own blankets pillows and other bedding.

2. Yurt, sleeps 8 people, cost €100 per person. There will be two yurts one for women and for men.The yurt tents have only mattresses without skins including lanterns with candles. Please bring your own blankets pillows and other bedding.

3. Pitch your tent or bring your camper/RV, cost is €50 per tent or camper for the duration of the event.

Alternative Accommodations

The nearest towns, Orvieto and Todi, provide several accommodation possibilities for all budgets and are approximately 20 minutes away by car.  If you wish to find accommodations outside the village, you can book a room at one of these nearby hotels.

Castello Izallini (24 km, 50 mins from Titignano)
Castello Izallini is an ancient dwelling, being part of a castle near one of the oldest and better kept medieval villages in the Municipal district of Todi. The Morghetti Family, Castello Izzalini’s owners, offers four elegantly restored and furnished apartments, created to make your stay exclusive, in harmony with the ancient structure. The accommodation is located 10 km from Todi and 20 km from Titignano and has 4 apartments with 4 beds. Rate: €40 per person per day, including breakfast.

Tenuta di Canonica (15 km, 30 mins from Titignano)  SOLD OUT for Aug. 2017
This ancient watch tower is located in the heart of Umbria, a top a hill just 6 km from the medieval town of Todi and 15 km from Titignano. The estate has been transformed into a charming, warm and hospitable country hotel with an elegant yet informal atmosphere. The 13 individually and tastefully decorated bedrooms and suites provide guests with every modern comfort. Rate: €155/€230 per apartment per day.

Fattoria Mafalda (5 km, 15 mins from Titignano)

There are 5 houses with 18 beds available. Rate: €30/€40 per person.

Casale di Vorga (5 km, 15 mins from Titignano)

At Casale di Vorga are 7 rooms available. Rate: €20/€50 per person.

Casale Prodorelax (6 km, 15 mins from Titignano)

There are 6 rooms available, rate: €30/€35 per person.

Air BNBs in the area

Le Corone
Campagna e paesaggi
Casale con vista
Torreluca B&B
Villa Il Torrone
In aperta campagna
Cottage “Rapalone”

Hotels in Todi
Hotel Bramante****

Hotel Tuder***
Hotel Fonte Cesia
Hotel Villa Luisa 

Homeway in the area 

Share a Ride/Room

As we will not be providing a shuttle service between the different hotels and Titignano Castle, we encourage you to share a ride with others. Please click on our Share a Ride/Room forum in order to find people looking to either give or receive rides to and from the Castle and for those of you interested in finding others to share Castle rooms.

How to Get There 

By air

  • From Rome airport: take the train to Orvieto (131 km), then bus or taxi to Titignano (27 km)
  • From Florence airport: take the train to Orvieto (165 km), then bus or taxi to Titignano (27 km)

By train

Click here to see the trains timetable from Rome to Orvieto.

By shuttle or taxi

We will provide a shuttle bus from the Orvieto train station to Titignano,  in front of the tourist information bureau, for pick-ups on August 8th at 15:00hr and 17:00hr.  And a return shuttle from Titignano back to the Orvieto train station on August 14th at 10:00hr and 12:00hr. The cost is €30 for round trip and you can purchase a ticket in the registration process. If you wish to reserve a taxi from the Orvieto train station to Titignano, the cost will average 60 euros for the approximately 45 minute ride. Please contact:, phone:  +39 0763 301903

By car

Motorway A1:
Exit Orvieto. Turn right and at the first roundabout turn right again following the signs to Hospital. At the second roundabout follow the signs to Titignano. Go straight on for about 20 km.; you’ll find the indications to Titignano on your right. Follow the country road for about 3 km.

E45 superhighway:
Exit Orvieto-Todi. Follow the signs to Baschi – Orvieto. After 5 km turn right, direction Prodo and then follow the signs to Titignano. Go ahead for about 15 km; you’ll find the indications to Titignano on your left. Follow the country road for about 3 km.

GPS coordinates:
N 42° 45.400′ E 12° 17.249′

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