Castles in Italy
Miramare Castle, Bay of Grignano, Venice, Italy
Rome, Italy. Sant’Angelo Castle with the Ponte Sant’Angelo
Castel Dell'Ovo (Castle of the Egg) built on a rocky island off Naples in the 12th Century by the Normans.
The Castle of Galeazza,(Bologna) a 14th Century castle in the Italian countryside, offers retreats to anyone wishing to take time out to read, write, relax or just think. The castle is a meeting place for people who love to read, perhaps the only one in the world.
Cartignano Castle~In the Maira valley, the elegant and imposing structure of which dominates the surroundings. It was built in 1441 by Guglielmo I dei Berardi and was witness of the scene of bloody battles between Catholics and Calvinists in the XVII century.
Fenestrelle Fort~ It's the largest fortified structure in Europe and the longest construction in masonry after the Great Wall of China! I's an enormous stone building extending for around five kilometres in the Chisone valley, on a surface area of 1,300,000 sq.m.(18th c.)
Tagliolo Castle~ Established where signalling fires were ignited in order to advise the populations of the arrival of the Moors, it offers itself to the visitors with its history of continuous destructions and restoration and with its current appearance, of great beauty.
Only 10 km from Turin, there is the Palazzina di Stupinigi which was built in the first half of the 18th century by the architect Juvarra. The hunting and residence house built for the Savoia family is the nucleus around which the nature park develops.
Siliceto Castle Cuneo
Pavone Castle~Built between the IX and the XIV century, this marvellous castle is considered to be one of the most beautiful monuments of Piedmont's artistic heritage. It's famously lucky, because it was never destroyed.
Turin - Medieval Village~Was created with the intent of "calling the attention of the public to monuments of the past", "to develop a greater desire to conserve them", to educate people about the art, history and culture of the 1400s in Piedmont and Valle d'Aosta.