CASTELLO DI RONCADE, RONCADE (TV)

The Castello di Roncade is one of the most unique examples of living Renaissance architecture in Northern Italy. It is the only pre-Palladian villa to be surrounded by Medieval walls with crenellations and towers. The castle stands right in the heart of Roncade, a small town in the Veneto countryside[…]

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CASTELLO DI ROSSINO, CALOLZIOCORTE (LC)

The Castello di Rossino occupies a historically strategic position atop a promontory at the foot of Mount Resegone, overlooking the picturesque village of Rossino, Calolziocorte below that, and Val San Martino.Looking out on “that branch of Lake  Como, which turns toward the south”, made famous worldwide by  Alessandro Manzoni’s most renowned[…]

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CASTELLO DI SALICETO, SALICETO (CN)

Castello Del Carretto is one of the four national monuments of Saliceto, together with the church of San Lorenzo (among the most important Renaissance churches in Europe, in Tuscan style), of San Martino (with a bell tower dating back to the year 1000) and of Sant’Agostino, both with fifteenth-century fresco[…]

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CASTELLO DI SAN FABIANO, MONTERONI D’ARBIA (SI)

The Castello di San Fabiano is situated in the evocative region of Crete Senesi, just 12 kilometers south of Siena. It takes the form of a small village, comprised of a 12th-century tower, aristocratic villa, agricultural structures and a church built in 867 AD dedicated to St. Fabian, the pope[…]

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CASTELLO DI SUSANS, MAJANO (UD)

The Castello di Susans was built in the shape and architectural structure chosen in 1636 by Count Fabrizio di Colloredo, who was raised and educated in Tuscany at the court of Ferdinand I. The Count decided to build a beautiful Medici-type residence upon previous medieval ruins. This “Tuscan villa” was[…]

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CASTELLO DI THIENE, THIENE (VI)

The Castello di Thiene displays many varied characteristics that make it difficult to describe, a unique example in the history of architecture in the Veneto. Called a “castello” (castle) due to its ramparts crowned with merlons and the severe fortified walls that delineate the property, in reality the structure has[…]

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CASTELLO E PARCO DI MASINO, CARAVINO (TO)

A centuries old Royal Residence in the heart of Canavese. More than a thousand years of history in a 19th century park overlooking the stunning landscape of the Moraine Amphitheatre of Ivrea, it is a suggestive corner of Canavese. Former residence of the Counts Valperga, descendants of Arduino, the first[…]

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CASTELLO GALLI, LA LOGGIA (TO)

The Galli estate of La Loggia is immersed in a 3-hectare park, silent and rich in fauna, characterized by a frame of over 200 tall old trees. The rural houses are distributed along the walls that surround the estate, while the castle is located in the center of the park.[…]

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CASTELLO MACKENZIE, GENOVA

Castello Mackenzie was built between 1893 and 1905 by the young and Florence architect Gino Coppedè on commission of the Scottish insurer Evan Mackenzie. The castle was inhabited by the Mackenzie family for 27 years. Four years after Evan’s death, in 1935, her daughter Isa sold it to a real[…]

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CASTELLO MEDIOTEMPLARE, CAMPOLATTARO (BN)

The first historical record of this Castello comes from the tenth century with the beginning of the settlement and fortification of the town. Around the year 1000 the Castello consisted only of the Torre dei Normanni watchtower, which dominated Campolattaro from 1043 to 1139 as a defensive fortification for the[…]

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