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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CASTELLO MONTELIFRÈ, SAN GIOVANNI D’ASSO (SI)

The name Montelifré probably derives from Lombard etymological origins, possibly Liutfrido or Lifredi.The first written documentation of the castle’s presence dates to before the year 1000 A.D. The first definitive documentation of the entire town, from the year 1213, states: “The heads of sixteen families of the land declared their[…]

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CASTELLO NOBILI VITELLESCHI, LABRO (RI)

The current castle is built above what were, until the fifteenth century, the walls of a stone fortress.The halls of the villa, still inhabited by the noble Vitelleschi family, are completely furnished with family heirlooms, paintings and furniture handed down through the generations. Of particular interest is the intact family[…]

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CASTELLO RUSPOLI, VITERBO

Located between Rome and Florence, Castello Ruspoli offers visitors the possibility of exploring cultural activities, unique travel experiences, and an immersion in local culture and in the history of the Ruspoli family.Pope Paul III donated both the castle and the land of Vignanello to his niece Beatrice Farnese in 1531,[…]

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