Castles

Castles in Lazio
Thursday, September 18TH, 2014 by Anna De Filippo
    The region of Lazio is rich in castles, and contrary to what people may think, they are not all in Rome.  Thruogh the region, wonderful buildings await to be discovered: here are some of the best.  Castles by the sea     Castello di Santa Severa   Located at less than one hour from Rome, the...
Castles in Puglia
Monday, August 25TH, 2014 by Anna De Filippo
Apulia is another Italian region rich in castles with different styles and origins. Here is a list of some of the most beautiful ones in the region:   Castles by the sea  Placed right next to the sea or sometimes directly on the sea, you will find such types of castles in several Apulian towns...
Castles in Central Sicily
Thursday, July 24TH, 2014 by Anna De Filippo
The central section of Sicily includes a number of beautiful castles that can be visited among the provinces of Enna and Caltanissetta. In this article you will find a list of some of the best castles that you can find here, with some useful information about the past of the area and its legends...
Castles in Western Sicily
Thursday, July 24TH, 2014 by Anna De Filippo
Sicily is the region with the highest number of castles in the country. It would be impossible to visit all the castles present on the island but here is some of the must-to-visit reduced in a short selection in the Western side of the territory:  Agrigento Castle of Racalmuto  Most of the...
Todi Castle, Todi
Thursday, June 26TH, 2014 by
Todi, Panorama    Todi Castle is located in the town of Todi in the region of Umbria. The castle is also known as Capecchio and is located on top of a hill 10 miles from the town of Todi, close to Terni. The castle was originally built in the year 1100 AD as a watch tower, and...
Castellaccio dei Monteroni
Sunday, December 19TH, 2010 by
Castellaccio dei Monteroni Castellaccio of Monteroni is one of the most important historical monuments of the town of Ladispoli. The castle is actually a fortified farmhouse built during the Middle Ages close to the ancient route of Via Aurelia. The castle is located in the heart of the Monteroni...
Scaliger Castle, Sirmione
Thursday, January 28TH, 2010 by
Sirmione, Lake Garda Scaliger Castle is located in the Italian lakeside town of Sirmione. Sirmione is a comune and town located in the province of Brescia in the region of Lombardy. Sirmione has a beautiful historic center which is situated on top of a small peninsula that juts out into the...
Visconti Castle
Thursday, January 28TH, 2010 by
Detail of the Castel of Visconti in Pavia The Castello Visconteo or the Visconti Castle is located in the town of Pavia in the region of Lombardy. The castle had been built on the orders of Galeazzo II Visconti in the year 1360, after conquering the city. The castle had been the main residence for...
Castello del Leone
Thursday, January 28TH, 2010 by
Castello del Leone Castello del Leone means the Fortress of Lion in Italian. The castle is located in the town of Castiglione del Lago and had been built by Emperor Frederick II. Castiglione del Lago is located in the Perugia province in the region of Umbria. The town is located on the...
Castello Borgia, Nepi
Thursday, January 28TH, 2010 by
Nepi, Borgia castle and Farnese fortification - Photo courtesy of GDelhey/Wikimedia The Borgia Castle is located in Nepi which is in the province of Viterbo in the Latium region. Nepi is located 40 km from Viterbo and close to lake that gets its name from the town. The Borgia castle is a...

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