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Castello Balbi (Piovera)
The main allure of the present day Piovera Castle (Castello di Piovera) is the melding of the ancient with the modern. The defensive outpost characteristics, from the time of Charlemagne and medieval times, have physically mutated over the centuries...
Castello Benso (Mercenasco)
Castello "Benso" di Mercenasco stands on a hill to the east of the town, not far from Lake Candia. Documented as a “castrum” or “receptus”, the structure presents foundations dating back to the XV century.
Castello Cavour (Santena)
The Castello Cavour (Cavour Castle) of Santena is part of the complex that includes the park designed by Xavier Kurten, the Cavour family tomb, the medieval Torre dei Benso (Benso tower), and the mews, which now hosts the Museo cavouriano (Cavour Museum).
Castello Chiabrera o Gajoli Boidi (Molare)
Built during the Middle Ages, the Castello (Castle) di Molare has, over the centuries, undergone many changes. The last intervention, overseen by Alfredo d’Andrade, the Portuguese architect and director at the time of the Ufficio Regionale per i Monumenti...
Castello dal Pozzo (Oleggio Castello)
British art experts recently defined its architecture as one of the purest Tudor reinterpretations of the Victorian era: and yet we are in Oleggio Castello, on Lake Maggiore, and the Castello dal Pozzo, with its enchanting location on the mirror of water, ...
Castello degli Acaja (Fossano)
The castle’s history is closely linked to that of the city of Fossano. In 1324, Filippo Savoy, Prince of Acaja, ordered that a castle be built in brick with a square layout and with four corner towers.
Castello degli Alfieri (Magliano Alfieri)
The structure was built between 1649 and 1680. Of noteworthy interest are the noble chapel and the room with the coats of arms of the Alfieri family done in the 19th century in plaster by stucco artists from Lucania.
Castello dei Conti Cepollini (Alto)
Built during the 14th century - probably by the Cepollini Counts - this castle-fortress is located behind the town of Alto. Sacked and partially destroyed during the French invasion of 1796, it was readapted around the end of the 19th century...
Castello dei Fieschi (Zumaglia)
An aura of mystery and legend has enveloped the Castle Fieschi of Zumaglia since the Renaissance, since the time of the feud between Filiberto Ferrero Fieschi and Giovanni Pecchio “guilty” of having sentence the lord of the castle to a pecuniary penalty...
Castello dei Marchesi di Saluzzo (Castellar)
Recently restructured and given a new life as a cultural and exhibition center, this unique structure has towered over Saluzzo since far off 1270 when the Marquis Tommaso I of Saluzzo had it built as a fortress.