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Castello di Proh
he Counts of Biandrate were the first to build a fortress in the hills, known as Castellaccio, where there is also the small Parish Church di San Silvestro as well as the remains of the surrounding wall and tower.
Castello di Quinto Vercellese
Quinto is one of the few towns on Vercelli's plains to be dominated by the superb towers of a medieval castle. In 1427, after definitively leaving the Savoy territory, the hamlet of Quinto was put under the jurisdiction of Vercelli and the Avogadro family...
Castello di Razzano
The Estate of Castello di Razzano, located in the heart of Monferrato and built on a former Roman site, consists of a noble manor with an inner courtyard dating back to 1697. Surrounding this house-fortress, transformed into an elegant agricultural business...
Castello di Redabue (Masio)
The Castello di Redabue, a few kilometers from Masio, has a long and troubled history. Built at a strategic spot - on a route used for troop movement - it was, for a long time, the arena of the conflicts that characterized the Monferrato wars of succession.
Castello di Rivara
This is s complex consisting of two buildings, built between the 12th and the 14th century and restructured in the 19th century. The Old Castle built by the Valperga still has many traces of its medieval origins, while the new castle...
Castello di Rocca De' Baldi
The Castello di Rocca de’Baldi was built at the end of the 12th century to offer protection and shelter to the residents of the area and to protect them from possible Saracen raids. Because of the town’s strategic position, the castle suffered attacks and sieges...
Castello di Rocca Grimalda
Clinging to a rock at the top of the narrow Valle dell’Orba which Alessandro Manzoni cites in one of his ”Odi Patriottiche”, the Rocca Grimalda Castle is characterized by an imposing five-storey circular tower.
Castello di Roddi (Alba)
Among nut trees and vineyards, the high and imposing castle dominates the center of Roddi, a typical Langhe town a few kilometers from Alba, the capital of white truffles. The first mention of a fortified construction dates back to the year 1000...
Castello di Roppolo
At the beginning of the 13th century, under the ruling Bicchieri family, the Roppolo Castle was an important border fortress for the Vercelli troops at war with Ivrea and the ruling families of Canvese.
Castello di Rovasenda
In 1170, Alberto Rovasenda began building the Rovasenda Castle (Castello di Rovasenda), which he wanted surrounded by a wide ditch. Created for purely defensive reasons, the castle, over the centuries, has had various functions...