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Castello di Rivalta

Localita Poggio di Rivalta 7, 29010 Gazzola, Italy
+39 0523 978104
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Lovely family owned residence with a great deal of history

The castle is only accessible by tour, which can be somewhat difficult to arrange from a timing... read more

Reviewed 12 May 2018
Belgonzo
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Los Angeles, California
Amazing guided tour that lasted for almost 2 hours

We paid 14 euros for the tour. Which seems a bit steep. But it was totally worth it. For almost 2... read more

Reviewed 3 May 2018
Ramona-Jar
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Romania
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The castle and the medieval village belong to the Zanardy Landi family, a branch of the Landi familily that owns the castle since the 13 th century.The castle is open for guided tours (you can visit the honour room , dining room, copper kitchen , wine cellar, prisons, bedrooms,tower realized by Pietro Antonio Solari, the same architect of the Kremlin of Moscow ), while the guest quarters are used for banquets, events, symposiums, conventions and marriages, (with possible use of the 14th century San Martino church).
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Localita Poggio di Rivalta 7, 29010 Gazzola, Italy
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Reviewed 12 May 2018

The castle is only accessible by tour, which can be somewhat difficult to arrange from a timing standpoint. The history of the castle is fascinating, and it is still quite intact, complete with some more historic rooms from the darker old days. The family collection...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018

We paid 14 euros for the tour. Which seems a bit steep. But it was totally worth it. For almost 2 hours we were taken back in time and got to see some really amazing stuff. Even my 4 year old was thrilled with everything...More

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Reviewed 23 April 2018

Nicolas from Agritarismo Podere Casale recommended a visit to this castle. It was definitely worth the stop. We would recommend making a reservation for an english speaking tour if you are not fluent in Italian. Even though we understood very little we enjoyed seeing the...More

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

The private tour was fantastic and left the impression of what it is like to live in a 1000 year old castle. Highly recommended.

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Reviewed 3 October 2017

Our room is great, staff helpful, barking dog too close for our comfort, breakfast yummy, close to a lot of things to see. Would have liked a tour of the sactle grounds at some pount in our stay. Definitely a great place for a wedding....More

Thank kgrant1950
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We had a lovely informative visit with our guide Luna, very nice , interesting and not boring. The castle is beautifully preserved and well worth the visit.

Thank Nancy F
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Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Truly 10 euro well spent. The tour of the castle was truly stunning. You get to see about 15 different chambers giving a perfect glimpse in the living 500 years ago. We were lucky to get an english speaking tour guide. Our kids (6) were...More

Thank Mathias W
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Reviewed 16 April 2017

Castle tour was interesting, even when we didn't speak Italian. (English available if you reserve ahead.)

Thank Jordan B
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

The castle is a private property and some rooms are opened for visiting with guide. Our guided visit was in Italian and we could understand perfectly the history of the castle and its owners with our basic knowledge of Italian. You can get an English...More

Thank De_Scaquetti
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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

I loved everything about it! The charm, the way it makes you dream of knights and fairies, the great collection of unique pieces of history and art, but most of all, the guide! Thank you, Alessia!! You are the best reason to come back!!

Thank Onuska
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