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Grinzane Cavour Castle

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“truffle”(14 reviews)
“wine making”(7 reviews)
Grinzane Cavour Castle stands in one of the most spectacular settings in the Langa, just 5 km from Alba. The imposing building, erected around a central tower dating back to the first half of the XI century, can be admired in all its original beauty...more
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Via del Castello 5, 12060 Grinzane Cavour, Italy
+39 0173 262159
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All reviews wine shop truffle wine making audio guide interesting museum a michelin starred restaurant fantastic views great location free parking nice tour short drive surrounding region great wine for sale top floor first floor history
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The castle hosts a one star Michelin star and a well known wine shop. It is a nice and well kept building in which there is a wine museum and artifacts related to old times and to the way locals used to live. It is...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank MauroG98
Reviewed 3 November 2018

This is like several museums in one. You start with a history of the wine industry in the Langa. There are some interesting displays, including one huge press. The next section is the history of the castle which has a prominent place in local culture....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank phat_dawg_21
Reviewed 28 October 2018

Walk up the stone walkway to spectacular views of vineyards. Inside the castle is a gift shop with wines, and premium gifts of bottled truffle products and honeys. Restuarnat and cafeteria. Hall of Masks, look up, for 156 reproductions of coats of arms and face...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank maryofmassachusetts
Reviewed 16 October 2018

This massive quadrangular structure consists of a large keep, adjacent to an U-shaped structure. A tall and massive tower keeps company to several smaller turrets. It has had multiple owners over the centuries, including a few famous ones, such as Pietrino Falletti and Camillo Benso,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed 15 October 2018

From the hilltop vista and lawn view the vineyards (Barolo) and Hazelnut orchards--just a short drive from Alba. The castle is the venue for the annual truffle auction of international renown. Beautifully restored in the 60's and home for an important founder of modern Italy...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Crowso
Reviewed 9 October 2018 via mobile

It is worth coming to this beautiful castle just for the breath taking views and to see this 13th century wonderfully preserved castle. The museum is very good...so much better than the the Wi Mu museum in Borolo...dont go there. After we were done we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ramadama
Reviewed 6 October 2018 via mobile

A beautiful 13 th century castle magnificently restored in 1960. The third floor is an interesting museum (get the audio guide) and the second floor has a nice restaurant and a casual cafe. We had lunch at the cafe and enjoyed it immensely. The menu...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RKHCalifornia
Reviewed 28 August 2018

Visited this restored castle which sits up high and has a wonderful view. Michelin star restaurant , also nice shopping with wines , cookies, Nutella !

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank lisakeg
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

The question:Who is Duce Cabour arises in every Italien city. If you want to know - go to his castle. Here they show you a movie about his years in the castle, how he improved the local wine and how he besieged the fungus, which...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PeterS12640
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

Combine first class museology and design with intrinsically interesting history in a beautiful site and you have a recipe for an excellent family visit. My personal interest in viticulture and wine making was fully satisfied to the point where I spent big in the Enoteca...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Max B
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