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Royal residence close to the the main one in Caserta

Another royal residence is located, also part of the Caserta one. This one was used as a hunting... read more

Reviewed 15 January 2019
Vicenza, Italy
Crafts industry outshines palace

The hunting lodge at San Leucio is a stone's throw away from the main palace at Caserta and easily... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Vivian R
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Via Atrio Superiore, 81020 San Leucio, Caserta, Italy
+39 0823 301817
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Reviewed 15 January 2019

Another royal residence is located, also part of the Caserta one. This one was used as a hunting grounds, and then later transformed into a silk factory, thus a village was created around it to bring in workers from the nearby towns. Still today many...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 12 June 2018

A short distance from the royal palace of Caserta, situated in a lovely place with a beautiful view (chosen of course by the Bourbon kings...) the factory museum is an interesting place to visit. We arrived in early afternoon, so a tour in English was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 4 December 2017

but you need absolutely to enter and see the museum and the royal rooms..... Pay attention to entrance hours!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank valosac
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

After a complicated drive to find the Belvedere, we wanted to also visit the silk factory. Very disappointed that entry not possible without a guide. So I would not recommend going there for only the view. Waste of time and effort.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank hereford
Reviewed 10 September 2017

San Leucio is off the beaten track and can be a little difficult to get to without a car. You also shouldn't expect any of the staff to speak any English. That said, after a cab ride and quite a lot of pointing, we managed...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank shawnh777
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The hunting lodge at San Leucio is a stone's throw away from the main palace at Caserta and easily combined for a visit. San Leucio includes the silk manufacturing facility installed by the Bourbon kings. The machines, mainly in wood, are intricate and amazing. The...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Vivian R
Reviewed 17 July 2015

It is unbelievable to think that not only some of the best fabrics in the world were born here but even the history of your pc started in this experimental avant-garde factory. Don't you believe me? Go and see!

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank barbarafoz
Reviewed 15 May 2014

We had a recommendation to visit the Royal Silk Factory when an Italian friend heard that we would be visiting Castera and I'm glad that they did. Also known as "Real Belvedere Di San Leucio" (on the museum receipt) it is situated on the outskirts...More

Date of experience: May 2014
6  Thank pakabay
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