Castles and palaces

Alps is a land of castles which guard the mountain valleys, and the palaces of kings and emperors.

In the Alps there is a lot of them. This site presents those that can be visited. Does not provide those who serve as private residences and are not open to the public.

Castles and palaces are described in the following data: name, address, brief description, link to the website of tourist attraction, photo.

Manta - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello della Manta - Italian Alps
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VIA AL CASTELLO 14, 12030 MANTA (CN), Italy

The fortress transformed into a comfortable residence. Late Gothic frescoes. XIII-XV century.
Manta - castle
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Brescia - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Brescia - Italian Alps
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Musei del Castello, Brescia, Italy

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Fénis - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Fénis - Italian Alps
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Chez-Sapin, Fénis, Italy

One of the most renowned and scenic castles in the Valle d’Aosta.
Fénis - castle
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Introd - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Introd - Italian Alps
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Fondation Grand Paradis, 11010 INTROD, Italy

Original architecture, where almost all is round. Set in a picturesque park.
Introd - castle

Issogne - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Issogne - Italian Alps
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Piazza Castello, 11020 Issogne, Italy

Gothic and Renaissance.
Issogne - castle
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Massino Visconti - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Massino Visconti - Italian Alps
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Via Visconti, 2, 28040 Massino Visconti - Novara, Italy

Ballroom, stables, carriage museum. XI century, reconstruction of XVII century.
Massino Visconti - castle
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Racconigi - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Racconigi - Italian Alps
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Racconigi, Italy

Great interior - Hercules and Diana lounges, Chinese rooms, Etruscan cabinet. XVIII century.
Racconigi - castle
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Rivoli - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Rivoli - Italian Alps
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Piazza Mafalda di Savoia, 10098 Rivoli, TORINO, Italy

The castle and palace complex. XVIII century.
Rivoli - castle
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Ussel - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Ussel - Italian Alps
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11024 Chatillon, Italy

An ideal combination of fortress and noble residence.
Ussel - castle
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Verrès - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello di Verrès - Italian Alps
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11029 Verres , Italy

The castle overlooking the ancient town of Verrès.
Verrès - castle
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Ducale di Agliè - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello Ducale di Agliè - Italian Alps
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Piazza del Castello, 2, Agliè (TO ), Italy

Ballroom and a small theater. A beautiful garden. XIX century furniture. XVII century.
Ducale di Agliè - castle
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Reale di Sarre - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello Reale di Sarre - Italian Alps
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Loc. Lalex, 11010 SARRE, Italy

A castle, a museum and photography of a royal family: the Savoys.
Reale di Sarre - castle
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Sarriod de La Tour - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello Sarriod de La Tour - Italian Alps
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11010 SAINT PIERRE, Italy

The ancient castle of the fairy tale. Currently the museum.
Sarriod de La Tour - castle
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Savoia - castle

Castles and palaces - Castello Savoia - Italian Alps
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Località Belvedere, 11025 Gressoney-Saint-Jean, Italy

The castle was the residence of Margherita of Savoy. Built in the years 1899 - 1904.
Savoia - castle
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Bard - fortress

Castles and palaces - Forte di Bard - Italian Alps
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11020 Bard, Italy

One of the best examples of fortress of the early nineteenth century.
Bard - fortress
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Venaria Reale - palace

Castles and palaces - LA VENARIA REALE - Italian Alps
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Reggia di Venaria Reale, Piazza della Repubblica, Venaria Reale (Turin), Italy

Turin Versailles. Palace complex. Great room palace. The seventeenth century.
Venaria Reale - palace
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Carignano - palace

Castles and palaces - Palazzo Carignano - Italian Alps
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Via Accademia delle Scienze 5, 10123 Torino, Italy

The original facade. Holds national museum and national library. The XIX century.
Carignano - palace
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Madama - palace

Castles and palaces - Palazzo Madama - Italian Alps
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Piazza Castello, 10122 Torino, Italy

Neoclassical facade, monumental staircase, a medieval courtyard. The palace houses a museum of ancient art. XV-XVI century.
Madama - palace
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Reale - palace

Castles and palaces - Palazzo Reale - Italian Alps
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Piazzetta Reale 1, Torino, Italy

The palace was the royal seat. Magnificent staircase - baroque decoration, rococo and neoclassical. XVII century.
Reale - palace
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Piazza Vecchia

Castles and palaces - Italian Alps
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Bergamo, Italy

Square in the heart of the old town. Monuments: Palazzo della Regione, Palazzo Scamozzi, Torre Civica.