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

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

Fortress turned into a comfortable residence. Late Gothic frescoes. XIII-XV centuries.

Brescia - castle

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Brescia - castle
Castello di Brescia
Italian Alps
Musei del Castello,
Brescia,
Italy

The castle is nicknamed the `Falcon of Italy` due to its hilltop location overlooking the city. It is one of the largest defense complexes in Italy (75,000 square meters). There is a military museum with a collection of weapons and armor from the 15th to 18th centuries.

Fénis - castle

Castles and palaces

Fénis - castle
Castello di Fénis
Italian Alps
Chez-Sapin,
Fénis,
Italy

One of the most famous and picturesque castles in the Aosta Valley.

Introd - castle

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Introd - castle
Castello di Introd
Italian Alps
Fondation Grand Paradis,
11010 INTROD,
Italy

Original architecture where almost everything is round. Located in a picturesque park.

Issogne - castle

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Issogne - castle
Castello di Issogne
Italian Alps
Piazza Castello,
11020 Issogne,
Italy

Gothic and Renaissance. Medieval castle, manor house, located in the residential center of the city. Open to the public for educational purposes to show life in the era of feudalism.

Massino Visconti - castle

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Massino Visconti - castle
Castello di Massino Visconti
Italian Alps
Via Visconti, 2,
28040 Massino Visconti - Novara,
Italy

Ballroom, stables, carriages museum. 11th century, reconstruction in the 17th century.

Racconigi - castle

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Racconigi - castle
Castello di Racconigi
Italian Alps
Racconigi,
Italy

Great interiors - Hercules and Diana salons, Chinese rooms, Etruscan study. 18th century.

Rivoli - castle

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Rivoli - castle
Castello di Rivoli
Italian Alps
Piazza Mafalda di Savoia,
10098 Rivoli, TORINO,
Italy

Castle and palace complex. 18th century.

Ussel - castle

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Ussel - castle
Castello di Ussel
Italian Alps
11024 Chatillon,
Italy

A perfect combination of a fortress and a noble residence.

Verrès - castle

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Verrès - castle
Castello di Verrès
Italian Alps
11029 Verres ,
Italy

A castle overlooking the ancient village of Verrès.

Ducale di Agliè - castle

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Ducale di Agliè - castle
Castello Ducale di Agliè
Italian Alps
Piazza del Castello, 2,
Agliè (TO ),
Italy

A ballroom and a small theater. Beautiful garden. 19th century furniture. XVII century.

Reale di Sarre - castle

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Reale di Sarre - castle
Castello Reale di Sarre
Italian Alps
Loc. Lalex,
11010 SARRE,
Italy

Castle, museum of photography of the royal family of Savoya.

Sarriod de La Tour - castle

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Sarriod de La Tour - castle
Castello Sarriod de La Tour
Italian Alps
11010 SAINT PIERRE,
Italy

An ancient fairy tale castle. Currently a museum.

Savoia - castle

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Savoia - castle
Castello Savoia
Italian Alps
Località Belvedere,
11025 Gressoney-Saint-Jean,
Italy

The castle was the residence of the Margherita of Savoy. Built between 1899 and 1904.

Bard - fortress

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Bard - fortress
Forte di Bard
Italian Alps
11020 Bard,
Italy

One of the best examples of a fortress from the beginning of the 19th century.

Venaria Reale - palace

Castles and palaces

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

The Turin Versailles. Palace complex. Magnificent palace chambers. XVII century.

Carignano - palace

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Carignano - palace
Palazzo Carignano
Italian Alps
Via Accademia delle Scienze 5,
10123 Torino,
Italy

Original facade. It houses the national museum and the national library. XIX century.

Madama - palace

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Madama - palace
Palazzo Madama
Italian Alps
Piazza Castello,
10122 Torino,
Italy

Classicist facade, monumental staircase, medieval courtyard. the palace houses a museum of ancient art. XV-XVI centuries.

Reale - palace

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Reale - palace
Palazzo Reale
Italian Alps
Piazzetta Reale 1,
Torino,
Italy

The palace was the royal seat. Magnificent stairs - baroque, rococo and neoclassical decorations. XVII century.

Piazza Vecchia

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Piazza Vecchia
Italian Alps
Bergamo,
Italy

A square in the heart of the old town. Sights: Palazzo della Regione, Palazzo Scamozziano, Torre Civica.