List of castles in Italy

This is a list of castles in Italy by location.

Abruzzo

Province of L'Aquila
Province of Chieti
Province of Pescara
Province of Teramo

Aosta Valley

Apulia

Province of Bari
Province of Barletta-Andria-Trani
Province of Brindisi
Province of Foggia
Province of Lecce
Province of Taranto

Basilicata

Province of Matera
Province of Potenza

Calabria

Province of Cosenza
Province of Crotone
Province of Reggio Calabria

Campania

Province of Avellino
Province of Benevento
Province of Caserta
Province of Naples
Province of Salerno

Emilia-Romagna

Province of Bologna
Province of Modena
Province of Ferrara
Province of Forlì-Cesena
Province of Parma
Province of Piacenza
Province of Ravenna
Province of Reggio Emilia
Province of Rimini

Friuli-Venezia Giulia

province of Gorizia
Province of Pordenone
Province of Trieste
Province of Udine

Lazio

Province of Frosinone
Province of Latina
Province of Rieti
Province of Rome
Province of Viterbo

Liguria

Province of Savona
Province of Genoa
Province of Imperia
Province of La Spezia

Lombardy

Province of Bergamo
  • Barbò Castle, Pumenengo. Built in the 15th century.
  • Calepio Castle, Castelli Calepio. Built in 1430 by the Calepio family.
  • Bianzano Castle, Bianzano. Built around 1220–1230.
  • Camozzi Vertova Castle, Costa di Mezzate.[15] Built in the 12th century.
  • Cavernago Castle, Cavernago. Built in the 15th century by the Counts Martinengo-Colleoni.
  • Malpaga Castle, Cavernago. Built in the 15th century by the warlord Bartolomeo Colleoni.
  • Marne Castle, Filago. Built in the 14th century by the Avogadri family.
  • Pagazzano Castle, Pagazzano. Built around 1450–70 by the Sforza family.
  • Pumenengo Castle, Pumenengo. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Romano Castle, Romano di Lombardia. Built in the 12th century.
  • San Vigilio Castle, Bergamo. Built in the 12th century.
  • Urgnano Castle, Urgnano.[16] Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
Province of Brescia
Province of Como
Province of Cremona
Province of Lecco
  • Castello Andriani, Dervio, Lombardy
Province of Lodi
Province of Mantua

Castles

Towers

Province of Milan

Castles

  • Abbiategrasso Castle, Abbiategrasso. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Badile Castle. Built in the 15th century.
  • Binasco Castle, Binasco. Built in the 13th–14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Buccinasco Castle, Buccinasco. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Carpiano Castle, Carpiano. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Cassano Castle, Cassano d'Adda. Built in the 13th century by the Visconti family.
  • Cassino Scanasio Castle, Cassino Scanasio. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Castellazzo Castle.
  • Coazzano Castle, Coazzano. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Corneliano Castle, Corneliano Bertario. Built in the 14th century by the Borromeo family.
  • Cusago Castle, Cusago. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Grezzago Castle.
  • Lacchiarella Castle, Lacchiarella. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family but it dates back to the 10th century.
  • Legnano Castle, Legnano. Built in the 13th century by the Della Torre family.
  • Longhignana Castle.
  • Macconago Castle.
  • Mairano Castle. Built in the 15th century.
  • Melegnano Castle, Melegnano. Known as Castello Mediceo, it was built in the 13th century by the Visconti family.
  • Peschiera Castle, Peschiera Borromeo. Built in the 15th century by the Borromeo family.
  • Rosate Castle, Rosate. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family, now ruined.
  • Rozzano Castle, Rozzano. Built in the 15th century.
  • San Colombano Castle, San Colombano al Lambro. Built in the 12th century by the Frederick I and renovated in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Sforza Castle, Milan. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti and Sforza.
  • Tolcinasco Castle, Tolcinasco. Built in the 16th century by the d'Adda family.
  • Trezzo Castle, Trezzo sull'Adda. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Turbigo Castle, Turbigo. Dated back to the 9th century.
  • Zivido Castle, San Giuliano Milanese. Built in the 14th century.

Towers

  • Affori Tower, Milan.
  • Circus Tower, Milan. Roman tower built by Maximian in the 3rd century.
  • Gorani Tower, Milan. Built by the Gorani family in the 11th century.
  • Tower of Cascina Rubone, Bernate Ticino. Built in the 15th century.
  • Tower of Cisliano, Cisliano. Known as Torre dei Gelsi, it was built in the 19th century.
  • Tower of Truccazzano, Truccazzano. Known as the Torrettone, it was built in the 10th century.
Province of Monza and Brianza

Castles

  • Aicurzio Castle, Aicurzio. Known as Castel Negrino. Built in the 13th century by the Templars.
  • Bellusco Castle, Bellusco. Built in the 15th century by Martino da Corte.
  • Monza Castle, Monza. Built in the 14th century by the Visconti family.
  • Sulbiate Castle, Sulbiate. Known as Castello Lampugnani, it was built in the 15th century.

Towers

  • Barbarossa Tower, Seregno. Built in the 12th century by Frederick I.
  • Gualtieri Tower, Monza. Built in the 13th century.
  • Lombard Tower, Monza. Built in the 6th century by the Lombards.
  • Pessina Tower, Monza. Also known as Port scur in the local dialect, it was built in the 13th century by the Pessina family.
  • San Rocco Gate, Vimercate. Fortified gate built in the 12th century.
  • Vimercate Tower, Vimercate. Built in the 18th century.
Province of Pavia

Castles

Towers

  • Civic Tower of Pavia, Pavia. Built in the 11th century, the tower collapsed in 1989.
Province of Sondrio

Castles

Towers

  • Albosaggia Tower, Albosaggia.
  • Alberti Tower, Bormio.
  • Castello dell'Acqua Tower, Castello dell'Acqua.
  • De Simoni Tower, Bormio.
  • Fraele Towers, Valdidentro.
  • Gordona Tower, Gordona. Known as Torre del Signame, ruined.
  • Mazzo di Valtellina Tower, Mazzo di Valtellina. Known as Torre di Pedenale.
  • Pendolasco Tower, Torricello.
  • Quadrio Tower, Chiuro. Known as Castello di S.Pietro, now ruined.
  • Salmolaco Tower, Samolaco. Better known in the local dialect as Torretta di Columbée.
  • Talamona Tower, Talamona.
  • Teglio Tower, Teglio. Better known in the local dialect as Torre de li beli miri.
  • Torelli Tower, Tirano.
  • Torre delle Ore, Bormio.
  • Tresivio Tower, Tresivio.
Province of Varese

Castles

Towers

Marche

Molise

Piedmont

Province of Alessandria
Province of Asti
Province of Cuneo
Province of Novara
Province of Turin
Province of Vercelli

Sardinia

Sicily

In Sicily there are 350 castles.

Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol

Tuscany

Province of Arezzo
  • Castello di Belfiore, Capolona
  • Castello di Capraia, Talla
  • Castello di Caprese Michelangelo
  • Castello Cattani, Chiusi della Verna
  • Castello di Cennina, Bucine
  • Castello dei Conti Guidi, Castel San Niccolò
  • Castello dei Conti Guidi, Montemignaio
  • Castello dei Conti Guidi, Poppi
  • Castello di Faltona, Talla
  • Castello di Fronzola, Poppi
  • Castello di Gressa, Bibbiena
  • Castello di Montauto, Anghiari
  • Castello di Montebenichi, Bucine
  • Castello di Montecchio Vesponi, Castiglion Fiorentino
  • Castello di Porciano, Stia
  • Castello di Pieve a Ranco, Arezzo
  • Castello di Romena, Pratovecchio
  • Castello di Rondini, Arezzo)
  • Castelsecco, Arezzo
  • Castello di Gargonza, Monte San Savino
  • Castello di Pontenano, Talla
  • Castello di Valenzano, Subbiano
  • Castelnuovo di Subbiano
  • Fortezza Medicea, Arezzo
  • Rocca del Girifalco, Cortona
  • Rocca di Pierle, Cortona
Province of Florence
Province of Grosseto
Province of Livorno
Province of Lucca
Province of Pisa
  • Medicean Fortress, Volterra
  • Silla’s Fortress, Pietracassia
  • Santa Maria Castle, Vecchiano
  • Castellare Fortress, Asciano
  • Verruca Fortress, Calci
  • Sancasciani Castle, Ripoli
  • Frederick II Castle, San Miniato al Tedesco
  • Montecastelli Fortress, Montecastelli
  • Gambacorti’s Castle, Filettole
  • Roncioni’s Castle, Ripafratta
Province of Massa and Carrara
Province of Prato
Province of Pistoia
Province of Siena

Umbria

Veneto

Province of Belluno
Province of Padua
Province of Rovigo
Province of Treviso
Province of Venezia
Province of Verona
Province of Vicenza

See also

References

  1. Laurenzana – Castello Archived 2012-04-15 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. Il Castello di Galeazza Archived 2012-01-06 at the Wayback Machine.
  3. Fondazione di Vignola
  4. Touring Club of Italy (2006). Forlì-Cesena and its province: Journey into the heart of Romagna. Touring Editore. p. 50. ISBN 88-365-3488-0.
  5. Touring Club of Italy (2006). Forlì-Cesena and its province: Journey into the heart of Romagna. Touring Editore. p. 64. ISBN 88-365-3488-0.
  6. Touring Club of Italy (2006). Forlì-Cesena and its province: Journey into the heart of Romagna. Touring Editore. p. 92. ISBN 88-365-3488-0.
  7. "Ahrensperg" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  8. "Cormons" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  9. "Russiz" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  10. "Ruttars" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  11. "Trussio" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  12. "Aviano" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  13. "Montereale" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  14. "Spilimbergo" (in Italian). Consorzio per la Salvaguardia dei Castelli Storici del Friuli Venezia Giulia. Retrieved 3 January 2012.
  15. Castello Camozzi Vertova
  16. "Castello Albani Di Urgnano" (in Italian). Castelli e torri d'italia. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  17. "Castello di Padernello" (in Italian). Castelli e torri d'italia. Retrieved 4 January 2012.
  18. Castello dei Torriani e dei Bandello, Castelli Aperti.
  19. Castello di Bergamasco, Castelli Aperti. (in Italian)
  20. Castello di Camino, Castelli Aperti.
  21. Dongione del Castello di Carbonara Scrivia, Castelli Aperti. (in Italian)
  22. Castello di Cremolino, Castelli Aperti.
  23. Castello di Lajone di Quattordio, Castelli Aperti.
  24. Castello di Morbello, Castelli Aperti.
  25. Castello di Morsasco, Castelli Aperti.
  26. Castello di Orsara Bormida, Castelli Aperti.
  27. Castello di Piovera, Castelli Aperti.
  28. Castello di Pozzolo Formigaro, Castelli Aperti.
  29. Castello di Prasco, Castelli Aperti.
  30. Castello di Redabue a Masio, Castelli Aperti.
  31. Castello di Rocca Grimalda, Castelli Aperti.
  32. Castello di Tagliolo Monferrato, Associazione Castelli Aperti del Piemonte. (in Italian)
  33. Castello Sannazzaro di Giarole, Castelli Aperti.
  34. Fubine 2012 (Comune di Fubine, 2012), pp. 30–32.
  35. Torre di Novi Ligure (Resti del Castello), Castelli Aperti.
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