Roccavaldina Castle

Roccavaldina, Italy

The ancient village of Roccavaldina was conquered by Romans, Byzantine and Arabs. Later in the Middle Ages, it was ruled by Roger I, who built numerous monasteries with the aim to spread the Christian culture over the area. The Valdina Castle was built as a stronghold in the 16th century and later transformed in a prive aristocratic house; the Chemistry Museum is an ancient shop created in 1628 which contains over 200 apothecary jars made with the local ceramics.



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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Antonella Corona (15 months ago)
Really beautiful castle, structure intact, I recommend a visit
M DP (18 months ago)
A unique castle I visited with the owner Really fabulous
Irene Leone (2 years ago)
To visit if only for the splendid panorama that can be admired from the terrace.
Giovanni Crisafulli (3 years ago)
Fantastic well-renovated building available for receptions and private parties. Fantastic atmosphere. Can only be visited upon reservation.
Stefania Di Pietro (3 years ago)
Very nice outside and well kept pity that to visit it you have to book, so I could not enter it was closed. Very nice country well kept very clean. Good citizens
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