Corigliano Calabro Castle

Corigliano-Rossano, Italy

Originally built in the 11th century, when the Normans fought the Byzantine rulers in Southern Italy, the Corigliano Calabro Castle expanded in the first half of the 1300s thanks to the powerful Sanseverino family. In the 15th century, the castle was renovated and its architecture took on the typical features of the Aragonese style; the structure was further altered in the 17th century by the Saluzzo family, and in the 19th century by the Compagna family.


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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Andre Sadov (14 months ago)
Fascinating castle tower and views ??
Scott Stewardson (2 years ago)
Disappointed. After a difficult drive was denied access due to the fact that it was too close to afternoon closing. We would have paid for even 1/2 hour. Too bad. Not sure what we missed.
Nick Olesker (2 years ago)
Didnt actually go to museum as couldnt park due to a festival kicking off... but town seemed a lovely example of a hilltop fortified refuge. Photogenic shabby chic architecture... stunning veiws.
Deborah Motta (2 years ago)
A place of quite history in Calabria
Zorica Bjelic (3 years ago)
Nice museum, with nice views and historical places.
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