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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Dimitrije Petrovic (6 months ago)
Beautiful building although massively repaired and replaced by modern brick and concrete. Can't exactly say I like the modern art status being in every room getting in the way of the original decor, but it seems to be a thing in the south of Italy as we've seen it elsewhere too.
Ariel Lieberman (7 months ago)
Nice restored castle. The view is nice. Don't take google short route.... It takes you through small streets.
Andrew Hay (2 years ago)
Wonderful place with great views from the top of the tower. Sitting in the courtyard while watching the sun set.
Alessandra Zella (2 years ago)
Worth a visit with a guide. It's one of the attractions in Corigliano, nice castle with a garden. It's very big with many rooms to discover. Ticket is 5 euro without a guide.
Beatriz Tavares (2 years ago)
Wonderful castle! The stairs are so beautiful and the small city of Coriogliano Calabro a peace of a fairytale
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