Castello della Valle (Fiumefreddo Castle), founded in 1201, was the residence of the noble lords. During the mid-16th-century, the castle was donated to Ferdinando De Alarçon-Mendoza, marquis of the Valle, and took its current name of Castello della Valle. The current appearance dates from that age. The castle was besieged in 1806-1807 by French troops and nearly destroyed. Today it houses several works of local painter Salvatore Fiume.

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Founded: 1201
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Magdalena J. Art-Ungaro (2 years ago)
Extraordidary, I highly recommend to visit, wanderful views and great restaurant
Lisa Robinson (2 years ago)
Absolutely wonderful. From rooms to dining.
Anna Iwanowska (3 years ago)
Very nice place. Kids are having fun in that old castle. View on valley is excelent!
Martino Cartella (3 years ago)
Fantastic views but not much of a castle
Christoph Heylen (3 years ago)
Renovated with respect! This place is leaving you with a smile while watching the great panorama on the Mediterranean...
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