Avigliana Castle

Avigliana, Italy

The old town of Avigliana is one of the most significant in Piedmont, for its medieval architecture and its churches. The castle was probably built in 942 by the Marqueses Arduinici of Turin (it was probably Arduino the Hairless who built the first settlement of Castrum Avilianae) on the top of Mount Pezzulano. This castle was used by the Counts of Savoy at least from 1137. In 1691, after conquering it, the French Marshal Catinat got it definitively demolished, leaving the remains we can see after a pleasant walk from Piazza Conte Rosso.

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Founded: 942 AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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marikallara rajashekarappa kenchappa (9 months ago)
It’s beautiful place to escape from big city visit small town. It has amazing view .
Paul Beavis (11 months ago)
Awesome little walk up and explore, stunning views. Park at car park a few mins walk away, right roads but perfectly fine. Free no entrance barrier etc. Enjoy
Hosam Elmansi (3 years ago)
Such a beautiful View
Maria Fernanda (3 years ago)
Beautiful place, wonderful view!!!
yosef shor (5 years ago)
Beautiful lake views and nice walk up the hill
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