Bardassano Castle

Gassino Torinese, Italy

Bardassano Castle was built in the 11-13th centuries and is well-preserved. For long time it was transformed in prison from the Chieri Council after demanding the ownership after arguments between aristocratic families. The massive main building is built of brick and has corner towers. The terraces were made in the 17th century.


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Founded: 13th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Maurizio Scapol (6 months ago)
Surrounded by an ancient village and immersed in silence. The castle stands imposing and exudes an ancient charm, a pity it is always closed and difficult to visit as it is private.
Massimliano Bivona (11 months ago)
Definitely suggestive is this charming castle located right on top of a beautiful hill in the Turin area, between the villages of Rivalba, Sciolze, Pavarolo and Castiglione, discovered by chance during a motorbike ride, I was unable to visit it as among other things there were ongoing works, but the glance from afar is truly remarkable and I have decided to go back. However, the main access is within a pedestrian area to which access by motor vehicles is only allowed for special cases. The church of the village and the walk under the walls are also very beautiful, from which it is possible to admire a beautiful panorama. Recommended destination.
Danilo Fuda (Fudish Threepwood) (14 months ago)
Cool and quiet place. A little run down, it's a pity not to be able to enter and that there are no indications to get there or the history of the place
michele grasso (16 months ago)
Quaint place to see! The keeper of the castle is kind and helpful.
Gabriele Capella (4 years ago)
I could see only the garden but it is truly lovely
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