Favria Castle

Favria, Italy

Favria Castle dates back to the 12th century. It belonged for a long time to the Marquises of Montferrat, serving in the protection of their domains. In 1446, William VIII, Marquis of Montferrat took steps towatrds the consolidation of the castle, giving impetus to the development of the settlement of Favria.

The property then belonged to the Solaro di Govone family, who transformed the castle into an elegant residence. The castle remains today a private property. It is located in the center of the town of Favria and is surrounded by a large private garden.



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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Ugo Modanese (8 months ago)
Favria Castle dates back to the 12th century. For a long time it belonged to the marquises of Monferrato, carrying out the function of protecting the fiefdom. In 1446, William VIII of Monferrato provided for its consolidation, also giving impetus to the development of the town of Favria. Subsequently, the castle passed to the Solaro di Govone family and was rebuilt by them. Today it presents itself as an elegant building with an adjoining garden and park. It is private property, but you can admire its facade from the square.
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