Rocca di Verrua

Verrua Savoia, Italy

The Fortress of Verrua Savoia dates back to the 10th and 11th centuries. During the wars the fortress was destroyed and rebuilt several times. Currently, only the Dungeon and the Ponte del Soccorso remained of the fortress. Prior to the French siege of 1704 the defence consisted of an enclosure wall and 4 bastions. The main part of the fortress consisted of the keep, barracks and of a well.

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Verrua Savoia, Italy
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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Michelle Dimeck (2 years ago)
Superb! First day we arrived a bunch of girls drinking aperitivos at a long table? So mediaeval and so historic this, & the views! Great service! Twice we came on a one week holiday to sample a Negroni ?
Nick D (2 years ago)
A hidden gem with amazing views, washed down with the best Negroni I've ever experienced. Grazie!!
Paolo Rossi (4 years ago)
Nice location, indeed. It deserves a visit. This castle really seems to dominate the lands from the hills, nice view!
Suchit Patel (6 years ago)
Well kept fort with stunning views of the Italian countryside and the Alps in the distant background.
lacompagnia delcampanello (6 years ago)
Vista wow con colline e fiume Po Wow you can look hills and river Po ...it's perfect for takung photo!
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