Corno Castle

Isera, Italy

Castel Corno (“Horn”) gets its name from the spur of the cliff on which it stands. Just a few minutes from Rovereto, in a strategic location, Castel Corno offers a unique view, which runs from the flow of the Adige River to the Piccole Dolomiti. Founded around year 1000, it has a structure which perfectly adapts to the territory’s morphology: located on the spur of a cliff, it is divided into an upper and lower castle.

At the heart of weapon facts and legends, the castle was the object of contention and conquest for various noble dynasties and military exploits, leading to its inexorable decline after the Napoleonic occupation. Property of the Castelcorno family, it first belonged to the Castelbarco family in the 18th century and later to Liechtenstein in 1500. The castle has been managed by the town of Isera since 1928.

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Unnamed Road, Isera, Italy
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Founded: c. 1000 AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.cultura.trentino.it

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Gabriele Fosco (20 months ago)
Bella passeggiata tranquilla per arrivare a questo rocca restaurata dove è anche possibile mangiare qualcosa nell'area pic-nic
Andreas Engelhardt (20 months ago)
Schwierig zu finden. Leider nicht ausgeschildert, haben nach einer Weile Suchen wieder umgedreht ...
Sergio Cappelli (2 years ago)
Un posto incredibile, il castello è nascosto dalla roccia su cui è appoggiato è si lascia scoprire solo una volta raggiunto... ed è una bella scoperta!
Manu Furetta (2 years ago)
Posto molto bello e suggestivo. Non metto 5 stelle perché le indicazioni devono essere più chiare .
Fabioscaligero Veronese (3 years ago)
Il castelli e' in fase di restauro x la parte superiore in quanto la scala in legno di collegamento e' marcita e non percorribile. Visitabile la parte inferiore. Ci sono 2 volontari molto gentili che forniscono materiale informativo.ingresso gratuito. Il maniero e' raggiungibile essenzialmente a piedi.
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