Telvana Castle

Borgo Valsugana, Italy

The origins of Telvana Castle date back to the Roman age. According to documents the castle was destroyed by the Franks in 590 A.D. while other sources speak of this event in late Medieval times. The primitive core of the castle, dating probably from the 13th century, was built around a single square watchtower, 5 m per side and reaching a height of 26 m. In 1665 it was burned down and was then re-built as a baron's residence.

Climbing along the path, the magic atmosphere grows, till reaching the back of the castle, from where you can admire the whole Valsugana. The sight is really breathtaking, the partially ruined towers and walls are so fascinating and exciting.



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

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Alex Pezzoli (8 months ago)
Castle obviously closed. But from Borgo a beautiful path that leads to us (path of the Bersaglieri). Continuing to reach the ruins of the Sanpietro castle.
M P (10 months ago)
Unfortunately it cannot be visited. Accessible on foot via a path, which for me is not very practical and viable result. Seen from a distance it gives beautiful emotions, unfortunately when you arrive near the castle you realize that there is no maintenance or care.
YorickSB (10 months ago)
Beautiful castle on the outside. Signs indicate the walk up. Disappointing that atthe top we found out it is closed
Antonella Corradi (11 months ago)
Beautiful Castle, it is a pity that the interior cannot be visited, the only thing is the possibility to get closer thanks to some paths. To be seen
Happy Lucky (2 years ago)
It's unfortunate that there is no way that you can enter the castle. The way to get there is either through a path that just brings you near it so you can take some pic from afar, or perhaps through a path in a private property.
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