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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Happy Lucky (9 months 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.
Marina Beltramo (11 months ago)
We tried to reach the castle from the path marked as "around castles" but being completely covered by vegetation, we did not find it going up. Continuing the tour along a path in the woods, we were unable to reach any other site, even if it was reported. Only going down did we catch a glimpse of the tower. Total disappointment .... you do not see anything !!! dirty paths and overgrown sa herbaceous
Markus Kölz (12 months ago)
Beautiful. Alt. Worth a trip
Gianluca Ferretti (12 months ago)
I was unable to log into the site. Parking at the base of the road only for authorized persons that leads the path of the castles. Two accesses on the back (?) Closed, the main one I would say leads to a private house, I will try again, hoping there is a little more signage. Too bad because from the outside it doesn't look bad even if only the outside can be visited (ref. Web page).
Raffaele Napolano (13 months ago)
Unfortunately the castle is privately owned and it is not possible to get there by car. There are a few paths to walk but, according to locals, once up is closed. Seen from Borgo Valsugana it makes the context in which it is inserted very characteristic
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