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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Elisa Mengarda (3 years ago)
Bella passeggiata sentiero facile anche per bambini......Vista molto panoramica su Borgo.
Matteo Pagliaro (4 years ago)
Benché non sia mantenuto alla meglio, la passeggiata che ci transita vicina permette di apprezzarlo dall'alto e di godere di un bel panorama.
Gabriele Passerini (4 years ago)
Nonostante la pubblicità (ingannevole), si tratta di quattro macerie in croce, poco segnalato tramite sentiero niente di ché.... deludente o comunque potevano mettere qualche info di più in basso prima di intraprendere il sentiero in salita e poi trovare la sorpresa di quattro macerie nemmeno visitabili
Matteo Bozza (4 years ago)
Deludente! Sapevamo che non era visitabile al suo interno ma almeno speravamo si potesse vedere da vicino ... invece risulta inavvicinabile
Marco Donati (4 years ago)
Bel castello intriso di storia che sovrasta e domina Borgo Valsugana.
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