Conegliano Castle

Conegliano, Italy

Starting from its foundation in the 11th century, Conegliano featured an innovative type of fortified settlement, common to several towns of the area, such as Bassano and Marostica. A fortified area on the top of the hill, with the below village which spreads along the Monticano river and at the feet of the main hill.

The old Castle used to include a smaller walled area with several towers, also protected by moats. Within this space, starting from the XII Century, we could find the prison, the town hall and the palace of the local authority.

Today only the main tower of the Guard remains, symbol of the Conegliano city and clearly visible from the flatland. Within it, since 1946, the Civic Museum of Conegliano is to be found. In the inside, on several floors, evidences and artworks are stored, coming from the surrounding areas.

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Founded: 11th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.ristorantealcastello.it

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G. rita (8 months ago)
Nice museum and beautiful view from the top of the castle. Ticket 3 EUR per person.
Szilárd Póliska (10 months ago)
Top of Conegliano. The ticket is 3 euros to visit the caste. Climbing into the top of the tower gives great view of the city and the surrounding countryside.
Jose Gregorio Lepervanche Valencia (11 months ago)
During our visit to Sacile, Italy we went to explore Conegliano that is a town and comune of the Veneto region, Italy. We visited the castle and admired their art collection. The remains of a 10th-century castle are situated on a hill that dominates the town. The views are espectacular from the top of the castle.
Adam M (15 months ago)
It was awesome to visit. The view at the top was spectacular. And the journey up the tower had lots of nifty things to look at. Parking lot was decent sized, but some very narrow spots on the way up.
simon folland (2 years ago)
The Castle itself is well worth a visit. The vista from the cafe is spectacular. I sat at the table with an Aperol Spritzer floating away on my thoughts and prayers over the vinyards and towards the hills and Dolomites in the distance and beyond. The staff throughout the castle were friendly and happy and the young lady from Macedonia in the cafe was more than willing to engage, share and lead a conversation and made my day out even better. Thank you. See you next year.
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