Marostica Castles

Marostica, Italy

Marostica area became under the rule of Cangrande I della Scala in 1311. Next year he founded two castles in Marostica, the lower (Castello Inferiore) and upper (Castello Superiore) castle. 

The lower castle in the city center is rectangular. After the War of the League of Cambrai, the mayor moved his headquarters from upper to lower castle. The upper castle is a square form building with four little towers on the sides and a large central tower.

There is a 1800m long wall connectiong these two castles.


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Founded: 1312
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy


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Александр Alex (2 years ago)
Amazing historical place. Make a trip to the high castle from below - you'll see beautiful landscapes!
David Smith (3 years ago)
The 14th-century castle towers above Marostica with great views of the town. You can drive there or enjoy the steep walk up. Well worth it for the walk and the view - but watch out that the castle itself cannot be visited.
Vernon McClure (4 years ago)
Being renovated at this time but a nice walk up with nice views.
gearry sookbirsingh (4 years ago)
Unfortunately the castle was closed. But it was a great walk to it.
Willie Adams (4 years ago)
Didn't get to enter since they were closed. Give them a call first. Hours are different due to Covid-19.
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