Camairago Castle

Camairago, Italy

Camairago Castle was built in the first half of the 15th century by the order of Vitaliano I Borromeo, a nobleman from Milan. Borromeo family still owns the castle. During the first Italian War of Independence it was a headquarters of Austrian field marshall Radetzky in 1848.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.castellodicamairago.it

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Valeria Arestov (13 days ago)
Very interesting historical site, gives you the feeling you're inside a movie. Also it is surrounded by a beautiful park. At night the place is closed but is lit up with beautiful lights. At day time you can come inside the castle and see what you probably learned about in history lessons. It was very interesting. We weren't able to actually enter inside the building because there was some kind of private event, but the yard and everything else is open for free at is worth seeing.
Laura Perez (44 days ago)
In wanting to explore the city, we chose the busses to do it since it's only 1.50 euros and good for 90 minutes. On one of the stops we saw the sign for the castle and got off. It was a beautiful castle converted into a museum. Full of history and it's grounds converted into a beautiful park. We enjoyed being there for about 3 hours.
Emmanuel Gustin (46 days ago)
The managers of this place have made it a lot more than just a huge castle next to the city centre. There are concerts in the evening, and dance workshops during the day. There are several large musea, and if you read this before 14 Sep 2021, then hurry and go see the temporary exhibit about the human in sculpture - it is really wonderful. The adjacent park is a nice place to relax. Supplies of food and drink are very modest.
Kasia Gaca-Zając (2 months ago)
A nice, large castle - not that spectacular on the outside but has some nice pieces of art inside, quite worth seeing. When you buy the museum tickets, make sure you ask what is open and what is not - we were not told that the Ancient Egypt and Prehistory parts were closed and the former one was why we even got the tickets. We found out when we wanted to enter that part of the museum.
Albin Nilsson (3 months ago)
Amazing historical site, a must-see when in Milano. The Museum is in true Italian style with both Roman and post-Roman things to see. The adjacent park is a great place to walk around in, or to have a workout in or to bring your dogs.
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