Santo Stefano d'Aveto Castle

Santo Stefano d'Aveto, Italy

Santo Stefano d'Aveto Castle controlled the roads from the Apennines to Emilia. It was probably built int the 12th century, first time documented in 1164.

The castle that presents itself now is an interesting pentagonal structure with ramparts on four of the five perimetral corners. In ancient times the arms square could be reached, an area onto which the different rooms on the ground floor open, using drawbridges that were easy to lift in case of attacks.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Giancarlo Cirronis (51 days ago)
If you are in the municipality of santo stefano daveto and you want to take a tour, add a visit to the remains of the small castle whose external walls can be seen, and inside there are wooden structures on various levels to give you an idea of ​​how it was the interior of the castle. The thing that struck me is that from the outside it looks bigger than it really is inside.
roberto carletti (2 months ago)
It would be a beautiful place, too bad that it is kept like shit all around, with weeds, uprooted benches, dog shit and not ... Like, after all, all of Santo Stefano ... There is no public green, there is no flower bed. Around such a beautiful castle there are building warehouses and, soon, also a morgue ...
Ale braccino (2 months ago)
Historical place .... few walls remain, even if inside there is a small theater or similar. Of which under the structure exhibitions of various kinds
Valeria Stagnaro (2 months ago)
Located in the center of the village, the outside has been preserved enough, while the inside practically no longer exists since there is no roof. It can be visited free of charge when it is open for exhibitions or events.
Winter 64 (4 months ago)
Malaspina Castle is located in the center of Varese Ligure, in the Valle del Biologico, rising above the walls you can see the town that distinguishes it for the walls and the circular passage inside. In this country there are many beautiful clubs. It deserves
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