Torriglia Castle

Torriglia, Italy

Torriglia Castle may have been built around the year 1000. The first document dates from 1153. In 1180 it became a property of Malaspina family and later it was moved to the hands of Fieschi family. In 1392 and 1450 it was besieged. The castle was destroyed in 1799 when during the France invasion. Today it lies in ruins.

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Founded: c. 1000 AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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Jotaro Kujo (13 months ago)
Reachable on foot through a small road (Via al Castello) directly from Torriglia. Or continuing the provincial road, on the left in Colomba, the road will take you to the castle meadows where you can safely park your car and then continue on foot. Now only the ruins of the castle remain, but despite this, it is very impressive and you have a splendid view of Torriglia. Around the castle there are meadows where it is possible to have picnics.
riccardo altieri (16 months ago)
Very nice castle, too bad that in this pandemic period it was closed and it was not possible to access inside. I parked in the parking lot of the football field and from there it took me 5/10 minutes at most on foot. The route is not very demanding, it is uphill but doable. the view of Torriglia below is also very nice.
Wiktor Pabian (16 months ago)
Beautiful place for a picnic
Luca Panghy (3 years ago)
Bellissimo posto per fare passeggiate e pic nic
Giuseppina Celano (3 years ago)
Rimasto poco del castello posizionato in cima al paese Torriglia ma rende l' idea
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