Castelnuovo Magra Castle

Castelnuovo Magra, Italy

Castelnuovo Magra is mainly known for its ancient castle which was once the capital of the Bishop of Luni's domain. The castle had been originally built in the 12th century by Bishop Walter and then later completed by Henry of Fucecchio who developed the Code Pelavicino. Quite a lot of changes and additions have been made to the castle over the centuries. Today, visitors can see the remains of the large ancient walls, the masonry sections of the original castle and the large tower which had a rectangular plan.

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

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mitrea isac (6 months ago)
Superb!
Patryk Aramovitz (10 months ago)
Great Place with almost no tourist which make it very unique experience
IMtrigirl (2 years ago)
If there's a show in the castle, definitely take the opportunity to visit. Heads up the stairs are steep and the space is small. But great views from the top!
Abubaka Morris (2 years ago)
Beautiful and breathtaking. It's seated high on top a hill and you can easily see the view of surrounding cities.
indira (3 years ago)
Pity the World War bombardments left only bare ruins. The little bit open to the public was closed. A bit of a walk up the stone flagging from the parking below. Chiesa della Maddalena lovely as are all olden day churches. My advice quick 2nd stop off after Aghiholfi while doing the medieval ruling Malaspina bloodline circuit.
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