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Grinzane Cavour Castle

Via del Castello 5, 12060 Grinzane Cavour, Italy
+39 0173 262159
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A Must See !

This historic and stately castle sits high on a hill top and is worthy of a stop just to see the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
DMHappyTravel
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San Diego
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Visited the castle and bought a few bottles of wine in the wine shop. Nice location, can be seen... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2017
JanochBarbro
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Helsingborg
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Grinzane Cavour Castle stands in one of the most spectacular settings in the Langa, just 5 km from Alba. The imposing building, erected around a central tower dating back to the first half of the XI century, can be admired in all its original beauty following the restoration that began in 1960, in celebration of the first centenary of the Unification of Italy. The Castle now houses the "Cavour" Regional Enoteca, the first to be set up in Piedmont in 1967. This is a prestigious showcase for the very best Piedmontese wines and grappas, foremost amongst them being Barolo and Barbaresco. The wines undergo a strict selection process before being displayed and placed on sale along with leading local food products. Tastings possible.
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via del Castello 5, 12060 Grinzane Cavour, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This historic and stately castle sits high on a hill top and is worthy of a stop just to see the views from here! There is a lovely park next to the castle where you can sit on the grass and enjoy the scenic beauty....More

Thank DMHappyTravel
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Visited the castle and bought a few bottles of wine in the wine shop. Nice location, can be seen from far away villages.

Thank JanochBarbro
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Wonderful museum in a great setting. Great value for money. The castle in a great location with wonderful views in all directions. Very helpful staff. Selection of wine really good.

Thank lyon_traveller
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Grinzane Cavour Castle is great and the surrounding view is amazing. Definitely worth checking out when in the area.

1  Thank IAMTHETRAVELGOD
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Located discretely inside the castle, we reserved for lunch at this 1 Michelin star restaurant and were not disappointed with our 5-course tasting menu for 110 euros each including pairing with wines. We were seated in a private room with a panoramic vista of the...More

1  Thank cristidel
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Just a few minutes outside of Alba, this castle and the grounds were very well maintained. A perfect place to have a picnic and take in the vineyards and very quaint town below the castle.

1  Thank BBinUSA
Reviewed 27 April 2017

The views are fenomenal and the walk around the castle through the vinyards is a must. The museum is also amazing, learned so much. Highly recommend a visit!

1  Thank Salsaa
Reviewed 26 March 2017

An interesting castle with wonderful 360 degree view to the UNESCO protected landscape, Langhe. The castle has small museum, restaurant and wine shop offering good selection of wines and grappa from this region like Barolo, Barbaresco, Barbera etc. When we went there it was rainy...More

1  Thank Queen-nias
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Crinzane Cavour castle is the birth castle of Count Camillo Benso Cavour, who played a very important rol during the unification of Italy in the 19th century. The castle itself is an interesting building and the museum of regional history and culture is interesting...More

Thank ruud v
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This picturesque castle housing a museum, wine shop and restaurant is worthy of visit. Be sure to book ahead if you want to dine here!!

Thank Georgie L
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