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Ricetto di Candelo

Piazza Castello, 13878 Candelo, Italy
+39 015 253 6728
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An unspoilt Gem!

We have been visiting the Piemonte area for as long as I remember 30 years at least and never heard... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
753pavlina
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Rhodes, Greece
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Nice medieval walled town

Close to the beautiful Alpine landscape around Biella (and close to both Milan and Turin) you can... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2016
Alberto B
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Biella, Italy
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Old buildings with historical reenactments
  • Excellent56%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Piazza Castello, 13878 Candelo, Italy
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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We have been visiting the Piemonte area for as long as I remember 30 years at least and never heard of Candelo!It is a remarkable medieval little town completely unspoilt!It seems that it is more busy on weekends and on specific celebrations!End of November beggining...More

1  Thank 753pavlina
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Close to the beautiful Alpine landscape around Biella (and close to both Milan and Turin) you can find this small walled town. Beautiful small medieval constructions, nice restaurants, quiet atmosphere.

1  Thank Alberto B
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Have only been there in the evening when the shops are closed, but have hear there are some nice shops. It is still an amazing place and very well preserved, it really brings you back to the medival era with its ancient fortification. It's also...More

1  Thank Maj-Britt W
Reviewed 28 August 2016

"Ricetto" is a small fortified area located in towns and villages used to shelter products, livestock, farming equipment as local depot and people in case of attacks from enemies. This one is particularly interesting since is the only one to maintain medieval structure as per...More

1  Thank Tualie
Reviewed 8 April 2016

It is like traveling back in the past. We accidentally found this town but we can recommend a visit.

1  Thank Nepos56
Reviewed 17 November 2015

One of the most beautiful medieval borough in Piedmont. A visit is really worth it, even to taste a typical menu!

1  Thank Mattia V
Reviewed 19 September 2015

A medieval village of the 14th century. Romantic and full of character. A must visit if in the area. Feast are held in September, easter and christmas and it makes the visit more worth it.

1  Thank Sagipearl
Reviewed 16 September 2015

Very impressive ancient town. Has been restored but, as a result, is virtually 100% complete. Atmospheric: it is easy to imagine Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet being staged here and I understand the old town is often used as a film set. The most impressive place...More

2  Thank GR20London_UK
Reviewed 20 August 2015

Went there today, nothing open, no information about why there was essentially nobody there apart from about 10 lost and wandering tourists. Is this a weekend only place or what. Not a great advertisement for local tourism. Are all Italians on holiday

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

Many people don't know several Dracula movies were filmed in this medieval town, but it is very well preserved and nice to walk around. There are a few residents but several shops and some vacant areas. It is a good representation of the town hundreds...More

1  Thank Les236
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