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Palazzo Vertemate do NOT miss!

Italy is full of museums. I have seen hundreds of them. Palazzo Vertemate is one of the very... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alux
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Santa Barbara, California
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A small gem with an informed guide

Unfortunately I dont know the guides name, and if it is only him, but he filled us with information... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2016
exiledblue
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Rovellasca, Italy
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3 weeks ago
“Palazzo Vertemate do NOT miss!”
4 Jun 2016
“A small gem with an informed guide”
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The palace is a very beautiful masterpiece of the Renaissance immersed in a charming environment, which provides real life story of a sixteenth-seventeenth-century aristocratic family. The front is simple and essential, surrounded by light and...more
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Strada del Palazzo Vertemate 35, 23020, Piuro, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Italy is full of museums. I have seen hundreds of them. Palazzo Vertemate is one of the very best. That I never heard of it and stumbled upon during a hiking trip in the Alps only made the surprise better. The Palazzo and its grounds...More

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Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I dont know the guides name, and if it is only him, but he filled us with information both related to the villa and also not that was all interesting and appreciated. The villa itself is very nice as its small gardens. We went...More

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GiovannaCPTV, Responsabile Social Marketing at Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, responded to this reviewResponded 26 June 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you for taking the time to review Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. We are glad you enjoyed the museum and a guided tour. Best regards

Reviewed 7 September 2015

This is a palace and garden you don’t want to miss. Do plan to see the palace and grounds before noon or after 14:30.

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GiovannaCPTV, Responsabile Social Marketing at Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2015

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review about Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. We are happy you enjoyed the museum and the gardens. Best regards Giovanna Battistessa

Reviewed 19 August 2015

A must see experience for anyone interested in Renaissance buildings as it has been barely altered since it was completed. It has a most interesting history and stands at the head of the Valchiavenna with lovely views.

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Reviewed 23 June 2014

Not to be missed for lovers of the Renaissance on a trip to Chiavennna!! Entry includes a guided tour of the Palazzo and one can stay and enjoy the beautiful gardens after taking in the wonderful interior decorations of the building (wonderful wooden hand carved...More

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Reviewed 30 May 2013

Highly recommended as a stopover or short excursion from Chiavenna. The building was originally constructed as a hunting castle. After a giant landslide destroyed most of the local town, it was used as a main residence. The rustic exterior belies the opulent interior with rich...More

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