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Castello di Torrechiara

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Address: Strada del Castello, 43013 Torrechiara, Langhirano, Italy
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+39 0521 355255

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Take a hike

Great castle, you can see it on the pictures, well worth your time. And even better than the castle is the circular (6km) walk around the hilltops behind the castle. Check it on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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112 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great castle, you can see it on the pictures, well worth your time. And even better than the castle is the circular (6km) walk around the hilltops behind the castle. Check it on Wikiloc or simply follow the signs as you leave the castle; don't turn right back into the village but follow the road straight ahead. The walk is... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A lovely Italian Castle, not old by UK standards but worth a visit for a relaxing hour or so in lovely countryside.

Thank Elaine B
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a splendid medieval place you are going to find when you are here. The paintings​ on the walls are perfectly preserved and are telling you the stories they have to say. Step out to the terrace and be amazed by the view. Find your reflection on the bottom of the central well. Walk around and try to imagine how... More 

Thank Art F
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 April 2017

The castle is really lovely to walk up to. Although you cannot really hike around it, it provides a lovely restaurant and stunning views. Teens were impressed. Dog cannot go in the top of the castle and the entry fee is only few euros.

Thank Ivett B
Grenoble, France
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101 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

It's a very nice and quiet place. The employees at its entry are very sweet and friendly. This castle is fully indicated for those who are searching a good way to get fresh break between two huges visits. The view/panorama is incredibile and peaceful. On the other hand, the walls inside even if painted are let empty. They should create... More 

Thank Mary C
Weston, Florida
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57 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

VISIT: JUNE 21, 2014 This was the first stop of our 2 week road trip in Italy. The castle was easy to find. The place was massive. The architecture was stunning. Basically you walk around from room to room by yourself. I had uploaded some material so I read to my husband along the way. It is amazing how intact... More 

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Aurora, Illinois
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61 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Although not in any of the guidebooks, this is a stunning castle near Parma and Langhirano (if you're in the area visiting the prosciutto producers). Room after room of frescoes make this a must see stop if in the area. Extend your visit with lunch or late afternoon drinks in the little town next to the castello. Easy parking is... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

Nice views and old paintings on walls in a great Castell. I did with a tour but was not a great adventure. Just go by your self of get a transportation.

Thank emaletta
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Stopped in for a short visit...and stayed a long time. Really a fun visit w/lots to see and great views of local area. Recommend you stop in.

Thank Dave D
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 October 2016 via mobile

My Husband and I were looking forward to appreciating this romantic edifice. The drive from Parma was pleasant and easy, but we found the castle sitting on top of a small hill, looking rather lonely, with only 2-3 other visitors walking through it's rooms. You need to purchase a ticket at €4.00 per person, there are no maps, no other... More 

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