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Castello di Monselice

Via del Santuario 17, 35043 Monselice, Italy
+39 0429 72931
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Interesting enough

The tour was €8, which was necessary to see the inside of the castle. The inside was well decorated... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Francis B
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Interesting visit

Guided tour is mandatory if you want to see the interior of the castle, which amongst others... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2016
elRolfo
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Via del Santuario 17, 35043 Monselice, Italy
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Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

The tour was €8, which was necessary to see the inside of the castle. The inside was well decorated and interesting. We felt like we missed some information the guide provided in Italian because it seemed that the English translation was much shorter. That could...More

Thank Francis B
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Guided tour is mandatory if you want to see the interior of the castle, which amongst others contains a huge collection of medieval weapons and armour. Unfortunately taking photos is not allowed. The guide was charming and did an excellent job despite some English language...More

2  Thank elRolfo
Reviewed 1 October 2016

We were the only three English-speakers in a large group of visitors. Rather than try to do a tour bi-lingually which would have been hard for both the Italian guests and us, Giovannia and her colleague separated us. Giovannia apologized for her English skills but...More

1  Thank William H
Reviewed 20 May 2016

The tour is given in the languages of the group. That will give you time to look around the room e.g. of the very impressive collection of amour and weapons of the time period.

1  Thank dorazd
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Take a few hours out of your Venice trip and come here . The Castle , its fortifications ,the small churches the Duoma,the santuario are worth the trip.

Thank Karl K
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We travelled from Padua by train ,-a short inexpensive journey. There is a steep walk up the hill to the castle which is furnished sympathetically with objects which make the castle feel comfortable. There are also a wide range of weaponry displayed. We were provided...More

1  Thank 22kathhryn50
Reviewed 14 October 2015

Our family of 4 stopped here during our 5 day stay in Monselice in June. The docent spoke strong English and had deep knowledge of the castle and its history. The site is well preserved. This was a delightful stop, especially on a hot day.

Thank jsc1962
Reviewed 10 June 2015

The castle is visitable only by guided tour, which you can just turn up for. They start on the hour, but with a sizeable break for lunch. The guide speaks good English. Highlight of the tour is the large medieval kitchen.

Thank 007Yv0nne
Reviewed 1 April 2015

After this castle was left in pity conditions by army during the war, Mr. Cini bought it and not only refurbished it, but also created a unique collection of medieval weapons/armours and furnitures, bought from all over Italy and Europe. The armory is amazing. And...More

Thank Gianluca G
Reviewed 8 May 2014

The inside of the castle has fantastic period furniture - though most of it not original to the locale. A fascinating dining room, lots of old weapons, and interesting chimneys. Typical castle stuff. Great location and walking distance to an older fortress further up the...More

1  Thank phinneasbec
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