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Serralunga d'Alba Castle

Via Castello 1, 12050 Serralunga d'Alba, Italy
+39 0173 613358
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Solid Italian History

Had a wonderful tour in English by our guide. She was very knowledgeable and happily answered our... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
jameschristophers
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Middlebury, Connecticut
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We were very lucky

We arrived at the Castle looking forward to a guided tour only to be told that there is none... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
mrsaverage2015
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Sydney, Australia
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The castle overlooks the town and hits the visitor for his gothic architecture. It's front is made of bricks with little arches. Few the windows, and only at the top. The way in was guarded by a wide ditch, a rolling shutter and a drawbridge. Inside you can see still some fireplaces, wood ceilings and a chapel with frescoes.
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Hours Today: 10:30 - 13:30, 14:30 - 18:30
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Castello 1, 12050 Serralunga d'Alba, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a wonderful tour in English by our guide. She was very knowledgeable and happily answered our questions regarding the history of the place. Highly recommend as it is inexpensive and an hour well spent. Would love to totally spend a day exploring all the...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We arrived at the Castle looking forward to a guided tour only to be told that there is none. English tours were only given by appointment. Luckily we hung around and asked a few more questions when another couple and 3 children walked in and...More

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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Amazing panoramic view. We had a very interesting guided tour in English about the history and architectural design of the castle. Although the tour was supposed to be in Italian the majority of the group were English speakers so our excellent guide spook both.

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Reviewed 26 October 2017

I would highly recommend the tour of the castle interior. If you don't speak Italian call ahead to find out when tours are offered in Engish.

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Reviewed 18 September 2017

It was spontanious that we went there. But we are really glad we did it. Really nice stroll. Peaceful area (maybe because of siesta time). We didn't enter the castle but it was worth of visit anyway. Beautiful hills around.

Thank Ania H
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Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

The view from the castle is worth the entrance fee alone. There are only guided tours only but we were lucky to have a private English speaking tour guide and she made it special. Her English was superb and her tour was informative with tons...More

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Reviewed 25 July 2017

When you enter this small town, the castle is visible and you just have to go there, in hot weather it´s a bit of a challenge, but when you get there happiness is all you feel, magnificent view is the gift.

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

The vilage of Serralunga d'Alba is nice and you could easy walk through it in 10 min. It is a pitty that the castle were closed when we were there

Thank Jocke69
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Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

The story of the castel is great an is made even greater by the guide (Sara) ,she was exceptional!Also the view is one of the best I ve ever seen , pure and authentic Barolo greatness!

Thank Roxana S
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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The Castle is a wonderful example of a defensive castle. You really must take the guided tour to get the full experience. Worth every penny! I was fortunate to be there at sunset with fantastic colors and views of the entire area including Monte Viso...More

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