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Castello di Torrechiara

Strada del Castello, 43013 Torrechiara, Langhirano, Italy
+39 0521 355255
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Really Amazing Views

It is easy to see why this is a World Heritage Site. We were lucky to go in late September when... read more

Reviewed 14 October 2017
lncclc
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Saratoga Springs, New York
A great little castle

Not the biggest castle I've ever seen, but definitely among the most interesting. Despite its small... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
Isambard40
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Boston, Massachusetts
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Strada del Castello, 43013 Torrechiara, Langhirano, Italy
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+39 0521 355255
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Reviewed 14 October 2017

It is easy to see why this is a World Heritage Site. We were lucky to go in late September when there were no crowds. We parked up by the castle (alternative is to park below and walk up if the upper lot is full)....More

Thank lncclc
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Not the biggest castle I've ever seen, but definitely among the most interesting. Despite its small size, you find yourself spending a long time admiring the amazing wall and ceiling paintings. You park at the bottom of the hill, but it's an easy hike up,...More

Thank Isambard40
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a guided tour of the Castle. I was glad that we did a guided tour because the story of the Castle is fabulous and I would have missed that if I toured the castle on my own. The castle is well preserved...More

Thank TravelJer
Reviewed 26 September 2017

We were touring the parmesian cheese and ham factories and spotted this castle. Our tour guide recommended that we stop by on our way back to town and we did. My daughters were delighting in running around all the rooms and passageways. There is no...More

Thank Allisonfaye
Reviewed 19 September 2017

on our way south we found this wonderful building - flying with our drone was a place - surrounded by wineries - good food - just a place to enjoy for a while !

Thank juergen p
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

Excellent, a must do if in Parma and I definitely recommend Assapor Ppennino as your private tour. The Parmesan cheeses making was fascinating, we were right in the mix of it. Standing right next to the makers The castle was amazing with Andrew, our tour...More

Thank backtobase
Reviewed 26 July 2017

We visited this castello while touring the Parma area. We could seed it from afar perched on the hill. So our guide took us there it was lovely to walk through it. Only seven people live here to maintain the grounds. There is a cantina...More

Thank Blueye2
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This castle was built by Pier Maria II Rossi (1413-1482), count of San Secondo, between 1448 and 1460 as a mansion for his lover, Bianca Pellegrini. We enjoyed a tour and discovered the delights of this superbly preserved castle which survevied the recent earthquakes with...More

Thank Irene G
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Small medieval castle in the countryside. It has a small trattoria that offers the much needed drink on a hot summer day. The tourist information office here is very good and v helpful. Total visit can be done in 30 minutes. Would suggest to take...More

Thank HiDC
Reviewed 15 June 2017

We visited this castle and the grounds on a Tuesday. There were only a handful of visitors, so it was easy to spend time viewing the beautiful and detailed frescos in the castle. there is so much to look at, room after room, the ceilings...More

Thank corn180
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Response from Haebee | Reviewed this property |
I drove there. Did not notice any train station - this is a very agricultural place in the country, and not near an urban centre. There must be a bus that can bring you there. Sorry I do not have more specific information... More
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