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Strada Paderna Montanaro n. 10,

It dates back to the 11th century; in 1453 San Savino's monks handed it over to the nobleman Melchiorre Marazzani. It became a very efficient defensive, residential and farming fortress.
The castle complex has a square plan and is divided by a transverse wall into an ancient, residential area on the eastern side and a farming area on the western side. The most characteristic aspects are the inner wards, the entrance tower and the water tower , due to the presence of a moat on two sides.
Its presently a private residence and an organic farmhouse. 

Openings: from mid March to the end of October on festive days for visitors, all the year round for groups upon reservation.
Closed in August.
Guided tours are included in the ticket price.
The castle is part of Associazione Castelli del Ducato di Parma e Piacenza.

Guided tours on opening hours; the castle is available also for ceremonies, conferences, annual events such as "Frutti Antichi" exhibition.

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Saturday 10.00 am-11.00 am guided tours. Tours are available also upon reservation in other days of the week.
Holiday time
Sunday 10.00 am-11.00 am. Tours can be booked in advance also in other opening hours.
Opening times
From 1st May to 25th September
Entrance fee
7,00 Euros
Children up to 10 years old, owners of Card del Ducato and FAI members 6,00 Euros.
Bulk rates
Groups of at least 20 people 6,00 Euros.
How to get there
Free parking nearby the entrance.
Disabled access
not accessible to disabled people; only the courtyard is accessible.
Information Office
Last update
Tuesday, 05 March 2019
News and information edited by the Tourist Information Office of the Municipalities of Bobbio, Borgonovo V.T., Castell'Arquato, Piacenza and Vigolzone