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An enchanting castle silhouetted against the backdrop of the Cuneo Alps, first inhabited by Valerano, the Lord of the Marquisate of Saluzzo. Among the medieval era interiors, the salon stands out. A baronial setting where one of the most...more
Our Locanda hosts in La Morra recommended this day trip to us. A 15th century castle near Saluzzo one of the many in Piemonte. The highlight of this castle is the room of wall painted murals. Excellent restoration work. Absolutely outstanding pictorial murals of the...More
Like most castles there is a steep climb to the entrance.
The castle served both as a fortification and a stately residence but is the latter aspect which is on display.
Rooms are adorned with fascinating frescos and painted ceilings. You almost feel as if...More
The frescoes at Castello della Manta are definitely worth the trip to see. Mainly a large room with frescoes covering the walls and ceiling. Nice audioguide comes with the admission and does a great job describing in detail what you are looking at. Some other...More
Although off the well-beaten tourist path, for those interested in art a visit to Castello della Manta is well worthwhile. The high point is a single room whose walls are painted with one of the masterpieces of Italian Late Gothic art. On one side are...More
Beautiful ancient castle with absolutely stunning frescos. The audio tour, available in English, cleverly described the characters of the castle's storied past. The castle's chapel is also amazing. Highly recommend!
This castle doesn't look like much from the outside. It's actually rather small but has some real treasures. When buying tickets, I bought an extra ticket that allowed me to take photographs (that's a first!), but it was well worth it. You get a headset...More