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hidden treasure

for the first time I've been there 20 years ago, last time just yesterday. thanks to Antonio, my... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Szczawnica, Poland
Beautiful place

We totally recommend Vila Valva. Our kids had a blast, Antonio was very kind and gave us a lively... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Ruxi B
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Piazza della Rimembranza, 84020 Valva, Italy
+39 349 094 6232
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

for the first time I've been there 20 years ago, last time just yesterday. thanks to Antonio, my friends and me we have heard a story of this beautiful place, seen gardens and spectacular sculptures, I recommend visiting Villa D'Ayala in Valva to every person...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We totally recommend Vila Valva. Our kids had a blast, Antonio was very kind and gave us a lively tour! Hope the government gives more budget for restaurations and marketing.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 September 2016

It was my first visit in this magical place, referred to us by an employee of hotel where we were staying in Contursi Terme who was from Valva. He mentioned un passant the castle of D’Ayalla. We did not, so after a quick google search...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 21 December 2015

I visited a small town where my family was from, Oliveto Citro and the family arraigned at trip to Villa d'Ayala Valva. The grounds are so beautiful and peaceful. But, the castle was unbelievable even though it was empty. I just could not get enough...More

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank Mike D
Reviewed 8 November 2015

We visited this gorgeous place on the recommendation of my cousin who drove us here and arranged our private tour with Donato. It was a cool, sunny day and the gardens and walkways are so peaceful, with the aroma of pines and many other trees....More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed 1 September 2015

The last time I went to Valva was more than 6 years ago. This time I decided to spend 5 days in this little town and I discovered the Villa D'Ayala that is own by the Knights of Malta. I actually visited it before but...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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