San Michele Castle

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The castle is located on a spur of rocks and it dates back to the Lombard period even though the first written material regarding the castle is from 1191. Over the years, several noble families owned the castle and between the nineteenth and twentieth century, Bertha von Suttner, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1905 was also a co-owner of the castle. The castle's tower, which is 25 meters high, is the best conserved and most characteristic feature of the entire castle. The castle is in a fantastic position: it's located on a spur of rocks, inaccessible on three sides. An easy two minutes walk takes you up to the fortified tower from where you can enjoy a great view of the upper part of Val di Sole.

Guided tours in italian at: 10am-11am-2:30pm-3:30pm-4:30pm-5:30pm. From September 9th, guided tours will be offered from 11:00am and 4:pm.

Opening period

Period: 22/06 - 15/09 mo tu we th fr sa su
10:00 - 12:30
14:00 - 18:30

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