Category : Castles

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Legnano photo album
Last stop before driving back to England is Legnano. Legnano is a beautiful city north-west of Milan, with shops and art and even a castle, so whether you’re there for business or pleasure, it’s worth having a good look around. View Larger Map Legnano played a very important part in history when, in May 1176, …
Fontanellato castle and the market
Fontanellato, with its castle, churches and markets are only a few miles away from Fidenza. We arrived after a few miles’ drive in the beautiful and peaceful Emilian countryside. View Larger Map Fontanellato can only be reached by car. The town was built up around the 15th century and around the gorgeous moated Fortress of …
Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent
Following my mother’s 10-year-long suggestion, I finally picked up the car and went to Leeds Castle. The weather is just right, sunny, blue sky and not too cold. Leeds Castle, despite the name is not in Leeds, but just a few miles south of Maidstone, Kent. To get there is very easy: from the M25 …
Fenis Castle
After the great Pizza moment in Quincinetto we went to Gaby, in the Aosta Valley, which is situated north-west of Italy – near France and Switzerland. The “Valle d’ Aosta” is renewed for its skiing resorts and it is a favourite among Italian and French tourists all year round. Its castles are also part of …
Windsor Castle - Garden
  Windsor Castle is one of the oldest castles in the world; it was built by William the Conqueror following the Battle of Hastings in 1066 and it has been home to the Royals for 900 years; it is currently used by the Queen and the Royal Family for private use and state functions. The …
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