Category Archives: Castles

Legnano photo album

Legnano: history, folklore and culture

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…

Fontanellato castle and the market

Visiting Fontanellato ‘s Castle

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…

Leeds Castle, Maidstone, Kent

First impressions of Leeds Castle

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,…

Fenis Castle

A day in Valle d’ Aosta

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”…

Windsor Castle - Garden

A tour of Windsor Castle

  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…

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