Five of Italy's Most Spectacular Castles
Italy is a country rich with castles due to its history of being a fragmented territory with many independent city states, duchies, local lords, kingdoms and more all throughout the Middle Ages. Castles served defensive purposes and at times were turned into sumptuous residences for local nobility. As the situation became more stable after the Renaissance, castles continued to be built for prestige, as a symbol of power and as second residences where to host lavish banquets.
Below are some spectacularly located castles that we invite you to visit.