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Palazzo della Corgna - Palazzo Ducale

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Beautiful Mannerist frescoes

The frescoes tell the story of the life and exploits of Ascanio della Corgna who was an admired... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
Phil570
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Bolton, United Kingdom
Picasso

The Palazzo is a beautiful building. Well curated with fine painted panels. The main purpose of... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2017
Damiano C
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Castiglione del Lago, Italy
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“private home”(2 reviews)
“frescoes”(5 reviews)
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Aka Palazzo Ducale. Next to (and sharing a ticket with) the Rocca del Leone fortress that you do have listed, but they need to be referenced separately; they are two very different attractions.
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Piazza Gramsci, Castiglione del Lago, Italy
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+39 075 951099
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

The frescoes tell the story of the life and exploits of Ascanio della Corgna who was an admired soldier in the 1500's , his uncle was Pope Julius 111. This leads to the enclosed walkway up to the Fortress . It was their private home

1  Thank Phil570
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The Palazzo is a beautiful building. Well curated with fine painted panels. The main purpose of this visit was to share the Picasso exhibition with some friends that were visiting. We had already visited and had been impressed with the exhibition earlier in August with...More

1  Thank Damiano C
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Lots of very interesting artifacts found locally and preserved in the museum for us to see and wonder at. The most highly decorated rooms I think I've ever seen in what was essentially a private home to the Della Corgna family.

Thank Elizabeth V
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Visited castle in early October, unexpected rainy weather. Perfecto for being inside and out of weather. Pay entrance fee to see frescoes and walk around wall of castle grounds. Hooded blackbirds standing guard in olive grooves below. Wind surfers don't mind the cold when wearing...More

Thank Sheri M
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Amazing history hidden between these walls. Well maintained and presented. All information displayed in Italian and English. Combined ticket allows you to explore the castle too. Good value for money!

Thank Piotr-OutdoorExplore
Reviewed 5 September 2016

From the fortress you get into the palace via a walled passage, where you can visit the rooms staring at amazing restored "affreschi", realised and mastered by Pomarancio (great local artist whose works are well spread in the area: Città della Pieve, Orvieto) and his...More

Thank MassimoFZ
Reviewed 20 July 2016

It's all bundled in 1 fee: 5 eur for adults. Should be worth your while whether your into history or not. Museum part is limited, there are more interesting historical museums in the area. But the fresco's in the palazzo are not only beautiful but...More

Thank igeert
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We visited Castiglione del Lago in early May and it is a nice walled town to walk around and visit the shops. We parked ( free parking) just outside the walls of the town and walked a short distance through the entry way of the...More

Thank Bob F
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

Out the back of the museum is a long narrow passage way on top of the castle wall. You can climb to the top of the towers and see spectacular views as well as the archer slots and ports for pouring boiling oil on the...More

1  Thank BobbieMac421
Reviewed 29 April 2016

What a wonderful introduction to Umbria is Castiglione del Lago: great shops, lovely dining, shimmering green water (4th largest inland body in Italy), dramatic mountain vistas framing all, and what has to be oe of the greatest combination ticket deals on the continent at E5...More

Thank preglad
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