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Castello della Rancia

Open Now: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 6:30 PM
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I attended a wedding there!

There was a loggia area where the wedding was held - a great spot! Didn't see much else other than... read more

Reviewed November 11, 2014
arcticboolie
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Vancouver, Canada
Very well preserved castle

One of several very well preserved castles in southern Le Marche.

Reviewed January 13, 2012
bvlenci
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Le Marche, Italy
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Nov 11, 2014
“I attended a wedding there!”
Oct 15, 2014
“We saw it from the road”
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This fortified farmhouse was erected in the middle of the ninth century and it looked like a tower-house whose facilities served to shelter agricultural commodities. The Castle of La Rancia was enlarged in the fourteenth century by order of Rudolph...more
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Contrada Rancia | Strada Statale 77, Tolentino, Italy
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Reviewed November 11, 2014

There was a loggia area where the wedding was held - a great spot! Didn't see much else other than the courtyard and some of the archaeological exhibits - but those were interesting. The castle is in a lovely rural area just outside of Tolentino...More

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed October 15, 2014

We were on the autostrada and saw this small castle. There was one other couple there so we were generally able to wander about undisturbed. It was a great find, easy to access and well worth the admission.

Date of experience: September 2014
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Reviewed August 29, 2014

The castle is quite interesting, nice and has been totally restructured. This could be negative but the works have been done respecting styles and architerctural characteristics and everything is kept in very good conditions.

Date of experience: August 2014
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Reviewed May 21, 2014 via mobile

The castle is interesting in its reconstruction. It is good to be able to see areas that were used as cellars and stables etc even though it is not furnished. You can also go to the top of one of the towers. The museum pieces...More

Date of experience: May 2014
1  Thank Travel_addict13_10
Reviewed July 22, 2012

This wonderfully restored/preserved fortress is easy to access from the highway beside which it stands. As noted by other reviewers, much of the facility is empty and thus somewhat disappointing. Other rooms do contain some displays but there was very little English so we found...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Reviewed January 13, 2012

One of several very well preserved castles in southern Le Marche.

Thank bvlenci
Reviewed December 23, 2011

Elegant and historical. Will go back with friends if we're in the area

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