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Palazzo della Corgna - Palazzo Ducale

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If you are lucky to have any exhibition, then it will be interesting

The rooms are not spectacular, but here are various exhibitions, so it is quite interesting. We... read more

Reviewed June 5, 2019
Florentin Adria... G
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Arad, Romania
Beautiful Views

The Palace has some beautiful frescoes. All the exhibits are explained in English. The walkway to... read more

Reviewed November 3, 2018
Scooter210
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Winter Park, Colorado
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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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Reviewed June 5, 2019

The rooms are not spectacular, but here are various exhibitions, so it is quite interesting. We have seen a lot of objects from the Etruscan era, so we remembered the lessons of history.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed November 3, 2018

The Palace has some beautiful frescoes. All the exhibits are explained in English. The walkway to the Fortress is really neat. Walking around the Fortress will give you some incredible views of Lake Trasimeno! Well worth a visit.

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 3, 2018

From the narrow walkways, towers and fab views, what's not to like. Walkable distance for kids (4-5 yo). There is even a wall where kids get to scribble with chalks :)

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

This is the route to the castle ramparts though a long, narrow, covered passage which is very unusual. The Palace is not that impressive apart from its ceilings and when we visited there was an abstract art exhibition which wouldn’t be to everybody’s liking.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 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

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed September 10, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 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.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed October 16, 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

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank junkchic
Reviewed September 12, 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!

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed September 5, 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

Date of experience: September 2016
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Response from Scooter210 | Reviewed this property |
There is a train from Perugia to Castiglione del Lago but I don't know the schedule. You would have about a 20 minute walk from the station to the village.
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