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Grinzane Cavour Castle

Via del Castello 5, 12060 Grinzane Cavour, Italy
+39 0173 262159
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Small castle on top of the hill with charming panorama on the vineyards. There is a restaurant... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Liliia P
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Moscow, Russia
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For us, we had a quick look in the castle shop lots of local products for sale. What we enjoyed... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
NswAustraliaDidi
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NSW AUSTRALIA
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Grinzane Cavour Castle stands in one of the most spectacular settings in the Langa, just 5 km from Alba. The imposing building, erected around a central tower dating back to the first half of the XI century, can be admired in all its original beauty following the restoration that began in 1960, in celebration of the first centenary of the Unification of Italy. The Castle now houses the "Cavour" Regional Enoteca, the first to be set up in Piedmont in 1967. This is a prestigious showcase for the very best Piedmontese wines and grappas, foremost amongst them being Barolo and Barbaresco. The wines undergo a strict selection process before being displayed and placed on sale along with leading local food products. Tastings possible.
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  • Average4%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Via del Castello 5, 12060 Grinzane Cavour, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small castle on top of the hill with charming panorama on the vineyards. There is a restaurant inside but we did not visit. There is a museum. Nice little town. Stayed at Casa Pavesi Hotel and recommend it highly!

Thank Liliia P
Reviewed 1 week ago

For us, we had a quick look in the castle shop lots of local products for sale. What we enjoyed most was the opportunity to be able to walk around the castle and admire the view. Just stunning it gives one a great perspective, so...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really recomend to visit this town if you are a wine lover! Beautiful views and really nice food made with regional ingredients such as hazelnut, truffles and Barolo, Barbaresco and Nebbiolo wines. I really recommend visit Castello di Grinzanne and book a table in the...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This historic and stately castle sits high on a hill top and is worthy of a stop just to see the views from here! There is a lovely park next to the castle where you can sit on the grass and enjoy the scenic beauty....More

Thank DMHappyTravel
Reviewed June 20, 2017

Visited the castle and bought a few bottles of wine in the wine shop. Nice location, can be seen from far away villages.

Thank JanochBarbro
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

Wonderful museum in a great setting. Great value for money. The castle in a great location with wonderful views in all directions. Very helpful staff. Selection of wine really good.

Thank lyon_traveller
Reviewed May 26, 2017 via mobile

Grinzane Cavour Castle is great and the surrounding view is amazing. Definitely worth checking out when in the area.

1  Thank IAMTHETRAVELGOD
Reviewed May 17, 2017 via mobile

Located discretely inside the castle, we reserved for lunch at this 1 Michelin star restaurant and were not disappointed with our 5-course tasting menu for 110 euros each including pairing with wines. We were seated in a private room with a panoramic vista of the...More

2  Thank cristidel
Reviewed May 2, 2017 via mobile

Just a few minutes outside of Alba, this castle and the grounds were very well maintained. A perfect place to have a picnic and take in the vineyards and very quaint town below the castle.

1  Thank BBinUSA
Reviewed April 27, 2017

The views are fenomenal and the walk around the castle through the vinyards is a must. The museum is also amazing, learned so much. Highly recommend a visit!

1  Thank Salsaa
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