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Palazzo Vertemate do NOT miss!

Italy is full of museums. I have seen hundreds of them. Palazzo Vertemate is one of the very... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
Alux
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Santa Barbara, California
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A small gem with an informed guide

Unfortunately I dont know the guides name, and if it is only him, but he filled us with information... read more

Reviewed June 4, 2016
exiledblue
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Rovellasca, Italy
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The palace is a very beautiful masterpiece of the Renaissance immersed in a charming environment, which provides real life story of a sixteenth-seventeenth-century aristocratic family. The front is simple and essential, surrounded by light and...more
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Strada del Palazzo Vertemate 35, 23020, Piuro, Italy
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Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Italy is full of museums. I have seen hundreds of them. Palazzo Vertemate is one of the very best. That I never heard of it and stumbled upon during a hiking trip in the Alps only made the surprise better. The Palazzo and its grounds...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 4, 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately I dont know the guides name, and if it is only him, but he filled us with information both related to the villa and also not that was all interesting and appreciated. The villa itself is very nice as its small gardens. We went...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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GiovannaCPTV, Responsabile Social Marketing at Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, responded to this reviewResponded June 26, 2016

Dear visitor, Thank you for taking the time to review Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. We are glad you enjoyed the museum and a guided tour. Best regards

Reviewed September 6, 2015

This is a palace and garden you don’t want to miss. Do plan to see the palace and grounds before noon or after 14:30.

Date of experience: August 2015
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GiovannaCPTV, Responsabile Social Marketing at Palazzo Vertemate Franchi, responded to this reviewResponded September 19, 2015

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind review about Palazzo Vertemate Franchi. We are happy you enjoyed the museum and the gardens. Best regards Giovanna Battistessa

Reviewed August 18, 2015

A must see experience for anyone interested in Renaissance buildings as it has been barely altered since it was completed. It has a most interesting history and stands at the head of the Valchiavenna with lovely views.

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed June 23, 2014

Not to be missed for lovers of the Renaissance on a trip to Chiavennna!! Entry includes a guided tour of the Palazzo and one can stay and enjoy the beautiful gardens after taking in the wonderful interior decorations of the building (wonderful wooden hand carved...More

Date of experience: June 2014
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Reviewed May 30, 2013

Highly recommended as a stopover or short excursion from Chiavenna. The building was originally constructed as a hunting castle. After a giant landslide destroyed most of the local town, it was used as a main residence. The rustic exterior belies the opulent interior with rich...More

Date of experience: May 2013
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