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A medieval castle set in the heart of Lunigiana (Tuscany), once a feud of the Malaspina family. Declared national monument by decree of historical cultural heritage, is also a venue that offers the possibility of overnight stay and dine, tasting the...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Via Castel Dell Aquila 1, 54013 Gragnola, Fivizzano, Italy
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Reviewed July 4, 2019

In the middle of nowhere (well, the village of Gragnola in the Fivizzano district of Italy) perched high atop an incredible hill surrounded by dense natural forest sits an incredible fortress type restored castle. What a find! An absolute gem. Treat it like your home,...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

We went for a show with eagles, owls etc... Got a tour of the castle and they organized a small food tasting with regional cheeses and meat... And wine of course. It was lovely and the castle tour guide knew his castle's history perfectly. We...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

A hard place to find with a bumpy unpaved road up to the castle - you wouldn't want it any other way. My wife and I spent three nights there (not enough) and it was, without a doubt, our favorite accommodation in all of Italy....More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Its worth a visit and doesnot require too much time unless on art or photography activity holiday.There is one small restaurant which serves for a light lunch and drinks and coffee etc

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed October 16, 2016

Thanks Gabriela for a fanstastic tour! The castle is absolutely beautiful and full of history, it is renovated but the essence remains.

Date of experience: October 2016
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Reviewed September 17, 2016

Yes, the drive up to the castle is narrow, and in spots unpaved, but it's a hilltop castle. We were rewarded for the drive with a one hour plus private tour of an amazing structure. This has been a 'labor of love' for one woman...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed June 3, 2016

An historical castle restored with incredible care and love. From the highest point you can enjoy one mindblowing view of the region.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 25, 2016 via mobile

Once arrived in the small town, the signage to the castle is very poor and the road was overgrown with grass, at first we didn't think we were on the right track but we stopped and asked for directions. The castle is amazing and the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Brian B
Reviewed April 25, 2016

If you are looking for fairy tale accommodation then Castle dell Aquila is the place. A 11th Century restored castle with all the modern conveniences. Each bedroom has its own theme elegantly furnished to perfection.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed March 11, 2013

My husband and I stayed at the Castle with Gabriella. What an amazing place, the rooms are fantastic and we enjoyed an evening meal with Gabriella and Merion. Travelling to Gragnola in June this year and will be staying at the Castle again only for...More

Date of experience: April 2012
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