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Castello di Issogne

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The famous pomegranate fountain in the courtyard and the frescoes of the portico are of an extraordinary expressive power. Here are two reasons for this apparently humble building to be one of the most significant and fascinating castles of the...more
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Piazza Castello SNC | Località La place, 11020 Issogne, Italy
+39 0125 929373
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Reviewed July 6, 2019 via mobile

This is a very nice castle, with wonderful wall paintings depicted daily life. Our guide was great; and covered lots of material in one hour. The tour was in Italian, but she managed to communicate the important points to me. At the end of the...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed May 2, 2019

From the outside this looks quite interesting but when you enter with the necessary guide you immediately see the huge importance of this great castle, with extraordinary 15C frescoes depicting scenes of everyday life, then lovely decorations in the chapel and hall of judgement. If...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The castle is small and very well preserved, with lovely frescoes and period furniture. The guide provided an excellent tour of the castle, provided that you understand Italian. Not sure if yours are available in other languages. It appears that you need to join a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed April 23, 2018

The castle of Issogne seen from the outside is the classic case in which you don't have to trust what you are looking at. It's not a fortress but a small palace, with an entrance on a loving garden that will lead you to the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed February 22, 2018 via mobile

Took a day off the piste during our skitrip to Champoluc and visited this small but fascinating castle. Interesting decor and histories in the rooms inside. You need to join the tour that starts every 30 mins. Tickets cost 5€ (2€ for kids). The friendly...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

We were recently passing by Issogne and having read the reviews on Trip Advisor decided to stop and pay a visit And we were not disappointed. Although not large, the Castello has many features - in particular its frescos - that make it rather special....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed June 23, 2017 via mobile

Lovely decorated castle, definitely worth a visit. Only guided visits are allowed and guide speaks Italian. Guide did give abstract in English and the frescoes and inventory of the castle are beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed January 3, 2017

Loved it! It was cold, guide was taking the tour in Italian language, but he pointed out few things in English special for us, which was very nice. Frescoes were wonderful and well preserved. Couldn't believe they so old! enjoyed every minute of 1hour tour!

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed August 10, 2016

Castello di Issogne is definitely worth to visit since this is one of the castles in Aosta Valley that is well preserved. First of all we wanted to see the frescoes in the courtyard of the castle because they are very different from paintings we...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Anatoly S
Reviewed August 3, 2016

We were told that this is the most beautiful castle in the Aosta Valley and we fully agree. It is a beautiful castle and the guided tour costs only 5 euro. The tour may be in Italian, but you will get what is explained. The...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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