Category Castle Towns

  • Oria: Puglia Medieval and Messapian

    Oria is an ancient town of around 15,000 people in the Puglia province of Brindisi. It has winding lanes, a Swabian castle and great food.

  • Marostica: Checkmate!

    Marostica is about as romantic a Veneto city as you can get, with two castles, a legend involving chess, and some great cherries.

  • Dozza

    Of all the little villages in Italy, among them is one you’ve very likely never heard of. We stumbled upon it by accident. It has a fine castle, the Rocca di Dozza.