Castello di Soave

The Veneto

Built on a medieval base by Verona’s fratricidal Scaligeri family, the Castello complex encompasses an early-Renaissance villa, grassy courtyards, the remnants of a Romanesque church and the Mastio (the defensive tower, apparently used as a dungeon – during restoration, a mound of human bones was unearthed here). The highlight for most, however, will be the panoramas of the surrounding countryside from the many rampart viewing points.

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