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Montecuccolo Castle

Pavullo nel Frignano - Via Giardini, 3

Montecuccolo Castle

ENTRANCE

Entry price: € 2.00
Free for under 18 and over 65 years, guides and interpreters, journalists, disabled, students of the Faculty of Conservation of Cultural Heritage and on the occasion of initiatives and activities.

HOURS

Always open
April to Sep and Christmas: Saturday, Sunday and public holidays 10-13 and 15-19, not continuous throughout the year. Reservation for groups and parties. Guided tours by reservation fee.

Contacts

Telephone: +39 0536 29964
FAX: +39 0536 29961
INFOLINE: +39 0536 29022
www.comune.pavullo-nel-frignano.mo.it

Montecuccoli Castle is located 3km far away from Pavullo; it is easy to reach taking Street "Statale 12" Abetone Brennero. The Castle and the medieval suburb below are located on a haughtiness which dominates Scoltenna Valley. In particular, from the Castle it is possible to enjoy a widest and beautiful view from Bologna to Reggio Appennines. The historical function of the Castle was to be the landmark of the social,religious and civil life together with its first function of defence. In this castle in 1609 was born Raimondo Montecuccoli: he had Roman Empire troops at his disposal and defeated Turkish in Hungary in 1664. Actually it is possible to visit the 8 restored rooms where is located a permanent exhibition (Il Paese Ritrovato) of the local painter Gino Covili.

Source: local Staff of Appennino Modenese

Foto: Archivio Valli del Cimone
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