Castle of the Lizard - What to see in Apricale - Castles, churches, monuments and museums - The Feudal castle was erected in the X century approximately by the counts of Ventimiglia and belonged then to the noble family of the Doria. Therein is housed the Museum of the history of Apricale, where are kept the famous medieval statutes apricalesi o

 
SEARCH IN AN AREA

Castle of the Lizard
What to see » Apricale, Imperia

Castle of the Lizard
Already the seat of cultural events and exhibitions, the castle is also the seat of the Museum of the history of Apricale" where they kept the famous statutes medieval apricalesi of 1267. The manor is inserted in the historic village of the country, on a rocky spur dominant and the underlying sheer. The Feudal castle was erected in the X century approximately by the counts of Ventimiglia and belonged then to the noble family of the Doria. Anciently the structure was equipped with two square towers, very similar to the castle of Dolceacqua, until later one of two towers remained standing was transformed in the bell tower of the nearby church of the purification of the Virgin Mary. In the following centuries it underwent several alterations that transformed the castle into a veritable fortress considered impregnable.

Contact Castle of the Lizard

Fill out this form to contact this structure directly

I accept your terms
I want to receive the newsletter

Visit Apricale

Events in Apricale

EWhat to see nearby

Church of the purification of the Virgin Mary
on the top of the bell tower was fixed a bicycle facing upwards.
Via Fiume, 1, Apricale (IM)
0.06 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
The Church of Santa Maria degli Angeli
The Church fortress of the Madonna degli Angeli dates back to the year 1000. Transformed into a place of worship in 1400, is completely frescoed in cycles that go from the fifteenth to the eighteenth century.
Via degli Angeli, Apricale (IM)
0.27 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
Sundial of the Church of Visitation
The Church of the Visitation in the village of Perinaldo, in Liguria, is traditionally linked to the figure of the astronomer G.D.Cassini
Via Visitazione, 1, Perinaldo (IM)
1.63 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
Astronomical Observatory G.D. Cassini
The Astronomical Observatory is located inside the premises of the Town Hall of the village of Perinaldo, in Liguria.
Piazza Mons. Antonio Rossi, 19, Perinaldo (IM)
1.87 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
Doria Castle
The Doria Castle is an ancient fortification of Dolceacqua, in Liguria.
Via Doria, 16, Dolceacqua (IM)
4.26 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
Giovanni Morscio Gallery
The Giovanni Morscio Gallery is situated in the village of Dolceacqua, in Liguria.
Via Doria, 2-6, Dolceacqua (IM)
4.32 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
Church of San Bernardo
Inside the church you can admire the cycle of frescoes by Giovanni Canavesio on Passion and the Final Judgment (1462), inspired by the christian dramaturgy.
Piazza Umberto I, 1,, Pigna (IM)
5.81 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
'The land and the Memory' Museum
The museum is hosted in the local "sottopiazza" of the medieval village of Pigna, accompanies the visitor to the contact with the memory of the rural civilization of the Alta Val Nervia.
Piazza XX Settembre,, Pigna (IM)
5.89 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
The Church of San Michele Arcangelo
Behind the high altar of the Church of San Michele Arcangelo in Pigna is placed the famous polyptych of the painter Giovanni Canavesio of 1500.
Via Borgo, 2, Pigna (IM)
5.91 Kilometers from Castle of the Lizard
e-borghi travel - la rivista per chi ama viaggiare tra borghi e turisimo slow

Read e-borghi travel for free, your new travel magazine