Castello di Grinzane Cavour, Grinzane Cavour

Castello di Grinzane Cavour is known for its history, wine, and restaurant. Take a tour and learn about the history of the castle, as well as local wine making. The tour includes a video and an audio guide (available in English). Explore the castle rooms, many of which house a permanent museum with displays showing 17th- and 19th-century kitchen settings, truffles, a 16th-century distillery, a cask maker’s workshop, and rural life. Stop in and see the Hall of Masks, with a decorated ceiling of 157 panels, containing coats of arms, as well as animals and allegory images made to celebrate the marriage of a past owner of the castle. The restaurant and wine shop are widely known, so make reservations far in advance. To plan Grinzane Cavour vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Beautiful location with wonderful views of the vineyards. All kept very well, tidy and clean. Enoteca obviously level with a wide choice of wines and not only. Home to the restored at the Castle. He deserves a break.
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  • We arrived too late to visit it inside, but will be back. Seen from the outside it is very well preserved. There is a wine shop, a museum and a restaurant. There are also guided tours with Count Cavour
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  • Grinzane Cavour castle is home to the internationally famous truffle auction sale. I took part in a wine tasting there and I have to say that it’s a very cozy place for that kind of activity. On the other side if you are looking for a good local wine for a reasonable price you’re probably in the wrong place since!
  • Well worth a visit if you're in the area. It's a medium-sized castle/tower on a hill, surrounded by stunning views. For 6 EUR you can walk around the castle museum which has a detailed history of wine-making in the region, with a focus on a 19th century local politician. There are videos, displays, a gift shop containing many local wines and produce, and a cafe/restaurant.
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