Malaspina Castle

On the scenic hills of Massa, Malaspina Castle is a majestic testament to Italy's rich medieval heritage. With its imposing walls and panoramic vistas of the surrounding landscape, the castle embodies both the fortitude and elegance of yesteryears. Read more

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Malaspina Castle, often referred to as the Castle of Massa, dominates the skyline of the city of Massa, in the Tuscany region. The castle's history is intricately woven with the Malaspina family, which played a pivotal role in the region's politics and culture for centuries. While the original structure dates back to the early medieval period, the castle has witnessed numerous renovations and expansions, particularly under the rule of the Renaissance-era Cybo-Malaspina dynasty. Today, the castle offers a unique blend of architectural styles, from its ancient fortified walls to its elegant Renaissance courtyards and chambers. Apart from its architectural marvels, the castle boasts stunning views of the Apuan Alps and the Tyrrhenian Sea, making it a favored destination for both history enthusiasts and nature lovers.
Malaspina Castle stands as a beacon of Massa's historical significance, offering a journey through Italy's medieval past while treating visitors to some of the most enchanting views the region has to offer.

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The most famous sights
What to do in Malaspina Castle

The Renaissance Rooms

Step back in time and explore the beautifully preserved rooms adorned with frescoes, reflecting the grandeur of the Renaissance era.

Castle Ramparts

Stroll along the ancient walls and battlements, offering sweeping views of Massa, the coastline, and the majestic Apuan Alps.

The Cybo-Malaspina Chapel

A sacred sanctuary within the castle, showcasing exquisite artwork and paying homage to the influential Cybo-Malaspina family.

Panoramic Terraces

Perfect spots to soak in breathtaking landscapes, especially during sunset when the surroundings are bathed in a golden glow.

The Ancient Dungeons

Delve into the mysterious side of the castle by visiting its dungeons, which tell tales of intrigue, captives, and medieval justice.

Archaeological Museum

Located within the castle premises, this museum showcases artifacts and relics tracing back to ancient civilizations of the region.

Inner Courtyards

Experience tranquility amidst the castle's beautifully designed courtyards, each telling its own story of times gone by.

Guided Tours

Dive deep into the castle's history, legends, and secrets with knowledgeable local guides offering fascinating insights.

Cultural Events

Throughout the year, the castle hosts various events, from medieval festivals to music concerts, infusing life into its ancient walls.

The Castle Gardens

Wander through the beautifully manicured gardens surrounding the castle, replete with native flora and serene spots for contemplation.

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Ponte Coperto (40.08 km)

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