Castles, towers and fortified houses
Castles, towers and fortified houses are a distinctive element of the Aosta Valley landscape
In addition to the castles which can be visited inside, many other castles, towers and fortified houses make Aosta Valley landscape unique and unmistakable.
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Located over Saint Léonard, in the hamlet of Chez-Vuillen, the building is characterized by a cylindric tower with a spiral staircase in carved stone inside.
Beside the house, which seems to dat…
The castle was built in 1095 by Gerardo de Bocha, local Lord who owned all the feudal justice rights, as well as the property of the mill, the market and the perception of duties.
Situated near the parish church, this fortified house was built in the 19th century and was later expanded and reconstructed.
Birthplace of Rodolfo of Valpelline, Bishop of Zion, La Tour was th…
Recent studies have shown that the current configuration of the castle dates back to around 1275; however the place name “Castrum Argenteum” had already appeared in 1176.
The constructor wa…