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Castellazzo in Italy | Province of Imperia, Liguria

Castellazzo is a small Ligurian mountain village above Dolcedo. It is a good starting point for walks to Mont Faudo or the woods of Dolcedo.

Dolcedo

Castellazzo

Castellazzo

Dolcedo, Imperia

Castellazzo's history stretches far back

It has an old castle belonging to the Manfredi from the 11th century

Travel tips

Travel tips

The medieval church: Chiesa matrice dell'Assunta

History

History

Castellazzo was a castle which in 1028 was in the possession of Marquis Oldorico Manfredi. It then came under the possession of Arduin of Ivrea and thereafter it belonged to Countess Adelaide of Susa. At the beginning of the twelfth century it was in the possession of Margrave Bonifacio del Vasto who later handed it over to his son, the Marquis of Clavesana.

How to reach

How to reach

This locality is part of the municipality of Dolcedo, and belonging to the same municipality are other villages too: Bellissimi, Costa Carnara, Isolalunga, Lecchiore, Magliani, Monte Faudo, Ripalta, Santa Brigida and Trincheri. If one follows the SP42 from Dolcedo and drives up the mountain in the direction of Costa Carnara, the road to Castellazzo branches off to the right just after Costa Carnara.

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