The Aglie' Castle
The Aglie' Ducal Castle is an imposing and elegant Savoys' residence, and it goes back to the 12th century. It rears up on the splendid Canavese hills in the ancient village. Moreover, it's rich in history and it has a lot of inner rooms fill with plush furnitures. As if that wasn't enough it's also been the scenario of an Italian TV series (Elisa from Rivombrosa).
A prestigious park, with its splendid Italian-style gardens and magnificent English-style gardens, makes the Ducal Castle more precious. The park surrounds it on three sides, and no wonder if it has been remembered by Guido Gozzano in his poetries. Plants, centenary trees, wonderful statues, artistic fountains, greenhouses, sculpture and too much other beauties can be found along the pathways 7 chilometres long inside this very charming place.
The park is structured on three levels and it's the famous eighteen-century fountain representing the Dora Baltea getting into the Po by Ignazio and Filippo Collino. In other words, if you're going to have a lovely rest, the Aglie' Ducal Castle park is just what you need. In fact, the park will give you magical relax moments by surroundding you by its particular attractivenesses in this very pleasant town of Aglie'.
You'll be able to enter the charming Italian-style garden by crossing throuhg a great double-sided staircase with marble balaustrade. The garden still rears up on the left side of the main facade. Moreover, geometrical box hedges wind around an elliptical fountain. This is what you'll find together with too much other magnificences if you decide to go for a walk surrounded by various splendours such as red oaks and plane trees in addition to the prestigious sculptures that you can find along the magnificent winding pathways.