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How organize your visit!

Would you like to admire our art collections
and discover the history of our fortress?
Have you ever slept in a suite in a castle?
Are you looking for the perfect location for a private event or your wedding?
Contact us!


_ collections opening times

JANUARY: holidays and days before holidays until January 7 2024;

FEBRUARY: closed

Saturday and Sunday and holidays;

JUNE AND SEPTEMBER:  Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday and holidays;
JULY AND AUGUST:  everyday of the week;

Guided tours in Italian (with a foreign language printed guide) included in the entrance ticket with departure at: 10.00 AM, 11.00 AM, 12.00 AM; 02.00 PM, 03.00 PM, 04.00 PM, 05.00 PM*

* start of the last guided tour (it is recommended to arrive 10 minutes before the start of the tour).
Private guided tours in foreign languages by advance booking
80 extra charge)


€ 10 full admission ticket

€ 7 reduced admission ticket*
**(children aged 7 - 16   /   Castelli del Ducato card holders / residents in the Municipality of Compiano / booked groups - minimum 15 admissions during opening hours and guided tour shifts)
 / those who take care of people with serious motor/cognitive disabilities
€2 admission ticket for temporary exhibitions only 

Free of charge (children aged (0 – 6), people suffering from severe motor and cognitive disabilities (RESERVATION IS ALWAYS REQUIRED), teachers as group leaders of visiting school groups (n°2 for each 20 students), group leaders of summer camps (n°2 for each 20 children), journalists/bloggers by prior agreement with the Castle secretariat)


_ hotel opening times

JANUARY: until January 6th;
FEBRUARY: closed;

MARCH: reopening for Easter
APRIL AND MAY:  check-in on Friday and check-out on Sunday, as well as any extraordinary openings for holidays;
JUNE, JULY, AUGUST AND SEPTEMBER:  everyday of the week.
OCTOBER, NOVEMBER AND DECEMBER:  check-in on Friday and check-out on Sunday, as well as any extraordinary openings for holidays.

_ how to get there


From Milan and Bologna

A1 motorway towards Parma

Cisa motorway A 15 Parma - La Spezia -  exit Borgotaro

From Borgotaro on to along either SP4 or SP523



From Florence and Verona - 230 km

From Milan and Bologna - 200 km

From Genoa and the Cinque Terre - 100 km

From Parma - 80 km



Compiano historic centre is a pedestrian area, residents excluded. So no cars are allowed to access to the Castle; hotel-relais guests and visitors to its museums will be allowed to use the free parking (also for the coaches), situated at 400 m about along SP66, in Piazzale Ilaria Alpi, where there is also a public toilet.



_useful information



The museum collections, the hotel and the restaurant are partially accessible to disabled people, thanks to a  cobbled slop and a lift. A bedroom with a suitable bathroom is available for them at the hotel.


Compiano Castle is dog-friendly! Bring with you your pets as long as they are equipped with their leashes!


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