Experience the magic of discovering an imposing Castle in Lunigiana

The splendid fortress overlooking the Taverone valley will finally be open and visitable on some extraordinary dates in 2023!

The Castle

Set on a hill overlooking the Taverone Valley, Bastia Castle is one of the most significant examples of Lunigiana fortification. 

Belonging to the Malaspina Family, it has hosted, over the centuries, many illustrious personalities including Angelica Malaspina, celebrated bride of Giulio De’ Medici, Annetta Malaspina, celebrated by the poets of Arcadia, and Giovanni dalle Bande Nere, a Florentine commander.

Opening dates 2023

March 26

April 25

June 2

September 24

October 15

November 1


Booking required

  • Fees: 10 € adults / 6 € under- age (6-17 years old) and university students with proof of their studies
    Free for the following categories: Children under 6 years of age; licensed European Union tour guides (see Circular No. 20/2016 DG-Museums); people with disabilities and one of their family members or other accompanying person with proof of membership in social welfare services
  • Meeting point: at the entrance to the castle, Licciana Nardi (MS). To reach it, type on the navigator the address “Via Bastia 32, Bastia di Licciana Nardi”
  • The Castle is Pet Friendly

The tour is confirmed upon reaching the minimum number of participants.