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GUIDED TOURS

THE CASTLE UNDERGROUND PASSAGES AND "STANZA DELLE GUARDIE"

Ad Artem organises guided tours of the castle underground passages for visitors. Booking is required.

CRENELATED ROOF: from here, you can have an overview of the building structure and enjoy a nice view over the whole city.
GHIRLANDA COVERED ROAD: the Ghirlanda is called "covered road" because it was destined for defensive purposes in case of attacks coming from the countryside. It was connected to the inner space of the medieval city by means of the Rivellini.
TORRIONE DI SANTO SPIRITO: Francesco Sforza had this tower built upon the ancient foundations of the Visconti Castle. An aqueduct was built inside Torrione di Santo Spirito in the early 20th century.
STANZA DELLE GUARDIE: the so-called "Stanza delle Guardie" (the Guardroom), which has been arranged inside the Torrione dei Carmini, offers an overview of weapons and defensive instruments used in the Sforza Age. The tour of this room presents some items related to the everyday life in the 15th and 16th centuries.

Saturdays, 3 p.m. Round Tour for adults (crenelated roof, underground passages, Torrione di Santo Spirito)
Sundays, 3 p.m. Round Tour for adults (crenelated roof, underground passages, Torrione di Santo Spirito)
Sundays, 10 a.m. Round Tour for children (crenelated roof, underground passages, Guardroom)
Evening tours are provided in Summer. Round tours of the crenelated roof and underground passages are scheduled for Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting 7.30 p.m.

FEE SCHEDULE
€ 13.00 per person (full price ticket for adults); € 10.00 per person (for under 18 and over 65)

PLEASE NOTICE THAT:

  • Children under 8 ARE NOT ADMITTED
  • In order to participate in our tour program, you should come provided with electric torches
  • Tours will be offered also on rainy days. Round tour takes about 150 minutes.
  • The meeting point with the tour guide is at the Book Shop entrance, 10 minutes prior to tour start
  • Trekking shoes are recommended
  • Each tour consists of 1 to 30 persons

For information/bookings:
AD ARTEM

Phone +39 (0)2 6596937
E mail: info@adartem.it
www.adartem.it

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Castello Sforzesco - Piazza Castello   20121 MILAN