The Documentation Centre on Castellana Civilisation

Educational activites on the castles of the Casentino region

Ex Collegio dei Salesiani

This Centre documents the many castles of the Casentino region, using educational panels and audiovisual material. The Centre is housed in the old twelfth century San Niccolò church, which is in the fortified town which used to belong to the counts Guidi di Modigliana.

Opening hours

By appointment only

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Castel San Niccolò
This quaint old town is made up of a collection of ancient villages
At an altitude of 380 m above sea level, Castel San Niccolò has a population of approximately 2,000 inhabitants and is spread out in numerous medieval villages. HISTORY This castle is one of the most evocative in the Casentino region. It was home to the Counts Guidi until 1349 when the local inhabitants rebelled against the power of the Count Galeotto, son of Count Guglielmo Novello. ...