Architect and Builder
Description of offerFrom the simple medieval tower of the eleventh century, passing through the castle with a central court of the early Middle Ages, in the modern age, it was reached the construction of a typical noble residence of the Piedmontese countryside. The numerous structural changes have left a trace on the walls of the three main sleeves and on what remains of some walls discovered during the archaeological excavations.
The participants will learn to recognize and reproduce the structural elements peculiar to each historical period.
The proposal has the duration of an entire day, organized as follows:
- Morning, visit with educational workshop at Castelli di Lagnasco.
- Afternoon, guided visit to the medieval historical center of the city of Saluzzo or, alternatively, to the fruit processing laboratories.
Path to the Castle
- Visit to the Castle, with particular attention to the walls and the different construction phases.
- Activities "In search of lost brick": the participants, divided into groups, will have to identify and recognize the structural elements of the castle.
PIEDMONT - Lagnasco Castle