The castle of Sartirana was erected at the end of the 14th century by the Visconti family. It is a classic example of Visconti Milanese architecture with a square floor plan, a moat, an internal courtyard and four angular towers (including a cylindrical one). In 1452, it was handed over by Francesco Sforza to Cicco Simonetta, his advisor, who carried out important renovation works.
Alla scoperta del territorio
Lomellina, castle of Sartirana
Arte, storia e cultura
Tempo libero e itinerari
Alla scoperta del territorio
I comuni paesi

Exploring the Area
Pavia | Pavese

Ponte Coperto Bridge
Church of San Michele Maggiore
Church of San Teodoro
The Regisole Statue
Cathedral of Pavia
Piazza della Vittoria
The Broletto
The Medieval Towers
Crypt of Sant’Eusebio
Church of Santa Maria del Carmine
Church of San Pietro in Ciel d’Oro
The Visconteo Castle
The Mezzabarba Building
San Francesco Church
The University
Ghislieri College
Borromeo College
Cairoli College
The Fraschini Theatre

The Certosa of Pavia

Exploring the Area
Voghera | Oltrepò

The Duomo
The Visconteo Castle
Church of Santi Ilario e Giorgio

Castle of Oramala
Castle of Nazzano
Castle of Cigognola
Castle of Montalto Pavese
Castle of Montesegale
Castle of Zavattarello


Exploring the Area
Vigevano | Lomellina

Piazza Ducale
The Castle
The Cathedral

Castle of Scaldasole
Castle of Lomello
Castle of Cozzo
Castle of Sartirana
Castle of Frascarolo

The building which was designed by Bartolomeo Fioravanti (a well-known architect from Milan), was completely raised and the base of the big cylindrical tower was reinforced. In 1522 it was handed over by Francesco II Sforza to Mercurino Arborio di Gattinara, and it remained in his successors’ possession until 1932. After subsequently being handed over to the duke Amedeo di Aosta, it became private property following the war. It currently houses important cultural events, art and antiques exhibitions.
Lomellina, castello di Sartirana
Piazza Ducale di Vigevano