Castelsardo - the beautiful, old sardinian castle

by Goshaa November. 18, 2018 215 views

The castle built here, in 1102 (or 1270), by the Doria family of Genoa. The castle and the village which gradually formed round it where the seat of the Doria's fiefdom in the island called Castel Doria or Castelgenovese, until it was conquered by the Aragonese in the 15th century (1448), and named Castillo Aragonés (Castel Aragonese). Castelsardo, now part of the Savoy's Kingdom of Sardinia, obtained its current name by will of King Charles Emmmanuell III.

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