Diano Castello trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Diano Castello

Diano Castello is a comune (municipality) in the Province of Imperia in the Italian region Liguria, located about 90km southwest of Genoa and about 5km northeast of Imperia. As of 31 December 2004, it had a population of 2,061 and an area of 6.0km2.Diano Castello borders the following municipalities: Diano Arentino, Diano Marina, Diano San Pietro, Imperia, and San Bartolomeo al Mare. The hills surrounding the village are covered with olive groves and with vineyards that produce Vermentino, a white wine.HistoryAs the name of the municipality suggests, it was originally built in the 10th century as a fortification against incursions by the Saracen pirates. As with many villages around Savona, it later became a fief of the Clavesana marquisate, who built a fortress and ruled till the second half of the 12th century. In the 14th century, Diano Castello became a free municipality, that controlled the surrounding villages. It later became part of the Republic of Genoa. The people of this village fought along with Genoa against Pisa in the Battle of Meloria . In 1747 it became part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. In 1797 it came under French rule when it was conquered by Napoleon Bonaparte. In 1815 it was assigned to the Kingdom of Sardinia. Finally, in 1860 it became part of the Kingdom of Italy. The earthquake of 1887 inflicted serious damage to the churches and the historical monuments
Plan my day in Italy using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.
Source

Plan your trip to Diano Castello

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Recently planned trips to Province of Imperia

1 day in Seborga BY A USER FROM FRANCE February, teens, popular PREFERENCES: February, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Apricale BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, popular PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 55 days in Canada & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 33 days in Canada & Europe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular PREFERENCES: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Slow & easy 29 days in Italy BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, teens, popular PREFERENCES: June, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Seborga BY A USER FROM FRANCE December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 11 days in Apricale BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife, popular PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Triora BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES December, popular PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Seborga BY A USER FROM IRELAND November, popular PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 15 days in Grimaldi BY A USER FROM CANADA July, popular PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 1 day in Triora BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium 3 days in Dolceacqua BY A USER FROM ITALY September, popular PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular PACE: Medium
View more plans