Access inside the castle is allowed only with a compulsory guided tour of 45 minutes. It is not possible to make the visit by yourselfs for reasons related to the protection of the building and to ensure the safety of visitors.

Booking is recommended for individual visitors, especially on w.e. and bank holidays at least one day in advance (by 17:30 hours of the day before the visit, after this time any email sent to request reservation will not be considered for organizational reasons).

Visits departure times:
in the morning 10:30, 11.15, 12, 12.45
in the afternoon 14:30, 15.15, 16, 16.45, 17.30 (17:30 until 31.10).

Without reservation, in case of large flows, entry may not be guaranteed at the time of arrival.

Reservations are always required for groups (min. 12 adults) or large groups.

To request a reservation send an email to: providing the following information:
- the name and surname of the reference person;
- the date of the visit;
- the desired visit round;
- the number of participants;
- a telephone number;

Only with these informations can the staff verify the availability and perfect the reservation by communicating the subsequent confirmation. The reservation is to be considered confirmed only and exclusively after our confirmation by email.


The castle stands on top of the hill overlooking the village of Serralunga d'Alba.

To get there you need to go up a cobblestone climb. People with severe mobility disabilities have access by car to the entrance and can visit the cobbled outdoor courtyard. The presence of architectural barriers that cannot be overcome prevents, unfortunately, the visit of the interior spaces of the castle.

For more information and reservations:


Brochures in English, French, German and Flemish are available for all visitors to follow the guided tour.
Ask at the ticket office, they are available for free!


Access to the castle is allowed only with the accompaniment of the guide.

Full price: € 6
Free :
Abbonamento Musei Torino Piemonte eV. d’A Card holders;
ICOM members;
Journalists with a professional card;
Touristic guides.

€ 19 Ticket "Combined castles"
- Valid for access to the castles of Barolo, Magliano Alfieri, Serralunga d'Alba and WiLa - Label collection
- Can be used no later than 31 December 2022.
- Check the opening days and periods of the different castles on the respective websites.


Families are welcome. However, young children must always be held by the hand.


Access with your dog is allowed, provided it is kept on a leash, does not disturb other visitors and leaves no trace of its passage.
A bowl with fresh water and dog mess bags are available.
Access to the castle's interior spaces is allowed for small dogs, carried in visitors’ arms.

Openings 2024

Opening from Saturday 16 March.

March and April: Saturday, Sunday and holidays: 10.30am - 1.30pm and 2.30pm - 6.30pm.

From Mayto October: Thursday afternoons from 2.30pm to 6.30pm; from Friday to Monday and all holidays: 10.30am - 1.30pm and 2.30pm - 6.30pm.

From 1st to 10th November: Thursday afternoon 2.30pm - 5.30pm; from Friday to Monday and all holidays: 10.30am - 1.30pm and 2.30pm - 5.30pm.

From 11to 30 November: Saturday and Sunday: 10.30am - 1.30pm and 2.30pm - 5.30pm.

December: 1st, 7th and 8th; 28 and 29: 10.30am - 1.30pm and 2.30pm - 5.30pm.

Booking is recommended, especially on weekends and holidays (by 6pm the day before the visit, after this time any email sent to request a booking will not be taken into consideration for organizational reasons).

The castle is closed to the public on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday mornings.

For more information, see the visits section.

The castle is accessed with exclusively guided tours, in groups of maximum 25 people.
The visit lasts 45 minutes, last visit in the morning 12.45pm, in the afternoon 5.30pm, (4.45pm from 11 November).

Visit departure times:
in the morning at 10.30am, 11.15am, 12am, 12.45am
in the afternoon at 2.30pm, 3.15pm, 4pm, 4.45pm, 5.30pm (5.30pm until 31.10).

Telephone: 0173 613358