Castle Photos

A glimpse of the Palazzo through the open entrance gate 

Inside - the ground floor

The sitting room with its open fire

The kitchen dining room also has an open wood fire

The Library with spiral stairs to the Tower twin bedroom

Upstairs bedrooms

The master bedroom with its four-poster bed

Tower twin bedroom with spiral stairs to the Tower Terrace

Twin bedroom

Downstairs Tower bedroom

Through the castle cellars you will find the Tower Room with its platform bedroom

The stairs out of the tower room to the cellars

The Garden

The church tower from inside the front gate

Rambling rose over side gates - May

The front garden and Loggia from the gate

 

Loggia

Barbecue in the Loggia

The swimming pool seen from the main gate

The first ever Palazzo pomegranate - from blossom to fruit 

 

Spring - the first blossoms arrive. This is what we had by the end of Summer

Early October - definitely ripe and ready for the picking 

Roses by pool - May

The west end of the Palazzo and swimming pool

The north garden

Irises in north garden - May 

The castle from the terrace below the north garden

Roses and irises in north garden from below - May 

Flowers in vases, wild and from the garden

    

    

Wildlife

A hedgehog's story

  

The Tower Roof Terrace

The views south and east from the Palazzo Tower roof terrace (Ucka mountain range on the eastern horizon)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Town

Venetian Loggia with St Mark's lion plaque through the main town gate

Old Loggia inside the main town gate

One of the many arches in Oprtalj

Old door

Oprtalj seen from the west with the Ucka mountain range in the distance