WELCOME IN A DREAM VISIT ROCCHETTA MATTEI THE ENCHANTING PEARL OF THE APPENNINO BOLOGNESE FIND MORE AN EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE WORKSHOPS AND ACTIVITIES FOR EVERY ORDER AND DEGREE OF STUDIES FIND MORE AN EXTRAORDINARY MANSION FROM MEDIEVAL TO GOTHIC, FROM LIBERTY TO MORESCO. ALL IN ONE CASTLE FIND MORE
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Choose when to visit Rocchetta Mattei

Choose the day and time you prefer
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Online Pay

Pay your ticket online though the online platform PagoPA

A unique architectural treasure

Rocchetta Mattei is an architectural gem that everyone can visit today, thanks to the Fondazione Cassa in Risparmio di Bologna that bought it in 2005, and reopened it to the public in 2015, and to the Comune di Grizzana Morandi that manages it together with the support of the Unione dei comuni dell’Appennino Bolognese, and of the Città metropolitana di Bologna.
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Our commitment

The our commitment is to make possible to everybody wants live an emotion of a visit in this extraordinary castle.
Rocchetta Mattei is also for congresses, ceremonies, weddings.

Why visit Rocchetta Mattei

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A land full of wonders

When visiting Rocchetta Mattei, it is possible to spend the day discovering the other enchanting spots of this area, such as the burg “La Scola”, or the amazing Church of Santa Maria Assunta designed by Alvar Aalto, the Home Museum Giorgio Morandi and the Sanctuary of Montovolo.
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Funding for the preservation of Rocchetta Mattei

By visiting Rocchetta Mattei, with the purchase of your ticket, you will help to complete the restoration works and to ensure their upkeep.

Our FAQs

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Why do you need to book your visit?


In our years of experience, we have learned that booking your visit is the best solution to avoid long lines at the entrance.

Rocchetta Mattei is peculiar as it is developed in a fascinating maze of hallways, staircases and stairwells.

In order to be able to fully appreciate its history and its architectural characteristics, it is necessary for the group to be accompanied by a tourist guide for the whole visit.

Can I visit Rocchetta Mattei if I don’t have a booking?


In order to visit Rocchetta Mattei a booking is mandatory.

How can I pay for the tickets?


Once you have selected your tickets, you can pay with credit card or bank transfer though the online platform PagoPA.

Those who need assistance with the booking, can email us at rocchettamattei@comune.grizzanamorandi.bo.it to ask for help.

Only the booking will ensure that you’ll be able to visit Rocchetta Mattei on your chosen day. Unused tickets cannot be refunded.

Is Rocchetta Mattei accessible?


Yes, the castle is accessible thanks to presence of elevators.

How can I pay for the tickets?


Once you have selected your tickets, you can pay with credit card or bank transfer though the online platform PagoPA.

Those who need assistance with the booking, can email us at rocchettamattei@comune.grizzanamorandi.bo.it  to ask for help.

Only the booking will ensure that you’ll be able to visit Rocchetta Mattei on your chosen day. Unused tickets cannot be refunded.

Are there any discounts or promotions?


  1. Free ticket for children under 6
  2. 3 € discount for the visitors exhibiting a train ticket to the train station of Riola
  3. 7 € Reduced price ticket (instead of 10€) for the Card Cultura holders
  4. 5 € reduced price ticket for
  • Child (6 – 12)
  • Disabled

Posso portare con me il mio cane o il mio gatto?


No, pets are not allowed in Rocchetta Mattei.

Are you convinced? Plan your visit now!