It was founded as the site of a castle, around the 14th Century.
Castiglione delle Stiviere is known for its architecture, downtown area, statues, and beauty.
People Born in Castiglione delle Stiviere
Castiglione delle Stiviere
Napoleon Bonaparte: I commanded and won the Battle of Castiglione here in 1796, against opposing general of the Austrian forces, Dagobert Sigmund von Wurmser. I had an overwhelming victory, and this became one of my most famous battles. After the victory, I returned to the long Siege of Mantua to provide extra help to my troops fighting there, now even more determined to win the city.