XI century; 1136 first written proof
St. Francis of Assisi (1182-1226) - in 1216 staying in the castle.
Blessed Florisenda - in 1239 born in this castle
Sordello from Goito - in 1268 receives the gift of the castle from Charles of Anjou
Head office of the "Museum of the High geopaleontologico Aventine" and of the "House of the artists and of the illustrious men of Palena