LoginJoinSite map    
Castelli - Sovrana Viaggi
Castles a Magic ExperienceCastles ToursTravel Back in TimeMeeting in the history
HomeSearchSpecial offersHotelCatalogueAbout usPress reviewSovrana ViaggiContact us

Harry Potter
The whole of England if covered by a fine magic veil, of which its threads are made of smoke, fog, moors, misteries, cathedrals, crimes, ghosts, castles, witches, lakes, forests, fairy's and elves.

Where else could a character like Harry Potter come to life. And only here could an originale film like this be made and become so famous.

Our Harry Potter trail begins in Northumberland, the north east of England, here you will find the thousand year old Alnwick Castle. It’s an imposing place and the second largest occupied castle in Britain (The largest being the Queen’s residence at Windsor), owned by the Percy family since 1309 and currently the family home of the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, the castle was used as the exterior of ‘Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry.’ It certainly provided an impressive backdrop as the young wizards zoomed back and forth on their broomsticks.
If the castle, with its magnificent landscaped grounds is used as the setting for 'Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry, then the Alnwick town with its cobbled streets, could indeed be thought of as Hogsmeade where the young wizards scurried through the shops in search of practical jokes, strange creatures, and equipment such broomsticks and owls.

But to be able to discover the magic interior of the school, we will need to move to the south of England and precisely to the beautiful city of Oxford, and to its magnificient Bodleian Library which provided the setting for Hogwarts Library. The Harry Potter Trail continues to Gloucester. The monks who once lived at St Peter's Abbey, Gloucester, would have been astonished if they had known that the corridors where they walked and studied would one day be recognised worldwide, and all because of a boy wizard called Harry Potter
Movie magic transformed the beautiful fan-vaulted cloisters of Gloucester Cathedral into the corridors of Hogwart's School of Witchcraft and Wizardry in the films Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone and Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets.