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Baradello Castle

Via Castel Baradello, Como, Italy
+39 031 592805
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Beautiful views and not a huge hike!

I do this castle walk every morning when I go to Como. From Via Milano to the top and back again is... read more

Reviewed 25 September 2017
Ciara H
Dublin, Ireland
Go for a boat ride, well worth it

You have to have a look at this magnificent structure. If nothing else the walk will get you a... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
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19 May 2017
“Go for a boat ride, well worth it”
25 Sep 2017
“Beautiful views and not a huge hike!”
Via Castel Baradello, Como, Italy

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

I do this castle walk every morning when I go to Como. From Via Milano to the top and back again is just over an hour. It is steep at parts but not long. The view at the top is lovely however the gates to...More

Thank Ciara H
Reviewed 20 May 2017

You have to have a look at this magnificent structure. If nothing else the walk will get you a thirst and walk off breakfast. Worth boat ride.

Thank FredBOZFUN
Reviewed 31 March 2017

The timetable for when the castle is actually accessible is at the top, by the castle, so pointless planning in advance. It was a nice walk and I'm sure the views are spectacular however the gates were locked, and whoever is in charge had no...More

Thank AWebb89
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The climb up is pretty hard (at least for not very sporty people) but view up there is amazing! We spent up there at least an hour, just watching and enjoying. Castle is not open every day but even when it is closed, you can...More

Thank Alise L
Reviewed 31 July 2016

It's an extremely long walk from the waterfront to the castle. The last hour or so is a long windy gravel road that is uphill all the way. There's a great view of the city of Como and the lake once you reach the top....More

Thank JenF249
Reviewed 11 February 2016

So castello baradello is the lit fort you see looming over como. Prepare to hike for a couple of kms. A word of caution : Check the timings before you go or else you cannot go inside. Saw many who has gone inside jumping over...More

Thank jibingms
Reviewed 28 October 2015

This is a castle situated on a hill in como. you need to park the car at the base and start the hike up. but the view is fantastic - worth the hike. it's a bit cold - could be snowing in the winter.

Thank RobbieRavi
Reviewed 12 October 2015

It’s a castle on a hill near to Como. It’s a historical site. You can park your car on the base, and then you need to hike up for about 30 minutes. The hike is easy and any novice can hike too. Once you reach...More

Thank dpri10
Reviewed 5 September 2015

Very nice views of our lovely Como. The trekking is short and easy (in mountain bike is even simpler). Lovely to spend some afternoon time. Restaurant at the top, but I have not tried it.

Thank Daryse R
Reviewed 24 May 2015 via mobile

It s a very old castle on a hill near como, you can walk there in half an hour to the top The view from the castle is superb There are special places for playing games outdoor and having barbecue

1  Thank Roxana J
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