Rocca Maggiore

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Rocca Maggiore
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Dating back to the 12th century, this grand castle fortress dominates the region since it is perched atop a walled hilltop overlooking the city of Assisi and surrounding countryside.
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Beautiful Voyager
Singapore, Singapore575 contributions
The spot to get a spectacular view of Assisi
Dec 2020 • Couples
Short walk through about 170 steps from a small alley and we reached this ancient medieval fort. View was spectacular and you can get a awesome beautiful view of the Assisi town and the Basilica.
Written 25 December 2020
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Omusubi
201 contributions
The view is unparalleled!
Nov 2019 • Couples
Just hiked up to the fort today, hoping to catch the sunset. We got to the entrance of the fort at around 4:15 but it was already closed. As mentioned in some other reviews though, even if you don’t enter the fort, the view is absolutely gorgeous, not only of Assisi but of the hills of Umbria. Highly recommended and offers a pleasant change from only exploring the historical town side of Assisi.
Written 6 November 2019
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Chad H
Austin, TX270 contributions
Views with a climb
Oct 2019
It is a climb up to the fort, but the views make it worthwhile. The fort itself is ok- not much to see inside, save a few weapons and suits of armor. Do be aware that to reach the top you ascend a small spiral staircase. It makes coming and going a bit of a challenge, but you do get a great feel for what life was like inside the walls.
Written 31 October 2019
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RP-Netherlands
Wemeldinge, The Netherlands1,142 contributions
Very good views of Assisi
Sep 2019
From the Rocca, you have a great view of Assisi, especially of the Basilico di San Francesco. You can also go into the Rocca, but we did not, as we have seen many castles in many countries and they are quite similar, espcially the ones that were built primaritly for their strategoc location / for military purposes. If you don't have much time you can afford to skip this one.
Written 17 October 2019
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Ruth P
13 contributions
Outstanding views of Assisi and the Basilica!
Oct 2019
We had been to Assisi 13 years ago and found this castle then. No company owned it and we found it open and walked to the the very tallest turret for the view. This time a company owns it and they charge 6 Euro to go inside. Only a small portion of the castle is now open to visitors but you can still walk up to one of the other turrets for the amazing view. Not the tallest one but you still get the view!
Written 15 October 2019
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Amber G
Columbus, MT69 contributions
Beautiful views a bit of a climb
Sep 2019 • Couples
Let me start by saying I did this hike in sandals. There is slight grade but nothing too severe. I think there is a road that allows cars to park at the base of the fortress but we took the walking path.

It was shaded most of the way by buildings or the overhanging olive tree branches. Lovely and quiet. It was not very crowded on the trail compared to the massive amounts of tourists at the church and in the town proper. Was worth the time to have such great views and a little quiet time.
Written 21 September 2019
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Rosy
Spello, Italy22 contributions
The night of San Lorenzo
Aug 2019
Assisi is amazing!
But the Rocca, at the top of this so suggestive city, is the height of beauty.
The nights are so warm with a breeze that feels like a caress.

This night is the night of shooting stars, but I'm happy, I can't wish for more ...
Written 10 August 2019
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Amy P
Albany, NY81 contributions
This is a decent climb, especially on a HOT day.
Jun 2019 • Family
We walked to the top and it's beautiful. can see what seems like the whole world. Worth the walk, but then need a drink!
Written 22 June 2019
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Jennifer272015
Coffs Harbour, Australia63 contributions
Great Views
May 2019 • Couples
It was well worth the climb up through the town to get to Rocca Maggiore. It was amazing how far into the distance we could see from the top and we were able to get a good photo looking down onto the Basilica of San Francesco
Written 6 June 2019
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phat_dawg_21
Alpharetta, GA9,672 contributions
Worth the climb –
Apr 2019 • Couples
But we cheated. We took a taxi up from Piazza Santa Chiara. The walk down was easy and ended at Cattedrale di San Rufino.

This museum is part of a combined ticket that also allows entry to Museo e Foro Romano and the Pinacoteca Comunale.

Very nice exhibits provide a look into what life was like in Medieval times.

Great views in all directions.
Written 6 May 2019
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