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Percorso Meccanizzato Ponzianina-Rocca

Spoleto, Italy
+39 0743 2181
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An easy ride

Also known as the Scala Mobile. A series of escalators to get you up to the top of the hill, or you... read more

Reviewed 14 June 2018
patchesbc
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Burgess Hill, United Kingdom
An innovative people mover

Since the town is spread on a steep hill, this mode of people mover is ideal to get around the town... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
JB0807
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London, United Kingdom
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“steep streets” (3 reviews)
“great idea” (2 reviews)
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Spoleto, Italy
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+39 0743 2181
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Reviewed 14 June 2018

Also known as the Scala Mobile. A series of escalators to get you up to the top of the hill, or you can get off at a couple of places on the way up.

Thank patchesbc
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Since the town is spread on a steep hill, this mode of people mover is ideal to get around the town with minimal effort. One can park at ponziana and take this sliding carpet up to the castle

Thank JB0807
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Reviewed 25 March 2018

We were bracing ourselves for the long trek to the top of the hill when we discovered these safe, clean people movers that took us to the top in mere moments!

Thank Elaine M
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

So many old and picturesque Italian villages are perched on hill tops for their protection through history. Unfortunately this can easily preclude visits from those of us with mobility problems. Spoleto has put in this very attractive and well maintained escalator system that you can...More

1  Thank bigchet
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Reviewed 10 October 2017

We found it very convenient and interesting that these moving walkways are here in Spoleto to take weary travelers up to the top of the city. We did use them.

Thank lollygal
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

Thanks to this modern "moving carpet" and elevators on the most important places in the town, we could explore this phenomenal place! There is a good solution to arrange in the elevator's area/old city walls exhibitions of modern art, too! Congrats!

Thank mv4235
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

We stumbled upon these underground moving walkways, not realising - with our woeful Italian - that the lines on the city map provided by the tourist info related to them. They are exceptional: free, clean, non-threatening and such a bonus to use on boiling hot...More

Thank Heather A
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Very useful to reach the Rocca Albornoziana, but what a pity that it close very early in the night, leaving the town isolated a little bit. They could use a method to light the escalator only when somebody is approaching.... very simple

2  Thank anto46
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

Why oh why don't other cities that have steep streets have this? great idea, free easy weatherproof thavel to various levels of the city.

1  Thank Giovanii
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Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very helpful to have a mechanised walkway especially in the middle of a heatwave in hilly Spoleto. Cool, clean, convenient and free.

1  Thank Padrone
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