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Rocca di Brisighella

48013 Brisighella, Italy
+39 0546 994415
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Wow what a climb

Not for the weak, infirm or unfit, but take your time and the views are excellent. The old well... read more

Reviewed 11 November 2017
Sandown, United Kingdom
via mobile
Stunning views from here

Well worth the walk. And worth climbing up to the top of the tower. Fabulous views from all sides... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2017
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48013 Brisighella, Italy
+39 0546 994415
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Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Not for the weak, infirm or unfit, but take your time and the views are excellent. The old well, battlements and surrounding areas are worth it too. There’s a charge of 3 Euro at the very top but the views of the little town and...More

Thank charlotte056
Reviewed 29 September 2017

Well worth the walk. And worth climbing up to the top of the tower. Fabulous views from all sides across the valley. Very interesting.

Thank MrsCWeybridge
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Take note that the castle opens at 10am and if you go early to climb the hill on a hot day to beat the heat, you will not be able to enter (as was the case for me). However, you can walk all around it...More

Thank stonewithnomoss
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Yup, this is a real medieval castle in the heart of wine country! Check the hours because it is not always open for tours. 3 euros per person and is centrally located between Brisighells's three peaks. take your time then find the path to the...More

Thank Sean D
Reviewed 27 July 2015

The fortress, La Rocca Manfrediana, is easiliy accessible by trail or by walking the road from town. In the summer of 2015 I believe it was open only in the morning, Tuesday through Friday from 10 to 12, so plan ahead. Internal exhibitions were at...More

Thank cascadehkr8
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Brisighella was such a lovely surprise for our stay. It's super photogenic with old people just walking around carrying cool canes and wearing fashionable hats. We spent a good amount of time just photographing the place and eating. The castle is a nice walk up...More

1  Thank Clemens W
Reviewed 4 October 2014

Which you may very well do if you climb the wrong way.....it is a splendid pile with magnificent views and you can drive almost right to the door. But watch opening times.

Thank cleghorn
Reviewed 31 August 2014

The castle can be reached by a scenic footpath that starts in the center of this small town or, if you don't feel like walking, you can go up by car. The entrance to the castle costs only 3 euro... Not much to visit a...More

Thank Sharon C
Reviewed 22 October 2013

Amazing views and a wonderful sense of history! It's a good climb up the hill to wear off the calories (or you could cheat and drive)!

Thank LorraineBowen
Reviewed 25 July 2013

As Emy said in a previous review, the Rocca is just one of the pieces of a chain that is rich in history, character and originality. A wise tourist should not miss this 5 minute detour from Faenza by train. We observed the Rocca from...More

Thank Aussies11
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