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Address: Piazza San Giorgio 1, 19032, Lerici, Italy
Phone Number: +39 349 320 2964
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Gorgeous views - and a surprise art gallery

We were here on a rainy day in October, and the castello was closed, but we still enjoyed the views from here across the bay, and of Lerici and San Terenzo - as well as the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 29, 2015
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The castle has a prominent position overlooking the beautiful village of Lerici. The vista from here is magnificent. The castle can be reached from Lerici by stairs that offer a good workout as you make your way to the top. There is a collection of dinosaurs in its Museo Geopaleontologico.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We were here on a rainy day in October, and the castello was closed, but we still enjoyed the views from here across the bay, and of Lerici and San Terenzo - as well as the close-up of the castello itself. You can walk up, but for people with trouble walking uphill, or for baby strollers or such, there is... More 

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Phuket, Phuket, Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Not far from the beach, visitors can climb to the top to see a beautiful view of the entire village. History aficionados and museum lovers will enjoy the exhibits inside the castle, though there is an entry fee. Unfortunately, many places of the Castle are sometimes closed to visitors.

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Virgin Gorda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

OK, only about the walk up and the views from the top. You don't get to go inside the castle and you can walk around the other side of the castle and down to the beach there.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Closed but great wind and views. Go down steep steps and up tunnel to restaurant and beach. Beautiful views of bay.

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State College, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A very interesting visit and well worth the stop. It looks great as the sun is setting, as well. Beautiful views!

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Thank Beth D
Salzburg, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

You can go inside Castello only if you will buy ticket to Museum. Near castello you can rest in peace. There are no people. You can make some good fotos :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

What's to dislike? A fine seaside town. Unspoiled. We met kindness and courtesy everywhere inLerici. Good boat connections to Porto Venere. make the trip. It takes half an hour

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 via mobile

Actually it may not have been closed. It was Monday and many sites are closed on Mondays. This one seemed to be but there was an intercom. Perhaps it was possible to arouse the custodians and beg for a tour of the palaeontology museum. We chose not to, and wandered off down the picturesque streets to Lerici. Whatever, it's a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

We had a great walk to Lerici Castle, Lerici Castle is right nearby the city centre and there is a very nice restaurant right below its walls, enter the tunnel from Lerici dock and exit on the other side, you will find a Cicillo restaurant and a tiny beach. If you would like a great place to stay in Lerici... More 

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