We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

La Rocca

Via del Ponte, 06043 Spoleto, Italy
074371401
Website
Improve this listing
78%
Ranked #9 of 22 Attractions in Spoleto
Type: History Museums, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Attraction details
Type: History Museums, Cultural
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

Hotels near La Rocca

Write a Review

205 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    89
    73
    24
    14
    5
Date | Rating
  • Chinese (Simplified) first
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Spoleto, Italy
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Well restored castle, with frescos and paintings. Impressive architecture and an amazing view of Spoleto from high above the town. A bit of a walk to get there but really worth it

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
20 reviews 20 reviews
11 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The first is the magnificent views on the way. The second is the well told story of Spoleto, accompanied by some ancient relics. The third is the story of the building, once a fortress, than a governor house, and later a prison. This is not a huge museum, and the price (7.20) is not cheap, but still worth avidity if... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
62 reviews 62 reviews
38 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

You can get to la Rocca by lift but if you are feeling energetic then walk up the hill. Great views of the surrounding area and interesting to see the museum and murals

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is the must see in Spoleto, You either can go up there on foot or escalator. It is worth a visit

Was this review helpful? Yes
London
Top Contributor
198 reviews 198 reviews
52 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

This is a beautifully situated at the top of a hill overlooking Spoleto You can walk up the hill to it or get the escalator Internally it has been extensively restored There are rooms with various historical settings and artefacts Upstairs there was a very odd art installation The people working there insisted we had to explore upstairs and exit... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

It's big, it's high, it's... maybe a bit too much. They've done a nice job turning it into a museum, but somehow it doesn't feel all that interesting -- most of the rooms look pretty much the same, and while the artifacts are tastefully displayed, there wasn't anything specific that rewarded the time and money spent going there. The best... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Mackay
Top Contributor
74 reviews 74 reviews
34 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

On a recent trip to Spoleto the Rocco became our daily walk. A ancient castle set amongst amazing landscape. . Sadly on one of the days there, graffiti was added to the walls which was disappointing to think there are people who enjoy defacing such a beautiful building. If you walk the Rocca in the morning there is a cafe... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Brisbane, Australia
Contributor
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

This used to be a Popes residence and then a prison. It has a museum with some excellent artefacts and set up very well. I was surprised to see some frescos still is pretty good shape. We were given electric assist bikes free of charge from the Spoleto travel information centre and boy did that exceed our expectations!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rome, Italy
Top Contributor
101 reviews 101 reviews
27 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Be prepared for lots of walking even though there is a good system of escalators that take visitors to the top and lifts that take you up to the Rocca itself. It's not as fascinating as the Rocca Albornoz in Narni but still a splendid and well-maintained castle. La Rocca was completed in 1370, but throughout history it was often... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Rome, Italy
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Is located at the very top of the city, you can reach it from Piazza Duomo (there is an elevator at the end of Percorso Meccanizzato); intersting museum inside, with old paintings and internal rooms to be visited. You can also appreciate a fantastic landscape of Spoleto from there.

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed La Rocca also viewed

 
Spoleto, Province of Perugia
Spoleto, Province of Perugia
 

Been to La Rocca? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Rocca staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?