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Castello di Gradara

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Address: Piazza V Novembre, 1, 61012 Gradara, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0541 964115
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A trip through Medieval times

This fortress dates from the Middle Ages, when the Malatesta family ruled over Rimini and the coast. It is beautifully maintained and displays the original ceilings, frescoed... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2016
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Cervo, Italia
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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Was there with the kids of my friend and some things are only described in Italian so if you don't speak Italian you won't get any informations about it.

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Cervo, Italia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

This fortress dates from the Middle Ages, when the Malatesta family ruled over Rimini and the coast. It is beautifully maintained and displays the original ceilings, frescoed walls, fireplaces and some of the furniture. However, most of the décor has been added in more recent times, though this was done in the spirit of the original settlers. Being the setting... More 

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Moscow
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

Everything in this castle is authentic, rough furniture, enormous fireplaces, the atmosphere is magnificently rendered.

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Fuerth, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

After Visiting Pesaro and Fano that was a Little bist disapointing, to pass the village Gradara and have a nice view up to the castle, we decided to visit this Nice place. This was Thema best decision of the day. Late, but not too late wie ordered Tickets Byte 4 EUR per person and wie won't be disapointed. The castle... More 

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Apex, North Carolina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2016

My grandfather was born in Gradara and came to America in 1911. I have heard stories about the Castle of Gradara since my youth. I finally made my first visit last July after 40 years of waiting. I had great expectations and I wasn't disappointed. The walled city and Castle were more intriguing than I imagined! I walked the streets... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2015 via mobile

This is a place that is better known for the tragic love story of Paolo and Francesca, however there is more than this if you decide to visit the place! The castle is located on top of a hill overlooking the town. Nearby there is a parking area so no need to park in town and make your way up.... More 

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We had been told about this place by the owners of the Locanda in whish we were staying near Urbino. To get here we had to take a very good cross country route but the end result was well worth it. Entrance to the castello is by ticket but it is possible to buy a combined city walls and castello... More 

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Cervia, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Very nicely kept, both the castle and the small village within the walls are definitely a gem. On a nice day it's wonderful!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

lovely medieval castle! I recommend it instead of the big crowded places. it´s a amazing piece of story.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Lovely castle to vist . Nice little shops didnt feel like a rip off like some places. Only about 5 km from Cattolica. Well worth the vist.

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