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Castello di Gradara

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Address: Piazza Cinque Novembre 1, 61012 Gradara, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0541 964115

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Simply Magical

We have been during the magic castle festival and we did really enjoy the night atmosphere. I really appreciate the ticket policy (kids below 12 years old were free) but I'm not... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Massimo A
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We have been during the magic castle festival and we did really enjoy the night atmosphere. I really appreciate the ticket policy (kids below 12 years old were free) but I'm not sure if the attractions were really for kids: some were too scary for the younger (4 and 2 years old) and some other for clearly for adult only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited during the magic castle festival and it was so beautifully decorated along the cobbled streets. We ate lunch at one of several restaurants in the castle and really enjoyed it. The little church soon after you enter the castle walls is worth a visit.

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Mechelen, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the castle in the evning, the first evening of the "magic castle" feast and it was magical and idyllic. These feasts are directed toward children and families and are less interesting for adults (which is not so clear from there publicity), but create nevertheless a nice and magical atmosphere in this already stunning place. It is well restaured... More 

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St. Gallen, Switzerland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 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.

Thank Catiana B
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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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.

Thank Alla A
Fuerth, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
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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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 

1 Thank Erion S
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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