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Fascinating and well-preserved

A must see if you are in Soncino! The price of the ticket is 5€ and it includes the "Museo della... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
Margo B
One of the best preserved medieval castles in Lombardy

La Rocca Sforcesca is a must see castle for any castle enthusiasts. Along with the city walls it... read more

Reviewed October 27, 2017
Tamas K
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Aug 18, 2018
“Fascinating and well-preserved”
Oct 27, 2017
“One of the best preserved medieval castles in Lombardy”
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Reviewed August 18, 2018

A must see if you are in Soncino! The price of the ticket is 5€ and it includes the "Museo della Stampa" which is a 6 minutes walk away from the Rocca.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Margo B
Reviewed October 27, 2017

La Rocca Sforcesca is a must see castle for any castle enthusiasts. Along with the city walls it represents a fine example of medieval Italian military architecture. Visitors can walk along the walls and admire the frescos on the tower ceilings as well as the...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Tamas K
Reviewed September 28, 2016 via mobile

You can easily have too much of castles, but even if you never visit another one, the great Rocca Sforzesca is truly worth seeing. It is wonderfully preserved and you can explore the dank dungeons, stroll on the battlements and easily climb to the top...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Samuel007
Reviewed September 15, 2016

TO SEE: the small village in Soncino, the beautiful and majestic Rocca Sforzesca, the basement, the mill and the Museum of printing. The entrance costs 5€, without guidance, following explanatory signs that there are along the route you can climb up the towers. The castle...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank moirablog
Reviewed March 16, 2016

This castle is not on a hill, but rather on the edge of town surrounded by more modern buildings. Admission prices are very reasonable and are even discounted further in the middle of the week. We enjoyed our visit and especially liked climbing up the...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Mark B
Reviewed September 6, 2015 via mobile

The castle was built around 1470 and is all brick. Inside is a little poor but worth seeing (the medieval bedroom is quite nice). Also you can see the whole village from the top. Inside are two museums that are ok. The ticket price includes...More

Date of experience: October 2014
Thank vicentiuj
Reviewed May 25, 2014

Single preserved castle that is to be found in the whole region. Definetely worth a visit when you are in the region of Brescia, be sure to check out the restaurant named 'La Cantina' in Soncino as well, you will enjoy your meal and your...More

Date of experience: May 2014
Thank Veronika_Peter
Reviewed April 12, 2014

The castle is only one part of this charming little town. The castle proper can be viewed in less Han an hour. I found the primary attraction to be how few people were here. There were two mid-sized school groups there on a Thursday morning,...More

Date of experience: April 2014
Thank StarrsySmith
Reviewed December 23, 2013

It's a very beautiful castle. Soncino is a small town with still not explored by international tourism so this place is not overcrowded with throngs of tourists. In this place you can really the medieval atmosphere and the history of the Duke of Sforza. There...More

Date of experience: May 2013
Thank TCRio
Reviewed July 18, 2013 via mobile

Beautiful historical site. Day time and night time have different faces. popular place for locals as well. Must visit!

Date of experience: July 2013
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