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Castello di Vezio

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Via Del Castellano, 23828 Vezio, Perledo, Italy
+39 333 448 5975
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Good hike before lunch

Worth the steep hike up and down, not only to burn calories (much needed for us) but also to get... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Ellen A
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Ghostly figures

Our second visit to this castle, it's small but has amazing views over Lake Como from the tower. A... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
chef1Liverpool
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  • Excellent54%
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  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
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“lake como” (52 reviews)
“birds of prey” (48 reviews)
“amazing views” (17 reviews)
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
LOCATION
Via Del Castellano, 23828 Vezio, Perledo, Italy
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+39 333 448 5975
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"lake como"
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"birds of prey"
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"amazing views"
in 17 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 16 reviews
"castle grounds"
in 12 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 12 reviews
"steep walk"
in 10 reviews
"great hike"
in 9 reviews
"minute walk"
in 8 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 8 reviews
"eagle owl"
in 7 reviews
"nice walk"
in 6 reviews
"small cafe"
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"olive trees"
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"takes about minutes"
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"ferry terminal"
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Worth the steep hike up and down, not only to burn calories (much needed for us) but also to get amazing views of Lake Como and see some very cool raptors as well (they do falconry demonstrations which we did not view but the birds...More

Thank Ellen A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our second visit to this castle, it's small but has amazing views over Lake Como from the tower. A bargain to enter at just 4 Euros adult or 3 Euros seniors. The tower has steps up inside and a large trap door onto the roof...More

Thank chef1Liverpool
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice hike to the top of Varenna. I recommend going up via the path near the ferry and coming down via the footpath that spits you out on the far side of town. Be sure to climb to the top of the towers for the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came to the Castello at 18.30 and paid the 4 euro for the entrance. After paying the lady said she close at 19. Well, well, I wish she could have told be that a bit earlier. Walked up to the tower and, yes, the view...More

Thank Malin S
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant 15 minute drive from Varenna town take you to a free parking lot. A small easy walkway with some inclines (note for older travellers) takes you to the castle. Stunning views looking over the lake as well as a nice experience with the...More

Thank dhanvee k
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Brilliant hike (red route, no scrambling required!) approx 45 mins in heat from old Varenna square. Amazing views and really cheap entry. Stairs up the tower are fine but watch out if you’re easily acarws of heights as you can see down a long way....More

Thank Lisa T
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My son, his wife, my husband and myself decided to trek up to the to see the castel ruins. Half the fun is taking our time to winding up the hill, though olive orchards, seeing a small church, and crossing a small bridge over a...More

Thank SuzanneLG
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I planned a proposal to my gf at the time, staff were very accommodating and helped organise the moment. Liaised with the photographer and just so helpful! The Castello itself has a few excellent spots to capture unbelievable snaps of the lake. The ticket office...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I must say, the way up to the Castello was quite a hike. Easier path is across the ferry station (from what the local I talked to told me) and there are signs on the way up to the castle “Castello”. Hike is about 25-30...More

Thank Lara Victoria S
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wow where to start, after a walk up to this gem i was unsure of what to expect but once you have paid to enter it is such a great view of the lake and surrounding little towns. You have a great view of Bellagio...More

Thank D1985
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13Sandy007
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Pauline S | Reviewed this property |
I’m sure you can get there by Taxi. There is a village close by, with just a short walk up the path to the castle. It only takes 20 minutes walking from Varenna, but it is a steep uphill walk. Take a cab if you have health... More
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Vincent G
September 23, 2017|
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Response from Taghnevan68 | Reviewed this property |
You might find it difficult to navigate the narrow streets that maze around the castle but you can always park up somewhere close to the castle and walk from there.
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Thalanruth S
August 21, 2017|
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Response from maficzek | Reviewed this property |
I don't know but I cannot think of any obstacles. Try to look it up on the internet.
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