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Castello Malaspina di Fosdinovo

Via Papiriana 2, 54035, Fosdinovo, Italy
+39 0187 68891
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Out of the way, out of this world

It's a hair-raising drive up in to the hills, but such a great reward at the end! The castle is... read more

Reviewed July 7, 2016
caposmith
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Beautiful views in a very sleepy mountain village

We went on a Friday in mid-June as a day trip from the Tuscan beaches after reading several of the... read more

Reviewed June 21, 2016
Isolde S
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Jul 7, 2016
“Out of the way, out of this world”
Jun 21, 2016
“Beautiful views in a very sleepy mountain village”
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Via Papiriana 2, 54035, Fosdinovo, Italy
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Reviewed July 7, 2016

It's a hair-raising drive up in to the hills, but such a great reward at the end! The castle is completely authentic, and nearly tourist-free. We took the "Italian only" tour, but were so gratified that the guide did his best to help us understand...More

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Reviewed June 21, 2016

We went on a Friday in mid-June as a day trip from the Tuscan beaches after reading several of the reviews on here. We also made sure to check the website for the castle tour times. Despite checking the website, we found when we arrived...More

1  Thank Isolde S
Reviewed November 24, 2015

It is a magnificent sight as you drive towards it, especially if you approach from Giucano where I was staying. If you come from the other side of the town you will pass under the fort without seeing it. It hangs on the end of...More

Thank Nat P
Reviewed September 21, 2015

was a dark day full of clouds and wind. After a real heavy thunderstorm we decide to visit the castle, a group of 15 people between Greeks and English. the location is impressive, the story and the legend amazing. The guide very good and useful,...More

Thank Alessio T
Reviewed September 9, 2015

We actually stayed in the B&B rooms of this working castle/museum and it was fabulous. Views, history, village below. Ability to have free run of the castle with keys to unlock doors etc.... We explored at night with torches. Very very special

Thank Roesmetravel E
Reviewed September 2, 2015 via mobile

This was our second time here. The last time we did not have a tour of the castle but we did this time. It was very interesting and very informative. Go but make sure you can take the tour. Glad we came back.

Thank Ann G
Reviewed August 6, 2015

The view from the castle is amazing, we passed through a winding road from Sarzana. Castle still kept in it's natural ambient.

Thank robvel
Reviewed July 8, 2015

Castello Malaspina is accessed via a very winding, narrow road from Sarzana, Italy. Take care when using this road. The castle is unspoiled and provides a breathtaking view towards the coast that leads to Cinque Terre. This castle is in a region that probably has...More

Thank WarrenAus
Reviewed June 2, 2014 via mobile

If you are looking for a place that gives you the possibility to have a full immersion into the Middle Ages, this is the one. Very inspirational for children and adults because the castle is kept in its original conditions but still well preserved. You...More

2  Thank oneguide
Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

Personally, I liked very much the visit to this castle and the whole place around. Such a beautiful piece of history and a great panoramic view of the whole city down to the sea side. I strongly recommend this visit if you are in the...More

3  Thank MHammad
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giancarlo p
Ormai 4 gg fa ho scritto una recensione negativa, obiettiva e documentata sulla mia esperienza al castello Malaspina ma ancora non e' stata pubblicata. Piu' recentemente, ho invece scritto positive recensioni su altri esercizi e nel termine previsto sono state tutte pubblicate. Che problemi ci sono? Non vorrei che ci sia una "cresta" sulle negativita' perche' cio' priverebbe di ogni interesse Trip Advisor ...
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