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Address: Via Leopardi, 47865 San Leo, Italy
Phone Number: +39 0541 926967
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Amazing place to visit

This is one of two castles (Sn Marino) which you need to visit if you are nearby. Castle located on the hill and you need to park your car in the historic centre of the city and... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed November 1, 2016
Tural V
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 1, 2016

This is one of two castles (Sn Marino) which you need to visit if you are nearby. Castle located on the hill and you need to park your car in the historic centre of the city and hike to the hill. Ticker is 9EUR. and free audio guide. But you can get confused because rooms are without number and you... More 

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

San Leo is a beautiful medieval town less than an hour from Rimini. The views are amazing and the town is a delight to walk around with even a small hiking trail.

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Chelmsford, England
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 29, 2016

Forte di San Leo is perched atop a rocky outcrop with unrivalled and commanding views of the surrounding countryside. Situated high above the town the fit can walk up to the fort whilst those not so active can catch the local bus. This medieval fortress has had an extremely interesting and somewhat outrageous existence once a stronghold for local Barons... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

The views are amazing and the fortress is very nice and well maintained. It's sending you back in time :) . A little bit hard to walk , but it worth it . Highly recommend !

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Figino Serenza
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

beautiful old fortess, very well maintained and cured, typical old village with great view, small bars and restaurants, art shops, history; the entire region is of great places and views and San Leo is one of such places

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for a coffee and a walk in this lovely hilltop village. We didn't climb up to the fort instead we enjoyed the small square and its surroundings. There are two chapels to visit and the views are wonderful over the valley below. There is a large car park to cater for tourists close to the village square.

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Brussels
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

The visit is well organized and there is a shuttle bus from the town centre for those who don't want to climb

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N.Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed May 21, 2016

Worth the hike up just for the views. Can travel by bus and probably suitable for wheelchairs in that respect but to get around the fort inside then doubtful. The walls were oozing history.

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Casale Monferrato, Italy
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2016

Going up to the fortress has 2 options: the path up which is quite steep and 10 euro (per person) bus ride. The path takes us only 5-10 minutes. We didn't go inside because we read some reviews that it's not very well-maintained and clean inside, and it costs 8 euro. It got confirmed after we overhearded a group tour... More 

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Portoroz, Slovenia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2016 via mobile

...and go rather to San Leo. A grand fortresses on top a small village. The uphill is slippery so be careful to have good comfort shoes. Visit all the rooms and all the floors of the fort. There's something for everyone. Finish the visit in the village below and relax

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