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Go for a boat ride, well worth it

You have to have a look at this magnificent structure. If nothing else the walk will get you a... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2017
Amazing view

The climb up is pretty hard (at least for not very sporty people) but view up there is amazing! We... read more

Reviewed September 13, 2016
Alise L
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Sep 6, 2018
Jun 21, 2018
“Baradello Castle / Como”
Via Castel Baradello, Como, Italy
+39 031 592805
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Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

We walked 30 minutes from the middle of town to the base, then 45 minutes up the track to the castle to find it CLOSED! It’s not an easy hike for old people. How about a sign at the bottom to say it’s CLOSED! Incredibly...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank SeanKennaway
Reviewed June 21, 2018

If you stay for more day's in Como you can make the nice walk to visit Baradello Castle, you must inform you, sometimes it's closed; you will enjoy a famous view.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Manuela L
Reviewed September 25, 2017

I do this castle walk every morning when I go to Como. From Via Milano to the top and back again is just over an hour. It is steep at parts but not long. The view at the top is lovely however the gates to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Ciara H
Reviewed May 19, 2017

You have to have a look at this magnificent structure. If nothing else the walk will get you a thirst and walk off breakfast. Worth boat ride.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank FredBOZFUN
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The timetable for when the castle is actually accessible is at the top, by the castle, so pointless planning in advance. It was a nice walk and I'm sure the views are spectacular however the gates were locked, and whoever is in charge had no...More

Date of experience: March 2017
3  Thank AWebb89
Reviewed September 13, 2016

The climb up is pretty hard (at least for not very sporty people) but view up there is amazing! We spent up there at least an hour, just watching and enjoying. Castle is not open every day but even when it is closed, you can...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Alise L
Reviewed July 31, 2016

It's an extremely long walk from the waterfront to the castle. The last hour or so is a long windy gravel road that is uphill all the way. There's a great view of the city of Como and the lake once you reach the top....More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank JenF249
Reviewed February 10, 2016

So castello baradello is the lit fort you see looming over como. Prepare to hike for a couple of kms. A word of caution : Check the timings before you go or else you cannot go inside. Saw many who has gone inside jumping over...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank jibingms
Reviewed October 28, 2015

This is a castle situated on a hill in como. you need to park the car at the base and start the hike up. but the view is fantastic - worth the hike. it's a bit cold - could be snowing in the winter.

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank RobbieRavi
Reviewed October 11, 2015

It’s a castle on a hill near to Como. It’s a historical site. You can park your car on the base, and then you need to hike up for about 30 minutes. The hike is easy and any novice can hike too. Once you reach...More

Date of experience: November 2014
Thank dpri10
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