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Beautiful terrace to the town of Assisi

The place has fantastic views of the city and one get get a good understanding of how this... read more

Reviewed January 20, 2019
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Well worth the walk

This is an absolutely stunning view point which can be found after a very easy uphill walk. The... read more

Reviewed November 28, 2018
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Dating back to the 12th century, this grand castle fortress dominates the region since it is perched atop a walled hilltop overlooking the city of Assisi and surrounding countryside.
At the top of town | the ends of Via della Rocca, Via del Colle, and the stepped Vicolo San Lorenzo off Via Porta Perlici, 06081, Assisi, Italy
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Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

The place has fantastic views of the city and one get get a good understanding of how this beautiful and pristine medieval town was walled. The uphill walk to this historic place is definitely worth a little effort.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank FarrugiaMT
Reviewed November 28, 2018

This is an absolutely stunning view point which can be found after a very easy uphill walk. The views of the Umbrian region are breathtaking and the area extremely peaceful. Well worth the effort.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 14, 2018

Its a bit of a walk but its worth the effort just for the views. The Rocca inside was also very impressive.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank BarbaraRowe
Reviewed November 10, 2018

A wonderful sunny day has given us a complete experience when visiting this beautiful castle. An unforgettable panoramic view it's worth of visit.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

We walked from the town, well worth the effort. Nice castle and outside area with seats to sit and view the panorama. Little cafe serving very nice coffee.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank carolee332
Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

This is the real thing. Walking up the spiral staircase to the top of the guard tower. Great view of Umbrua around Assisi. Actual tool, weapons, armor, on display lovely photographic display of some of the local festivals; where the towns people dress up and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kris H
Reviewed October 12, 2018 via mobile

It was a warm morning already before I made the climb to get here . I knew it was going to be worthwhile so I made a slow walk towards the top . When I finally got here I was so surprised to see a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ciaojimi
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

The view from the castle is worth the climb. I walked from the Basilica San Francisco in about thirty minutes. It’s uphill and there are some stairs but it’s not too strenuous and the views are spectacular!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank db7477
Reviewed September 24, 2018

You walk up....and up...through the lanes of Assisi and after many steps and steep inclines you get to the castle - there was only one other couple there when we visited in the morning - maybe the walk is off putting. Amazing views, some restored...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank CapeTownCapetown
Reviewed September 20, 2018 via mobile

Great views from up here. Effort has been made to turn some of the rooms into character pieces with furniture and costumes. More could be done with it but it was worth seeing.

Date of experience: September 2018
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May 2, 2018|
Response from Catherine T |
Yes! Cars can be taken all the way up.
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April 17, 2015|
Response from SilvestroAssisi | Reviewed this property |
Questi sono gli orari di apertura della Rocca Maggiore di Assisi: Da novembre a febbraio dalle 10 alle 15.45; marzo dalle 10 alle 16,45; aprile, maggio, settembre e ottobre dalle 10 alle 18,15; giugno, luglio e agosto dalle... More
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