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Very impressive

We saw this as we walked towards Bolsena and the closer we walked the more impressive it got until... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Almaty, Kazakhstan
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Beautiful view of the lake

For 5 euros you can visit the museum which contains some interesting artifacts. The aquarium is... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Jersey City, New Jersey
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw this as we walked towards Bolsena and the closer we walked the more impressive it got until we finally reached it and it still looked impressive as we looked up from down at the lake. It offers stunning views out over the town...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed August 19, 2018 via mobile

For 5 euros you can visit the museum which contains some interesting artifacts. The aquarium is small, but we saw some kids who seemed excited by the fish. The highlight is climbing the spiral staircase to the ramparts for a view of the town and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 30, 2018

Quite small castle with superb views to the lake and town. They have entrance fee which includes small very interesting museum about the history, nature and geology of the lake Bolsena. The ole town itself is company but very beautiful.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 6, 2018 via mobile

It looks a lot more impressive from the outside. 5 euro per adult to enter. It also houses a museum, an observation deck and a poor excuse for an aquarium. So long as your expectations are low, you’ll be satisfied.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2017

Historic building that has many surprises inside ....we paid 5 euros for the "packet" that included visiting the upper walls that gave a great panorama, a visit to the archaeological museum of the territory and entrance to the aquarium.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank melissa c
Reviewed July 20, 2017

This castle is the most obvious feature of the town of Bolsena which it dominates. It is not very big but it manages to house a museum and an aquarium. The best bit is the view from the top over the town and the lake....More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the castle in the morning. The aquariums with aquatic life as found in the area are nice and the exposition about archeological findings were nice as well. You have a magnificent panorama view from the tower onto the lake. A...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank davidM239ZF
Reviewed October 25, 2015

There is steep road going up to the Castello. There are also steps leading up from the middle of town. DON'T go up the steps unless you are young and agile. They get steeper and steeper and more and more sloping and then the handrail...More

Date of experience: October 2015
2  Thank NSL264
Reviewed July 23, 2015

A cool place to stop and enjoy the scenery. The castle is located above the old part of the town, on a great cliff. All in all simple fun.

Date of experience: September 2014
Thank yonatanp906
Reviewed May 11, 2015

We enjoyed the castle from the outside as we only arrived in the late afternoon in Bolsena.There are spectacular views of the lake from up there with a few benches if you need a rest.Would've like to spend more time there.Bolsena itself looks to have...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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