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Address: Piazza San Giorgio 1, 19032, Lerici, Italy
Phone Number: +39 349 320 2964
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Lovely castle

Lovely medevian castle up on the hill. It is well worth the effort to walk up the hill and take photos. The castle and the museum is closed, due to renovation, so the place is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Corinna V
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We went to the castle and were surprised that the visit was free on that day, the view on Lerici, San Terezano, the whole Golfo dei Poeti is just impressive. One that day an exhibition of a japanese artist was held in the castello and we had the honour to talk with his wife. Unfortunately we couldn't take a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely medevian castle up on the hill. It is well worth the effort to walk up the hill and take photos. The castle and the museum is closed, due to renovation, so the place is quiet and peaceful. We didn't miss the tourist crowds, on the contrary this is the real thing. There is also a palace nearby, undergoing reconstruction... More 

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Thank Corinna V
Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

While the village is small and unassuming, the views from the castello are certainly worthy of the walk. Great to pack a picnic lunch and sit amoungst the terraced houses at the base of the castle. The castle is simple in structure but enjoys a magnificent position jutting out towards the water. A couple of hours is all you need... More 

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Thank Jemane
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2016

The castle has a prominent position overlooking the beautiful village of Lerici. The vista from here is magnificent. The castle can be reached from Lerici by stairs that offer a good workout as you make your way to the top. There is a collection of dinosaurs in its Museo Geopaleontologico.

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Thank Lucia F
Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2015

We were here on a rainy day in October, and the castello was closed, but we still enjoyed the views from here across the bay, and of Lerici and San Terenzo - as well as the close-up of the castello itself. You can walk up, but for people with trouble walking uphill, or for baby strollers or such, there is... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

Not far from the beach, visitors can climb to the top to see a beautiful view of the entire village. History aficionados and museum lovers will enjoy the exhibits inside the castle, though there is an entry fee. Unfortunately, many places of the Castle are sometimes closed to visitors.

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Virgin Gorda
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

OK, only about the walk up and the views from the top. You don't get to go inside the castle and you can walk around the other side of the castle and down to the beach there.

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Winchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015

Closed but great wind and views. Go down steep steps and up tunnel to restaurant and beach. Beautiful views of bay.

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State College, PA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

A very interesting visit and well worth the stop. It looks great as the sun is setting, as well. Beautiful views!

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Salzburg, Austria
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

You can go inside Castello only if you will buy ticket to Museum. Near castello you can rest in peace. There are no people. You can make some good fotos :)

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