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The protector of Lerici

This castle is visible almost from everywhere in Lerici and it dominates the village. I recommend... read more

Reviewed November 5, 2018
geoch1
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Ehrendingen, Switzerland
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I'm not sure how many times we have been up to the castle for it to be closed but this week it is... read more

Reviewed May 15, 2018
Judith K
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Reviewed November 5, 2018

This castle is visible almost from everywhere in Lerici and it dominates the village. I recommend to go up walking from the harbour (or taking the lift inside the tunnel just at the end of the harbour) and coming back arriving in Lerici centre. When...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank geoch1
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

Perched on an outcrop overlooking the town of Lerici, but of a steep climb at times but well worth the effort. Please remember it sometimes is closed from 1.00 pm so check before you set off.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 3, 2018

Taking a walk around Lerici Castle, image and poetry, full of facination and vibrant colours, admiring in the castle the masterpieces by contemporary painters; the castle is really nice, with view to the gulf of the Poets; now my mind wanders through the hidden tunnels...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed June 28, 2018 via mobile

Amazing views from castle. Worth the hike. Historical and pretty village. Enjoyed it thoroughly and hope to be back

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

From the harbour of Lerici, it is only a short walk up the hill. It is all stairs, if necessary you can choose the elevator. The view is super. It is only a small place up on the hill but every footsteps offers a new...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Paul-de-Baer
Reviewed June 11, 2018

This is amazing cool! We loved exploring and running up all those steps. It's so pretty and an amazing view.

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2018 via mobile

I'm not sure how many times we have been up to the castle for it to be closed but this week it is open!!! Worth a trip up just for the views. There is a lift in the tunnel below if you don't want to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Judith K
Reviewed May 2, 2018

For me also this has very treasured memories from 1953 when my younger brother and I were two of a YHA group of 12, of various nationalities. I do not think that I could make the journey up and down all those steps more than...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Bestfoodonly
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

We were surprised to see the castle open, and relieved for my knees that there is a lift in the tunnel nearby so I could avoid several flights. There was a gallery open at the time, some rooms were being used for that, we were...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank switchedoff
Reviewed October 15, 2017

Walked to the castle with 2 four-year old kids. It was a fun walk, with a few challenging sections for little kids. We were able to make it to the base section (not the towers). Some great views. Was hoping this might occupy a few...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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