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Fantastic atmosphere

Castell'Arquato is a small town in the Val d'Arda Valley, few kilometres from Fiorenzuola in... read more

Reviewed 29 September 2018
Roberto I
hidden gem with very few visitors

what a wonderful place to visit, this medieval town full of history. It does no justice only to... read more

Reviewed 10 September 2018
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Reviewed 29 September 2018

Castell'Arquato is a small town in the Val d'Arda Valley, few kilometres from Fiorenzuola in between Piacenza and Parma. Park your car in the down part of this Castle and get around and get lost walking its fantastic mediaeval atmosphere. Castell'Arquato has maintained its appearance...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

what a wonderful place to visit, this medieval town full of history. It does no justice only to review the Borgo as there is much more and way of the tourist traps elsewhere. The Borgo itself is not very large but very original and definitely...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We visited Castell'Arquato with two young children (5yo and 6mo). The child really liked the castles and Bell towers and we enjoyed a nice stroll in the old streets. The walk is not very easy with a stroller, due to the steep roads and uneven...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Dagan E
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Castell Arquato might be a small town but boy do they have a multitude of great restaurants and none better than this. Family owned and run since it opened it offers a fantastic range of dishes and an even better range of local wines, I...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 10 February 2018

Interesting medieval town of Castell'Arquato it is in the early 10th century, the Old Town of Castell'Arquato is now a high rock which is strategically important for the valley, now surrounded by the village. Its picturesque medieval features have led to the burg's appearances in...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Check times at the website before you go. Visit time 30-45 min Entree fee 5,00 Get tickets at the Palazzo del Podestà There is some nice stuff to see in the tower but most of all you will enjoy the view.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank yettta
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

One of the best restored and maintained medieval towns I have visited Many similar have slightly jarring corners / non traditional modifications but I couldn't see any visible here Great lunch stop

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank RicandAL
Reviewed 25 May 2017

Another beautiful castle and town on a hill. The walk up is quite steep but well worth the climb.Parking is free and there are many bars and restaurants in the complex.One of my favorite places.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank pietro90
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

I guess since this was my first castle in Europe I expected expected more, but it was nice. You cannot go up into the tower, which was rebuilt and is not the original. There are some great shops there with hand made necklaces and other...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank racertempo
Reviewed 5 January 2017

Castell'Arquato is a very picturesque medieval burg on the foothills of the Appennines, well worth a visit if you are staying in Milan, Piacenza or Parma. I'd say that it's good for family trips, kids love castles and there are a good many places for...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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