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Via Di Pizzo Falcone | Lat / Long: 42.328966, 13.689010, Calascio, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The location is surreal. Best to see is evening or morning, with sun low on the sky. It makes the mountains more plastic if they have shadows. You can climb the Rocca's walls for free, the inner cube is open only in Sunday. I think....More

2  Thank Michal K
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed one day and one night there, the place is simply amazing, a 360 degree view around central italy mountains which is very beautiful. Several movies have been shot here!

Thank Michele D
Reviewed 24 July 2018

Having enjoyed an unforgettable lunch in a nearby restaurant in Santo Stefano in Sessanio, we decided that a good walk would do us good and headed for the historical Rocca Calascio. This wonderful walk requires the ability to get around in reasonably rough terrain. The...More

Thank Miguel M
Reviewed 19 June 2018

The castle is old ruins - nothing special. But it is located on very high hilltop (mountaintop even), above the city. Its dominating the region and gives breathtaking panorama of nearby valleys and mountains. You can just sit there and watch for hours. Be aware...More

1  Thank Jakub G
Reviewed 25 May 2018

A hair raising drive up narrow, winding roads and then a hike to the top. Beautiful views of the surrounding country side. The fortress itself is really neat to look at on the drive up (don't let the driver get distracted, though!) You will recognize...More

Thank rlrobles5
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Every time we come here, we’re astounded. Totally unique! Best to come outside July and August when you have to park at the bottom and fight Italians (tip: be cheekier than they are!) to get on the shuttle bus to the top. It’s much better...More

1  Thank Emyr1
Reviewed 20 April 2018 via mobile

Been in Italy a month and one of my top 5 favorite things I have done. If this was in Tuscany or Umbria it would be top 5 thing to do in the country on trip advisor. O pictures does this plave justice.

Thank Grant I
Reviewed 18 March 2018

A must to visit while in Abruzzo. Great view from the top, nice walk to get there. No matter in which season, it always gives you deep emotions

Thank Matteo D
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Lovely castle in a stunning location. Step walk up to be castle and chapel but well worth the effort. The views from the top are breath taking.

Thank tmwstw
Reviewed 20 October 2017

This is a ‘don’t miss’ attraction as it’s beautiful, free of charge and you’ll feel mesmerized by the vistas and the photo opportunities. Walk around, explore and you’ll find great angles to picture the castle, the church and the ruins. Be aware though that the...More

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Response from tmwstw | Reviewed this property |
Only via car
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Response from Sara M | Reviewed this property |
I do not know the exact bus that you need to take. Sorry. But the Best spot to start the hike if you are physically fit is... start at Bar Di Vittoria. And hike directly thought the town, you need to see the beautiful houses... More
21 December 2014|
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Response from Doccrow | Reviewed this property |
I think the church is only open on special occasions. Weddings etc. The castle is nice and the wee village has a great bar.