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Percorso Meccanizzato Ponzianina-Rocca

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A great way to travel

We used the escalator with constant breaks descending from the Rocca back down into Spoleto It was... read more

Reviewed 4 August 2014
991udayt
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Easy climb

A comfortable way to reach La Rocca without much expenditure of effort and you can enjoy the views... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2013
MelbourneBomber
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Melbourne
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“old town”(4 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 August 2014

We used the escalator with constant breaks descending from the Rocca back down into Spoleto It was a fun thing to do and more comfortable than walking downhill in the heat The views are good

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank 991udayt
Reviewed 18 June 2013

A comfortable way to reach La Rocca without much expenditure of effort and you can enjoy the views for much of the journey.

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank MelbourneBomber
Reviewed 14 April 2013

Good way to reach the Rocca and the the town centre, confortable mobile staircases bring you to the top of the hill. During the "trip" you can have a beautiful sight on the countryside. It's a good way of moving after having left the car...More

Date of experience: March 2013
3  Thank francesca p
Reviewed 12 November 2012

Unfortunately we did not discover this linked series of escalators until we wanted to come down, but another time, I'd go up that way, and walk down zigzagging through the beautiful but very steep, old town centre.

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank gat2nero
Reviewed 21 September 2012

This is a series of escalators and a lift taking you from the lower part of the town near Piazza Garibaldi up to the Rocca and Cathedral. That means you can ride to the top and spend the day walking downhill. Another is planned crossing...More

Date of experience: September 2012
3  Thank Jim R
Reviewed 27 August 2012

This is the way to get about town. In the sweltering hot weather, the escalator doesn't just take one up to the Rocca, but is a good way to get to any restaurant. Rather than sweat uphill, one can cruise up teh mobile staircase, then...More

Date of experience: August 2012
3  Thank Arnoldbakers
Reviewed 26 July 2012

Just one of the always beautiful views of Spoleto and Monteluco, the fantastic Roman Aqueduct bridge....

Date of experience: July 2012
Thank Sandra H
Reviewed 17 February 2012

you can park anywhere at the bottom of historical center and then take the escalator directly up to the top. An easy way to get around without the hassle of parking

Date of experience: March 2011
3  Thank lartista
Reviewed 30 January 2012

The escalator is a very handy way of getting from the bottom of the town to the top - just be careful with the operating hours - it doesn't operate all evening - closing sometime around 8 or 9 pm.

Date of experience: June 2011
2  Thank dubfam
Reviewed 5 January 2012

I give this five stars because it saved me from walking up a ginormous hill after a 4-hour hike. I love that Spoleto has lots of parking lots at the bottom of the town, and escalators to the top. This discourages congestion and pollution in...More

Date of experience: October 2011
1  Thank AndreasRoadTrip
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