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Beautiful afternoon in a gorgeous medieval town

We visited Castell'Arquato with two young children (5yo and 6mo). The child really liked the... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Dagan E
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Castell Arquato might be a small town but boy do they have a multitude of great restaurants and... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Peter M
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Cork, Ireland
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Reviewed 1 April 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

Thank Dagan E
Reviewed 12 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

1  Thank Peter M
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

Thank edwardvos
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.

Thank Donna da y
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

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.

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

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

Thank jonnymills
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Castell'Arquato is a wonderful and well maintained old village located in the Po valley at the foot of the Appennini mountains near Piacenza. It is good for a day visit, not far from Milano. Very good and typical restaurants are in this location.

1  Thank miguel s
Reviewed 27 October 2016 via mobile

A magnificent historical village which we enjoyed visiting during a Medieval weekend event. There were Market stalls leading from the Castle down the cobblestone streets to the centre. Lots of handmade crafts for sale. There were musicians and jesters. The little shops and friendly locals...More

1  Thank OldBear
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