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Rocca Borromea di Arona

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Via Alla Rocca 22 | Parco della Rocca Borromea, 28041, Arona, Italy
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“lake maggiore” (8 reviews)
“nice spot” (3 reviews)
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Via Alla Rocca 22 | Parco della Rocca Borromea, 28041, Arona, Italy
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"lake maggiore"
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"beautiful view"
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"nice spot"
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"stunning place"
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"walk up"
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"snacks"
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"castle"
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"park"
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"rocca"
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"angera"
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"town"
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"hill"
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"summer"
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"borromeo"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This a park amid ruins of a castle, close to the town of Arona. It is a vantage viewing spot to view the town of Arona, Lake Maggiore and the castle across the lake. You can reach the top of the hill on foot or...More

Thank Libranthor
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We walked from our Hotel in the city centre to the top while passing through local streets and enjoying the beautiful medieval houses and buildings. As we reached the top, it was beautiful and refreshing. It has some archeological ruins and a great viewing areas...More

Thank Honey M
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Reviewed 9 April 2018 via mobile

This is the best place of Arona to have a magnificent view of Lake Maggiore. The Rocca is the old castle if Arona, where S. Carlo was born. There are ruins of hte castle, some animals, a very nice restaurant but overall a spectacular view...More

Thank paolovbossi
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Reviewed 3 April 2018

Few minutes walking from downtown you can reach a wonderful landscape, one of the oldest site in Arona. A tourist "train" stop at the Rocca Borromea. You can drink and eat seeing the lake and the whole city.

Thank Giorgio B
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

This is such a great walk up and if you can not walk take the tourist train in summer. Worth the walk, take a book and have a great wine of aperitivo up there.

Thank M C
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Reviewed 21 August 2017 via mobile

If you visit Arona, Italy and want to take in a breathtaking view then visit Rocca Borromeo di Arona. There is free parking or you can actually take stairs off of Arona's highway 33 and climb to the top. Entrance is free so it is...More

Thank Holtem
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Reviewed 30 July 2017

Situated on the hill above town you can either hike it or take the car - we visited on a Sunday afternoon and parking was a problem although I did just manage to squeeze into a spot. There's great views up and down the lake,...More

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Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Amazing , beautiful view from the Castle , Rocca Borromeo di Angera ... century XIii.Worrh a visit ! !

Thank Peralt
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Reviewed 25 April 2017

I have made this part of my morning walk rout. It is wonderful to be able to walk up or down depending which way I go. The view is to die for and the whole area is peaceful. Full of history if you really take...More

Thank M C
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Reviewed 13 March 2017

Well worth a visit, if its sunny even better, the views from here are excellent, dont forget your camera. Also a nice cafe, for snacks tea coffee, small play area for the kids, and toilet facilities.

Thank PaulMountains
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