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Rocca Borromea di Arona

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“lake maggiore”(11 reviews)
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Via Alla Rocca 22 | Parco della Rocca Borromea, 28041, Arona, Italy
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All reviews nice spot lake maggiore couple of hours walk up magnificent view free entry love this place worth a visit ruins dolls castle park rocca angera collection hill town
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Reviewed 17 October 2018

Silence, view of the major lake, calm and nice crew that work there Always the best show when you want in the nature I love this place and I love the persons that working there I'm a sailor and the same codition that you find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nicolacaloni
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

We kept putting off going here, saying it would do if it rained. How wrong were we! The views from here are excellent & although you can spend lots of time inside it’s worth it. The collection of dolls & toys is amazing, it was...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank LandBW7568
Reviewed 19 September 2018

The castle is in ruins but it is good exercise to walk up to the top and the views of the lake are lovely. There's a bar at the top!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mathewsmar
Reviewed 26 August 2018

Magic and gorgeous. A #wonderful place to stay. Dogfriendly,Petfriendly, #fallinginlove friendly . So romantic ! A incredible experience

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Adriana C
Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This is a lovely park. Great for young children. There is a bar/restaurant with pleasant staff. The view is worth the visit and you can reach it with the little train.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank micias10
Reviewed 21 July 2018

Beautiful old castle, that is in surprisingly good shape. It takes about 20min to walk there from the port (and one can pick up an ice cream on the way). The view over the lake and Arona is breathtaking, and I can only recommend to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Ralf S
Reviewed 3 June 2018 via mobile

If you have a couple of hours to kill, this is the place you need to head to. It is easy to access, it is not too huge to cover, has a restaurant, a playground for kids, a duck pond with tortoises and geese too...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Rama R
Reviewed 26 April 2018

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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Libranthor
Reviewed 22 April 2018 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

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Honey M
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

Date of experience: April 2018
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