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Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto

Via Roma, 64010 Civitella del Tronto, Italy
+39 320 842 4540
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What a view from the top!

It is quite a hike up to the fortress. There is a fee to get inside, but the panoramic view is... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Manassas, Virginia
Definitely worth a visit

If you are in Abruzzo and in the area of Civitella del Tronto, it is certainly well worth taking... read more

Reviewed 23 June 2017
West Malling, United Kingdom
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The Fortress of Civitella del Tronto stands at 600 meters above sea level, in a very strategic position, at the old northern boundary between the Kingdom of Naples to the South and the Kingdom of the Holy See to the North. It is one of the largest and most important work of military engineering in Europe, characterized by its elliptical shape with an area of 25.000 square meters and a length of more than 500 meters.
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Via Roma, 64010 Civitella del Tronto, Italy
+39 320 842 4540
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Reviewed 25 June 2017

It is quite a hike up to the fortress. There is a fee to get inside, but the panoramic view is incredible.

Thank judyap126
Reviewed 23 June 2017

If you are in Abruzzo and in the area of Civitella del Tronto, it is certainly well worth taking time to visit this imposing old fortress which dominates the top of the small town. It is massive in size and generally in good condition, enabling...More

Thank JJglobal
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice place the castle on the top of mountain that you can take lot of photos cost of entry is 6 euro, but unfortunately we didn't find tour guide talk in English because we go their by our selfMore

Thank TeT M
Staff F, Direttore at Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017
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Vi ringraziamo per essere venuti a trovarci e ci dispiace per la guida in lingua ma le visite guidate in...More

Reviewed 31 August 2016

It is a very long walk and an uphill battle. But the views help take your mind off the panting and sweating. And the views are stunning! From every view point along the way to the Fortezza entrance. The cost is small €3 and there...More

1  Thank Ragan S
Reviewed 30 July 2016

The town is small and very ancient with small houses and narrow allayes. Found a nice restaurant with exellent pasta! Take the time to walk around the fortress.

Thank Stefan H
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Very well preserved/restored medieval town and a spectacular fortress with gorgeous views of idyllic landscape. For a couple of moments I felt like being on the Game of Thrones set somewhere in King's Landing. Italy has many hidden gems, this is definitely one of them....More

2  Thank Balerion2015
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Well worth the trip to get here. The fortress is well preserved and a reasonable entrance fee charged. If, like us, you like to see and take in everything then allow a couple of hours for your visit. Be prepared for a steep climb to...More

Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

The second largest Fort in Europe and its history is interesting. I have seen numerous Forts around the United States and I have seen machu pichu, and this one is interesting and worth the visit of you're near.

Thank Martin J
Reviewed 15 December 2015

It is worth going out of your way to visit the fortress as it is well conserved with a beautiful history.

Thank Eddy A
Reviewed 6 July 2015

We stumbled upon this gem when driving south from Ascoli Piceno to take the majestic drive over the Apenines to Rocca Calascio. Certainly glad we stopped to visit! This is a much more interesting castle to explore than Rocca Calascio, and the views are also...More

Thank t15
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