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Worth climbing up

The castle is located on the hillside and visible if you stroll through the city center of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
ShavyB
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Belgium
Pretty views for a sunset

Last month I was in Riomaggiore and before the sun came down went exploring up to some higher... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Dem11
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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle is located on the hillside and visible if you stroll through the city center of Riomaggiore. The building is quadrangular with two round towers, not much inside but from here you have a beautiful view.

Thank ShavyB
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Last month I was in Riomaggiore and before the sun came down went exploring up to some higher ground. I stumbled across the castle and although it wasn't much to see itself, the sunset views from the castle are gorgeous.

Thank Dem11
Reviewed 3 August 2018

The first works of the construction of the castle, in the 12 th century it became fief of the Marquis of Turcotti on the hills of Cerrico overloking the nice maritime village.

Thank Manuela L
Reviewed 12 July 2018

The castle itself is not much, quite small wit room and a bell tower. But the connected small park offers the most beautiful view of the city and the coastline towards the other four cities.

1  Thank pkontti4
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

Riomaggiore which is the 1st if the ‘Five Towns’ that makes up Cinque Terra, is probably the most photographed and a must see. The hilly nature of the town and the specular colours that can be seen, make a day visit or a stay a...More

Thank Allan F
Reviewed 2 June 2018

This is a small castle on top of the hill above the city. Not much to see inside and we were not allowed to go up on top door was locked. It is a nice short hike with a lot of stairs to climb but...More

1  Thank MNtravels657
Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

A nice walk up , lots of stairs to be expected in the Cinque terre but great views especially on sunset. There is lovely terra-cotta seating just below the Castello where you can sit any time of the day and enjoy the beautiful scenery

1  Thank jayneeveringham
Reviewed 24 December 2017

A mostly empty fortress that does not have much to see. Vernazza's is much better and has a much better view.

1  Thank tishz2017
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

It's a small old castle. Nothing special. You can see nearly the whole village and sea from there. If you have to pick a few villages among the five villages in Cinque Terre, maybe you can skip this one. The village is not as colourful...More

1  Thank M S
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Day trip to all 5 villages. Make sure you are arriving by October. Great weather, no crowded and noisy.

1  Thank ogeylon
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