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A greate historical place at Lago Maggiore

Rocca Borromeo is located on the hill above Angera, it's open from 9-17.30. You can go here by... read more

Reviewed 18 May 2017
merete k
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Kristiansand, Norway
via mobile
Medieval feeling and great views

Medieval feeling and great views on Lago Maggiore are granted. If you are a lover of castles or... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Mikhail S
,
Central Russia, Russia
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This 11th-century castle contains one of the largest doll museums in Europe.
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good40%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
18 May 2017
“A greate historical place at Lago Maggiore”
15 May 2017
“Medieval feeling and great views”
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 17:30
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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21021 Angera, Italy
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+39 0331 931300
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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Rocca Borromeo is located on the hill above Angera, it's open from 9-17.30. You can go here by car or take a boat and walk up. It takes about 15 minutes to walk from the lake shore. The oldest part of Rocca Borromeo dates back...More

Thank merete k
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Medieval feeling and great views on Lago Maggiore are granted. If you are a lover of castles or dolls (as there's an impressive Borromeo family dolls museum inside) - that's a good choice to spend an hour or two.

Thank Mikhail S
Reviewed 14 February 2017

In the typical Lake Maggiore village of Angera is the Rocca di Angera. A medieval castle property of the Borromeo Family who also owns the islands on the lake. It is really worth visiting it. Its rooms furniture and frescoes are very interesting. Also the...More

Thank arthurH62
Reviewed 6 November 2016

All doll lovers-- you must visit this rare & unique doll museum !Other than an extensive collection of antique dolls, there is an additional collection donated by a closed museum from Tours, France featuring musical dolls & dolls with automatisms. If you stay in Stresa...More

Thank taysiewhua
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Across from Stresa lies this large castle with a high tower that affords a very nice view of the lake.

Thank GLS-ALS
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

My 12 year old daughter loved the huge collection of dolls from around the world. The views were spectacular and the gardens had grapes, kiwis, pomegranates, pears and raspberries. Drive up to save your energy for walking round the castle (there is free parking at...More

Thank Tristan B
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This castle, which includes an amusing doll museum, is definitely worth a visit. When we reached the highest rooms of the castle we were amazed by the unforgettable view of Lago Maggiore. It was a sunny day and the view was one of the highlights...More

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

Came here with my wife and two kids (5 and 7). All of us really enjoyed the visit. The castle is really impressive and the views were great (we visited on a sunny day). The museum of dolls and toys was a nice add on...More

Thank Paparazzo_Ted
Reviewed 23 July 2016

Let's start off with a couple of recommendations that I can provide having learned my lessons. Absolutely don't try to reach this place without a car that you own or have rented. Don't let the Arona - Angera ferry fool you: it's around three-kilometer uphill...More

1  Thank yanm22
Reviewed 8 July 2016

Visited this castle (with inside of it the museum) with two kids (5 and 3). The view is stunning, looking over Lago Maggiore and the mountains from a very high point. They have a bar that seems relatively new and the price is very acceptable...More

Thank Roman M
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