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Fortezza Albornoz

Open Now: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM, 3:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Best views of Urbino from here.

The fortress is named after the Spanish cardinal Gil Alvarez Carillo de Albornoz. However, the... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Murmansk, Russia
Panoramic vantage point

Our B&B Albornoz was located 50m away from the entrance to the Fortezza grounds, so we would often... read more

Reviewed 2 June 2018
Mumbai, India
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  • Average20%
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  • Terrible3%
30 Jul 2018
“Best views of Urbino from here.”
2 Jun 2018
“Panoramic vantage point”
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Reviewed 30 July 2018

The fortress is named after the Spanish cardinal Gil Alvarez Carillo de Albornoz. However, the fortress was built by his successor Angelico Grimoard in 1367-1371. Injustice happens often in history. Fortress is not important for tourists because of the military component. The fortress is located...More

Thank VadimM67
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Our B&B Albornoz was located 50m away from the entrance to the Fortezza grounds, so we would often drop by to enjoy the views over Urbino and the valley below (wonderful play of light with passing clouds) from the garden area. The fortezza itself seemed...More

Thank Anuj_Mithani
Reviewed 8 May 2018

The fort can be easily reached by going up Via Raphael away from Piazza Rebulica and Piazza Ducal. Up the hill. After exiting the gate, turn left. Continue along the wall and you will see signs for the fort. You have to climb the steps...More

Thank rcmontex
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Once built to protect it, the fortress still stands his above the city, offering a wonderful view from the gardens that surround it. In summer the place hosts country fairs and concerts. A pleasant stop when visiting Urbino. Sit on a bench or on the...More

Thank Tuxilla
Reviewed 20 December 2016

This is the place where students and family with kids (there is one of the few playgrounds in Urbino) go in Spring-Summer-Autumn to enjoy a wonderful view of Urbino and a place to relax, read and drink/eat small snacks. The view is worth the steep...More

Thank YK-Urbino
Reviewed 21 June 2016

You can take in the surrounding valley almost at 360°, the little hamlets, the larger villages, the gently rolling hills in this amazing park scattered with modern sculptures and dominated by the medieval Albornoz stronghold.

Thank opossumd
Reviewed 4 October 2015

My wife and I visited the fortress and learnt about its amazing history. The fortress is quite stunning and matches the amazing views across the Italian countryside. The fortress has also been well maintained over time to reflect how magnificent it truly is.

Thank Baylovers
Reviewed 26 July 2015

The fortess is not much special, it was not even open when we visited it, but the view over urbino is certainly worth the climb.

1  Thank Tom_Ottantatre
Reviewed 15 June 2015

There's not much to see in the fort, but the view of Urbino from the park outside is wonderful. And you can see that for free.

Thank hjb50
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