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Viale Guglielmo Marconi 2, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The Rocca Scaligera (Scaliger Castle) is mounted on the shores of Lake Garda, Italy’s largest lake. This 13th century fortress is one of the most well-preserved of its kind in Europe. Just a 1 hour and €3.50 bus ride from Verona, I highly recommend visiting...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I went here with my girlfriend earlier in the year, the castle is in a fabulous spot and it is very appealing to the eye. really busy also but it is a must do and the price of emtry is reasonable

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chrisoneill1994
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

A must visit just for the views at the top. The pictures don't do it justice. The views are absolutely beautiful.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank donnajp66
Reviewed 28 November 2018

So unusual and able to view so much of it. Fantastic location and lots of information in many languages. A total treat and hard to beat

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank RomneyPargeter
Reviewed 15 November 2018

I did not expect to find a medieval castle in Italy, but this is exactly what this looks like, complete with moat. You expect to see a knight in shining armor come out the gate at any moment. Very picturesque castle from the outside, although...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank lamarbradley
Reviewed 4 November 2018

Spectacular Roman villa at the north point of the Sirmioni peninsula at the south of Lake Garda. The size of this villa is awe-inspiring.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank piggypringle
Reviewed 31 October 2018 via mobile

Sirmoine is beautiful and easy to park and walk around the compact old town. This castle is a must & worth buying joint ticket for this + the Roman ruins. The castle is small & doesn't take long but climb up and enjoy the views....More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank scotties00
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Totally worth the vizit. You get to learn something about the history of the reagon, feel like in middle-age and have a great view over Sirmione.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank Destan U
Reviewed 29 October 2018 via mobile

Sirmione is very nice place in Italy 🇮🇹 Garda lake . The Castle is spectacular and at beginning of historic center . I suggest you the visit also at “ Grotte di Catullo “ on the top country & thermal free area with garden ....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Z6321DGgiuseppes
Reviewed 26 October 2018 via mobile

Around Lake Garda is a small quaint town of Sirmione. Finding a parking space was hard to find so there is a place where people can be dropped off while a parking in a satellite parking area can be found. A shuttle runs between parking...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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10 May 2018|
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Response from opossumd | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance ticket to the archaeological site. The castle is in the centre of the village, you can't miss it. There are toilet facilities too.
7 February 2017|
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Response from travellerwicked11 | Reviewed this property |
Open daily untill a typical Italian 17.00 or just after Can not remember exactly but the entrance fee was not to expensive ,try to pick a clear day amazing views
23 December 2016|
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Response from math-ey-ha | Reviewed this property |
Take a look at the working hours for the castle on their web pages... I went to Scalinger Castle in the summer, and on Sunday it was working only till 13h.