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Piazzale Castel San Pietro, 37129, Verona, Italy
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All reviewssteep climbcable carbar cafefunicular railwayeye viewwell worth the effortsurrounding hillsviews are amazingwalk upvantage pointroman theatreentire citygreat view of veronaworth a tripold cityby footnice walk
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This nicely renovated Castle is over Verona, that you can reach by car (tiny roads, old streets, bit stressy to reach the top) or by foot from the near brifódge (15 minutes to climb up). By car, if you put your navigation target to Camping...More

Thank Gergely B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area offers an excellent vantage point of the city and it is fun to get up there by using the funicular.

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice for an explore and walk, beautiful views! The best view of the whole of verona, take a bottle of water if going when hot, as its uphill walking!

Thank Lottiebotty
Reviewed 1 week ago

Definitely worth a healthy hike up the hill to see the panorama view of the city. The bridge (Ponte Pietra) across the river leading to the hill was very beautiful. It was getting too hot so we took the funicular down.

1  Thank Zorro_ICW
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great views - best early in the day before the sun gets too westerly. Very hot day so the railway was a relief avoiding the walk up 250 feet. Best to have done the rest of your touring first; it helps put the views into...More

1  Thank linskitours
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We walked up to the castle early morning to avoid the heat. There are a fair bit of stairs to climb so be prepared for a bit of effort. There is a funicular but that was not running early morning. There is a nice looking...More

Thank Marijkedol
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the top of hill you can get the best views of the city and the suurounding mountains and countryside. The benifit of here to torre dei lamberti is that you can see the whole city from just outside of the city instead of a...More

1  Thank Gregg C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

one of the top things to do, a bit steep to get there but now running a venicular for €2 but thi stops ar 8.30pm - a bit daft if wanting the sunset! the views are amazing and setting sun well worth the climb (you...More

Thank paul r
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent view over Verona and surrounding mountains. Has a good café bar with terrace so you can relax whilst taking in the view. take the funicular up and walk back down for an interesting trip when in Verona.

Thank welshtraveller51
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The walk up is a great way to work off some of the previous evening's food and wine! When you get to the top you are rewarded with stunning views over the city - well worth a visit!!

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22 February 2016|
Response from Ralph B |
It is 300 metres and about 7 minutes to walk. I didn't count the steps though :-)