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Piazzale Castel San Pietro

Piazzale Castel San Pietro, 37129, Verona, Italy
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“steep climb” (10 reviews)
“cable car” (3 reviews)
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Piazzale Castel San Pietro, 37129, Verona, Italy
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"steep climb"
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"cable car"
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"bird's eye"
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"well worth the effort"
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"surrounding hills"
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"walk up"
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"few steps"
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"vantage point"
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"roman theatre"
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"entire city"
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"stone bridge"
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"old city"
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"sunny day"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth the walk up the steps. Can take the funicular but wheres the fun in that? This is a must visit, perfect photo opportunities of Verona from a vantage point. Amazing view!!

Thank Jabba T
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Reviewed 16 January 2018

We took our stroll to this incredible viewing spot early in the morning on a warm September sunny day. Yes, it is a little hike, but you need to burn off the calories from the 5 star cuisine. The view gives you a great perspective...More

Thank chicago90Phoenix
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Reviewed 8 January 2018

We opted to walk up the steps and use the stops as photo opportunities and we were able to get some great photos of Verona. It was a hard walk in the sun but well worth the effort for the views.

Thank Ian R
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Reviewed 28 December 2017

For us, the best place to see Verona. We went around sunset and the light was perfect for pictures, the city looked beautiful! There is an inexpensive funicular (2€ for a return ticket) bringing you straight to the square. There are also two terrace bars...More

1  Thank TheEUTraveler
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Reviewed 20 December 2017

While in Verona is worth to climb up the stairs you'll find on the left side of the Roman Theatre to experience wonderful view over the city from Castel San Pietro large square which is free for public. I have visited this place during sunset...More

Thank Alicja K
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

You get a nice view on the lower terrace where there is a bar/cafe, but they don't serve hot chocolate!!!! We didn't get to see inside the castle.

Thank Heffalump321
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Reviewed 19 November 2017 via mobile

Castle San Pietro is a must see for Verona. You get panoramic views of Verona, which is stunning. If you can't stand the thought of all those steps you can take the cable car (funicolare) to the top for 2 euros and walk down (or...More

1  Thank Treehugger_Anonymous
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Reviewed 16 November 2017

Worth the climb up to experience the wonderful views on offer, when you get to the top then you can wander around till your heats content.

Thank livingthedreem
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Loved it up here. Go in the morning as it is empty and the lights falls across the city just perfectly for stunning photos. Recommended

Thank Johnski29
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Reviewed 18 October 2017

The walk is little effort for such a great view, although it's quite steep so not good for limited mobility. You can't go in the castle, and it's not much to see from the outside, which means it's a trip for a very small portion...More

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