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Have a walk there. 4 euros per person. The little church have some fresques of the XII Century. The... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
nicowit75
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Brussels, Belgium
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Great place in need if some love and care

This is a magical, Robin Hood-ish, place and the views you get are amazing. Our 3 y o loved... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Catharina P
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Compact and well preserved. Great views over the surrounding town and countryside. The climb isn't too bad although the last stretch of steps might be a struggle for some. Well worth the effort though.

Thank ABNUK
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Have a walk there. 4 euros per person. The little church have some fresques of the XII Century. The view is great. It s worth a visit if you are in the area

Thank nicowit75
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a magical, Robin Hood-ish, place and the views you get are amazing. Our 3 y o loved ringning around there. But the old fortress is in need of some love and care. It feels almost abandoned, I am sad to say. Still worth...More

1  Thank Catharina P
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

We parked near the river and walked up to the castle. The main feature of the castle is it’s views and the frescos in the small church. Entry fee to the castle was 4 euro and the northern tower is closed at the moment.

Thank arnoldl210
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Malaspina castle, towering over Bosa town, dates back to 12th century. It was built by the Malaspina family. The castle is now mainly walls and towers, but there's also a very interesting small church on the grounds. It houses 14th-century frescos depicting saints including St...More

1  Thank KrisD_pl
Reviewed 29 November 2017

We walked up from the centre of town (20min), the castle itself is pretty boring and not that old (in the Italian scheme of things), it's a nice location to take photos of the river and town.

2  Thank Slash63
Reviewed 23 October 2017

The views are fantastic, but the best bit for me was the little church with very important and unusual mediaeval frescoes including one showing the stages of decomposition of the corpse of Saint Makarios. The entrance fee is worth it for that alone!

Thank PublicTransportFan
Reviewed 2 October 2017

The view is probably the best reason to climb up here, but the fresques in the church are also very good (no photo allowed). To get the whole valley, with the river arriving in the sea, and the colorful Boss just underneath, you need to...More

Thank aa27
Reviewed 9 September 2017 via mobile

The castle is mostly ruins with a walk to the top which is what makes it worthwhile so be prepared to walk. Once you reach the top the view of Bosa is incredibly picturesque. It was a very hot day when we visited so good...More

Thank Carrie B
Reviewed 7 September 2017

After a few days sitting on the beach I pulled on the hiking boots and walked from Bosa Marina to Bosa following the road on the far side of the river. Crossing the bridge into Bosa and then through the narrow streets of the old...More

Thank peterkeeble33
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