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Rocca Borromea di Arona

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“lake maggiore”(11 reviews)
“nice spot”(3 reviews)
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Via Alla Rocca 22 | Parco della Rocca Borromea, 28041, Arona, Italy
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Reviewed 24 September 2014

I liked the place, the view, the remnants of the castle. A little les the parking place.Altogether is a beautiful place which is to be seen ,among the other beauties of the Lago Maggiore

1  Thank Andrea F
Reviewed 6 November 2013

Nice place to walk around if you have several free hours and you want to enjoy fantastic view (Arona and Lake from the top). Don't forget comfortable shoes and enjoy the views!

3  Thank Irina M
Reviewed 27 August 2013

For people staying in Stresa and deciding to visit the fort there is a problem in that the main ferry service runs very few boats there and back. The earliest you can go is 12.05 and the latest you can return is 15.54. This sounds...More

2  Thank Richard S
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Having spent many days - and even weeks on the lake Maggiore- I went to the "dark side". And I did not regret. Angera on its own is a nice and quite town versus crowder touristic Arona and stresa on the lake's Western coast. Take...More

2  Thank Maxim S
Reviewed 13 August 2013

Doll and toy museum more funny than anything but e place is very nice. Like the view and the tower climbing.

2  Thank PierreFrenchTraveler
Reviewed 29 July 2013

When visiting Arona, this is a wonderful place to explore and for taking photo's of the lake. In the summer, there are also concerts under the stars. Bring something comfortable to sit on and take in the beautiful views and sounds.

1  Thank CarolB353
Reviewed 6 July 2013

We had fun exploring this large castle. It has a HUGE doll museum that is (my guess) one of the largest and best in the world. I mean, the collection went on and on with tons of dolls and toys from the 16th century and...More

4  Thank CT_Programmer
Reviewed 15 February 2013

The best view on the side of Lombardia over the Lake Maggiore. Services and Parking all over the roads that takes you there.

2  Thank Mauricio A
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Up on the hill and overlook to the lake, very nice spectacular. With gardens at the back. Herb, fruit, flower and so on.

1  Thank EurasieTravelAsia
Reviewed 23 April 2012

Less than 40 minutes from Malpensa, on the southern shore of Lake Maggorie, sourounded by mountains, Arona oozes Italy. The wide promenade runs the length of the city with the lake on one side and cozy streetside restaurants on the other. When you land by...More

11  Thank SThagard
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