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The Angera Fortress stands majestically on a spur of rock that dominates the southern shore of Lake Maggiore, on the Lombardy side. Placed in a strategic position for the oversight of movement and trade, this property initially belonged to the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Rocca Castello 2, 21021 Angera, Italy
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+39 0331 931300
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All reviews doll collection toy museum rocca di borromeo family lake maggiore wine press the ground floor medieval castle entrance fee takes about minutes amazing views beautiful garden i'm sure you'd expect toys rooms frescoes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We bought the special price ticket which allowed us to visit the palaces on Isola Bella, Madre and the castle Rocca di Angera and Parc Villa Pallavicino for only 31 Euros for each adult. Definitely worth saving the money as each were worth visiting. The...More

Thank Yas46
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Very nice view of the lake. You have to pay to visit inside, check the opening times. There is a permanent doll museum, and sometimes other art exhibitions. Worth a tour if passing by.

Thank Claudio B
Reviewed 22 September 2018

We got tickets for this along with the Borromeo Islands tickets, so you can save yourself some time and hassle doing it online. It's an excellent place to spend a morning, with excellent views over the whole of Lake Maggiore. Some of the steps to...More

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Reviewed 30 July 2018

Very well restored castle with an amazing Toy Museum and beautiful garden. It is a very interesting place with breathtaking views. Recommended.

Thank mac80214
Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

I am not a fan of Castles but i was impressed by this one.. We ended up staying more than 3 hours there, admiring the amazing view, the incredible gardens, and the cute café with the great terasse overlooking at the lake.. The place stole...More

Thank Efi L
Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Castle car park is free. You get magnificent views from the highest level of the castle over Lago Maggiore. The Hall is richly decorated with frescos. Beautiful old wine press near the entrance. Dolls collection on the ground floor. Beautiful small walled herb garden to...More

Thank Jan K
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Our last castle visit for this trip and so glad we came. Positioned on the hill with commanding views of the town, Lago Maggiore and the Alps. Best to have a few hours up your sleeve to view all that is on offer. There is...More

Thank AskAzz
Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

We visited today and was not disappointed, under 6s are free, so only had to pay for us two. The views are stunning, the castle is beautiful, we witnessed a school trip whilst there, & even though we didn’t understand any of it, our son...More

Thank Ladykane1982
Reviewed 21 September 2017

It's a bit of a climb, especially after an Italian lunch, but worth it. It is in excellent condition, and you can climb right up to the top of the tower, passing by some fabulous frescos. There's a toy and doll exhibition too; the toys...More

Thank breva2011
Reviewed 12 September 2017 via mobile

We visited with friends and our almost 2 year old son. It's a beautiful castle with fine views over the lake. It takes about an hour to explore with great views from the top. Not much furniture in the rooms but they are huge and...More

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mazie
25 July 2017|
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Response from arthurH62 | Reviewed this property |
From the ferry port, be aware it is only for pasengers. no cars.., to the Rocca it is only a 10 minutes walk. and if you are coming from angera, it is really worth goning (with the ferry) to the opposite town of Arona..
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