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Arco Castle

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Spectacular Views all the way up.

Dodgy knees, well over weight and of an age that I am well into retirement this was a challenge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
London, United Kingdom
Cool castle ruins, and great view!

The walk up to the castle is quite steep in parts, but part of it is also through an olive grove... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Erin T
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“lake garda”(12 reviews)
Together with the lake, one of the characteristic elements of the Garda Trentino landscape is the rock of Arco, dominating the plain of the River Sarca at the point where it widens. Three paths lead to the castle, which was the residence of the Arco...more
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Via Castello 10, 38062, Arco, Italy
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Dodgy knees, well over weight and of an age that I am well into retirement this was a challenge. Started on the Rock, as it is called, near the bridge over the river in Arco, a beautiful little town. Terrific views all the way up....More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The walk up to the castle is quite steep in parts, but part of it is also through an olive grove, which is kind of cool. Once you get through the gates, there's a lower part that has a big grass field with a little...More

Thank Erin T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s a steep climb so wear the correct shoes but it’s worth the climb. The views are stunning. We parked at the bottom and walked up which took 30 mins but it’s so worth it. You can even get a beer before the final hurdle...More

Thank Scooby627
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A climb to get up to the castle but it was worthwile as you get a stunning view and a visit to the castle at 3 € for an adult.

Thank BenjaminPB
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The castle sits on a rock above Arco , rent an e-bike and climbed to the castle ( can be done also by foot) I like castle and this one is nice and has 360 degrees of wonderful views to lake garda and the valleys...More

Thank shimon m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I cycled to Arco from Riva - a lovely mainly flat route and Arco itself is a beautiful little town. Leaving my bike in Arco I then walked up to the castle and decided to go in, I was not disappointed. Stunning views and a...More

Thank Charlie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place to see .. have good walking shoes on.. I enjoy the nice 20min walk. They do have water stops but you need to have a bottle to put the water in. This is not for a unfit walker the path is steep...More

Thank Douglas B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely walk through the old town of Arco through olive groves, with a lovely view from the top. We didn’t pay to enter the ruins as there didn’t appear to be to see, but we may be mistaken. Signage is poor - we followed...More

Thank Ben L
Reviewed 16 August 2018

We cycled from Riva to Arco, and then parked up, walking towards the Castle. It was magical to go through little quaint paths and finally enjoy a ice cold drink at the top and enjoy the views. The castle was closed, but that didnt matter...More

Thank IrishDee79
Reviewed 23 July 2018 via mobile

The visit is worth the price basically for the view. It is an easy tour for a family to relax between sport days 😎. Ruins well maintained, provided with some historical notes.

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25 July 2018|
Response from Cicciazzi | Reviewed this property |
Try to query the tourist information center in Arco for local mountain guides
4 July 2018|
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Response from Westymar | Reviewed this property |
About 20 mins on the bus. Which only costs 1euro each way. From memory it was the 2 and 3 buses that went there.