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“Cool castle, bro.”

Rocca di Brisighella
Ranked #2 of 15 things to do in Brisighella
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Brisighella was such a lovely surprise for our stay. It's super photogenic with old people just walking around carrying cool canes and wearing fashionable hats. We spent a good amount of time just photographing the place and eating.

The castle is a nice walk up the side of the mountain and has a pretty remarkable view of the little town and its surrounding area. I love the clock tower on the other side which makes the whole thing seem more guarded and homely.

We never got a chance to go inside the castle, but the whole thing looked pretty cool and is highly recommended for a nice hour or so stroll of exploration.

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Reviewed 5 October 2014

Which you may very well do if you climb the wrong way.....it is a splendid pile with magnificent views and you can drive almost right to the door. But watch opening times.

Thank cleghorn
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Reviewed 31 August 2014

The castle can be reached by a scenic footpath that starts in the center of this small town or, if you don't feel like walking, you can go up by car. The entrance to the castle costs only 3 euro... Not much to visit a nice castle with wonderful views, especially when one reaches the top! Going up the stairs is all worth it! A visit is a must if you are in Brisighella!

Thank Sharon C
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Reviewed 22 October 2013

Amazing views and a wonderful sense of history! It's a good climb up the hill to wear off the calories (or you could cheat and drive)!

Thank LorraineBowen
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Reviewed 25 July 2013

As Emy said in a previous review, the Rocca is just one of the pieces of a chain that is rich in history, character and originality. A wise tourist should not miss this 5 minute detour from Faenza by train. We observed the Rocca from the clocktower point, and took a few photos looking down to the unspoilt town of Brisighella. Two food specialities to savour are the salami di Brisighella and the extra virgin olive oil. The town also has a thermal spa to indulge and unwind. The outdoor markets were great too, we bought a lovely tablecloth and my wife bought some comfy home sandals, both at cheap prices. We visited in September 2011.

Thank Aussies11
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