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A heartbreaking sight

The little village, the highest settlement in the Apennines situated at 1452 meters, was completely... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Borzov
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Rijeka, Croatia
Awesome place

It is very heartbreaking to see the town completely destroyed by the earthquake. But the plains are... read more

Reviewed 21 August 2018
Michal K
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Prague, Hlavni Mesto Praha, Czech Republic
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This part of Italy between Assisi and Pescara is off the beaten track, but filled with great outdoor activities such as hiking, horseback riding and hang gliding.
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Castelluccio, which was inaccessible due to the 2016 earthquakes, can now again be accessed. The road from Norcia is open daily 6am to 10pm, the road through Forca di Presta is still officially limited to emergency and special permit vehicles. It is amazing that even...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The little village, the highest settlement in the Apennines situated at 1452 meters, was completely destroyed in the fierce earthquakes in 2016 and 2017, forcing the evacuation of the inhabitants and total closure of the village itself. All we can do is come to offer...More

1  Thank Borzov
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

The road is closed! All the villages in the park are still shattered. Everything is closed. The road is beautiful though

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Reviewed 21 August 2018

It is very heartbreaking to see the town completely destroyed by the earthquake. But the plains are worth seeing anyway. The best would be if you had a mountain bike, motorbike or a convertible, if you don't, you can appreciate horse rental service down below...More

2  Thank Michal K
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

On a whim we decided to visit Castelluccio while in Umbria. And so glad we did! The car GPS took us through the route which was "officially" closed, so we ended up doing a circular route instead of doubling back through Norcia/Spoleto. It was a...More

4  Thank Anushka L
Reviewed 19 July 2017

Castelluccio, which was inaccessible due to the 2016 earthquakes, can now again be accessed. The road from Norcia is open daily 6am to 10pm, the road through Forca di Presta is still officially limited to emergency and special permit vehicles. It is amazing that even...More

12  Thank tvinar
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

I returned to Castellucio again this summer for a long hike in the surrounding hills. It was the bank holiday weekend, so a tad busy. Notwithstanding that, you will always find a place to park, just requires a bit of patience. The town is magical...More

8  Thank Johndot_12
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Returned this year at the end of June - hoping to see the fields of lentils in full bloom - almost! Fields of poppies dotted with blue and white were stunning. Stop on the road and admire the view of Castellucio in the distance -...More

4  Thank dycallas
Reviewed 25 July 2016

We were passing Castelluccio on the way from San Benedetto to Perugia. Took the road which goes on foot of the Monte Vettore. Driving there is obviously a fun, and requires 100% attention all the time. After passing by the mountain, we've got spectacular view...More

2  Thank Konstantin S
Reviewed 30 January 2016

This tiny town was a highlight of our trip to Italy! We were lucky to have family from Rome take us here and I fell in love. We met more relatives who live in Castellucio and it was a great experience. The scenery is unlike...More

5  Thank AnFina
Reviewed 6 October 2015

Remote village north of Norcia in the mountains where legumes grown in the valley. Recently revisited after our first visit several years ago in the springtime. Each season is vastly different. Wonderful to watch the sheep and shepherds. Excellent for hiking.

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16 March 2016|
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Hi, i suggest u to come in July because it's better period of flowers, but i think also August can be good, maybe also not chaotic like July, because many people come to watch this paradise
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Response from edcam2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi i suggest u to come in July, for beautiful flower fields, also if it's very chaotic, too much traffic. Maybe August can be better for less people.
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Response from edcam2014 | Reviewed this property |
Hi the best time to go is in July for flowers because u can see beautiful landscape. It will be more chaotic, because many people want to come to see it.
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