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Castello Rocca Monaldeschi

Piazza Monaldeschi, 01023 Bolsena, Italy
+39 0761 798630
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Worth it for the views

This castle is the most obvious feature of the town of Bolsena which it dominates. It is not very... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
MeridianManchester
,
Manchester
Nice castle and aquarium

My girlfriend and I visited the castle in the morning. The aquariums with aquatic life as found in... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2016
David N
,
The Hague, The Netherlands
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  • Excellent31%
  • Very good49%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“nice castle” (2 reviews)
“tower” (2 reviews)
“museum” (4 reviews)
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Piazza Monaldeschi, 01023 Bolsena, Italy
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+39 0761 798630
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

This castle is the most obvious feature of the town of Bolsena which it dominates. It is not very big but it manages to house a museum and an aquarium. The best bit is the view from the top over the town and the lake....More

Thank MeridianManchester
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the castle in the morning. The aquariums with aquatic life as found in the area are nice and the exposition about archeological findings were nice as well. You have a magnificent panorama view from the tower onto the lake. A...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 26 October 2015

There is steep road going up to the Castello. There are also steps leading up from the middle of town. DON'T go up the steps unless you are young and agile. They get steeper and steeper and more and more sloping and then the handrail...More

Thank NSL264
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A cool place to stop and enjoy the scenery. The castle is located above the old part of the town, on a great cliff. All in all simple fun.

Thank Yonatan P
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We enjoyed the castle from the outside as we only arrived in the late afternoon in Bolsena.There are spectacular views of the lake from up there with a few benches if you need a rest.Would've like to spend more time there.Bolsena itself looks to have...More

Thank JohanAbsynth
Reviewed 17 March 2015

A hidden jewel, we stumbled across Bolsena and fell in love with medieval charm, the friendly people and the beautiful views of the lake and countryside.

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Very nice castle with its classic towers and a well kept museum. There is also a small aquarium of the local fauna

Thank 4is
Reviewed 5 October 2014

Plenty to see when you arrive panting at the top of the hill. Found an easier way down into town that avoided steps.

Thank barob11
Reviewed 27 August 2014

We visited the castle with our family and enjoyed its small museum of lake culture through the ages.Since our last visit the information is now in English so we could understand the exhibits.The best bit of the castle is the view over Bolsena and the...More

Thank ian m
Reviewed 8 August 2014

The Castle was facinating to see, and so was the museum, with at lot of roman and etruscian stuf. The aquarium was disapointing.

Thank Lars H
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