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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
We visited this castle on the shores of Lago Maggiore and thoroughly enjoyed it. There is a toy and doll museum within the castle. There is a gift shop and restaurant located in the castle. You can climb all the way to the top most...More
Not sure what I expected but for the 9e50c entrance fee I expected more. The layout is very haphazard and there's no logical route round the exhibits/rooms. The dolls collection is interesting if you like that sort of thing and I quite liked the exhibition...More
We visited with two kids, 6 and 9 years old. We really enjoyed doll collection, which is amazing and extensive. Beautiful view of the lake from the castle. Nice garden to walk around after you've seen the castle... Parking area. The only downside of the...More
the castle elegantly overviews the lake and the town of Angera from the nearby hill. you can walk there or drive, i preferred to drive and i am grateful i did that. there is a medium size parking place just near the entrance. the views...More
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..