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Rocca Maggiore, Assisi
Categories: Castles, Tourist Spots
Look over the town of Assisi from Rocca Maggiore, a 12th-century castle fortress. Climb the hill to the castle, which appears ruined, but still has two towers open that offer panoramic views. To the west lies the town, and to the east are the mountains of Umbria, part of the strategic defense of this fortress. Plan your visit to Rocca Maggiore and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Assisi vacation planner.
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L'ascesa alla sommità è consigliata per una vista panoramica sulla città, ovviamente meglio se in una giornata di sole. L'ampio spazio a disposizione ben si presta ad organizzare un picnic, altrimenti... read more »The ascent to the Summit is recommended for a panoramic view of the city, of course better if on a sunny day. The large space lends itself well to a picnic, otherwise you can make a stop at the adjacent cloister.show original
It's quite a climb, but it was not so hard even though I got one bad knee. The view up there is unreal and very nice. To visit inside the castle, you have to pay some fee, but going around seeing the ... read more »
This is a must visit when you are at Assisi. Go to the top of the castle to appreciate the amazing beauty of Assisi. The castle itself is a beauty.
The views are insanely beautiful, and the fortress itself is interesting. The site could have better information. It starts out well with a couple of large intimation panels, but that's about it.
Francesco Del Principe
If you like tight dungeons and great views this is the place !! Ticket is only 5€ !
there is a 1 person parapet that leads to the corner watch tower. the view from this point is breathtaking. it overlooks the basilica, the town and the entire valley. will never forget that moment.
Sussie helgren kjeller
What a view. Chills from the stories, told by the walls....
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