Rocca Calascio, Calascio

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The mountaintop fortress of Rocca Calascio is situated in the Gran Sasso and Monti della Laga National Park. At an elevation of 1,460 m (4,790 ft), it's the highest fortress in the Apennines, looking out over the mountains and the Plain of Nevelli. First established as a watchtower in the Roman era and rebuilt as a castle in the tenth century, the fortress makes an appearance in several movies, such as the Richard Donner film "Ladyhawke." Before you head to Calascio, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Calascio trip maker website , to make sure you see all that Calascio has to offer, including Rocca Calascio.
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  • The fortress beautiful the beautiful panorama and also the village is worth a visit. We visited S.Stefano di Sessanio very nice post-earthquake reconstruction is well under way
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  • To see, rather than tell because telling it would not make the tones, colors, the charm of a place far in time that you want to relive the story as a daydream.
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  • A well-preserved fortress. The view is spectacular. He's unparalleled. It represents a pearl in the middle of the Apennine mountains. Too bad you don't get a chance to see her at night with the full moon. Even more impressive when used for a historical re-enactment... We hope in the future.
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  • Nice place. beautiful views.
  • Fantastic place well worth visiting when the weather is good. Truly beautiful.
  • Worth the trip, not for someone afraid of heights. Took some amazing pictures.
  • Amazing location with magnificent views. You can also go for beautiful walks from here
  • One of the best castle to visit in Abruzzo. Magic atmosphere and the view is just amazing! The old Calascio city close to the castle is interesting as well
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