Forte di San Leo, San Leo

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Forte di San Leo, the castle where Count Cagliostro died, also houses a museum. You will find a huge display of historical and military items, including armor and weapons such as crossbows and rifles. There's even a small torture chamber. Don’t miss the two towers, which have great views over the cliffs from the top. With our online itinerary creator, San Leo attractions like Forte di San Leo can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • We visited both San Marino and San Leo on the same day in September 2019. We much preferred San Leo. No tacky tourist shops, just a typical small hilltop Italian town but with an imposing and...  more »
  • There is quite a steep climb reached only by a very narrow road, or an uneven rocky path (which is not advisable) to reach the Fort and would take about 20 minutes. It is a magnificent sight perched....  more »
  • We didn't have San Leo on our itinerary, but noticed a book about it at breakfast at our B&B in Urbino. We originally were going to go to San Morino - even though several Italians suggested against.....  more »
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  • Very interesting castle with big exposition of guns.
  • We got there on a rainy day, not knowing whether we would really get there - it was a narrow road we drove on, winding from one hill top to the next, and there were no signs anywhere about what the little place had to offer (we found about it in a guide, and there was very little about it there, too). San Marino in the vicinity takes all the glory, but once you reach San Leo, which is not invaded by tourists, you will congratulate yourself on taking the detour!
  • Fantastic area beautiful interesting town
  • Lovely castle with a steep walk up but great views when there. The exhibitions in the castle are well done and surprisingly interesting. Was a Papal prison for quite a while
  • Beautiful medival castle and town!
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