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Castello di Gradara

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Address: Piazza Cinque Novembre 1, 61012 Gradara, Italy
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+39 0541 964115

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Nice and not far from the motorway

worth a 1-3 hour visit for real medioeval feeling in a nice landscape - but only few parking lots available so better visiting early in the morning (but shops might not be open... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Eva M
Province of Treviso, Italy
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Province of Treviso, Italy
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

worth a 1-3 hour visit for real medioeval feeling in a nice landscape - but only few parking lots available so better visiting early in the morning (but shops might not be open) ...

Thank Eva M
Asheville, North Carolina
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95 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 December 2016

It's a castle with a draw bridge. What more the kids of all ages like. Perfect for students of architecture who need inspiration in designing that special retreat for that special client. The painting inside are nice. We visited in the late fall so all was quiet. It woudl be amazing in summer with jousting.

Thank Steveramble
Oakham, United Kingdom
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401 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 182 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Having seen the tops of the castello towers peeping through the trees on several occasions when driving up and down the motorway, we decided to make time to discover the place. This was October with few visitors around and after lunch, we wandered around the almost deserted hamlet. It has a double row of medieval walls which can be walked,... More 

Thank ge0rgiana
Milan, Italy
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67 reviews
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Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

This castle makes you jump in the past and live the life of one of the famous Italian families during the Renaissance. You start the visit with n exposition of weapons (mainly swords) and then you can explore the rooms of the castle. Very recommended.

Thank Alice F
London, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

The neon display over the entrance seemed a little incongruous, but the rest of this castle was more traditional. A great historic building to explore with fantastic views and excellent bars and cafés.

Thank John M
Leigh-on Sea, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Beautiful castle building with wonderful views and many lovely tavernas and restaurants tucked within the castle walls. It is worth researching its history before visiting as we were wishing we knew more. There is a book to be written here Im sure. A guided tour is available too. A few gift shops and pleasant walks . There is a place... More 

Thank KarenGavin20
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57 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We have been during the magic castle festival and we did really enjoy the night atmosphere. I really appreciate the ticket policy (kids below 12 years old were free) but I'm not sure if the attractions were really for kids: some were too scary for the younger (4 and 2 years old) and some other for clearly for adult only... More 

Thank Massimo A
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Visited during the magic castle festival and it was so beautifully decorated along the cobbled streets. We ate lunch at one of several restaurants in the castle and really enjoyed it. The little church soon after you enter the castle walls is worth a visit.

Thank Chris T
Mechelen, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

We visited the castle in the evning, the first evening of the "magic castle" feast and it was magical and idyllic. These feasts are directed toward children and families and are less interesting for adults (which is not so clear from there publicity), but create nevertheless a nice and magical atmosphere in this already stunning place. It is well restaured... More 

Thank Hans J
St. Gallen, Switzerland
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 25 July 2016 via mobile

Was there with the kids of my friend and some things are only described in Italian so if you don't speak Italian you won't get any informations about it.

Thank Catiana B

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