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Forte di San Leo

Via Leopardi, 47865 San Leo, Italy
+39 0541 926967
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If you like castles and history with a breathaking view then this is the place to go. Entrance... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Loren V
via mobile
Hilltop museum and town

A fascinating military fortress / prison / museum with a chequered history. Not the easiest place... read more

Reviewed 29 June 2017
Keswick, Cumbria
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Via Leopardi, 47865 San Leo, Italy
+39 0541 926967
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

If you like castles and history with a breathaking view then this is the place to go. Entrance comes at a small fee and you have to walk a bit to get up there. Not to miss!

Thank Loren V
Reviewed 29 June 2017

A fascinating military fortress / prison / museum with a chequered history. Not the easiest place to get to but well worth the visit. Tip - at the ticket office, pay the little extra for the touch screen audio guides. Note that they will ask...More

Thank CAB1201
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

Nicely conserved castle with the legend around it. You'll get to see rooms with special destinations...

Thank Cristina_Marius
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

Was with a tour group from Riccione and before dinner we toured the fortress. I enjoyed the armory display and the torture devices. All the display descriptions were written in Italian so being a English speaker only I was somewhat limited in what I was...More

1  Thank Jeffrey B
Reviewed 28 May 2017

Perhaps because of the fascination with San Marino as the world's oldest republic, this little clifftop village seems overlooked in comparison but it's definitely a don't miss. You can drive right to the very top (dodging the endless cyclists as you go) and park up...More

1  Thank Lisa G
Reviewed 10 May 2017

This is a beautiful mountain village, with ancient churches, and a stunning monastery on a cliff-top. Unfortunately one would need to be very fit in order to access the monastery, but the village itself is well worth a visit

Thank Elizabeth O
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Nice place to visit for a couple of hours don't forget the views looking over San Marino and other surroundings

1  Thank Mart v
Reviewed 2 November 2016

This is one of two castles (Sn Marino) which you need to visit if you are nearby. Castle located on the hill and you need to park your car in the historic centre of the city and hike to the hill. Ticker is 9EUR. and...More

1  Thank Tural V
Reviewed 1 November 2016

San Leo is a beautiful medieval town less than an hour from Rimini. The views are amazing and the town is a delight to walk around with even a small hiking trail.

Thank miacabrerm
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Forte di San Leo is perched atop a rocky outcrop with unrivalled and commanding views of the surrounding countryside. Situated high above the town the fit can walk up to the fort whilst those not so active can catch the local bus. This medieval fortress...More

Thank mb2197
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