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Via Castello 1, 37018, Malcesine, Italy
+39 045 657 0333
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 19 November 2008

Castillo Scaligero is situated on a rocky outcrop that looks over Lake Garda which offers stunning views.The castle is clearly signposted wherever you are in Malcesine,and is well worth a visit. Once you enter the courtyard to your left are good public rest rooms,a small...More

11  Thank DandJfromWales
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Reviewed 16 April 2018 via mobile

I can tell you that the view is nice... no doubt.. even though the weather was crap today. Although I struggle to understand why the visit costs 6€/person ?? Only to see inside the castle and do the stairs to have a high point view......More

4  Thank henriquenibes
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We got married at the Castle in September 2018 with Lake Garda Weddings. What an amazing venue for a ceremony. The views from the terrace are spectacular and it's an amazing venue for pictures. Our photographer Amy Turner did a fantastic job! Lake Garda Weddings...More

Thank Anna R
Reviewed 1 week ago

I am not really into walking around old buildings. However, this castle is well worth a visit. Not only does it give a detailed history of the castle and surroundings but it also has a graphic presentation of the history of Northern Italy. Interestingly it...More

Thank lawrencecsullivan
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

well worth the stairs climb up. the view is great on a clear day. when its rain need to be extra careful when climbing up . after the descent you can relax with a cool drink at one of the cafes at the old town.

Thank 984mirif
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having a little more time than usual in Malcesine decided to pay the Scaligero Castle a visit. Well worthwhile and at a reasonable price €6. Plenty of information boards in English which always helps. View across Lake Garda from the top of the tower absolutely...More

1  Thank 971boy2016
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit the views from the top are breath taking You need to be fit for all the steps the history of the castle and local area of lake garda is very interesting. Wat h the film show some of the historical facts...More

Thank D0l0resM
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We thought this was a really cool smaller castle, the way they provided info on the history was neat and we had a great time. In general, we really enjoyed the day in Malcesine. The castle was great, people were friendly, shops were abundant and...More

Thank bendodge
Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

The castle offers great views over the lake and Malcesine. Nice promenade along fortified walls decorated with ancient paintings! We weren’t sure if the castle was worth a visit at first, but in the end it turned out to be a great experience!

Thank CatherineBulg
Reviewed 7 October 2018

The castle sits in a very imposing spot overlooking Malcesine and is well worth a visit . You get some excellent views form the ramparts and they have interesting exhibitions in some of the rooms .

Thank liz s
Reviewed 6 October 2018

This is a smallish castle that is well worth the 6 euro entry fee. It has exhibits on the natural history of Lake Garda as well as the political history. You can climb up to the top of the tower where you will be rewarded...More

1  Thank jchong
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We were married here on 28/06/18 Such a stunning location! A few days after our wedding we returned and did a tour of the whole castle - going to the top of the tower. Wow!

2  Thank Amyclarke2017
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18 March 2018|
Response from ChrisSmith93 | Reviewed this property |
it's like 3km
31 July 2017|
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Response from doreen h | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they are available on line, it is only €6 to go into the castle and the Thursday evening light opera in the Castle grounds is only €10, opera tickets are from tourist information in centre of malcesine... More