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Fortezza Museo delle Armi Civitella del Tronto

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Huge fort to explore above the beautiful town of Civitella

I love visiting here, but having seen it over the past 10 years, it is a bit depressing to see it... read more

Reviewed October 16, 2017
ddsoffida
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Offida, Italy
What a view from the top!

It is quite a hike up to the fortress. There is a fee to get inside, but the panoramic view is... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2017
judyap126
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Manassas, Virginia
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The Fortress of Civitella del Tronto stands at 600 meters above sea level, in a very strategic position, at the old northern boundary between the Kingdom of Naples to the South and the Kingdom of the Holy See to the North. It is one of the largest...more
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Via Roma, 64010, Civitella del Tronto, Italy
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Reviewed October 16, 2017

I love visiting here, but having seen it over the past 10 years, it is a bit depressing to see it somewhat in disrepair. Some new rooms open, while a large amount has been closed off to the public. This may be due to earthquake...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed June 24, 2017

It is quite a hike up to the fortress. There is a fee to get inside, but the panoramic view is incredible.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank judyap126
Reviewed June 23, 2017

If you are in Abruzzo and in the area of Civitella del Tronto, it is certainly well worth taking time to visit this imposing old fortress which dominates the top of the small town. It is massive in size and generally in good condition, enabling...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 13, 2017 via mobile

Very nice place the castle on the top of mountain that you can take lot of photos cost of entry is 6 euro, but unfortunately we didn't find tour guide talk in English because we go their by our selfMore

Date of experience: April 2017
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Vi ringraziamo per essere venuti a trovarci e ci dispiace per la guida in lingua ma le visite guidate in...More

Reviewed August 30, 2016

It is a very long walk and an uphill battle. But the views help take your mind off the panting and sweating. And the views are stunning! From every view point along the way to the Fortezza entrance. The cost is small €3 and there...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed July 30, 2016

The town is small and very ancient with small houses and narrow allayes. Found a nice restaurant with exellent pasta! Take the time to walk around the fortress.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed May 25, 2016

Very well preserved/restored medieval town and a spectacular fortress with gorgeous views of idyllic landscape. For a couple of moments I felt like being on the Game of Thrones set somewhere in King's Landing. Italy has many hidden gems, this is definitely one of them....More

Date of experience: May 2016
2  Thank Balerion2015
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Well worth the trip to get here. The fortress is well preserved and a reasonable entrance fee charged. If, like us, you like to see and take in everything then allow a couple of hours for your visit. Be prepared for a steep climb to...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ColinRS0346
Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

The second largest Fort in Europe and its history is interesting. I have seen numerous Forts around the United States and I have seen machu pichu, and this one is interesting and worth the visit of you're near.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Martin J
Reviewed December 15, 2015

It is worth going out of your way to visit the fortress as it is well conserved with a beautiful history.

Date of experience: October 2015
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