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Rocca Sforzesca

P. Zza Prof. Enea Ferrari, 26029 Soncino, Italy
+39 0374 83188
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One of the best preserved medieval castles in Lombardy

La Rocca Sforcesca is a must see castle for any castle enthusiasts. Along with the city walls it... read more

Reviewed 27 October 2017
Tamas K
A magnificent castle

You can easily have too much of castles, but even if you never visit another one, the great Rocca... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Exeter, United Kingdom
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P. Zza Prof. Enea Ferrari, 26029 Soncino, Italy
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Reviewed 27 October 2017

La Rocca Sforcesca is a must see castle for any castle enthusiasts. Along with the city walls it represents a fine example of medieval Italian military architecture. Visitors can walk along the walls and admire the frescos on the tower ceilings as well as the...More

Thank Tamas K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

You can easily have too much of castles, but even if you never visit another one, the great Rocca Sforzesca is truly worth seeing. It is wonderfully preserved and you can explore the dank dungeons, stroll on the battlements and easily climb to the top...More

Thank Samuel007
Reviewed 15 September 2016

TO SEE: the small village in Soncino, the beautiful and majestic Rocca Sforzesca, the basement, the mill and the Museum of printing. The entrance costs 5€, without guidance, following explanatory signs that there are along the route you can climb up the towers. The castle...More

Thank Moira R
Reviewed 16 March 2016

This castle is not on a hill, but rather on the edge of town surrounded by more modern buildings. Admission prices are very reasonable and are even discounted further in the middle of the week. We enjoyed our visit and especially liked climbing up the...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 6 September 2015 via mobile

The castle was built around 1470 and is all brick. Inside is a little poor but worth seeing (the medieval bedroom is quite nice). Also you can see the whole village from the top. Inside are two museums that are ok. The ticket price includes...More

Thank vicentiuj
Reviewed 25 May 2014

Single preserved castle that is to be found in the whole region. Definetely worth a visit when you are in the region of Brescia, be sure to check out the restaurant named 'La Cantina' in Soncino as well, you will enjoy your meal and your...More

Thank Veronika_Peter
Reviewed 12 April 2014

The castle is only one part of this charming little town. The castle proper can be viewed in less Han an hour. I found the primary attraction to be how few people were here. There were two mid-sized school groups there on a Thursday morning,...More

Thank StarrsySmith
Reviewed 23 December 2013

It's a very beautiful castle. Soncino is a small town with still not explored by international tourism so this place is not overcrowded with throngs of tourists. In this place you can really the medieval atmosphere and the history of the Duke of Sforza. There...More

Thank TCRio
Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

Beautiful historical site. Day time and night time have different faces. popular place for locals as well. Must visit!

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