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Castello di San Giorgio

XXVII Marzo | 19121, La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 751142
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Great views of the city

The castle can be reached by walking but there is a lift and funicular which makes it really easy... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Norristown, PA
Castello di San Giogio / La Spezia

If you want to visit the Castel, you can take a lift; nice medieval decorated castel, there are... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
Manuela L
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
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XXVII Marzo | 19121, La Spezia, Italy
+39 0187 751142
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The castle can be reached by walking but there is a lift and funicular which makes it really easy. The castle itself was built in the 13th century and it has a museum. Admission is 3.5 euros and it is well worth it for the...More

Reviewed 15 May 2017

If you want to visit the Castel, you can take a lift; nice medieval decorated castel, there are also a museum, with informations of his history, books and souvenirs;

Reviewed 19 April 2017

You can catch 2 lifts to get to the castle or walk up several flights of steps. There are Roman exhibits including a few mosaics as well as some Egyptian exhibits. The displays are all in Italian. There are good city views from the top...More

Reviewed 22 March 2017

The ancient castle has been converted into a museum and is located at the top of a hill. It is easily reached using the public lifts so no hardship in arriving at their doors. They have many artifacts on display and I particularly liked their...More

Reviewed 20 October 2016

The Castello is home to an art and history collection, but the best reason to climb the stairs is to have a great view of the city.

Reviewed 27 September 2016

A great place to visit, but with plenty of steps it may be difficult for some visitors. Great views from the top and at vantage points on the way. Handrails become trusty companions on the climb over stone steps to the top. Don't forget your...More

Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

Stunning view of La Spezia and the harbor, accomplished from street level with an elevator, a funicular, and an energetic climb. In addition to being its own piece of the past, the castle houses a museum of artifacts including Roman and Etruscan

Reviewed 23 September 2016 via mobile

A shop keeper suggested we visit this place around the corner and up the lift and then the funicular. This is an archeological museum housed in an old castle. In and out rooms and up steps. Artifacts from ancient time and nicely displayed. Then at...More

Reviewed 11 September 2016

Our Cruise Ship docked in the city of La Spezia for a day ... one of the main reasons was to allow passengers to visit Cinque Terre. Whilst La Spezia is basically seen as a port and a naval base, the Castle of San Giorgio...More

Reviewed 9 August 2016

This is a very pleasant fort in the middle of the town; short (easy) walk along from where the cruise shuttle bus drops you off. There are lifts that will take you to the top, so very easy to manage with small children, strollers or...More

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Questions & Answers
10 January 2015
Response from Maria R | Reviewed this property
about 40 minutes is fine
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