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Viale Guglielmo Marconi 2, 25019 Sirmione, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

If you climb all the way to the top, the pictures are beautiful. There are different views such as the lake and different houses in the background painted colourfully.

Thank bee a
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the castle fairly early in the day so there was no queue at all. We also bought a duo ticket to go and visit the Grotte as well, which made it slightly cheaper. I don't like heights but because it was quiet we...More

Thank Car0le88
Reviewed 5 days ago

This place is absolutely amazing beautiful and deserves to be seen. It is really really unique and it deserves to be visited. Really loved it as all the surround area.

Thank Jose G
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much to look at after queuing for 30 minutes. Joint ticket with the Grotte di Catullo. Looking round the dock area would have been interesting but that was closed for repair work. No visitor circuit in evidence - a lot of doubling back.

Thank Veneable_Bede
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite a steep climb to reach the castle, but well worth it. There are wonderful views of Lake Garda and Malcesina from the tower - be prepared for lot of steps! The castle has a small but very interesting museum about the German poet Goethe's...More

Thank venus2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited here during our holiday. It has great views from the roof to take pictures. Not much else inside.

Thank Gary M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice & impressive castle, entrance is 6 euros each, climbed so many steps (I lost count) to the very top but the view at the very top is incredible...

1  Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Travelled from Verona by train then bus to the Castle and well worth the effort. One of the most majestic views from the top of the Castle. A few stairs to climb but well worth the climb. Fantastic little town as well.

Thank Matthew J
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This Della Scala castle has been restored with more sensitivity than most of the others. There is good access to towers etc. enabling visitors to easily get some of the excellent views of Sirmione. My main criticism, and this applies to many monuments in this...More

Thank Peter R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived by boat in Sirmione and the castle is a must see, it is in a beautiful condition, it is obviously well maintained and well looked after. It is just majestic! The look of it just exports you back to the middle ages, except...More

1  Thank daffystjob
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Emma J
May 9, 2018|
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Response from opossumd | Reviewed this property |
There is an entrance ticket to the archaeological site. The castle is in the centre of the village, you can't miss it. There are toilet facilities too.
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JenniBeem
February 6, 2017|
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Response from Dave B | Reviewed this property |
Open daily untill a typical Italian 17.00 or just after Can not remember exactly but the entrance fee was not to expensive ,try to pick a clear day amazing views
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eirastorza
December 22, 2016|
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Response from math-ey-ha | Reviewed this property |
Take a look at the working hours for the castle on their web pages... I went to Scalinger Castle in the summer, and on Sunday it was working only till 13h.
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