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Sasso Corbaro Castle

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An even better view -but no bees

We drove up to the castle and parked easily. We walked into the castle and were informed that... read more

Reviewed September 14, 2018
Richard S
Great Views But Probably the Least Interesting of the 3 Castles

First thing's first: if you're traveling by car, there are 3 parking lots as you get to the top of... read more

Reviewed August 20, 2018
Somerville, Massachusetts
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Reviewed October 13, 2018

Not much there. The views are better at other castled. As for the restaurant/tavern there: BOYCOTT! OFFENSIVE & POOR SERVICE! At the Tavern Castello di Sasso Corbaro in Bellinzona! The server (young female with brunette hair and glasses) wanted me to sit in the sun,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

We drove up to the castle and parked easily. We walked into the castle and were informed that there was no charge for some reason and told about the film show and a strange exhibition with some very unusual exhibits including a stuffed Pelican- no...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

First thing's first: if you're traveling by car, there are 3 parking lots as you get to the top of the hill. If you're like me and get antsy about parking, you're good here. Depending on what kind of time you have just know that...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed June 20, 2018

I walked up there on a sunny late-afternoon and enjoyed the view from one of the towers. Entrance cost 5.-, but was worth it considering the view over bellinzona (and further down the valley) and the museum.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed January 17, 2018

Following directions from the train station to the castle on Google Maps seems simple enough, until you start walking. There's many steps and many hills, but the view as you keep going higher is definitely worth it. Once you enter the castle and climb to...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed December 1, 2017

We missed the public bus to Sasso Corbaro Castle so we went up there with train Artu. Train Artu stopped in the driveway of Sasso Corbaro Castle. Short slightly upslope walk to the castle. Lots of chestnuts along the way in end September. We only...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed October 29, 2017

This wonderful fortress is the work of an engineer of Florence, Ferrini, who died of the plague in the same year. Sasso Corbaro castle dominates on the hill the Belinzona plain at 230 m. over the city. It is a typical castle of the Sforza's...More

Date of experience: November 2016
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Reviewed October 4, 2017

It is like a "back to the past" travel. Here you can find silence, natural beauty, nature, peace. You will want to stay there forever... and the views? Just amazing.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank HMFM12
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Bus driver couldn't be bothered to stop for two people at the bus stop or it requires a special dance we don't know. Walk is 40 minutes and that's a little tough after already visiting two of the three castles we paid to see. The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bill P
Reviewed July 2, 2017 via mobile

The castle is situated overlooking Bellinzona, south to Lake Maggiore and north into the Ticino Alps. There is a small exhibition of Ticino life but the highlight is to scale the ramparts and the highest tower to drink the view!!! Great vistas of the other...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Tara S
March 12, 2017|
Response from Daniel H | Reviewed this property |
Hi Tara Very good question. The short answer, yes it is. By Train you get to Bellinzona in about 2 hours. There is a train every hour. On the way you will cross the Alps in the world longest train tunnel (57km - around 38... More