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A nice walk up to the Rocca from Spoleto and well worth it to see the fortress and views . As you approach the fortress you can see the bridge of Towers on one side . It was built in the 14 th century &...More
We visited the Rocca to wander around the grounds and enjoy the views given its position perched at the top of Sant'Elia hill overlooking Spoleto. We did not actually enter the rocca itself which houses a museum- for which there is a fee. We took...More
We had a combined ticket with the duomo so couldn’t miss not going and so pleased we did - even though we had to go back because it was shut for lunch. It was quiet so we were really lucky in that we were able...More
The fortress is named after the Spanish cardinal Albornoz - initiator of the construction. It was built in 1363-1367 year as the residence of the Pope. These were the years of the return of the popes in Italy after the so-called "Avignon captivity", when the...More
On our first trip to Spoleto, we weren't in seeing "another castle", but decided to take a look this trip. We were pleasantly surprised at the architecture and exhibits there. We took the elevator up but walked down which took us along a street lined...More
Worth a visit. Our visit was especially fun because there was an archery competition going on. Hundreds of competitors, all in period costume. Fun to watch. Castle was not crowded in spite of the competition!