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stunning view

It's a bit of a climb. I could be mean and state that charging folk €2.50 to climb some steps is a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ivan M
Castlerea, Roscommon, Ireland
Lovely area

What a lovely part of this beautiful lake. Lots of little cafes, a few shops and plenty of places... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2018
Houston, Texas
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Via Castello, 06065 Passignano Sul Trasimeno, Italy
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Reviewed 5 days ago

It's a bit of a climb. I could be mean and state that charging folk €2.50 to climb some steps is a bit cheeky but I guess it's clean and it's safe, and that doesn't pay for itself. Stunning views of a lovely part of...More

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Reviewed September 21, 2018

The old castle is not in the best shape considering the tourist visit, but it offers some of the best views at the Lake Trasimeno and Passignano. It is not a difficult climb, even during the hot summer day and it is worth the effort....More

Thank Borzov
Reviewed July 9, 2018

Definitely a ‘must see’. There are amazing views from the Rocca over Lake Trasimeno, Passignano and the surrounding countryside and so for artists and photographers it is a must. Families will really enjoy the visit too. Kids love castles and ours really enjoyed exploring. It...More

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Reviewed June 23, 2018 via mobile

What a lovely part of this beautiful lake. Lots of little cafes, a few shops and plenty of places to just sit and relax - all with a water view.

Thank houstontravelingfool
Reviewed June 21, 2018

Group of nine on a rainy night. They opened just for us. Everything was great. But their fries are the best I ever had.

Thank ranny2018
Reviewed May 20, 2018 via mobile

Visited for an afternoon as we were staying in the mountains nearby for a wedding. Easy to drive to as just off the motor way. You need change to park down by the waterfront, so be aware. It is a nice walk along the waterfront...More

Thank acoton
Reviewed October 17, 2017

it's a good spot to observe the surroundings. It offers a nice panorama over the lake and the old town of Passignano. A good stop while you wait for the ship to visit Isola Maggiore

Thank Andr_Petr
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Passignano is one of the lake's larger towns, steeped in history. Rather poignant memorial to the town's WW2 bombing victims is worth a look

Thank Peter F
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Despite the 36 degree temperature the effort it took to climb to the top of Rocca was well worth it! Apparently we had just missed a race during which the historical canoes are carried to the top! It is not actually the far to tha...More

Thank SimonF64
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

The top of Passignano and the highest building of Centro Storico, the old town. You have to pay like €2-2,50 for entrance, but the view is worth it. Place to enjoy your Italian holidays. Also there is a bar where you can buy soft drinks...More

Thank Piotr W
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July 6, 2018|
Response from ranny2018 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I believe we stopped at one near the town hall area, like a small Safeway.