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Arco Castle

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What A Climb!

I wish I had checked the reviews on TA before deciding to visit here. As it was I put on a pair of... read more

Reviewed November 4, 2018
West Lothian
Hard graft but worth it bigtime

Having read other reviews this seemed a must do on our visit to Arco.Even more so when we arrived... read more

Reviewed October 29, 2018
Southport, United Kingdom
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“lake garda”(13 reviews)
Together with the lake, one of the characteristic elements of the Garda Trentino landscape is the rock of Arco, dominating the plain of the River Sarca at the point where it widens. Three paths lead to the castle, which was the residence of the Arco...more
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Via Castello 10, 38062, Arco, Italy
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All reviews steep climb lake garda stunning views olive trees nice walk take your time well worth the effort guest card long walk ticket office entrance fee worth the price minute walk short trip buy a ticket walking shoes half way
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Reviewed November 4, 2018

I wish I had checked the reviews on TA before deciding to visit here. As it was I put on a pair of sandals and expected some form of transport to the top. To my disappointment, and more so my wife, I found out it...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 29, 2018

Having read other reviews this seemed a must do on our visit to Arco.Even more so when we arrived in the town. My wife had a different view though. I persuaded her she would feel different at the top so she reluctantly agreed. Setting off...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 15, 2018

10 Years ago I saw this place on our visit to Italy and we where unable to visit Arco. On this visit we rented a car drove from Brescia up along lake Gaurda to the Castle. We wandered through town and then started up the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank GWG19
Reviewed September 22, 2018

Dodgy knees, well over weight and of an age that I am well into retirement this was a challenge. Started on the Rock, as it is called, near the bridge over the river in Arco, a beautiful little town. Terrific views all the way up....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 13, 2018

The walk up to the castle is quite steep in parts, but part of it is also through an olive grove, which is kind of cool. Once you get through the gates, there's a lower part that has a big grass field with a little...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Erin T
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

It’s a steep climb so wear the correct shoes but it’s worth the climb. The views are stunning. We parked at the bottom and walked up which took 30 mins but it’s so worth it. You can even get a beer before the final hurdle...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

A climb to get up to the castle but it was worthwile as you get a stunning view and a visit to the castle at 3 € for an adult.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank BenjaminPB
Reviewed September 1, 2018

The castle sits on a rock above Arco , rent an e-bike and climbed to the castle ( can be done also by foot) I like castle and this one is nice and has 360 degrees of wonderful views to lake garda and the valleys...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shimon m
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I cycled to Arco from Riva - a lovely mainly flat route and Arco itself is a beautiful little town. Leaving my bike in Arco I then walked up to the castle and decided to go in, I was not disappointed. Stunning views and a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Charlie P
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

Very nice place to see .. have good walking shoes on.. I enjoy the nice 20min walk. They do have water stops but you need to have a bottle to put the water in. This is not for a unfit walker the path is steep...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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July 25, 2018|
Response from Cicciazzi | Reviewed this property |
Try to query the tourist information center in Arco for local mountain guides
July 4, 2018|
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Response from Westymar | Reviewed this property |
About 20 mins on the bus. Which only costs 1euro each way. From memory it was the 2 and 3 buses that went there.