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Castello di Lerici

Via San Giorgio 1, 19032, Lerici, Italy
+39 349 320 2964
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Impressive Genovese-designed Castle

Lerici and its dominating castle, built to a typically Genovese design is situated just inside the... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2017
Ruth5757
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St Helens, United Kingdom
Beautiful visws

Well worth seeing the castle as the views are stunning. If you're unable to do the stairs up there... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
Cat C
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Dubai
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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
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Via San Giorgio 1, 19032, Lerici, Italy
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Reviewed 7 May 2017

Lerici and its dominating castle, built to a typically Genovese design is situated just inside the province of Liguria. Splendid views can be gained over the town and its harbour and of the Lerici Gulf and further across towards Portovenere. Painting and other exhibitions are...More

Thank Ruth5757
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

Well worth seeing the castle as the views are stunning. If you're unable to do the stairs up there is a lift in the tunnel that you can use. Would just be great if there were more signboards with the history of the castle in...More

Thank Cat C
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

What a great place for history, seeing building that old, still in great condition is a testament to the craftsmanship of the builders

Thank 123Jason123
Reviewed 10 November 2016

Went there twice during our stay in Lerici! The view of the Golfo dei Poeti was incredible. Good for an evening romantic walk. We managed to get in for free as they had some sort of modern art exhibition that day

Thank Agnieszka S
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

Overlooking Lerici village and Bay is this ancient fort. Frequently host art exposition, probably to give some new fame to this old (and a bit forgotten by local) monument. Great views over the Lerici Gulf and Golfo dei Poeti toward Portovenere.

Thank Fredsail
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Enjoyed walking to this location that we could see from our room's balcony. Lots of stairs and a quaint route through narrow streets. You cannot go inside, but the location provides views. Nice fish restaurant nearby and you go through the fishing area.

Thank Allie3646201
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

We went to the castle and were surprised that the visit was free on that day, the view on Lerici, San Terezano, the whole Golfo dei Poeti is just impressive. One that day an exhibition of a japanese artist was held in the castello and...More

1  Thank Raymond F
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Lovely medevian castle up on the hill. It is well worth the effort to walk up the hill and take photos. The castle and the museum is closed, due to renovation, so the place is quiet and peaceful. We didn't miss the tourist crowds, on...More

Thank Corinna V
Reviewed 11 April 2016

While the village is small and unassuming, the views from the castello are certainly worthy of the walk. Great to pack a picnic lunch and sit amoungst the terraced houses at the base of the castle. The castle is simple in structure but enjoys a...More

Thank Jemane
Reviewed 1 January 2016

The castle has a prominent position overlooking the beautiful village of Lerici. The vista from here is magnificent. The castle can be reached from Lerici by stairs that offer a good workout as you make your way to the top. There is a collection of...More

Thank Lucia F
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