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Nice but check opening hours

We had an hour to spare before our flight from Malpensa and this was a convenient pass time. Pretty... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2018
Annika A
via mobile
Lovely Castle!

Probably one of the nicest castle visited in Lombardy, with all the peculiarity gifted by the XIII... read more

Reviewed 10 December 2017
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8 Oct 2018
“Nice but check opening hours”
10 Dec 2017
“Lovely Castle!”
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Reviewed 8 October 2018 via mobile

We had an hour to spare before our flight from Malpensa and this was a convenient pass time. Pretty castle and park looked inviting, but unfortunately neither was open when we dropped by (Tuesday)... Walked around the little community enjoying a gelato instead.

1  Thank Annika A
Reviewed 10 December 2017

Probably one of the nicest castle visited in Lombardy, with all the peculiarity gifted by the XIII century. For some is a castle while others name it a fortress. IMHO it is indeed a castle because of its common features such as, for example, its...More

1  Thank RichardDST
Reviewed 6 June 2017

A stunning 13th Century mansion / villa / castle with guided tours. Amazingly close to Malpense airport easily reachable on a stopover. Highly recommended.

3  Thank iwritetravel
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I expected more castle walls and bare architecture, but the mandatory tour was the interior with historic art, furnishings, and miscellany. OK if you're into that, but not worth the 7 euros for me. No English speaking guides.

Thank ggold113
Reviewed 18 June 2016

At least walk around the grounds of this amazing castle. Its free to admire and read the multilingual descriptions of its rocky history. Good place to picnic.

Thank Odette C
Reviewed 8 September 2015

We had to wait 45min for the tour (6 euro for adults) but it was well worth it. A nice young woman with good English gave the two of us a walking tour through much of the castle and was happy to answer questions. The...More

Thank JpnMan
Reviewed 8 April 2015 via mobile

Really lovely afternoon spent with romantic walks. The castle is well worth a visit as its so picturesque and photograph opportunities are a plenty. Fabulous weather made this a great day

3  Thank SarahCorell
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