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Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellato

Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 43012 Fontanellato, Italy
+39 0521 829055
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Antic market on the market place

A beautiful small city where every 3rd week of the months is an antic furinure market. Approx 170... read more

Reviewed 19 February 2017
Steven M
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Milan, Italy
via mobile
Has Potential!

It is a beautiful castle with a moat with water. It is run by the local government. If you... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2016
vdunn007
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San Jose, California
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  • Excellent49%
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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19 Feb 2017
“Antic market on the market place”
8 Aug 2016
“Day trip to see castles!”
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Piazza Giacomo Matteotti 1, 43012 Fontanellato, Italy
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+39 0521 829055
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

A beautiful small city where every 3rd week of the months is an antic furinure market. Approx 170 places are rented around the castle where you can find diff type of old antic items. Parking is free 2-3 streets away from the center. You can...More

Thank Steven M
Reviewed 24 August 2016

It is a beautiful castle with a moat with water. It is run by the local government. If you don't speak Italian, it is very difficult to follow along with the printout provided. As the tour guide does not tell you which room you are...More

Thank vdunn007
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful ! Lovely little village, fairy tale style, lovely castle, good guide, lovely lunch after! Highly recommended!

1  Thank Melinda M
Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

One of the most well preserved "castle" in the area. To be visited with a guided tour and the guide was very professional and passionate. Definitely worth to get there for a visit.

1  Thank apocalypsenow66
Reviewed 3 April 2016

It doesn't take long to view the castle and soak in the ambiance of the setting, but it is a worthwhile side trip from Parma if you have a car. Don't miss the Labirinto della Masone just south of the village for an interesting, high...More

Thank Dennis F
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

We were really impressed by this small sleepy town with a wonderful castle in The middle Of it. Pity it was closed but The outside was worth anyway!

Thank Viridiana2012
Reviewed 16 February 2016

A piece of history perfectly mantained and somewhat unexpected in such a small town. Definitely worth a stop in Fontanellato.

Thank Skymax1
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Having waited for the ticket office to open after lunch we were asked to choose (in English) whether we wanted the full tour or just the frescos. We opted for the full tour. We were the only English visitors in a group of about 10....More

Thank Farsmile
Reviewed 16 March 2015

Went to Fontanellato on a busy Sunday afternoon. You can only visit the Rocca through a guided tour (which, I suspect, is only available in Italian). Guide was average, but the history of this building is interesting enough to keep you thrilled. We opted for...More

2  Thank Add-Jay
Reviewed 21 January 2015

We had to make a detour to visit this castle in the centre of Fontanellato, but we are certainly glad we did. It's got a lot of character for a small castle, my daughter loved exploring and throwing snow balls into the castle moat! There...More

Thank tmpswooner
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Emanuela M
È possibile mangiare al sacco?
30 April 2017|
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Response from Raffaele M | Reviewed this property |
Dentro il castello credo di no
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davideY512JE
è possibile fare la visita con un cane taglia media?
25 November 2016|
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Response from marco p | Reviewed this property |
No, solo taglia piccola in braccio!
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Aprilspirit
Rocca Sanvitale di Fontanellatを見学するのに、予約が必要だと聞きましたが、予約先の電話番号、芸業日ないしは休日等を知りたいと思います。
12 January 2015|
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