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Via del Castello dei Doria, 18035 Dolceacqua, Italy
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Reviewed 6 October 2018

some great little history about the castle, get to watch a video about it, but it gives great views of dolceaqua which is place most people will ever go and get to see, we did it on a tour as part of our cruise but...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank LawsonS8
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Nice visit, self guided , of the imposing castle overlooking Dolceaqua. Not a huge amount to do and see but enough to maintain interest and great views over Dolceaqua, the bridge and surrounding mountains.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2018

The castle is worth the visit, mostly for the view over the city. There is not much to see, just the bare walls (much restored after an earthquake in ≈1880), but because of the size, the high ceilings and the balconies, and a video of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank TheSkeptik
Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately I was too early to visit the inside of the castle but the walk from the bridge to the castle through the narrow street is amazing an unique. A maze of uphill alleyways with hundreds of arches. Great views and great walk

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 10 July 2018

As I was in Dolceacqua, I saw that there was an entrance fee to get into the castle, and I like visiting castles, so I paid it, I can't remember how much since it was two months ago. I walked around the castle, it was...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 17 March 2018

There's no doubt a lot of history bound up in this castle. It overlooks Dolceacqua much in the same way that its feudal lord builders did. And there are lots of stories to tell, but you almost get none of that. The cheesey dramatization video...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 14 March 2018

The small village of Dolceacqua has around 3000 inhabitants - in the summertime considerably more, as it is a popular place to visit. And the landmark here is the castle ruins High up on the hillside. Fantastic in dagtime, and even more at night with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Klynge
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Wow! There so much history in this place! It's a must to visit it if you're in the neighborhoods! Great interactive panel inside to discover all the history of Doria and Grimaldi Families!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Marco_Coppa1976
Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

Stunningly beautiful. the castle was very hot so we stuck to the narrow alleys which were breezy, cool and shady. A couple of restaurants next to the church are recommended for light lunch in the shade.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bill K
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This is s must if you are near Dolceaqua. It is such a beautiful walk in small narrow streets and the houses are well restored and there are many nice details on the houses. It is a cosy atmosphere and if you want you can...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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BettyBoopWinnipeg
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Response from RolfEBerlin |
Taking the Motorway it takes you abot 30 Minutes to reach Dolceaqua, It is very near the French Border, but far away from Savona.
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