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Quite small castle with superb views to the lake and town. They have entrance fee which includes... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ispe111
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Tampere, Finland
Worth it for the views

This castle is the most obvious feature of the town of Bolsena which it dominates. It is not very... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
MeridianManchester
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Manchester
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Quite small castle with superb views to the lake and town. They have entrance fee which includes small very interesting museum about the history, nature and geology of the lake Bolsena. The ole town itself is company but very beautiful.

Thank Ispe111
Reviewed 6 June 2018 via mobile

It looks a lot more impressive from the outside. 5 euro per adult to enter. It also houses a museum, an observation deck and a poor excuse for an aquarium. So long as your expectations are low, you’ll be satisfied.

Thank jetsetters000
Reviewed 25 November 2017

Historic building that has many surprises inside ....we paid 5 euros for the "packet" that included visiting the upper walls that gave a great panorama, a visit to the archaeological museum of the territory and entrance to the aquarium.

Thank melissa c
Reviewed 20 July 2017

This castle is the most obvious feature of the town of Bolsena which it dominates. It is not very big but it manages to house a museum and an aquarium. The best bit is the view from the top over the town and the lake....More

Thank MeridianManchester
Reviewed 23 July 2016 via mobile

My girlfriend and I visited the castle in the morning. The aquariums with aquatic life as found in the area are nice and the exposition about archeological findings were nice as well. You have a magnificent panorama view from the tower onto the lake. A...More

1  Thank David N
Reviewed 26 October 2015

There is steep road going up to the Castello. There are also steps leading up from the middle of town. DON'T go up the steps unless you are young and agile. They get steeper and steeper and more and more sloping and then the handrail...More

2  Thank NSL264
Reviewed 23 July 2015

A cool place to stop and enjoy the scenery. The castle is located above the old part of the town, on a great cliff. All in all simple fun.

Thank Yonatan P
Reviewed 11 May 2015

We enjoyed the castle from the outside as we only arrived in the late afternoon in Bolsena.There are spectacular views of the lake from up there with a few benches if you need a rest.Would've like to spend more time there.Bolsena itself looks to have...More

Thank JohanAbsynth
Reviewed 17 March 2015

A hidden jewel, we stumbled across Bolsena and fell in love with medieval charm, the friendly people and the beautiful views of the lake and countryside.

1  Thank Peter S
Reviewed 18 January 2015

Very nice castle with its classic towers and a well kept museum. There is also a small aquarium of the local fauna

Thank 4is
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