Rapallo Castle

Rapallo, Italy

Rapallo castle was erected in 1551 to counter the frequent pirate attacks. It includes a small chapel dedicated to St. Cajetan, built in 1688. Used for a long time as a prison it was restored and is now a prestigious venue for exhibitions and conferences.

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Founded: 1551
Category: Castles and fortifications in Italy

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www.comune.rapallo.ge.it

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Paul (6 months ago)
Nice place to visit, very touching surroundings. Surface nearby is suitable for roller-skating with kids.
lesley hughes (8 months ago)
No access to it following storm in Oct 2018. Fabulous views. Small public beach next to it.. Opposite there's a small ice cream bar
Henrique Rocha (9 months ago)
Didn't go inside because the area around it hasconstruction work going on. It's also nice to just see it from outside. The beach next to it was super crowded.
Evie W (9 months ago)
It’s called a castle but in fact it looks more like a fortress by the ocean. Can take a good photo here during the sunset.
David Kidd (9 months ago)
Stopped in Rapallo for lunch and spotted the castle down at the harbour. It looks like it was used in the past to guard the harbour but we went no closer than the picture shows. Still picturesque enough.
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