arco castello di arco
arco castello di arco

Castello di Arco

Those walking up the fortified quarter of Arco and across a grove of olive trees, will finally reach the mighty walls of Castello di Arco.

High up on a massive rocky hill the Castle of Arco towers. From here it guards the Valle del Sarca and the picturesque town of Arco, whose historic centre nestles at the foot of the mighty crag. The first documents about the castle date back to the 12th century, although the first settlements are said to have been built here around 300 BC.

Inside this marvellous castle you can visit a prison, a large tower and venerable halls and rooms. Definitely worth seeing are also the frescoes from the 14th century, displaying court ladies and aristocratic men, brave knights and Saint George killing the dragon.

Arco Castle is also the village's landmark and one of the most famous testimonies to Trentino's glorious past.. It is depicted in numerous paintings, among them a watercolour by Albrecht Dürer, displayed in the Louvre in Paris today.

Arco Castle can be visited.

Please note: Arco Castle can be reached in a 20-minute walk starting at the village centre of Arco.

Currently, access may be subject to certain restrictions.

Contact info

Opening times

  • Tue 24 Nov closed
  • Wed 25 Nov closed
  • Thu 26 Nov closed
  • Fri 27 Nov closed
  • Sat 28 Nov closed
  • Sun 29 Nov closed
  • Mon 30 Nov closed

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COVID-19 Emergency Temporary Closure (11/06/2020 - 12/03/2020)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat closed
  • Sun closed

Opening times: (04/01/2021 - 09/30/2021)

  • Mon 10:00 - 19:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 19:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 19:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 19:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 19:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 19:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 19:00

Opening times: (11/02/2020 - 01/06/2021)

  • Mon 10:00 - 16:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 16:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 16:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 16:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 16:00

Opening times: (01/07/2021 - 02/28/2021)

  • Mon closed
  • Tue closed
  • Wed closed
  • Thu closed
  • Fri closed
  • Sat 10:00 - 16:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 16:00

Opening times: (10/01/2020 - 10/31/2020)

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

Opening times: (03/01/2021 - 03/31/2021)

  • Mon 10:00 - 17:00
  • Tue 10:00 - 17:00
  • Wed 10:00 - 17:00
  • Thu 10:00 - 17:00
  • Fri 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sat 10:00 - 17:00
  • Sun 10:00 - 17:00

All Saints' Day: (11/01/2020) closed

Christmas: (12/25/2020) closed

St. Stephan's Day: (12/26/2020) closed

New Year's Day: (01/01/2021) closed

Admission

Adults: 3,50 Euros
Reduced: 2,00 Euros

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