Latest update: 28 February 2022
The tenth century fortress of Rocca Calascio is situated within the Province of L'Aquila in Abruzzo, 40 kilometres east of the city of L'Aquila. One of the most iconic locations in the region, it stands at an elevation of 1,460 metres above sea level and is free to enter.
Access is via the mountain road that leads up from the village of Calascio but with limited parking available.
It's also possible to walk from the village, up the steep hill which takes around 20 minutes.
Elevation: 1,460 metres
Built: 10th Century
Close by: Calascio, Santo Stefano di Sessanio, Assergi
Recommended hotel: Convento di San Colombo (11 km)