Guided tour

Gradara: Medieval Myths and Legends Guided Walking Tour

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Gradara: Medieval Myths and Legends Guided Walking Tour

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From US$ 30.88 per person

Discover the ancient fortress village of Gradara in a guided walking tour at night. Take in views of the Teatro dell'Aria, the Church of St. John the Baptist, and the iconic Gradara Castle itself.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Italian
Wheelchair accessible


  • Fall in love with the tale of Dante’s Paolo and Francesca set in Gradara
  • Get lost in the enchanting medieval atmosphere on this nighttime walk
  • Learn the myths and legends of an ancient fortress village from your guide
  • Envisage a bygone era and see one of the best-preserved castles in Italy
  • Gaze out across a magnificent panorama stretching from San Marino to Rimini
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Take a magical evening stroll through the ancient fortress of Gradara on this guided experience. Your guide will share the legends and secrets of the Capital of the Middle Ages as you marvel at the fairytale sights in and around the castle walls.

Begin your journey into the past at the Torre dell'Orologio and continue along Via della Fiera before reaching Via IX Settembre, where you can take in the panoramic views of the nearby coastline. Then, from Via dei Cappuccini, you can gaze down upon The Lovers' Walk and the medieval Teatro dell'Aria.

On your twilight adventure, you will hear the story of Paolo and Francesca, whose tragic romance was set in medieval Gradara and featured in Dante's “Divine Comedy”. Finally, end your trip on Via Umberto, with an intoxicating view of the iconic fortress at the top of the hill.

  • Tour guide
  • Entry to monuments and museums

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Meeting point

Meet your guide in front of the food shops on Via Mancini

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Product ID: 414130