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The views alone are worth a visit.

This ancient fort, dating back to the 1200-1300's, is built on the pinnacle of this part of... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
Michael S
Fabulous View from the top

Before we climbed the tower we had the most wonderful grilled chicken lunch at the restaurant just... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2018
Judith R
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Via Della Fortezza | Fra Il Monte Amiata e Il Confine con Umbria e Lazio, 53040, Radicofani, Italy
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Reviewed 13 October 2018

This ancient fort, dating back to the 1200-1300's, is built on the pinnacle of this part of Tuscany. As a result, you will have a 360 degree view of the surrounding countryside. There is a small cafe/bar outside the main entrance that serves pannini and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Before we climbed the tower we had the most wonderful grilled chicken lunch at the restaurant just as you enter the grounds of the tower. The tower has well placed handrails for ascending the many many stairs of the tower but the view from the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Judith R
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We visited the Fort at Radicofani, entry was €4 per adult which included a guide booklet in English. The site has been set up with plenty of information to tell you about the history of the fort. The views from the grounds and top of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Libellule_Noire
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We visited this amazing place by accident while driving around the beautiful Val d'orcia. We saw the tower of the fortress from miles away (it looked like something from Lord of the Rings from afar!) We didn't realise we could go all the way up...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Emathon
Reviewed 20 July 2018

Of all the forts we visited in Tuscany this was easily the best, made by the sumptuous 360 degree views from atop the reconstructed tower. The tower is high and the climb to the top is long has many steps, but there’s a chance to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Essex123
Reviewed 10 April 2018

Almost anywhere you are in the Val d’Orcia you can see the tower of the Fortezza looming above you. The reverse is true, when you are up there you can see for miles. Lots of fascinating history here, only snag is that it is not...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank manofekent
Reviewed 26 September 2017

A really old and lovingly restored fortress/castle absolutely steeped in history. It is visible from many towns in the area and as such, affords absolutely brilliant views of the Val d'Orcia. It is not for the faint hearted or the unfit as there are many...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Bea_K186223
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

This to me is a must see if in Tuscany- the Fortress/Castle is incredibly preserved; the views unparalleled, and the Casa Tonietti Restaurant is a must-go-to on its own. It is the best restaurant with a view I have been to.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank DonnaL303
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Located in the south of Val d'Orcia this castle is simply amazing for the sorround and above all for the view which dominates the valley. Amazing! To be visited

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank vitowedge
Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

This was the closest town to our rental villa. An adorable town. This fort is worth the climb. Even if you just drive up to the base. The restaurant at the fort is amazing.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Anne W
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