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Castello dei Vicari

Closed Now: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Open today: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Interesting museum with fabulous views

The museum offers an interesting insight into why Lari is as it is, from it's beginnings to the... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Louise J
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London, United Kingdom
Brilliant - a must visit place

Great castle with information displays, videos and tour guides in English and Italian. Cost our... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
SJW-Ely
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Ely, United Kingdom
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  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
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The Castello dei Vicari is situated on a hill that was inhabited from ancient times. The first document relating to its existence dates back to 1043 when a plot of land belonging to the Castle of Lari was sold for a sword. It was the site of the...more
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Hours Today: 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM, 3:30 PM - 7:00 PM
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Piazza del castello, 1, 56035 Lari, Casciana Terme Lari, Italy
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

I gave this a five-star rating not because of the tour (which I didn't even know you could take; the signage isn't great and the few people there were definitely not very interested in tourists). My rating is for the views you get from the...More

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Reviewed 11 October 2018

The museum offers an interesting insight into why Lari is as it is, from it's beginnings to the 20th century . It's history is laid our briefly in Italian and English with interactive sections to keep everyone interested. Remember to have a walk around outside...More

Thank Louise J
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Great castle with information displays, videos and tour guides in English and Italian. Cost our family €12 and with every cent. Amazing views and provided a great insight into the rich history of the region.

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Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

What a place beautiful restored & preserved historic medieval town. Fantastic views from the ramparts.

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Reviewed 2 September 2017

We were absolutely amazed by the way that this has been done and how informative and interesting it is, all for the cost of 4 euro each. It tells the history by both visual tables selecting your relevant language to read all about it and...More

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Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

We didn't know there was a castle here but ended up in Lari on our way somewhere else, what a great find! Great views of the countryside and Lari is a beautiful little Tuscan town. Definitely worth a stop!

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Reviewed 6 October 2016

The castle has had so many updated and improvements over the past 15 years. It is great to see what has been happening and to learn about the history of this beautiful place.

Thank Lily A
Reviewed 2 August 2016

We were there on a Sunday and the castle was closed for visitors. But, we could walk up to almost the top and walk all around the castle on/along the wall. The scenery was great. Well worth the effort, even if you can't go inside.

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Reviewed 18 July 2016

Recommended to go to the hill to get a view over a piece of Tuscany (Pisa, Volterra, Chianti, Livorno, ... Romantic place at sunset.

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Reviewed 12 June 2016

Since spring 2016 the little museum has some multimedia explanations which make it interesting even for children (if the are previously not affected by the Middle Ages and knights). We have spent more than one hour there and would have spent even more time outside...More

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Reviewed 15 December 2015

We visit this little castello for a short trip on our journey throu tuscany. We expectet nothing and thought the castello was closed, so we walked around and suddenley a Woman opens a Window and asked if we want to join the excourse. So we...More

Thank Feierkind
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