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Rocca di Vicopisano (del Brunelleschi)

Vicopisano, Italy
+39 366 786 4516
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Brilliant !

Went on Sunday afternoon. Didn't have to wait long for a tour. The professor as mentioned by others... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
debzcar48
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
via mobile
Amazing View of the Countryside

The tower and walls of the ancient town of Vicopisano definitely worth a visit, to learn about the... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
Maria0663
,
Radlett, United Kingdom
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“great tour” (3 reviews)
“rocca di” (3 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Vicopisano, Italy
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+39 366 786 4516
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went on Sunday afternoon. Didn't have to wait long for a tour. The professor as mentioned by others on here was incredibly knowledgable, interesting and somewhat quirky - in a good way. This is obviously his life and passion. We all found the tour to...More

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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The tower and walls of the ancient town of Vicopisano definitely worth a visit, to learn about the history of the area and all about the importance of vicopisano during ancient times

Thank Maria0663
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Vicopisano by chance; whilst wandering around we came across the Rocca di Vicopisano, which we discovered would be open for a tours at the weekend. We visited on a very hot Sunday morning. The tour was really interesting, our guide, John, spoke...More

Thank Janet P
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took a tour of the castle and premises and were thoroughly impressed! The tour guide was very knowledgeable in the history of the castle and spoke in English as well as Italian. It is an impressive tower with multiple rooms accessed...More

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely 2h guided tour through the castle, down into the dungeon and up to the tower - full of details and history, led by a professor for this subject (!) who would answer any question and made the tour both in Italian and...More

1  Thank Tina Y
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Reviewed 31 August 2016

While in Vicopasarno we took a tour of the tower.The views from top were spectacular and well worth the climb.Through each part of the castle from the prison cells, the walls and the tower we were given excellent explanation and history.Many levels within the tower...More

1  Thank ken c
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Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying close to Vicopisano and could see the castle in the distance so decided to visit. I think it is only open on weekends so we went on Sunday afternoon, not expecting much. Instead we had an excellent tour in English, just for...More

1  Thank Maria S
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Reviewed 28 June 2016

The guided tour of the Rocca del Brunelleschi was the highlight of our few days in this quaint little North Tuscan village. This was made so much better by the quality of the guide who appears to have dedicated his life to its history and...More

1  Thank Robert H
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

The Rocca opens only on weekends as least during the time we have been there. Because the road signs following the SGC Fi-Pi-Li announces the castello we have been hit by surprise realizing the opening hour. Although the walls and towers are worth a stroll.

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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Giovanni, a college professor , is the very knowledgeable & gracious guide for this tour which is only held on weekends. We had people from several countries on our tour, and he repeated the information in both English, and Italian so everyone could understand. The...More

1  Thank LetterioZ
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