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Castello di Populonia

Via San Giovanni n 28, 57025 Populonia, Piombino, Italy
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Interesting history

Apart from the fantastic view from the top of the tower this area is worth a visit if you have an... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2018
geebee01
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Sydney
Beautyfull place

Very nice place to go with an amazing view. The castello is located in a small village with very... read more

Reviewed 9 January 2018
Sascha35
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Lusaka, Zambia
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Via San Giovanni n 28, 57025 Populonia, Piombino, Italy
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Reviewed 1 May 2018

Apart from the fantastic view from the top of the tower this area is worth a visit if you have an interest in the history of the Etruscan people that first inhabited this area a couple of thousand years ago. There is a small museum...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Very nice place to go with an amazing view. The castello is located in a small village with very nice handcraft shops. It really worth for a morning or afternoon.

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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Located in the small village (really super small) of Populonia this castle was not open when we visited but it is very beautiful to walk around there and enjoy the stunning sights of the Mediterranean sea and picturesque character of Populonia.

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Reviewed 1 September 2017 via mobile

One of the most beautiful and breathtaking places that I have ever seen. There are some walks through the mountains that bring you to nice hidden beaches

Thank Micaela R
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

If you are a bit dodgy on your feet, then this castle is not for you. Park in the public car park at the bottom and walk up to this lovely little enclosed village where there are souvenir shops and cafes. Pay a small entrance...More

Thank Bill P
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Reviewed 30 March 2017

The Castello di Populonia was an nice little side trip. Beautiful little city contained within its walls. The only bad part was that the fortification portion that allows you access to the top of the tower was closed the day I was there. The surrounding...More

Thank Charles C
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

While being in Tuscany we went to visiting the castle & the tower. For a small fee you can enter this great sightseeing & enjoying the great view from the tower (or castle in general). For a little extra fee you'll get the combi-ticket allowing...More

Thank 665alex666
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Reviewed 2 October 2016

Tremendous views from the tower. A pleasant short trip from San Vincenzo along a beautiful bay. Parking by the hour but cheap enough. Worth the detour if on the way to Piombino.

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Reviewed 6 September 2016

We stopped at the Castello di Populonia while spending the day driving the Tuscany Coast, the Castle itself is not that big but the sceneries are just absolutely gorgeous. The Castle has the towers patios and village around it is worth to spend some time...More

Thank AVALANCHEMiami
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

If you are at Baratti beach (or just passing that way) you should definitely head up towards the little village, castello and tower. It is pretty enough in itself but the main reason to go is the stunning views to be had across the Golfo...More

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