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Large fort

We were unable to enter as a political convention was taking place but its a nice half hour walk to... read more

Reviewed 4 November 2017
Ramsbottom, England, United Kingdom
Congress venue near railway station

I attended a European conference at the Fortezza during a very hot July weekend. The aircon worked... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
Province of Malaga, Spain
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16 Nov 2018
“Not open to the public”
27 Aug 2018
“Don't bother.”
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Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

The lack of tourists heading to this should have been our clue. We headed up there on a cold windy day to find that you can’t get in.... ....despite the fact that it’s in all of the tourist maps as a place of interest!!! How...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

Dodged the many local roadworks on a very hot day to get to this location only to be told it is not open to the public! Apparently it is used as a convention/trade fair centre by business and not an historical attraction - should have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank DudleySt
Reviewed 4 November 2017

We were unable to enter as a political convention was taking place but its a nice half hour walk to stroll around the old walls of the fortress through the park and take in the size of this old fort

Date of experience: October 2017
4  Thank 814AlanW
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

The park next to the fortress was amazing! My dog enjoyed so much! Definitely your place if you are with your dog.

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank Leto30grados
Reviewed 27 July 2017

I attended a European conference at the Fortezza during a very hot July weekend. The aircon worked well, thank goodness, and there was plenty of space for the 1,000 attendees. Catering was abysmal - no options for celiac sufferers or vegetarians - this is probably...More

Date of experience: July 2017
2  Thank ameliam302
Reviewed 1 April 2017

Rooms are icy cold and several are very dark. Very few toilet facilities. There are no taxi stands around. No nice cafe nearby or in the venueBy sharing your experiences, you're helping travellers make better choices and plan their dream trips. Thank you!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank mariannekY7927KA
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

This center is very close to the railway station and downtown Florence, allowing quick access from the hotels. Reasonable facilities that may use a little freshening.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank GLS-ALS
Reviewed 1 October 2016 via mobile

The Forte is a very historical venue. The 5th Congress of the World Union of Wound Healing Societies was held 9/25-9/29. The venue is great for large meetings and close to everything in historical Florence.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Margarita S
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Very clean and tidy. Security detail and cleaners so helpful. Toilet facilities kept very clean. Ideal for exhibition and congress.

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tina C
Reviewed 26 September 2016 via mobile

Here for a conference - impressive historical surroundings & smart & efficient staff. Location very satisfactory, good selection of room sizes from main hall down to seminar rooms. So central, which is a joy. It's about 15 minutes amble from Santa Maria Novella & about...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Annatims45
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