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Bastioni Medicei

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Fortifications that enclose the Ancient City of Portoferraio

Fortress on the Island of Elba with beautiful views of the sea and the harbour. Great location for... read more

Reviewed 30 April 2018
Kurt L
Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, United States
the powerl of Medicei Dynasty

This is really one of the biggest fortress ever seen.... splendid, silent and... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Katowice, Poland
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Via Guerazzi | Centro Storico, 57037, Portoferraio, Elba Island, Italy
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

The climb is a decent butt workout and the views offer a great view out in The Mediterranean. It really isn’t worth paying for and you can walk around it to get decent views alone.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Fortress on the Island of Elba with beautiful views of the sea and the harbour. Great location for taking pictures.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Kurt L
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This place, no doubt, provides the best views of Portoferraio. The higher the level you climb, the more incredible the views are: you just can’t get enough of this stunning beauty and keep on taking more and more photos. This is where nature and history...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Xenia_Serene
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Quiet corner of Elba up in the Fort. Views of the harbour are spectacular. Entrance fee included admission to 3 other museums. A must if it is a beautiful day, especially for the view from the top of the fort.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank P9500KIstevec
Reviewed 3 August 2017

This is really one of the biggest fortress ever seen.... splendid, silent and powerful magnificient view to yhe sea and city SEE IT YOURSELF wonder how people can create such things

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank anbemich1
Reviewed 15 August 2016

On tripadvisor there are 2 topics reffering to the same attraction: Bastioni Medicei and Forte Falcone ! I have just visited the site and on the Italian entrance ticket there is another name: Fortezze Medicee, so beware! The building is impressive by its size, position...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Dan Constantin A
Reviewed 9 October 2015

Well, the bastions are ok, just like bastions, I have seen plenty and there is nothing particalarly amazing in these ones. That's true that the view is very nice but I believe this is truly overpriced. They do not give discounts even to archeologists. Actually...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank b_architect
Reviewed 19 May 2015

After some steps you can enjoy the great views, can be a bit windy so bring a jacket and some water if climbing steps make you thirsty (no restaurant or bar)

Date of experience: May 2015
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