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Parco del Castello di Sammezzano

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Attempts to see the castle

Castle it is located on a hill and there are few roads leading to it. Unfortunately access is... read more

Reviewed 20 July 2017
Sofia, Bulgaria
Absolutely Beautiful, Unbelievable and foreign.

I had heard that the castello is not always opened to the public. It is privately owned and not a... read more

Reviewed 9 March 2016
San Francisco, California
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“Would of loved to see this place:(”
20 Jul 2017
“Attempts to see the castle”
Via Giuseppe Garibaldi 6, 50066 Leccio, Reggello, Italy
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled to Reggello for the olive oil Festival and it was a great experience, local farms showcasing their new harvest of olive oils, honey, baked goods (yum! Gastronomic Biagioni) with local handmade talents. It was our first time, it was a Sunday and perhaps...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 20 July 2017

Castle it is located on a hill and there are few roads leading to it. Unfortunately access is closed and although we have tried from 3 different directions with car and walking we didn't manage to cross barriers around it. Access is totally closed and...More

Date of experience: July 2017
7  Thank Vesichka
Reviewed 29 March 2017

Saw this castle featured on BBC travel in February 2017 so since we were heading to Florence we thought we would add to our travel itinerary. We were heading south and tried to find it. No luck. So a week later when we were heading...More

Date of experience: March 2017
9  Thank EMcCdn
Reviewed 9 March 2016

I had heard that the castello is not always opened to the public. It is privately owned and not a museum so there are no regular hours. We were lucky. It was right around 5pm and they were closing and asked us to come back...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Reviewed 28 October 2015

We drove out to the Parco Della Castello di Sammezzano to see the famous Moorish structure but found that it was closed and in a state of disrepair, which was too bad. Learned later that it's open only a few times each year and that...More

Date of experience: June 2015
4  Thank David B L
Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not see this latest review written just 6 days ago and headed to Sammezzano in a rental car from Florence to see the much anticipated "peacock rooms". We couldn't even get there, the roads are all blocked off and a local told...More

Date of experience: April 2015
11  Thank WestlakeClan
Reviewed 16 April 2014

This castle has been completely ruined.  Everything is either gated or bricked shut. Windows are smashed out and there are lots of bees inside.   Looking in the windows, it looks like careless people have went inside and trashed the place. The roads up the...More

Date of experience: April 2014
43  Thank NolanC9
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