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Rocca of Montestaffoli

Via della Rocca, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Walk to the castle on this hilltop park to get a sweeping view of the town's many towers.
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Via della Rocca, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You don't need long to wander around this ruin of a fort, but its worth a wander and to see the great views form the walls of the spectacular countryside.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You can find one of the most beautiful view over Tuscany here on the highest point in San Gimignano. We drank a bottle of Chianti Clasico under one olive tree. It is absolutely a must see in San Gimignano!

Thank Anja H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This 14th century fortress encompasses a beautiful public garden, there are stunning views across the Tuscan countryside, it is only a short walk from the Duomo. If you climb up on the ramparts you will get even more amazing views of the valley and the...More

Thank Terry C
Reviewed 1 July 2017

A short walk in the evening took us to this viewpoint which was so good we returned during the day for a second visit and more photos. It was a step back in time at the top of San Gimignano with breathtaking views of the...More

Thank JSF327
Reviewed 8 April 2017

High up and great views across the Tuscan landscape. A great place for photos, picnics and just to walk about and enjoy the peace and tranquility.

Thank ElsieFEdinburgh
Reviewed 6 January 2017 via mobile

I'm all about free! Went here instead of the tower you have to pay for and I thought it was fab. Beautiful views and not many tourists around here. Just saw a guy acting something out in Italian in the courtyard. Walked up to the...More

Thank jonesie888
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We took a walk up the hill to La Rocca di Montestaffoli, the ruins of the 14th century fortress above the town. we got a chance to take in the views of the rolling Tuscan hills and the towers rising from the town center. there...More

2  Thank firechief-JL
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A good escape from the throng of the tourists with a nice vantage point to look out over the Chianti countryside

Thank fiat500cc
Reviewed 7 October 2016

Stead of doing the same most of tourists do, which is paying to climb the stairs of "Grossa" Tower, I went to the "Rocca" (a XIV century Fortress) for free and took the best pictures of the Tuscany Landscape.

Thank OlgaDenise
Reviewed 3 September 2016

I have decided to leave this attraction at the end of the visit of this town and it was the best choice since the views it offers from here from any position are wonderful and absolutely breathtaking. Apart from being a good place to take...More

Thank Keith L
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