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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in Florence on business and traveled with colleagues to Siena on one of our free days. One person in the group had read that this fort was worth a visit and that the views of Siena from inside the fort were great. My...More

Thank David M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went here expecting some history and lovely gardens but found the attraction to be disappointing. There is one or 2 nice views of the city otherwise it is just a derelict fort inside.

Thank Jane M
Reviewed 16 February 2018

This is an over looked area of Siena. The walls are amazing a work of art in themselves. This is a nice area for a break in the busy parts of Siena. Bring a lunch, enjoy the space and the views.

Reviewed 10 January 2018

Good place to stroll. 16th century fort and views of Tuscan hills in the distamce. There is a brilliant market on Wednesday. The food sold was most tasty.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Siena lies on top of three hills and hence it’s tough to run. Fortezza Medicea might be the best place for some exercise. It has great view overlooking the old town, quiet place which is not crowded, and most importantly 1.2km track. Don’t miss this...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2017

The fortress walls provide a good view of the city and a great picnic spot. There's a bar/restaurant just inside the gate which is nice, put the walls are where all the activity is. LOts of joggers and walkers in the evening.

Thank Stephen D
Reviewed 31 August 2017

Our guide told me I was the first of his guests to ever visit the fort, which was right behind our hotel. Though plain (it was built by the victorious Florentines to prove they won!), it offers great views of the city, and houses a...More

Thank Frederick H
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

This is an open fortress overlooking Siena and gives wonderful views across to the city and out to the countryside. It if free to enter and just stroll along the walls and through the large drill square for a peaceful walk.

Thank BT3rd
Reviewed 31 July 2017

Beautiful Fortress that is on one side of the Parco della Rimembranza, which hhas a beautiful Fountain di san prospero in it, pleasant walks, fantastic fortress walls to admire in this Unesco place.

Thank TeamWard
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We made our way here expecting perhaps more than is on offer. Yes the views are very good and it is peaceful away from the crowds, but that is because there is not actually much to do and the place has not been well maintained....More

Thank One_of_the_BOFs
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