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Fortezza di Montecarlo

Via Fortezza 4, 55015 Montecarlo, Italy
+39 0583 22401
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Breathtaking

We stopped here prior to heading for our winery tour and did not regret the decision. The fortezza... read more

Reviewed 22 September 2016
Ambajejus
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Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Worth the visit!

I will begin by saying that the curator of the fortress was very helpful and knowledgeable. Also... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2016
Fina60657
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Chicago, Illinois
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Via Fortezza 4, 55015 Montecarlo, Italy
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+39 0583 22401
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Reviewed 22 September 2016

We stopped here prior to heading for our winery tour and did not regret the decision. The fortezza sits on top of a hill overlooking a vast area. We could have sat in the village there and stared all day long. It's a very quiet...More

1  Thank Ambajejus
Reviewed 13 September 2016

I will begin by saying that the curator of the fortress was very helpful and knowledgeable. Also kind, which is a big plus when visiting new places. The fortress is interesting not only for it's history but also for the sublime views it affords from...More

1  Thank Fina60657
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

This castle is beautiful and atmospheric and the suggested donation to enter very reasonable. On the day we visited the guide manning the entrance was exceptionally helpful and as a bonus he spoke good English which was brilliant in that it helped us to appreciate...More

Thank electricsue
Reviewed 21 May 2016 via mobile

We had a great time exploring this old fortress vaulter was gracious and allowed us to visit even though we were outside the normal hours. Excellent views in all directions from the tower. Beautiful town with lots of charm

Thank BonK27
Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Take a step back in time in the magnificent Tuscan medieval village of Montecarlo! Do yourself a favor and contact Valter for a guided tour of his private property, the medieval fortress of Montecarlo. Learn how the people of the village protected themselves from invaders....More

Thank Donna D
Reviewed 14 November 2015

I arranged for a visit to the fortress for my friend and I on our recent trip to Italy. Valter, who is the owner of the fortress gave us a private guided tour which was a highlight of our trip. He is very passionate about...More

Thank DanielleMuller
Reviewed 30 October 2015

This little town and the area around are one of the main reasons we want to return to Italy. We stayed at San Gallo in Fornache and visited Montecarlo every day. The people are friendly and the food was delicious wherever we ate. What a...More

Thank Bevaroo1
Reviewed 23 October 2015

This village is small, but not to be missed! There are several restaurants, wine-tasting, olive oil and several shops for hand-made items from the area.

2  Thank Katrina F
Reviewed 12 August 2015

The castle dominates this small hilltop town, with all the romance that one expects from a Tuscan fortress. Although a small site it has several towers and there are new views around each corner. It is fun to explore even without any knowledge of its...More

1  Thank James D
Reviewed 9 July 2015

Tuscany is well known, but some of the local history not. We had a good reason to get some more local information due to we will live in the comune of Montecarlo. We took aguided tour and our guide was very good and new the...More

Thank Kjetil E
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househunters
We cannot link on to the English website. What days and what hours is it open? Are reservations required?
9 June 2015|
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Response from Fortezza D | Property representative |
The Fortress is open on Saturday and Sunday, from 4 pm to 7.30 pm. It is open every day for groups greater than 10 persons. Reservation is required only for groups .
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How far from train station and the cost to tour the fortress
20 April 2015|
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Response from Fortezza D | Property representative |
The Fortress of Montecarlo is about five minutes by car from the railway station of Altopascio. The tour ticket is five euros per person, if the visitor goes on his own, with the use of a written guide (in various... More
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