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Passionate

Visited almost be accident. Was walking around Vicopisano and wanted to generally look around... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
davespnr
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St. Neots, United Kingdom
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Brilliant !

Went on Sunday afternoon. Didn't have to wait long for a tour. The professor as mentioned by others... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2017
debzcar48
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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 October 2018

already on the FIPILI you get the signs of the Rocca, a bit misleading as only a small part has been designed and built by the famous architect. It is really a medieval fortress located on a hill top with an excellent view over the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Visited almost be accident. Was walking around Vicopisano and wanted to generally look around. Accidentally found a brilliant and passionate tour! A father/daughter pair of guides who could communicate in multiple languages (English/Italian/French witnessed) and cared so deeply about their town and its history. As...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Went on Sunday afternoon. Didn't have to wait long for a tour. The professor as mentioned by others on here was incredibly knowledgable, interesting and somewhat quirky - in a good way. This is obviously his life and passion. We all found the tour to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 25 August 2017

The tower and walls of the ancient town of Vicopisano definitely worth a visit, to learn about the history of the area and all about the importance of vicopisano during ancient times

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed in Vicopisano by chance; whilst wandering around we came across the Rocca di Vicopisano, which we discovered would be open for a tours at the weekend. We visited on a very hot Sunday morning. The tour was really interesting, our guide, John, spoke...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

My wife and I took a tour of the castle and premises and were thoroughly impressed! The tour guide was very knowledgeable in the history of the castle and spoke in English as well as Italian. It is an impressive tower with multiple rooms accessed...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely 2h guided tour through the castle, down into the dungeon and up to the tower - full of details and history, led by a professor for this subject (!) who would answer any question and made the tour both in Italian and...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank Tina Y
Reviewed 31 August 2016

While in Vicopasarno we took a tour of the tower.The views from top were spectacular and well worth the climb.Through each part of the castle from the prison cells, the walls and the tower we were given excellent explanation and history.Many levels within the tower...More

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank kenc3159
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

We were staying close to Vicopisano and could see the castle in the distance so decided to visit. I think it is only open on weekends so we went on Sunday afternoon, not expecting much. Instead we had an excellent tour in English, just for...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank mariasY5673GX
Reviewed 28 June 2016

The guided tour of the Rocca del Brunelleschi was the highlight of our few days in this quaint little North Tuscan village. This was made so much better by the quality of the guide who appears to have dedicated his life to its history and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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