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Rocca of Montestaffoli

Via della Rocca, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Via della Rocca, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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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
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We were quite sad that we did not get up the tower (we were 5 minutes too late) as we really wanted to get a good view from above. So, we were so happy to stumble upon this vista point. There are wonderful views of...More

1  Thank Erin S
Reviewed 20 August 2016

To reach the Rocca of Montestaffoli and the best views of the surrounding countryside (this is free so no ticket entry to climb the tower) walk a few minutes from the Piazza Duomo and you will not be disappointed. This was the towns fortress which...More

2  Thank Ge0rdieGl0beTr0tter
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

An easy walk up behind the duomo (coming from the main shopping road). A lovely spot to get a nearly 360 degree view of San Gimignano and the surrounding vineyards of Tuscany. Definitely worth a quick stop to the viewing platform!

1  Thank suzelarson
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

San Gimignano is a delightful town, beautiful to admire from afar and wonderful to stroll around. For a stunning view of the Tuscan countryside walk the short distance to the walls and up a few steps to the viewing point. There were only a few...More

Thank Moriston
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