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Rocca di Castellina

Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Unique Architecture

Visited Christiana in Chianti in October. What a lovely little Tuscan town. In the centre of it... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jeff S
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Caledon, Canada
via mobile
A nicely restored castle

It's a really nicely restored castle and affords some superb views across the town and surrounding... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2017
tonyking8652
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Essen, Germany
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Castellina In Chianti, Italy
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Christiana in Chianti in October. What a lovely little Tuscan town. In the centre of it all is this castle with very unique architecture. It makes for great pictures from the piazza in front and from the surrounding countryside. I didn’t realize you could...More

Thank Jeff S
Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

It's a really nicely restored castle and affords some superb views across the town and surrounding countryside. There are some nicely arranged Etruscan exhibits, and the pleasant young lady curator offered us a small tablet computer with pictures and narration in English, but neither she...More

Thank tonyking8652
Reviewed 5 September 2017

This castle certainly offers beautiful daytime views but the night time sky on a clear night is amazing!

Thank AAlimo
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Having not done a lot of research into Castellina in Chianti I didn't realise there was an actual castle in a square at the top of the hill. Accessed through a museum (not super exciting, few bits of broken pottery) the castle keep is very...More

Thank arborfieldman
Reviewed 20 July 2017

Well renovated castle offering splendid views of the town and surrounding countryside. The castle includes a small exhibition focussed on Roman and Estruscan artifacts. Problem we found was that beyond the exhibition there was so little other history covered which was a shame given that...More

Thank Warrington090155
Reviewed 7 May 2017

While walking around the town, we stumbled upon Rocca di Castellina and it was so incredible to see! This area is perfect for a day trip from Florence. So many amazing areas to take photos of -- especially the little church!

Thank Frantzve
Reviewed 29 September 2016

We were drving through this place onward to Greve in Chianti and decided to stop by this place. It was a good deicision. Awesome view to the landscape from here. Visited a local vineyard and went to a cafe for re-freshement.

Thank FredDee87
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Castellina in Chianti is a great and picturesque small village in top of one of those great Tuscan hills and La Rocca is the highlight of the village. It has great historical significance as it is where the Chianti league was based as pace keepers...More

1  Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great views over town and interesting small museum. There was an excellent art exhibition when we were there as well

Thank LakesMarion
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Chianti is a really nice region and there are many nice hill top towns but this is my favourite, since we stumbled it up just driving SP222 route to Siena (recommended!). This is a really beautiful castle, and offers great views of surrounding countryside. Not...More

1  Thank nemanja1205
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