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Castello dei Vicari

Address: Via del Castello, 1, Lari, Italy
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Lari
Type: Castles, Sights & Landmarks
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English first
Dunblane, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Visited the castle with my sister and we both had a good time! The entry fee is only €4 each, and you also get an e-tour that offers a variety of different languages. It's also interesting to know what life was like in the area before Tuscany became a state. The staff were friendly but lack of English but still... More 

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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2014

We took a winding back road with magnificent views of the surrounding countryside to Lari with the purpose of visiting the castle. We were not disappointed. On a quiet, cold day the tour was perfect. The audio guide was at times a little too detailed, but we were given a good explanation of the use of the castle - especially... More 

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Reykjavik, Iceland
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

If you want to understand Tuscany visit the Castle of Lari! It's a superb construction recently well renewed with a 360° view over Toscany, the Arno valley, from Pisa to San Miniato, from the Sanctuary of Madonna di Montinero to Volterra (in same days you can see even Corsica, the sister nation of Toscany!). In the rooms frescos, Etruscan archaeological... More 

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Pasadena, California
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110 reviews 110 reviews
63 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

Was directed to this town after a visit to Volterra. When arriving found the town a normal rural village with a castle in the middle on the top of the hill. While touring the castel which has a small museum in it I walked into the filming of a period movie only to have 'BASTA' yelled at me for I... More 

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60 reviews 60 reviews
32 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2012

We didn't have time to take the inside tour but the views from the ramparts were great. They have a real dungeon too......great place to leave those pesky kids :)

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