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Address: Castellina In Chianti, Italy

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In a small but very quaint, clean town, this site combines a small, historical museum and a climb to the top of the tower, where you get a spectacular view of the Chianti region... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 19, 2015
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Cumming, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

In a small but very quaint, clean town, this site combines a small, historical museum and a climb to the top of the tower, where you get a spectacular view of the Chianti region countryside

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Thousand Oaks, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Right in the center of this quaint town, the exhibits were interesting. Even better were the views from the top of the tower - over the town and the countryside. The whole town was a lovely walk and visit.

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Edinburgh
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This is a great little museum with friendly staff. The access to the Tower is the main bonus and the views over castellina and the countryside are great. Make sure to also visit the Etruscan tombs at the Calvary Mount

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

A small but quality collection of artifacts, well laid out and with signage that gave us a good appreciation of the areas history. Worth a visit

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Rutland, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

We drove into Castellina which was recommended to us by a fellow traveler. So glad that we visited and saw this charming little town. You can walk the entire town in about 30 minutes but do visit the castle, little shops, and have lunch/dinner under the tunnel- passage way. Also, visit an amazing photographer, Andrea Rontini, who uses a pre-digital... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We spent a week visiting the town enjoying the restaurants, shops and the wonderful gelato shop and really didn't pay any attention to this Castle until the day we were leaving. I can't judge the quality of the Etruscan artifacts but they are well labelled and carefully displayed. The view from the top though is sensational. You can see for... More 

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Pembroke Pines, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

If you like old towns and nice views, this is the place for you. It's small enough to walk from end to end in one afternoon at a relaxed pace, but it's big enough to keep you entertained throughout. At almost every bend there is a breathtaking view, a picture opportunity, nice little caffe. And, for some reason, lots of... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2013

We have been coming here since 1999 and I finally spent a whole 5 euro to have a look around to kill some time waiting for the Coop to open. This was the best 5 euro other than a cold Birra Moretti on a hot day I have spent. I'm not normally into this sort of thing but found it... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2013

Right in the middle of town, this fortress museum has an sizable collection of Etruscan artifacts. Entry fee is 5 euros and it is a clipboard guided tour. You have to read the sheets on the clipboard to get some info about the exhibit. If this isn't your thing, the views from the top of the fortress tower, keep and... More 

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Goole
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013

Visited the museum with my Wife and Daughter. There was quite a lot to look at in the museum such as archaeological artefacts. Unfortunately all of the english written guide sheets had been handed out already so we had to try and understand a french guide sheet. So really we missed a lot of the finer detail of the exhibitions.... More 

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Address: Address: Castellina In Chianti, Italy
Location: Europe  >  Italy  >  Tuscany  >  Province of Siena  >  Castellina In Chianti

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