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We visited this place together with oir 6 years old daughter who absolutely loved it! She climbed... read more

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Excellent tour in authentic keep

This is really a hidden jewel in Tuscany and Pisa region - still authentic, not too much made for... read more

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited this place together with oir 6 years old daughter who absolutely loved it! She climbed all the stairs with ease and liked all the views from the tower as well as the armors and weapons in there. The history and purpose of the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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andreafL9835LJ, Owner at Rocca di Vicopisano (del Brunelleschi), responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your enthusiastic comment! Andrea Owner

Reviewed July 4, 2019 via mobile

This is really a hidden jewel in Tuscany and Pisa region - still authentic, not too much made for the purpose of tourism - more for a "local pride" and for purpose of preserving history. Very professional 2-hour guided tour is included in the price,...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed October 14, 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 August 15, 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 September 12, 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 August 24, 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 August 16, 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 October 16, 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 September 11, 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
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Reviewed August 31, 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
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