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Reviewed October 20, 2018

When visiting a fort there is an expectation of the history surrounding it. Apart from a brief metal plaque on entry there is very little here, yes, views over the city, rampart walks and, not a lot else. If time is short give it a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank keith47
Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you can find your way into the fortress there are great views, we just managed to walk all the way around the bottom looking for the way in. Free to get in and lovely views over Siena

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank R5755TEmichelled
Reviewed July 26, 2018

I was in Florence on business and traveled with colleagues to Siena on one of our free days. One person in the group had read that this fort was worth a visit and that the views of Siena from inside the fort were great. My...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank David M
Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

I went here expecting some history and lovely gardens but found the attraction to be disappointing. There is one or 2 nice views of the city otherwise it is just a derelict fort inside.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jane M
Reviewed February 15, 2018

This is an over looked area of Siena. The walls are amazing a work of art in themselves. This is a nice area for a break in the busy parts of Siena. Bring a lunch, enjoy the space and the views.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank GRS-SJS
Reviewed January 10, 2018

Good place to stroll. 16th century fort and views of Tuscan hills in the distamce. There is a brilliant market on Wednesday. The food sold was most tasty.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Siena lies on top of three hills and hence it’s tough to run. Fortezza Medicea might be the best place for some exercise. It has great view overlooking the old town, quiet place which is not crowded, and most importantly 1.2km track. Don’t miss this...More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

The fortress walls provide a good view of the city and a great picnic spot. There's a bar/restaurant just inside the gate which is nice, put the walls are where all the activity is. LOts of joggers and walkers in the evening.

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank sdoggett
Reviewed August 31, 2017

Our guide told me I was the first of his guests to ever visit the fort, which was right behind our hotel. Though plain (it was built by the victorious Florentines to prove they won!), it offers great views of the city, and houses a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Frederick H
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This is an open fortress overlooking Siena and gives wonderful views across to the city and out to the countryside. It if free to enter and just stroll along the walls and through the large drill square for a peaceful walk.

Date of experience: August 2017
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