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charming old town

A charming, historical town, under renovation during our visit, and I believed largely rebuilt... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2016
ksh1959
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Perth, Australia
The epicentre of Castelnuovo

Having passed through this fortress literally thousands of times since childhood it's not just the... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2015
HadMySay
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Guildford, United Kingdom
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Feb 7, 2018
“Nice but not really amazing”
Jun 20, 2016
“Nothing special and being renovated”
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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Piazza Umberto I, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
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+39 0583 64481
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Reviewed August 28, 2015

Having passed through this fortress literally thousands of times since childhood it's not just the hub of the town where streets, people and everyday life intersects, It's also a beacon that's as relevant today as it was centuries ago. From the piazza, take a right...More

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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice old town, but similar to other Italian villages. Some bridges and ancient walls are nice, you can have a Cappuccino at every corner, and most likely itโ€™s more lively with warmer weather.

1  Thank travellllller124
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Reviewed February 7, 2018 via mobile

Nice old town, but similar to other Italian villages. Some bridges and ancient walls are nice, you can have a Cappuccino at every corner, and most likely itโ€™s more lively with warmer weather.

1  Thank travellllller124
Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

Probably because I have been in about 10 amazing Tuscany sides during this weekend, I am a bit critical with Castelnuovo but in my opinion is not worth the drive from Lucca. This small tower is small and in top of that it was been...More

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Reviewed April 28, 2016

A charming, historical town, under renovation during our visit, and I believed largely rebuilt following damage in WWII. However, charming layout and less busy than other main tourist towns. Thursday morning has a clothes and utensils type market

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Reviewed January 2, 2016

Although Castelnuovo is not a major tourist destination we found it pleasant and relaxing to be able to walk the none crowded streets and eat in local restaurants. The town gates are impressive as is the whole town and there are plenty good small shops...More

2  Thank Francois G
Reviewed October 30, 2015 via mobile

Second time I stay in Toscana, and visit this beautiful town 10 minutes from where I stayed. Beautiful town, the view from there is amazing!!! It is well worth a visit!!! ๐Ÿ˜€๐Ÿ˜€

Thank Sueli B
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Having passed through this fortress literally thousands of times since childhood it's not just the hub of the town where streets, people and everyday life intersects, It's also a beacon that's as relevant today as it was centuries ago. From the piazza, take a right...More

3  Thank HadMySay
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