Rocca Sillana
Rocca Sillana
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jesperhvassschmidt
Odense, Denmark81 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Family
It is a very interesting place to visit. To see the fortress it is needed to come there for the guided tours which starts on the hour currently between 16-19h on friday, saturday sunday and monday only. It is a very interesting story about the fortress and how it has been used. The guide is interesting and explains in english. There is a steep walk up to the fortress about 500 meters but the view over the area is great from the top.
Written July 11, 2023
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Kirk H
7 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Couples
The road to Rocca Sillana is not for the faint hearted. There is then a very steep hillside track up the side of the hill (about 15 minutes) so not for small kids, the elderly or anyone with mobility issues. And then, when you reach the top, it's only open Saturday thru Monday in the late afternoon and Tuesday evening, with a guided tour only. That said, the view is amazing and how they built it so long ago and so high up is outstanding!
Written June 25, 2015
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1Magnus
Anstruther, UK87 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2015 • Couples
My husband and I visited during a heatwave in June, and were the only visitors that afternoon. The guide did a tour specially for the two of us, in English. We found his information really interesting - thank you for explaining everything!
Written July 19, 2015
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SKD73
London, UK291 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
It’s not a long walk to the top (15 mins or so) and they are not conducting tours because of Covid. The views are amazing and you can see Volterra and Castellina Pisano.
Written August 21, 2020
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Luca B
Fahrenzhausen, Germany16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2014 • Family
Getting to the Rocca Sillana is NOT easy. A rough climb that seems to take forever. The place in itself more than repays you for the effort. Restoration wasn't done as properly as it should but the scenery is magical. You can feel the centuries passing before you overlooking the rough terrain and the winding road to get there. On a windy day, you can almost feel how difficult it must have been to be stationed there. Definitely an overlooked gem in the deep Tuscany, one you won't regret going out of the most trodden path for.
Written December 2, 2014
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Frank V
Bergen nh, nederland10 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2014 • Family
Before you go there, be sure the castle is open. When we were there in August 2014 it was open on saturday, sunday and monday but only from (about) 4pm. and only accesible with a guide. We were there already at 11 trying to avoid the heat so the gate was closed. But you can still see the impressive castle walls from nearby. view is nice as well. From the parking lot it is a rather steep walk of between 15-30 minutes up to the castle.
Written August 17, 2014
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Tiffy S
Dunkeld3 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2014 • Family
The fact that it was closed at 15.20 and we were not allowed to enter until 16.00, despite the fact that we had walked up and the attendant was already there. We walked back down the hill and got an ice cream instead.
Written August 8, 2014
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piccijesi
Province of Ancona, Italy2,147 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2024 • Couples
We set off, driven by an old Itinerari from 2014. A small exploration magazine that is always very interesting for us. Sometimes fairytale, sometimes concrete. Fascinated by the imposing, massive mass, similar to the hull of a ship, we decided to aim right there and reach it. Starting and staying point Pomarance between Volterra and Cecina. Endless valleys, holm oak forests, awakening Mediterranean flora, fields cultivated with wheat. Parish churches and farmhouses. I leave aside the farmhouses that don't interest me and focus on nature which offers all the possible shades of spring green here and there modified by peasant work. The fortress is made of stone and bricks raised on a spur. The ocher of the bricks contrasts with nature. The climb is pleasant, enjoyable. Alone, in the company of a stormy sky and an undergrowth full of scents.
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Written May 4, 2024
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Simona F
Mercatale Vernio, Toscana, Italy69 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We visited at night, what a spectacle.
The guide who accompanied us was kind and explained the history and activities that took place inside the Rocca in a truly engaging way, a very knowledgeable person.
It was a great experience that I recommend
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Written August 24, 2023
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