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lovely views

unfortunately arrived just as they were closing the tower. It is still a nice view from the... read more

Reviewed July 30, 2019
Perry G
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Blairgowrie, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit

Looking for somewhere off the beaten track and found San Miniato. Caught the train from Pisa and... read more

Reviewed July 21, 2019
dnmac1955
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Dunblane, United Kingdom
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Reviewed July 30, 2019

unfortunately arrived just as they were closing the tower. It is still a nice view from the plateau where the castle used to be.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Perry G
Reviewed July 21, 2019 via mobile

Looking for somewhere off the beaten track and found San Miniato. Caught the train from Pisa and then a taxi up from San Miniato train station (€12) to the old town. Walked to the top of the hill and scaled the tower (€3.5/p) and rewarded...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed March 2, 2019 via mobile

Beautiful and calm place , the village was really peaceful I hope I can come back soon there , we really enjoyed to spend all my afternoon there .

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rahi1357
Reviewed May 27, 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately the original tower was destroyed by the Germans in 1944. The present tower is a faithful reproduction then of the original. It stands 30 metres tall, 129 steps up two levels and once at the top you get a panoramic view of the Tuscan...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank angiec670
Reviewed August 7, 2017

Very lovely view. On a sunny day you can see the town and the surroundings. A steep climb (stairs) but doable, also with kids. The best light for taking photos is in the late afternoon. On a hot day, visit the Rocca in the evening.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank A31970
Reviewed July 19, 2017

There are some steps to Climb to get up - but it's a must if you're in this small town. The view is great - you can see quite far on a Clear day.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank EllenChr
Reviewed June 13, 2017

It was 34° when we arrived at the parking, fortunately there is a lift which takes you up to the lower part of the village. Getting up to the tower is easy, there are a few stars to climb but unfortunately at the base of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 3, 2017

Best views of Tuscany! Our wonderful taxi drive recommended this area and was able to hike to the top of this tower and listen to all the bells of Tuscany at noon!!! It was an amazing experience with wonderful weather, great food and awesome people....More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank chp_travel
Reviewed March 25, 2017

San Miniato is a nice small town on the top of the hill. A small walk to the top of the tower is worth the view. This tower is part of a serie of towers. At each hilltop you had one of those towers. They...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank JMontour
Reviewed March 30, 2016

Last year I visited the little town San Miniato to see the gigantic Rocca of Frederico; First we cross a park where is a monument of a man who found here an enormous truffle, I think about 5kg; than we passed a nice square,than we...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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