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Piazzale della Fortezza, 53024, Montalcino, Italy
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We had visited Montalcino twice and enjoyed the sweeping views from the walls of the old Fortezza built in the 14th century. The mighty fortress proudly protected the hill town of Montalcino at various times and is in remarkable condition now.

Thank Noraatc
Reviewed 6 days ago

Famous for its Brunello, Montalcino's fortress is a place to try some wines before buying a bottle or three in its shop. The views of the countryside from its battlements are very good. And be sure to visit some of the shops and stop for...More

Thank rondi3
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My friend and I had a blast at the fort. While our wives were at a local spa, we booked a wine tasting for some of the top brunellos. Sergio was fantastic! He took us on a “tour” of several great wineries without leaving the...More

Thank kjcooper01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is so much to see in Montalcino beyond the castle and fortress. The architecture is original and views from the walls just amazing! Take a bit of time to wander around and soak up the atmosphere.

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Montalcino is a very famous place where we planned to see during our Toscana tour with a rental car. However we have disappointed a little. It was sunday when we arrived there and the castle and the town center was like a dead town. We...More

Thank SarpedonfromLycia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We combined a walk around the fort walls with a wine tasting lunch in the enoteca. The fort was great fun and we enjoyed beautiful views of montalcino and the surrounding countryside. Best bit is it’s only €4 each! The wine tasting in the bar...More

Thank Stamford116
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food and good wine bar! Also take the opportunity to go to the up of the Fortezza, very beautiful view from Montalcino

Thank Pedro M
Reviewed 23 May 2018

Jo is the perfect host. Loved being back. Will always return. Had the wine tasting. Make sure you walk around the top. Rachel from Houston, TX .

Thank FrancaisUsa
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Great place to taste wine Went there twice while staying in Montalcino Ricardo was fantastic in suggesting wines to match our taste Ordered wine to ship home Very good prices

Thank bigal333
Reviewed 17 May 2018

This castle is pleasant and relaxing. It's free to enter and ground level and there is a pleasant wine bar inside, with very knowledgeable staff. There is a charge to go up on to the ramparts, but the views make it worthwhile.

Thank jonessb1
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It's opened almost all day, if I am right from 9am till 7pm, at least during the summer
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