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Palazzo dei Vicari

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Small, but beautiful and so historic. I absolutely love it and it makes Scarperia so cute. You can... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2017
Borgo San Lorenzo, Italy
Plan to stay at least 2 hours

The exterior face of the Palazzo is covered with the coat of arms of the past "Vicari" (Mayors) of... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2017
Perugia, Italy
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

Small, but beautiful and so historic. I absolutely love it and it makes Scarperia so cute. You can visit the inside also.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank MissLadyAdventurer
Reviewed 18 September 2017

The exterior face of the Palazzo is covered with the coat of arms of the past "Vicari" (Mayors) of Scarperia and merits studying with attention. The inside courtyard is affrescoed as is the monumental staircase leading up to the first floor. The mayors also had...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Cocciolino2015
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Scarperia is a picturesque small town in the Mugello, and is good for a morning or afternoon visit...The Palazzo has a knife museum and a small library (which was selling books--in English!--for 3 euros the day we were there...The interior of the Palazzo had lovely...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Nancy171717
Reviewed 26 July 2017 via mobile

interesting display of local knives manufacturers. enjoy a belly shaking chime next to the bell in the bell tower :-)

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank StefanR1
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a limited time to see this site and the small town where it is situated. It was very interesting to see where these knives were first developed. The climb to top of the tower is well worth the view and to see the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Milehighhorses
Reviewed 22 April 2017

Square with church and castle, small friendly town, good pizzeria on Main Street. Lots of little shops selling hand made knives with bone handles, great ice cream shops.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Jean J
Reviewed 16 November 2016

There was a kind of a festival, but we missed it. Some other couples from Germany told us, it is very nice.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank kruedinger
Reviewed 16 October 2016

You do not need to be a fan of knifes to be fascinated by this museum. It contains an intelligent and comprehensive display of their functions and how they have been used in art. For instance, the conciseness with which it discusses hunting in the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Dr_Max_Gutbrod
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Very pretty and old building set just off central square. Crests of present/past mayors to front wall.

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank maggie1966
Reviewed 25 May 2016

Very pretty with lovely views and buildings. Nice traditional trattorias and restaurants. small and easy to walk around with enough parking close to the town centre. there was a market when we were there which did spoil the traditional views of the centre but this...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Kirstie L
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