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“Best Place ever!”

Rocca of Montestaffoli
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Private Tour: San Gimignano Walking Tour
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Owner description: Walk to the castle on this hilltop park to get a sweeping view of the town's many towers.
Beirut, Lebanon
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“Best Place ever!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

All San Gimignano is one of the nicest and most romantic places to see in Italy for those who like authentic ambiance rather than commercial ones. The Rocca has a lovely view of the Tuscany countryside. I highly recommend to go without a child stroller since there is one flight of steep stairs and to take a bottle of wine at sunset and have it there with some cheese :)

Visited July 2014
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Bristol
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“Green space and fine vistas”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2014

We visited here in the mid afternoon on a gloriously sunny day. It is a little outside the town and is now basically a walled garden, but the trees and grass gave shade and respite from the unrelenting Tuscan sun. We were not alone here but there were fewer people than elsewhere in the town, so if you want a quiet break from the tourist trail this place is worth a visit.

Climb the walls of the fortress for great views of the city and its surrounding countryside. At the right time of day the light would make any budding photographer smile.

Visited June 2014
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Travelling Europe
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“Far from the madding srowd”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2014

A peaceful spot high above the town, with great views, cool breezes and not too many people. The classical guitarist playing under the trees added a wonderful ambience.

Visited May 2014
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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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“A magical place”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

This is one of the very best places to see enchanting views of the wonderful medieval town of San Gimignano. At the right times of day it must be a photographer's paradise. The Rocca used to be a castle and from the viewpoint one can see the towers of the town which are absolutely amazing and the surrounding countryside. It is well worth the effort of the climb especially on a good day. Our recent trip in April was wonderful for views as the spring flowers enhanced the scenery so well.

Visited April 2014
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stoke on trent
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“Great sunsets”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2013

We enjoyed a great display of medieval flag waving and food tasting, lovely place to visit in the evening to watch the sunsets

Visited September 2013
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