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La Scarzuola

| Frazione Montegiove, Montegabbione, Italy
+39 0763 837463
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Very good

If you are in the area this is a must see! very bizarre/ interesting. Would recommend. English tour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
biodegradable
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Geelong, Australia
Unique, amazing and a little bit bonkers!

What an amazing gem of a find this was. We were staying really close by just outside Pornello so... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
friedagaric
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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| Frazione Montegiove, Montegabbione, Italy
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are in the area this is a must see! very bizarre/ interesting. Would recommend. English tour guide was great

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What an amazing gem of a find this was. We were staying really close by just outside Pornello so emailed via the website to see if they were doing a tour in English during our stay and our luck was in, a tour was planned...More

1  Thank friedagaric
Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

It's fun to visit this crazy architectural fantasy, and worth the trip - if you're in the area - to see the original monastery building alone. The owner goes on and on and some people find him offensive (if you have Italian-speaking children you might...More

1  Thank 41Rebecca
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

What a fantasy. The place is a dream. Brian gave us a tour with about 8 others. An old restored monastery does not begin to describe this fantasy land. I don't have the words to describe it properly. Google as much as you can and...More

Thank shayne r
Reviewed 29 September 2016

An exotic collection of symbolic buildings - a Milanese architect's idea of the 'ideal city' in the peaceful rolling hills of Umbria. The setting is beautiful. The owner, whose property includes an ancient convent, where, according to tradition St Francis stayed, is likely to be...More

1  Thank celiaghirardi
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

In the middle of nowhere at the end of a very long twisting winding unmade up road you arrive in fairyland! The most incredible twentieth century folly. An unimaginable concoction set on an Umbrian hillside. You must book, ask about tours in English. We were...More

Thank RogerAM
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Visiting friends in Umbria we headed off for a visit of a convent where Francis d'Asisi is said to have stayed and which an Italian architect from Milan Tommaso Buzzi bought in 1956. What he then did to the place is fascinating! You have to...More

2  Thank Lizioli
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

The setting is formidable. The convent, built on a location where San Francesco stopped, is impressive with its walls and chapel. Behind, the ideal city of architect Tomaso Buzzi built with tufo bricks challenges your mind and spirit and brings you in a world of...More

1  Thank stezene
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

We absolutely loved this tour. Our tour guide was wonderful- he was very I formative and told some fantastic stories! This place is indescribable!!! Unlike anything we have ever seen before!!

Thank Amanda B
Reviewed 16 July 2016

What an absolutely extraordinary place in the middle of nowhere. Our Italian friend had told us about La Scarzuola so we thought we'd make the hour and a half drive from our hotel to visit. We are so glad to have made the effort, it's...More

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Megan W
21 May 2017|
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Response from 41Rebecca | Reviewed this property |
No, but it's all outdoors, so prepare for the weather. Couple of hours.
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artandtheater
1 February 2016|
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Response from edSchmidt | Reviewed this property |
Hello considering you have to book a guided tour i suggest you send an email in english requesting the assistance of Brian.email address can be found on their site(available also in english) hope that helps you won"t regret... More
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PopSteve
4 October 2015|
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Response from PopSteve | Reviewed this property |
There is free parking. The PLACE is about 2 km from the main road, but the PARKING is right at it.
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