We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
The views alone are worth a visit.

This ancient fort, dating back to the 1200-1300's, is built on the pinnacle of this part of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael S
Fabulous View from the top

Before we climbed the tower we had the most wonderful grilled chicken lunch at the restaurant just... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Judith R
Read all 425 reviews
398
All photos (398)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent62%
  • Very good31%
  • Average4%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“robin hood”(5 reviews)
About
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
15°
11°
Oct
10°
Nov
Dec
Contact
Via Della Fortezza | Fra Il Monte Amiata e Il Confine con Umbria e Lazio, 53040, Radicofani, Italy
Website
+39 339 828 3953
Call
Reviews (425)
Filter reviews
59 results
Traveller rating
43
15
1
0
0
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
43
15
1
0
0
Show reviews that mention
All reviews stunning views robin hood fortress castle definitely recommend a visit worth the climb giving information bar restaurant entrance fee tower val fortezza grounds tuscany village hill miles di
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 59 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

This ancient fort, dating back to the 1200-1300's, is built on the pinnacle of this part of Tuscany. As a result, you will have a 360 degree view of the surrounding countryside. There is a small cafe/bar outside the main entrance that serves pannini and...More

Thank Michael S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Before we climbed the tower we had the most wonderful grilled chicken lunch at the restaurant just as you enter the grounds of the tower. The tower has well placed handrails for ascending the many many stairs of the tower but the view from the...More

Thank Judith R
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

We visited the Fort at Radicofani, entry was €4 per adult which included a guide booklet in English. The site has been set up with plenty of information to tell you about the history of the fort. The views from the grounds and top of...More

Thank Libellule_Noire
Reviewed July 28, 2018 via mobile

We visited this amazing place by accident while driving around the beautiful Val d'orcia. We saw the tower of the fortress from miles away (it looked like something from Lord of the Rings from afar!) We didn't realise we could go all the way up...More

Thank Emathon
Reviewed July 20, 2018

Of all the forts we visited in Tuscany this was easily the best, made by the sumptuous 360 degree views from atop the reconstructed tower. The tower is high and the climb to the top is long has many steps, but there’s a chance to...More

Thank Essex123
Reviewed April 10, 2018

Almost anywhere you are in the Val d’Orcia you can see the tower of the Fortezza looming above you. The reverse is true, when you are up there you can see for miles. Lots of fascinating history here, only snag is that it is not...More

Thank manofekent
Reviewed September 26, 2017

A really old and lovingly restored fortress/castle absolutely steeped in history. It is visible from many towns in the area and as such, affords absolutely brilliant views of the Val d'Orcia. It is not for the faint hearted or the unfit as there are many...More

Thank Bea_K186223
Reviewed July 14, 2017 via mobile

This to me is a must see if in Tuscany- the Fortress/Castle is incredibly preserved; the views unparalleled, and the Casa Tonietti Restaurant is a must-go-to on its own. It is the best restaurant with a view I have been to.

Thank Donna L
Reviewed June 21, 2017 via mobile

Located in the south of Val d'Orcia this castle is simply amazing for the sorround and above all for the view which dominates the valley. Amazing! To be visited

Thank vitowedge
Reviewed June 16, 2017 via mobile

This was the closest town to our rental villa. An adorable town. This fort is worth the climb. Even if you just drive up to the base. The restaurant at the fort is amazing.

Thank Anne W
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all nearby hotels
Hotel Terme San Filippo
161 reviews
6.31 km away
Albergo Ristorante Olimpia
33 reviews
7.77 km away
Hotel Fabbrini
225 reviews
7.84 km away
Piccolo Hotel Aurora
272 reviews
7.98 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 10 nearby restaurants
trattoria le ginestre
624 reviews
.31 km away
Ristorante La Grotta
830 reviews
.25 km away
Al Tocco
138 reviews
.31 km away
Fortezza
76 reviews
.06 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 7 nearby attractions
Pane e Companatico di Silvana Cesaretti
125 reviews
.28 km away
Pieve di San Pietro
37 reviews
.28 km away
Chiesa di Sant'Agata
9 reviews
.25 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Paul H
August 10, 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Shaonnur R |
b ¤¤¤;aha6shysh
0
Votes