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Parco di Villa Demidoff

Via Bolognese | Vaglia, 55288, Italy
+39 055 408 0741
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Irresposable Administration of Park

Irresposable ! We went there and was closed. The page had not alerts about supposed maintenance... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
j-quiros
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San Jose, Costa Rica
Where the Florentines go to Picnic - Parco Mediceo di Pratolino

For my family, one of the goals of traveling is to try to experience what someone who lives there... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2016
trvlfun
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Long Island, New York
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good30%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“last stop” (2 reviews)
“colossus” (6 reviews)
“apennines” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Via Bolognese | Vaglia, 55288, Italy
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Reviewed 1 May 2017

Irresposable ! We went there and was closed. The page had not alerts about supposed maintenance jobs. The schedule at the main door indicated that must be opened to Public....I strongly recommend double check (with a phone call) because it is frequent in Italy.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016

For my family, one of the goals of traveling is to try to experience what someone who lives there experiences. Timing can be a constraint when taking this approach, but it is also good to remember that even the most dedicated tourists sometimes need to...More

1  Thank trvlfun
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Only in Italy, would something so wonderful, be tucked away in a park only open 3 days a week with no advertising. The Colossus of the Appenines is just jaw dropping, a massive statue, carved out of rock, or initially commissioned by the one of...More

2  Thank Philippa789
Reviewed 16 August 2016

IF you have a spare morning --or afternoon, you could indeed take a bus(or drive!) just 20minutes out of Firenze, where the Tuscan hills are cooler (the Medici's certainly knew all about that!), but the original Medici Compound ...& indeed the park concept...has been SO...More

2  Thank John N
Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

Beautiful park with impressive sculpture. Really quiet with tremendous views, nice place for a picnic.

1  Thank cleeface
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had the park almost to ourselves. A wonderful break from Florence's crowded streets. Easy to get there. The giant is magnificent!

1  Thank Marthe R
Reviewed 3 July 2016

This isa great park. we visited on our drive into Florence. Worth popping to if you are driving nearby. We mainly went for Apennine Colossus

1  Thank JRTinn
Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

This is such an underrated place. The park is gorgeous and offers an amazing walk seeing all the grottos, statues and then, of course, the artistic masterpiece, The Appennine Colossus. It's free and also had a rose garden, amongst other areas where you can relax...More

6  Thank allencredible
Reviewed 4 November 2015

We drove past this gem but thankfully asked for directions in the village. If you love peace and serenity, this UNESCO site is the place for you. Under-advertised, free and relatively unheard of, it formed one of the highlights of our Tuscan holiday. We ambled...More

3  Thank Stephanie W
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We went out of our way to find this 40 foot statue. When we turned the corner and saw him I literally got chills. It is something I will never forget as long as I live. My husband and I lingered, as we didn't want...More

5  Thank ppw
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Gece Ö
How can I go there using public transportation from Florence?
17 May 2015|
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Response from malerba |
You can use bus n .25 from piazza san marco
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