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Torre e Casa Campatelli

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Casa Campatelli and its Medieval Tower Entry Ticket
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Located in San Gimignano, Campatelli is an 18th-century building that features one of the town’s famous medieval towers. The residence of a high-ranking family in the 19th and 20th centuries, Casa Campatelli reconstructs - through its fornitures...more
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Via San Giovanni 15, 53037, San Gimignano, Italy
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a wonderful find during our trip to San Gimignano- a place we thought we knew a bit about until this FAI attraction. Each room in the Campatelli home was like stepping back in time. The view inside their bell tower was amazing. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank janea201
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So worth the visit! Amazing to see how the families of San Gimignano lived by wondering the rooms of the house and seeing inside a tower. There is also an amazing video/documentary on the 1,000 year history of the city. The commentary is in multiple...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BradM185
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This old tower home was kept within an old family for centuries, and the FAI Italian Heritage Trust Property was fortunate to be able to buy it from the heirs, and maintain it for educational purposes.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank JohnInItaly
Reviewed October 5, 2018 via mobile

This is a great place to start one's San Gimignano experience for first time visitors (like ourselves) and we were sorry we only visited it at the end of our trip. The audio video gives such an interesting account of the history of the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank CynthiaSW2016
Reviewed September 30, 2018

The former home of the wealthy Campatelli family has been preserved as it was a few years ago when its last resident donated it to the Italian National Fondation. The typical house-tower structure is full of arts and antiquities, showing in very vivid way the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Borzov
Reviewed September 24, 2018

If you're in San Giminiano, avoid the crowds and pop in to this wonderful "living museum" donated by an eminent San Giminiano family. It's a time capsule of their lives and every room is dedicated to one of the family with photographs and mementos. You...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Derbyshirelass499573
Reviewed September 21, 2018 via mobile

We stayed within the walls of San Gimignano for three nights. Prior to catching a bus to Siena, we had time to visit this beautiful house and wished that we had done so on our first day. Why? Aside from the lovely rooms, a visit...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Geoff2011
Reviewed September 11, 2018 via mobile

Very interesting and well setup museum - or better - an open house taking you through the history of Tuscany: the houses, the towers, the shape of the landscape and the culture it stands for today. Bravo! Well done!!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Joepvth
Reviewed September 3, 2018

We happened to find this place on our last visit to the town, just before we left to return home. The tower is no longer open for us to climb to the top, but there are enough other towers in the town to give you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Geoff L
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

Really good way for understand how people used to live in the past on this city.. the house is really beautiful.. i really suggest to visit

Date of experience: July 2018
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Response from GloriaAnchio | Reviewed this property |
The excellent video is about 25 minutes. The tour (walking around on your own) is about 30 minutes. It depends on how interested you are in furniture, soft furnishings, wallpaper, etc. It could take longer if you are... More
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