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Amazing Hike to an Equally Amazing Castle!

We enjoyed the entire day hiking up to this castle. The long hike up with two children (12 year old... read more

Reviewed February 15, 2017
Guthrie, Oklahoma
Beautiful and unique place

We recently were able to tour Sammezzano with a group. It was beautiful with such a rich history... read more

Reviewed July 27, 2016
Columbus, Ohio
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31 May 2018
“It's now abandoned and closed to the public.”
15 Feb 2017
“Amazing Hike to an Equally Amazing Castle!”
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Via di Sammezzano, 50066 Leccio, Reggello, Italy
+39 055 866 9265
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Reviewed May 31, 2018 via mobile

You need to know before you head off it's now completely closed to the public and gated off at all entrances. I cannot begin to express how awful this is, it contains one of the finest ceilings and interiors in the world. How the Italian...More

Date of experience: May 2018
15  Thank MonobrowMum
Reviewed February 15, 2017

We enjoyed the entire day hiking up to this castle. The long hike up with two children (12 year old son and 8 year old daughter) in the summer was enjoyable but required frequent stops for water so take a back pack because there is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
4  Thank rlpittman80
Reviewed July 27, 2016

We recently were able to tour Sammezzano with a group. It was beautiful with such a rich history. Hopefully they are able to save it so that people can continue to enjoy for years to come.

Date of experience: July 2016
2  Thank hollyrey
Reviewed July 24, 2016

By pure luck, beeing in Siena for Palio,we discovered that only for 2 days the Castle of Sammezzano is open to public,so we rushed there. We parked our car at the hill's foot and after 30 minutes of climbing thru a beautiful park we were...More

Date of experience: July 2016
9  Thank AlexandrinaDragomir
Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

Doing just another thing than visiting the mall I went into the forest with my dog. In the shadow under sequoia's we climbed the hill and met the giant palace. It was a refreshing walk in the heat of the day.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Froebi
Reviewed July 9, 2016

We were very privileged to be able to visit this Castello recently after years of trying and we were not disappointed in anyway. We were well and truly blown away by the sheer beauty of the place. It was a long walk up in the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
3  Thank Sagittarius09
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Barbara S
February 3, 2018|
Response from MonobrowMum | Reviewed this property |
No it's completely closed to the public (and anyone else for that matter!).
Victoria R
February 5, 2016|
Response from Sagittarius09 | Reviewed this property |
They had two open days last weekend. Google Sammezzano Comitato, bookmark them and then keep an eye out for future dates. Good luck.