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All reviews wine shop surrounding countryside buy a ticket highest point within the walls fort walls small fee worth a quick stop jazz festival nice castle great views from the top worth a visit old fortress walk around vantage point piece of history entrance fee
The enoteca in the Fortezza provides tasting of many of the wineries in the Montalcino area. We have returned every time we are in Montalcino. The Fortezza itself is a small fort overlooking Montalcino and is well worth the visit.
We visited Montalcino intent on sampling the world famous Brunello wines made there. After a drive that revealed many quintessential views of the Tuscan countryside we arrived at this hilltop outpost. The fortress is in good repair and offers a 360 degree view. Entry is...More
This fort is still around and solid. These forts are amazing and I believe the trapezoidal indentations are for the archers to defend the fort. Walked around the top parapet and the views are tremendous.
We parked our car in front of the Fortezza. It is an optimal place for parking. Before entering the village we visited the Fortezza, it is just adjacent to the village. This is a nice ancient fortress, but we spent just 15 minutes in there...More
You can visit the courtyard of the fortress at the top of Montalcino for free, which is quite interesting, but the walk around the walls is the real attraction.
You access them through the bar,wine shop in the far corner where there's a staircase up....More