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Reviewed 22 September 2016

It might not be as pristine as some of Siena's attractions but La Fotezza provides a peaceful afternoon away from the crowds of the centro storico. The fort is highlighted by it's vast walls and lovely views of the city. There is an enoteca, a...More

Date of experience: September 2016
1  Thank UnitedFan
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Locals use it as a public park - lots of outdoor activity, jogging in the shade of trees, using gyms etc. Tourist, on the other hand, tend to get here to finalize their stay in Siena. I would suggest reversing that order - just have...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed 9 August 2016

Allow for the morning to visit the fortessa. Definitely worth the visit, the Fortessa is everything you would expect from a fortress town like Siena History, armaments, weapons and relics

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank pdcs4
Reviewed 7 June 2016

This is not something you need to go out of your way to see, but if you have time, or are out for a walk or run, it's a great place to visit. The view of Siena is nice, there are trees on top of...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank shaylaaj
Reviewed 15 May 2016

A great place to visit and appreciate gorgeous views of Siena, its free to enter and makes for a very pleasant walk. Its close to the bus station so we visited before catching our bus back to Florence, a great way to end the day...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 6 May 2016

If you have time, it is a nice little walk around the Fortress walls. It offers good views of the city and it is quite lovely in itself.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 1 May 2016

We walked to this fortress towards the end of our day in Siena. It is easy to access and is free to walk in. It is set in a park and is an easy walk up ramps to the walls, where there are far reaching...More

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank Jan T
Reviewed 25 April 2016

Pleasant walk from the centre to the Fortezza and wonderful views from the Fortezza. Interesting to walk around the walls.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank kay f
Reviewed 29 October 2015 via mobile

This castle is very large and all the walls are excellent condition. It is easily accessible and has easy access to the walls. It is a hard surface with only a few easy steps to negotiate. The views are terrific and very photogenic. It is...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank purpletravelat
Reviewed 29 October 2015

Great to just stroll around and see the city of Siena below. Shady,Tree lined and seating available A break from the mass of tourists heading for more popular locations It is also free

Date of experience: October 2015
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