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charming old town

A charming, historical town, under renovation during our visit, and I believed largely rebuilt... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2016
Perth, Australia
The epicentre of Castelnuovo

Having passed through this fortress literally thousands of times since childhood it's not just the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2015
Guildford, United Kingdom
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  • Very good38%
  • Average16%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
7 Feb 2018
“Nice but not really amazing”
20 Jun 2016
“Nothing special and being renovated”
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Piazza Umberto I, 55032, Castelnuovo di Garfagnana, Italy
+39 0583 64481
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Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Nice old town, but similar to other Italian villages. Some bridges and ancient walls are nice, you can have a Cappuccino at every corner, and most likely it’s more lively with warmer weather.

Date of experience: February 2018
2  Thank travellllller124
Reviewed 20 June 2016 via mobile

Probably because I have been in about 10 amazing Tuscany sides during this weekend, I am a bit critical with Castelnuovo but in my opinion is not worth the drive from Lucca. This small tower is small and in top of that it was been...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank rickyspa1
Reviewed 28 April 2016

A charming, historical town, under renovation during our visit, and I believed largely rebuilt following damage in WWII. However, charming layout and less busy than other main tourist towns. Thursday morning has a clothes and utensils type market

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank ksh1959
Reviewed 2 January 2016

Although Castelnuovo is not a major tourist destination we found it pleasant and relaxing to be able to walk the none crowded streets and eat in local restaurants. The town gates are impressive as is the whole town and there are plenty good small shops...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Francois G
Reviewed 30 October 2015 via mobile

Second time I stay in Toscana, and visit this beautiful town 10 minutes from where I stayed. Beautiful town, the view from there is amazing!!! It is well worth a visit!!! πŸ˜€πŸ˜€

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Sueli B
Reviewed 28 August 2015

Having passed through this fortress literally thousands of times since childhood it's not just the hub of the town where streets, people and everyday life intersects, It's also a beacon that's as relevant today as it was centuries ago. From the piazza, take a right...More

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank HadMySay
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