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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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All reviews national trust informative video tower house family home audio visual presentation excellent history lesson interesting house family photographs furnished rooms typical house personal story their lives the main street dining room lydia donated fai
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Reviewed 5 October 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 30 September 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 24 September 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 22 September 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 12 September 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 3 September 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 7 August 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
Thank jodimaggio19
Reviewed 29 June 2018

We started our visit with a wonderful and informative sound and light show telling the history of San Gimignano as well as the family who owned the house. The house was donated to FAI ( equivalent to National Trust) by Lydia Campatelli and it was...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Taxidevil
Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

The lady in the tourist office told us about this house and we were so pleased she did otherwise we would have walked passed it / missed it. As other reviewers have said it is definitely worth a visit. The house is full of interesting...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank 147christinei
Reviewed 23 May 2018

This is a superb and under-visited attraction: it feels as if the family has just popped out for a minute. The video presentation is particularly good. If you want to know about the history of San Gimignano this is definitely one of the places to...More

Date of experience: May 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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