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Castello di Brolio

Gaiole in Chianti, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
+39 0577 7301
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US$ 137.32*
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Tuscany Castles Tour with Chianti Wine Tasting
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US$ 167.17*
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Small-Group Chianti Wine-Tasting and Castles Trip from Siena
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Since 1141, the Ricasoli family has been making wines from the vineyards surrounding their estate, Brolio Castle, making it the world's oldest winemaking operation under continuous family control.
  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Gaiole in Chianti, 53013, Gaiole in Chianti, Italy
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+39 0577 7301
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's just a short tour, which makes it wonderful as there are no long lines and it gives you ample time to see other parts of the Chianti Region. You can also just pay 5 euros to go on the grounds and explore, and it...More

Thank Joseph C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The oldest Vineyard (since 1141!) surrounded with so much history. And to top it off, it's still owned by the same family. This is the birth place of Chianti Classico wine. Take your time to visit this place. Go there in early after noon. Take...More

1  Thank wthinc
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is nice to visit, especially if you do the tour and you have an enthousiastic and knowledgeable guide.

Thank Victoria K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A truly interesting and informative day. Firstly - made all the better by our very informative and humorous guide, Susanna. We booked the Classic tour, which takes around 2.5 hours and starts with a tour of the fortress before going down the hill to the...More

1  Thank TinbumWeetbrain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Nice spot in the hill, for the castle. surround with amazing landscape. Good restaurants and and places to visit.

Thank Jose S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visiting only the gardens of the castle is already a must, the views are amazing, the little chapel, the massive walls and cypress are the ultimate attraction. Tickets come also with 1 free winetasting in the enoteca of brolio just done the road. Have been...More

Thank Keramslon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This castle is worth visiting. You can tour the attractive grounds in 20-30 minutes. The view over the countryside is spectacular. The fortress is very impressive. And the property is historically important since this was the residence of Baron Ricasoli and his family which played...More

Thank Bruce F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great tour of gardens - fantastic panoramic views - Be careful though with children - keep them close and under your close supervision - several low walls with big dangerous drops! You get voucher for wine tasting at the nearby winery - very helpful staff...More

Thank Paul M
Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

This was the first tour we took on our visit to Tuscany our first day there. We drove there ourselves using Google Maps which letters directly to the castle. We had a reservation made a few weeks prior. I thoroughly recommend taking the whole tour...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 2 July 2017

Unfortunately is not possible to visit the inside of the castle (as the owners still live here in the summer months) but even if you can only visit the gardens it is very worth a visit. You will be in with one of the best...More

Thank Mat_and_Cris
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ShannonD962
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Response from jeremypetty1 | Reviewed this property |
We were not shown this during our July tour. You should ask their customer representative.
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Addie M
17 February 2015|
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Response from Brian M | Reviewed this property |
I write a review about a castle in Tuscany, and you want me to tell you what it "costs" to visit someplace in ROME? Get serious. You need to learn about a little think called "Google".
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