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Niccolò Machiavelli's home in exile, the birthplace of a book that influences power this day!

The use of the term Machiavelli comes to us from an engaging and erasable character that envisioned... read more

Reviewed 16 December 2018
Richard F
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Chicago, Illinois
A lovely evening on the terrace with dinner and music

We were with a Trafalgar tour group and had the most marvelous evening with great antipasta, pasta... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2018
Katherine K
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Swedesboro, New Jersey
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Steeped in history: the thick stone walls and cellars, and the vineyards and landscape beyond were home to Niccolò Machiavelli during his troubled, creative exile from Florence. He would eat and play cards every day at the Albergaccio inn, and at...more
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via Scopeti | Sant'Andrea in Percussina, 50026, San Casciano in Val di Pesa, Italy
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Reviewed 16 December 2018

The use of the term Machiavelli comes to us from an engaging and erasable character that envisioned a united Italy or at least the northern city states. If history had paid attention to him some of the tragic history that was to follow may have...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

We were with a Trafalgar tour group and had the most marvelous evening with great antipasta, pasta dishes, roasted beef, dessert, and lots of wines. We were treated to music by a singer and guitar player. Our meal was on the terrace with views of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018

We stopped here as part of our Trafalgar Best of Italy tour for dinner. We started with a guided tour by a guide dressed in period clothing. The tour was interesting and we learned about Machiavelli's history and how he was exiled in Tuscany. The...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Sara C, Responsabile reception at Casa Museo Machiavelli, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2018

Thank you for being at Villa Machiavelli and for your words.

Reviewed 3 January 2018

My husband and I visited Villa Machiavelli while on tour during September 2017. The landscape and villa are outstanding. Sitting on the patio and enjoying the Tuscan scenery was memorable. I was thrilled that upon entering the villa there was a wonderful tile of The...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We were with a group of 16 and had a private room for dining. It was a special experience. We entered the Casa and took a tour. Machiavelli painting was on the wall. We then went through a tunnel to the restaurant (it wasn't save...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

My wife and I have been driving past this restaurant for years wondering what the food was like but having our fav further down the road we never tried. Well, our fav was full and this was second best we were happy this senerio played...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

This restaurant' atmosphere was as though we stepped back in time. We toured the wine cellars, the villa itself and shown to the elegant dining room. Our host presented himself in a burgundy velvet vintage suit. He gave us background information of how he lived...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed 16 July 2016

Fun evening in a group setting. staff are very friendly. Enjoyed the food, but the beef was a bit dry (Seems to be an Italian thing). We all really enjoyed the wines and Champagne. The rest of the food was good

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

The casa where Machiavelli lived for a couple of years is well preserved. The meal served on the terrace was delicious and the care and attention from the staff was excellent. Visited as part of an Insight tour.

Date of experience: June 2016
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Reviewed 12 June 2016 via mobile

Michavalli I recently was on a Traflagar tour of Europe via trains, your restaurant of several that I got to experience on my celebration trip. I turn 65 and decided to celebrate via a train trip. Your restaurant /winery was to die for. The tour...More

Date of experience: May 2016
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