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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good37%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
18 Jul 2018
“Hidden Treasure”
9 Jul 2018
“Good outing!”
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+39 059 777606
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Reviewed 19 July 2018

Not everyone who has visited Vignola has seen this gem! It represents an important historical feat of architecture, one of the first winding staircases without a central column in the world! For just two euros (includes a free tour in English) you can see and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank James F
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

That was an interesting visit with the volunteers from the parish of Vignola acting as a tour guide. With storytelling style. It was an interesting place to visit overall. The building doesn't seems to be the usual design apart from its masterpiece, the stairs. It...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 24 April 2017

Lovely staircase beautifully decorated and of architectural value (it stands without a central pillar). The volunteer guides are knowledgeable and entertaining but only for the Italian-speaking guests.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Maurizio V
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Barozzi's spiral staircase in the Palazzo is an amazing masterpiece, an elliptical spiral with 5 cycles, the guide could tell endless stories about it, unfortunately only in Italian...

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank MaritaDS
Reviewed 7 December 2015

..a nice example of italian craftmanship.., but the visit rather limited! the guide was very kind and the explanation clear. Worth the visit..what they could do 500years ago..

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Luigi B
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We were in Vignola in the evening on the day that palazzo is closed (open only on weekend). We asked in the cafe across the yard and the woman called someone on her cell phone. 15 min later we had our wonderful private guide Sr....More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 13 August 2015

The staircase is stunning, and the history of the palace is really interesting. The guided tour was in Italian, but we have learned enough to understand most of what was said - not sure if they offer the tour in other languages. From the outside...More

Date of experience: August 2015
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