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Skip-the-Line Tickets to Fortezza di Sarzanello

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Skip the long ticket queue, enter the Sarzanello Fortress, and marvel at its beauty, historical significance, and architecture while also exploring the underground tunnels, and admiring the scenic views of Magra Valley.


  • Skip the long queue with this ticket and discover the history of the fortress of Sarzanello, a Medicean military fortification.

  • Marvel at the beauty and the innovations of the military architectural structure and discover the various areas and strategic points of the structure which served as accommodation and prisons.

  • Get a chance to stroll its underground and discover carvings and markings from the past.

  • Post exploring the beauty of the fort to the fullest, admire the picturesque landscape and the beauty of the Magra Valley.


  • Skip-the-line entry ticket


  • Audio guide (available for purchase on-site)

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Bypass the tedious queue for entry tickets and embark on a historical journey through the magnificent fortress of Sarzanello, a military fortification commissioned by the Medici family. Be awestruck by the beauty and intricate design of the military architecture, which showcases innovative techniques from a bygone era. Delve into the many sections of the fortress, including the strategic points that served as both accommodation and prisons, each with its unique tale to tell.

Take a leisurely stroll through the underground passageways, where hidden carvings and markings from the past await discovery, allowing you to glimpse the fortress's storied history. After fully immersing yourself in the fortress's magnificence, take a moment to appreciate the stunning views of the surrounding Magra Valley and marvel at the picturesque landscape and the breathtaking beauty of nature that surrounds this remarkable fortress.

Important Information

  • Visitors can hire a tour guide which is available as 1 guide for 20 people.


  • Sat and Sun: 10am to 1pm and 3pm to 6pm

  • Closed on Sunday, February 26th

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the attraction.

Ticket Redemption Point

  • Show your ticket at Fortezza di Sarzanello.

  • Address: Via Alla Fortezza, snc, 19038 Sarzana SP, Italy

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop to the attraction is La Croce. It is a 11-min walk from the attraction.

  • Board buses #L46 and #L103 to get you there.

By Car

  • From Sarzana city center, take the SP1 road towards Fosdinovo.

After approximately 4 kilometers, turn right onto Via alla Fortezza.

  • Follow the road uphill for about 1 kilometer until you reach the fortress.

There is a designated parking area near the fortress where you can park your car.

  • Please note that the road to Fortezza di Sarzanello is narrow and winding, so drive carefully and watch out for oncoming traffic. Also, the parking area near the fortress may be limited during peak tourist season, so it's best to arrive early if possible.

  • The route may vary depending on your starting point, so it's recommended to use a GPS or a map for more precise directions.

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