the considerable rests
of its walls
, a gate
of the 13th century
its Roman Church
of the 14th century, its civil
leaned out on its narrow alleys,
is situated on a hill dominant
the Chiana Valley. Today it
is one of the better
preserved strengthened complex
of the whole aretine
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one of Italy's world famous regions. Tuscany, with
its enchanted landscapes from the mountain to the sea. Tuscany,
with its towns with museums, cathedrals, historical buildings,
streets, towns like Florence, Siena, Pisa and
more. Tuscany, full of ancient Etruscan and Roman ruins...
But one can not pass through this land
without being aware of Medieval Tuscany. Still visible
are the small walled towns which are a testimony to the Middle
Ages just as much as its great cities.
Castles, fortresses, watch-towers,
and town walls appear everywhere; some are well preserved,
others are in ruins, but the main remnants are not on the
In this site, created to inform people of the existence and
preservation state of these testimonies to the medieval era,
you will find history, photos, and plans of
some of these fortifications.
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