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The Castle of Gargonza, with its keep, the considerable rests of its walls, a gate of the 13th century, its Roman Church of the 14th century, its civil medieval buildings 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 territory ... | more

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Montecchio Vesponi CastleTuscany is 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.

Pierle CastleCastles, fortresses, watch-towers, and town walls appear everywhere; some are well preserved, others are in ruins, but the main remnants are not on the tourist routes.
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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