Daily Archives : September 26, 2015

Tuscan Gems – Monteriggioni


Our last one of this series: Monteriggioni, a walled medieval town, about 15 kilometers from Siena. Monteriggioni dates from the 13th century, is surrounded by a wall of more than 500 meters, with 14 watchtowers and 2 gates. The town served as a fortification during the wars between Florence and Siena. Because of its stunning architecture, Monteriggioni served as the background of…

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