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Siena area, Torrita di Siena

Torrita di Siena

An ancient village on a hill on the western slopes of the Val di Chiana, you can admire the churches of St. Flora and St. Lucilla and Santa Croce

Even though it shows evidence of Etruscan and Roman passage, the centre of Torrita is only mentioned in historical documents from 1037 onwards. Originally today’s capital town was a small village, to then become, throughout the course of the Middle Ages, a “castrum” - a fortified village. Under the protection of the Siennese Republic, in fact, the little village became one of the defensive bastions of the Florentine front, represented by the castle of Montepulciano. ...

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Monteriggioni, Castelnuovo dell'Abate, Trequanda, Sovicelle

Unbeatable itineraries in the Siena province

1st itinerary: From Monteriggioni to Chiusdino In the far west of the Siena area, this long and peaceful route allows the visitor to see some of ...

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