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Category: around_siena

img San Gimignano
St. Gimignano is risen with the profile of his towers, on a hill (m.334) to dominion of the Val of hilt. Center of a small village etrusco of the period ellenistico (III-II sec. a.C.)
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img Monteriggioni Castle
The town was built by the Senesis in the years 1213-1219 on a hillock at dominion and overlooking of the Cassia Road. Its ideal position allowed to control the Elsa and the Staggia Valleys in direction in Florence, the historic enemy of Siena, that at that time was rapidly expanding its territory.
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