Italy in Photos

Photos taken on Walks in the Cities Towns & Villages of Italy

Monteriggioni

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Is a comune in the province of Siena in the Italian region of Toscana. It borders on the communes of Casole d’Elsa, Castellina in Chianti, Castelnuovo Berardenga, Colle di Val d’Elsa, Poggibonsi, Siena and Sovicille. The town is architecturally and culturally significant; it hosts several piazzas, and is referenced in Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy.

Monteriggioni is a medieval walled town, located on a natural hillock, built by the Sienese in 1214–19 as a front line in their wars against Florence, by assuming command of the Via Cassia running through the Val d’Elsa and Val Staggia to the west. Wikipedia

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Video 1 – Strada Comunale di Monteriggioni to  Via Antonio Gramsci
Approximately 0.54 km – 0.34 miles

The walk starts in Strada Comunale di Monteriggioni – Piazza Roma – Chiesa di Santa Maria – Piazza Roma – Vicolo Stretto – Via I° Maggio – Via Antonio Gramsci