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Vacation to Monteriggioni, Tuscany

Vacation to Monteriggioni, Tuscany

If you happen to be one of those travelers who love to explore places with a rich artistic legacy, tadalafil viagra sale with influence on culture and with a  unique culinary tradition, sales then a Tuscany vacation and more especially a Tuscany tour in Monteriggioni is definitely what you need to  consider. Located on a natural hillock in the Siena Province of Tuscany, view Monteriggioni is, without doubt, one of the most classical and best known Italian walled towns. The town was built by the Senesis in the years 1213-1219 on a hilltop overlooking  the Cassia Road. Its ideal position allowed controlling the Elsa and the Staggia Valleys in direction to Florence, the historic enemy of Siena, which at that time was rapidly expanding its territory. Since the Middle Age its fame was so big that also the great poet Dante Alighieri signals to its ’round  enclosure’ in the Divine Comedy (Hell, chant XXXI vv. 40-41). The town walls, nearly intact, cover a length of 570 meters and are alternated  by 14 towers and two gates. Today, inside the walls, you can visit the little museum and climb a couple of places on the walls to see an  overview of the village and the surrounding countryside. While, for wine lovers, a Tuscany wine tour will be the perfect experience as  Monteriggioni is surrounded by vineyards, and is known for its wine production. If you’re traveling with someone who just has to rush around for 18 hours a day seeing everything, definitely, Monteriggioni is the place to take them for a day of chilling out.

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