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About Castiglion Fiorentino

Castiglion Fiorentino, a town on the Tuscan hills! If you are on holiday in the Tuscany region of Italy, a visit is worth to the orange flag awarded the city of Castiglion Fiorentino. It is located in the center of a triangle connecting the cities of Florence, Siena, and Perugia. Castiglion Fiorentino is situated in Arezzo's province in Tuscany. This city of natural and historical charm is awaiting you!

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Tourist attractions at Castiglion Fiorentino:

The Castro tower:

Tourists can enjoy a visit to the archaeological museum at Palazzo Pretorio in the old city center where they can learn about the fascinating history of Castiglion Fiorentino. They will learn that after the Romans conquered the Etruscans, they completely renovated the presentation and structure of the city, its ramparts, and the surrounding farmland. It was constantly under siege because of its proximity to major cities and had changed names several times. Finally, in the 16th century, a peace treaty was signed, and the city moved under the name of Castiglion Fiorentino. Tourists should visit Piazzale del Cassero. Nearby was an excavation of an Etruscan temple dating back to the 6th century BC. They can see the large blocks of stone used to build the alter podium, the steps leading up to the stones and other fascinating objects. This place is a must visit for all the art lovers!

Collegiate and Museum of Castiglion Fiorentino:

Visitors will enjoy a trip to the church of Sant 'Angelo where they can see ancient finds, including a cover of an Etruscan cinerary urn with inscriptions on it. Tourists can admire the splendid view of the Val di Chiana region from the loggia museum next to the church. This museum has some of the most amazing paintings of Tuscany, including "Madonna Col Bambino" by Taddeo Gaddi, and the spectacular painting of "San Michele Arcangelo and the Stigma of San Francesco" by Bartolomeo della Gatta. Also, here are some ornate jewels, a French gold cross and a reliquary bust of Sant'Orsola, dating from the 13th century. Tourists should also enjoy a trip to the Church of the Consolation dating back to the Renaissance period that has an unusual octagonal shape! So, are you ready to learn about the history and culture of this historically rich city by visiting this museum?

Best time to visit:

In summer, Castiglionese is the dream for a visitor! Some of the celebration dates include the "Medieval Banchetto" on the Saturday before the fourth Sunday of May. In the cloister of the church of San Francesco, the whole town made an effort to dress and act as did their ancestors in medieval times.

Festivities and recreational activities:

Visitors will not fail to enjoy getting involved in the festivities of an exciting Roman-style event with horse racing on the third Sunday of June taking place in Piazza Garibaldi outside the city walls, a pizza festival on the first weekend of July, a celebration of the chestnut and Palio dei Carretti the third Sunday in October, finally a party of 'Oliomangiando' on the last weekend of November.

Visit Abbey of Sant'Antimo:

here you can seek out this peaceful Romanesque abbey along your hike in the classic Tuscan countryside, —hear Gregorian chanting echoing its chambers.

Visit Piazza dei Miracoli:

Here you will witness worlds' one of the most important architectural multiplexes: the Pisa Bapistry, Pisa Cathedral, the Camposanto Monumentale and the Tower of Pisa.

Visit Tower of Pisa:

The Leaning Tower of Pisa got its notorious tilt during construction: An icon of Italy. As the land was much softer on one side than the other, so it leaned towards it.

Visit Florence Cathedral:

The Cattedrale di Santa Maria del Fiore is the chief church of Florence. It is built with a gargantuan Gothic dome that still is the biggest brick dome.

Visit Palazzo Vecchio:

This enormous town hall could more precisely be labeled as a fortress-palace. The huge domain features a baroque arrival point, three patios, and uncountable grand rooms.

Visit Ponte Vecchio:

It is Florence's most iconic stone arch bridge after crossing the Arno River. It is known for the butchers' shops that were built beside it. You will be able to get souvenirs: art dealers and jewelry boutiques for your loved ones from here.

Visit San Gimignano:

It is known the first ‘skyline' (with its 15 medieval towers) and is located in Siena. You should not miss out this town's amiable pastoral locale and perceptible history.

Visit Biblioteca Piccolomini:

It is situated in the Siena Duomo. Here you will be faced with the vivacious frescos and lightened scripts that are so amazing that you will not be able to forget these.

Visit Uffizi Gallery:

Acknowledged internationally as one of the paramount museums, the Uffizi Gallery has got all the magnum opus of the Italian Renaissance: Michelangelo, Botticelli, da Vinci, and Titian.

Visit Palazzo Comunale Siena

A major specimen of Italian medieval architecture is this palace in Siena (with Gothic influences). It is famous for its stunning frescos in every room and sky-high bell tower.

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