Category: History, Art and Culture

Montebenichi

It is assumed that at the origin there was a Lombard settlement, as it would be to demonstrate the discovery in the area of ​​a sarcophagus from the Longobard era now preserved in the...

Bellosguardo cycling circuit

The Bellosguardo cycling circuit in Cavriglia is the first to be equipped with a lighting system. Divided between two routes, one of which is completely flat, the plant will be entrusted to Olimpia Valdarnese....

San Cipriano Lake

It is owned by Enel, from which it was built in the early 1950s specifically to collect some waterways, the major comes from Gaville, a torrential character in a flood of about 3 million...

Montedominici

Two are the assumptions of the name attributed to the fort of Mount Davey: from the family owner or the Latin name “Mons Dominicus” i.e. “Mount of the Lord” otherwise called “Place of the...

Sant’Andrea Abbey

It’s a church which is located just outside the Centre, along the road that leads to San Clemente, in the municipality of Loro Ciuffenna, Arezzo. Already existed in the 11th century, in 1425 was...

Castiglion Alberti

Castiglione Alberti, attested in the ancient documents of the 14th century as “Castiglione Albertorum”, was founded in 900 by the powerful family of the Ubertini and was still in their possession at the beginning...

Castel Leone

«Court and Castle already in the 11th century, became the capital of communities in 1774. The Pergine Castle, first mentioned in a document dated 1056, originally belonged to the Abbey of Prataglia. Past then...

Montozzi Castle

Montozzi is known as early as the 13th century when it was owned by the counts Umbertini of Arezzo. The first half of the XIV century the castle was considered the most prominent Ghibelline...

Montebenichi Giant Olivo

The oldest is the Olivone to Montebenichi named by the CNR “Olivone“, so unique in the world, and affectionately called “Noccolo “by the owner of the land on which tells us to “go and...

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