Albarese | Parco Naturale delle Maremma

Capalbio


Colline Metallifere


la costa Toscana

Crete Senesi


         
Abbazia di Monte Oliveto Maggiore

Grosseto


Manciano


Montagnola Senese


Montalcino

Monte Amiata

Montepulciano

Prato

Scansano

Siena

          Fonti di Siena

Sorano

Sovana

Val d'Elsa

Val d'orcia

          Montalcino

          Pienza

          Sant'Antimo

          San Quirico d'Orcia

          Radicofani

          Walking in the Val d'Orcia


Val di Chiana


         Montepulciano

         Montefollonico


Valle d'Ombrone

 

 

 

 

 

 

 





 
Montalcino

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Montefollonico, foto storica [1]

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Montefollonico | Byways in southern Tuscany (1919)

Album fotogràfica Montefollonico


   
   

Montefollonico, a walled medieval village in southern Tuscany, lies on a hill in a strategic position between the Val di chiana and the Val d'Orcia.
Montefollonico is certified with the Orange Flag, the Touring Club Italiano quality seal.

   
   

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Galleria fotografica Montefollonico


Galleria fotografica Montefollonico




   
Montefollonico   TorritaDiSienaMontefollonicoPanorama   Montefollonico, Porta Nuova

Montefollonico

 

      Montefollonico, Porta Nuova
TorritaDiSienaMontefollonicoPanorama2   Montefollonico, Porta Del Triano   Montefollonico, Porta del Triano

Montefollonico

 

 

Montefollonico, Porta Del Triano

 

  Montefollonico, Porta del Triano
Montefollonico, Porta Nuova   Chiesa del Triano, Montefollonico   Campanile Chiesa del Triano, Montefollonico

Montefollonico, Porta Nuova

 

 

Chiesa del Triano, Montefollonico

 

  Campanile Chiesa del Triano, Montefollonico

TorritaDiSienaMontefollonicoCappellaSantAnna2
Capella Sant'Anna (which seems to be similar to the Chiesa del Triano)

  TorritaDiSienaMontefollonicoChiesaCompagniaCorpusDomini3   Montefollonico, Porta Del Triano

 

 

 

Chiesa della Compagnia del Corpus Domini, Montefollonico

 

 

Montefollonico, Porta Del Triano

 

Montefollonico, San Leonardo, fasciata   Montefollonico, Oratorio di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria   Montefollonico, San Leonardo, fianco
Montefollonico, San Leonardo, fasciata  

Montefollonico, Oratorio di Santa Caterina d'Alessandria

 

  Montefollonico, San Leonardo, fianco
Palazzo Giustizia, Montefollonico        

Palazzo Giustizia, Montefollonico

 

       
Monastero Santa Maria sud-est   Monastero Santa Maria torre   Monastero Santa Maria vista

 Ruderi del monastero di Santa Maria, Montefollonico. Vista da sud-est

 

  Basamento della torre campanaria   Ruderi del monastero di Santa Maria (Montefollonico, Torrita di Siena)
Monastero Santa Maria archi   Monastero Santa Maria portale   Monastero Santa Maria pilastro2
Archeggiature di valico sostenute da pilastri quadrilateri

 

 

  Ruderi del monastero di Santa Maria, Montefollonico. Arco del portale che si apre sul muro perimetrale.   Ruderi del monastero di Santa Maria, Montefollonico. Particolare della cornice di uno dei pilastri quadrilateri delle archeggiature di valico.
Monastero Santa Maria interno   Monastero Santa Maria pilastro   Parco Il Tondo Montefollonico

Ruderi del monastero di Santa Maria, Montefollonico. Particolare del portale che si apre sul muro perimetrale (visto dall'interno).

 

   Particolare della cornice di uno dei pilastri quadrilateri delle archeggiature di valico.  

Parco Il Tondo Montefollonico

 

[1] Katharine Hooker, Byways in southern Tuscany, 1919 (1910s)

Text Appearing Before Image:

of the absentpriest underwent a most unseemly rummaging on myaccount by an assiduous peasant who in spite of remon-strance insisted on obliging me by a search for concealedcanvases. He did produce from certain crannies andcupboards one or two small pictures which had the meritof apparent antiquity but no other. Strangers seldom call at Montefollonico, yet their ap-pearance evokes no ill-mannered curiosity; on the con-trary, a pleasant friendliness, and the air of the place isthat of a pastoral people accidentally lodged in the sceneof a martial past whose resounding echoes died centuriesago. It is hard to convey the charm of it, but it is thereto reward the wanderer who cares for its beauty and itsmemories. From Montefollonico it is not far to Montisi, lying In agarden-like nest among the hilltops, surrounded by silveryoHves here and there broken by the dark column of acypress. Montisi may be small but it is entered betweenbig, dignified buildings, a pillared loggia on the left,

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BYWAYS IN SOUTHERN TUSCANY stately entrance to the castle court on the right, with aglimpse of an arched facade, and, still farther, a high butmuch restored tower. Beyond these it climbs a littlehill and has its own view of all the loveliness of the sur-rounding mountains and valleys. Like the other towns among these hills it has its rootsin a profound antiquity, for all this ground is sown withrelics of ancient Etruria. In later times it belonged, aswe have said, to that branch of the fierce Berardengastock that bore such warlike names as Cacciaconti, Caccia-guerra, Spadalonga, Spadacorta, etc. These families virtually ruled supreme in their variouscastles in different parts of the neighboring hills, holdingthat they owed allegiance to no man save the distant em-peror, while Siena, still a bishopric, was striving towardliberty and the communal form of government, and claim-ing authority over the territory they occupied. Thisclaim the Cacciaconti, who had encastled her borders,vigorou 



Katharine Hooker, Byways in southern Tuscany, 1919 (1910s)

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Katharine Hooker : a memoir by  Samuel Marshall Ilsley


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