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Cassero Medician Fortress
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The Cassero and the Poggio Imperiale Fort in Poggibonsi

An imposing circle of stone walls loom over the landscape

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Poggibonsi
Via Fortezza Medicea, 1, Poggibonsi SI
Poggibonsi's Cassero
Poggibonsi's Cassero - Credit: Stefano Cannas
Poggibonsi
A land of fortresses and castles cloaked in legends
Poggibonsi, the Valdelsa, has ancient origins, and it doesn’t take long to see this when you get to town. The area is abundant in traces of history, parish churches, imposing castles and fortresses, all just a short walk from the modern atmosphere of a city. Immersed in a park, you’ll find the Poggio Imperiale Fortress, built on the commission of Lorenzo the Magnificent but never completed. ...
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