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Castle of Lucignano
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Castle of Lucignano

Sits on an ancient Roman road that starts in Montespertoli

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Via Lucignano, 17
The Lucignano Castle was originally owned by the monks of the Vallombrosa Monastery of Coltibuoni.
Historical documents speak of its existence as early as the mid XI century. Today, visitors can still see part of the original castle’s remains and tour its rectangular building with vaulted ceilings, restored in the 1500s. Other presumably medieval structures surround the courtyard, which can be accessed from the south-west, by passing under a grand stone archway.

Come and enjoy the breath-taking view of Lucignano in Chianti.
A small medieval gem immersed in the typical tuscan countryside
The area of Montespertoli used to play an important role in the Etruscan era due to it being more or less right in the middle of the area between Florence, Volterra and Siena, joining the ancient via Volterrana– which stretches from the north to the south of the Montespertoli area – to via Francigena, at the top of Certaldo. ...