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The Castle Tower

This beautiful stone tower from the Lombards is located in Orciatico, Lajatico

Lajatico

Located in the oldest part of the town, where the 12th century castle was situated, one of the town’s towers was restored some years ago. During the renovations, workers came across a stone plaque with the date 652 written on it, giving proof that this small town dates back to the Lombard period.

Lajatico
THE HOME OF ANDREA BOCELLI, WHERE EVERY JULY THE THEATRE OF SILENCE COMES TO LIFE
An ancient town with Lombardic roots, Lajatico was once the “castle” of the Pannocchieschi Counts and then the Bishop of Volterra, before being conquered by Pisa and later Florence. In recent years, the town has become an international tourism destination thanks to the tenor Andrea Bocelli, who was born here. ...
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