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Fort of Pietracassia in Lajatico

In the Orciatico district, a medieval defence and surveillance fort

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Lajatico
Fort of Pietracassia
Fort of Pietracassia - Credit: Mongolo1984
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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