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The Tower and the Arch of Castruccio Castracani

Discover the medieval fortifications of Montopoli in Val d'Arno

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Montopoli in Val d'Arno
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Montopoli in Val d'Arno
A medieval castle between Florence and Pisa
For Boccaccio, Montopoli, with its imposing strongholds, was worthy of being called an “illustrious castle”. Long fought over between Pisa and Florence, it didn’t see peace even during this historic Battle of San Romano in 1432, depicted by Paolo Uccello in three paintings that are today housed in the Uffizi, Louvre and National Gallery in London. ...