The village and castle of La Leccia stand in isolation on a hill between the Cornia River and the Cecina River Valley, amid cork and holm-oak woods. The history of the village is connected with that of Volterra, and in particular with the disputes between the free commune and the bishops of Volterra. Today La Leccia retains the features of an old village, with old buildings and the remains of a cylindrical tower located at the western end of the fortifications.
Castelnuovo Val di Cecina
A BREATHTAKING LANDSCAPE BETWEEN A LUNAR PANORAMA AND MEDITERRANEAN SCRUB
Castelnuovo Val di Cecina is a small, hilltop town unique for its grape-bunch shape. Dotted with small towns, the area’s countryside ranges from mountainous terrain to Mediterranean scrub, not to mention the golden hills overrun by vineyards and olive groves. ...Morekeyboard_backspace
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