Photo © Matteo Taccola
Historical Buildings

Verruca Fortress

Discovering an ancient fortress in a strategic position on the Pisan Mountains

Verruca Fortress seen from the north
Verruca Fortress seen from the north - Credit: Matteo Taccola
Verrucca Fortress
Verrucca Fortress - Credit: Rocca della Verruca di Calci
A delightful village in a valley surrounded by olive trees and historic churches
Calci is located just a few kilometres from Pisa, at the foot of the Monti Pisani and at the center of the Valgraziosa, a natural amphitheatre with villages along its slopes which, together, make up this scattered commune. Due to its strategic position and the nearby Fortress of Verruca, Calci has always been tightly interwoven in the bloody wars between Pisa and Florence. ...
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